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Bulgaria's National Security Council to Meet over Cybersecurity

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will convene the consultative council for national security on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | April 14, 2016, Thursday // 08:47 | Viewed: 4192

Bulgaria's Transport Min Says Resignation Not on Agenda

Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski has refused to resign amid calls from a party of junior government ally Reformist Bloc that follow a corruption scandal in the road transport agency.

Politics » Domestic | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 3938

Bulgaria's IntMin Instructs Citizens How to React When Encountering Migrants

Bulgaria's interior ministry instructed on Tuesday people living in border regions how to react when they come upon illegal immigrants.

Politics » Domestic | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 4789

Quarter of DPS Voters in Bulgaria 'Would Vote for DOST Party' - Poll

A quarter of traditional supporters of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party would vote for the new party of the former DPS leader, DOST, a Gallup International Bulgaria poll shows.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 4535

Bulgarian Interior Ministry Officials Threaten to Stage National Protest

Bulgarian police officers and firefighters have readiness to stage a national protest if no compromise is reached on the proposed amendments to the Interior Ministry Act between the first and second reading of the draft in parliament.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 4116

Another Official Dismissed in Bulgaria's Road Transport Agency Corruption Scandal

Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski has ordered the interim chairperson of the Road Transport Inspection executive agency (DAI) Krasimir Kalaydzhiev to dismiss the director of the agency's general directorate Road Transport Inspection Vladimir K

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 4277

Row Deepens over Citizen's Arrests of Migrants in Bulgaria

Video footage showing the detention of migrants in Southern Bulgaria done by volunteer squads has added to controversy in a country divided over the treatment of migrants trying to cross its borders.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 7468

Bulgaria's DSB Party Demands Resignation of Transport Minister

Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB), one of the parties constituting the junior coalition partner, the Reformist Bloc (RB), demanded the resignation of Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | April 11, 2016, Monday // 15:04 | Viewed: 4403

Bulgarian Cabinet, Trade Unions to Discuss Interior Ministry Reform

A meeting of Bulgaria's national council for trilateral cooperation is scheduled to take place in the building of the Council of Ministers on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | April 11, 2016, Monday // 09:58 | Viewed: 4309

PM Borisov: Bulgaria Is Capable of Guarding Its Borders on Its Own

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated that the Bulgarian army and border police are capable of guarding the country's borders on their own without the need for assistance from NATO.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2016, Sunday // 17:28 | Viewed: 11068

Expelled DPS Leader Vows to Turn Bulgaria into Truly Euro-Atlantic State

The expelled leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), Lyutvi Mestan, founded his new party on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2016, Sunday // 16:08 | Viewed: 5159

Bulgarian Deputy PM Will Not Give Up Interior Ministry Reform

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova said that she will not back down from carrying out the reform of the interior ministry.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2016, Sunday // 14:52 | Viewed: 4434

Bulgaria's Police Reform to Make It to Floor Despite Rejection by Committee

Draft amentments to the Interior Ministry Act will be put to a debate by full Parliament even though they were rejected by the internal affairs committee earlier this week, Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva has said.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2016, Saturday // 16:47 | Viewed: 4032

Bulgaria Socialist Leader Urges 'Balanced' Policy ahead of Russia Visit

The leader of Bulgaria's socialist party (BSP) has called for a "more balanced" foreign policy of the country, suggesting the government needs to adopt its position on the sanctions against Russia.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2016, Saturday // 15:53 | Viewed: 4721

Bulgaria's New Anti-Corruption Bill 'Will Show No-One Is Untouchable'

The current draft of Bulgaria's anti-corruption bill will send a clear message no-one is beyond the law, Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva has argued.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2016, Saturday // 13:04 | Viewed: 5684

Bulgaria's Refugee Agency Using Only 13% of Accommodation Capacity

Nearly 13% of the State Agency for Refugees' accommodation capacity is being used as of April 07, the agency's chair has said.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2016, Friday // 10:43 | Viewed: 4298

Six-Point Referendum on Political System to be Held in Bulgaria

A referendum featuring six questions on the political system will be held in Bulgaria after it was established that the required number of signatures have been collected.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2016, Friday // 10:06 | Viewed: 5209

Bulgaria's PM Says Country Will Plunge into Crisis If He Runs for President

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has asserted neither he nor Tsvetan Tsvetanov, the deputy of his conservative GERB party, would run in this autumn's presidential election.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2016, Friday // 08:17 | Viewed: 3820

Nearly 4,300 Foreigners Have Sought Protection in Bulgaria since Start of 2016

Foreign nationals have filed 4,267 applications for protection between January 1 and April 5, the head of Bulgaria’s State Refugee Agency, Petya Parvanova, has said.

Politics » Domestic | April 7, 2016, Thursday // 22:50 | Viewed: 4154

Majority of Bulgarians See Refugees as Threat to National Security - Poll

Three in five Bulgarians think that refugees are threatening the country’s national security, while 15.

Politics » Domestic | April 7, 2016, Thursday // 21:03 | Viewed: 4544

Bulgaria to Complete Fence at Border with Turkey by End of June

Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova is firm that the fence at the border with Turkey will be completed by the end of June.

Politics » Domestic | April 7, 2016, Thursday // 11:01 | Viewed: 4454