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Over 1,000 Old Cars Rotting in Sofia

Close to 1,000 old cars that are no longer suitable for driving, are rotting on the streets of Sofia. This contributes to the already heavy traffic in the capital.

Politics » Domestic | March 6, 2015, Friday // 09:10 | Viewed: 3519

Bulgaria Drafts New Plan for Integration of Refugees, Deputy PM Kuneva Says

Bulgarian authorities have drafted a new plan for the integration of refugees that calls for providing them with access to the country’s labour market, Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva said on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 17:59 | Viewed: 1261

Resignation of Sofia Investigative Service Head Rejected

Bulgaria's top judicial body has rejected the resignation of Petyo Petyov, who heads the Sofia Investigative Service.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 14:57 | Viewed: 977

Bulgaria PM 'Avoiding Dependency Allegations' over IntMin Reshuffle

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has already demanded the resignations of Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov and counter-intelligence head Vladimir Pisanchev.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1048

Director of Harmanli Refugee Camp Suspended From Office

Director of the temporary refugee center in Harmanli, Marko Petrov has been suspended from office Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 11:54 | Viewed: 917

Bulgarian PM Borisov Proposes Deputy Bachvarova to Become New IntMin

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov announced Thursday that he will propose Rumyana Bachvarova for the position of Minister of the Interior.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1157

Outgoing Sofia Investigative Service Head Leaves Judicial System

Petyo Petrov, outgoing head of the Sofia Investigative Service, has asked permission to leave the judicial system.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 10:50 | Viewed: 871

New Parliament Expenses Announced for 2015

Two specialized vehicles for transportation of food and beverages will be purchased by Bulgaria's National Assembly. The total cost is projected to be BGN 416, 667.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 10:19 | Viewed: 784

Bulgarian Deputy PM Bachvarova Surprised by Interior Minister Resignation

Deputy Prime Minister Rumyana Bachvarova stated Thursday that the resignation of Minister of the Interior Veselin Vuchkov submitted the day before came as a surprise.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2015, Thursday // 09:24 | Viewed: 865

Three Nominations Said to Be Considered for Bulgaria's New Interior Minister

There are three potential successors to Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov, 24 Chasa daily reported on Wednesday, several hours after Vuchkov resigned.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 20:17 | Viewed: 1118

Bulgarian Now Ex-Minister of the Interior Refuses to Retract Resignation

Veselin Vouchkov, the now ex-Minister of the Interior announced that he will not be retracting his resignation submitted Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgarian Parliament Dismisses BSP's Proposal for Early Retirement

The Bulgarian Parliament dismissed the proposal of opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) for early retirement on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 905

Bulgaria IntMin Resignation 'Not Final Decision', MPs Say

Some lawmakers in Bulgaria's Parliament have questioned the meaning of Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov's move to resign.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 13:16 | Viewed: 926

Resignation of Bulgaria IntMin Vuchkov Prompts Mixed Reactions

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has called the decision of Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov to resign on Wednesday "unexpected".

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1272

Bulgaria PM Accepts IntMin's Resignation

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has accepted the resignation of Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov, officials say.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 967

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Resigns

Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov has handed his resignation, the government's press office has confirmed.

Politics » Domestic | March 4, 2015, Wednesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 2185

Bulgarian PM Borisov: We Need Humbleness and Unity More Than Ever

In Borisov's words, Bulgarians need not forget that they are a people capable of changing the course of history if a clear goal lies ahead.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2015, Tuesday // 17:03 | Viewed: 1377

Bulgarian President: We Are Concerned about Russia over Nemtsov's Death

"We love and respect this Russia that gave the world many achievements and culture, but are concerned for this Russia where such killings happen," President Rosen Plenveliev has said.

Politics » Domestic | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1430

Bulgaria PM Undergoes Knee Surgery

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov underwent knee surgery on Saturday morning, government officials have said.

Politics » Domestic | February 28, 2015, Saturday // 13:31 | Viewed: 967

Bulgaria’s Govt Replaces Chair of Archives State Agency

Bulgaria’s government has removed Ivan Komitski from the post of Chair of the Archives State Agency (ASA).

Politics » Domestic | February 27, 2015, Friday // 18:44 | Viewed: 859

Bulgarian Cabinet Approves Resignation of DANS Deputy Chairperson

The Bulgarian government dismissed the deputy chairperson of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) Vanya Stefanova at her request.

Politics » Domestic | February 27, 2015, Friday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1232