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Sofia City Court Halts Hearing in Ataka Leader Case

Sofia City Court has halted the hearing of the case against nationalist leader Volen Siderov who is accused of hooliganism and infliction of minor injuries to a police officer.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 855

GERB to Seek Reformist Bloc’s Support for Forming Government Wednesday

Centre-right GERB, the biggest party in Bulgaria’s new parliament, will meet the right-wing Reformist Bloc on Wednesday for consultations over formation of government.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 21:00 | Viewed: 981

GERB Declines DPS’ Offer  of Support for Minority Government

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) on Tuesday reiterated its opposition to any minority government coalition comprising nationalist parties in Bulgaria’s parliament.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1061

Justice Ministry Demands International Expert Appraisal of Bulgaria’s Prosecuting Authority

A proposal for updates to the judicial reform strategy drafted by the team of caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov envisages an independent international expert appraisal of the state of Bulgaria’s prosecuting authority.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 794

Bulgaria Should Not Change its Election Laws Too Frequently - NGO

Vanya Nusheva from Transparency International has commented that Bulgaria cannot change election laws every time some party is dissatisfied with the results as the country would end up with an unsustainable election system.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 11:10 | Viewed: 649

There Are Active Islamic State Cells in Bulgaria – Expert

There are active cells of the Islamic State in Bulgaria, Arabist Kiryak Tsonev told Bulgaria's National Television, Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 13, 2014, Monday // 10:41 | Viewed: 1625

Protesters Block International Road Demanding Withdrawal of DPS's MP 'Bat Sali'

Residents of Bulgaria's city of Kyustendil will block the international road to Gyueshevo, the border checkpoint with Macedonia at noon, Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 13, 2014, Monday // 08:59 | Viewed: 785

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Deputy PM Demands Road Toll System

Ekaterina Zaharieva, Bulgaria’s caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development and Investment Planning, has underscored the need to introduce a road toll system.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1081

Ataka Leader Demands Trial Against Defence Minister

The caretaker Defence Minister Velizar Shalamanov deserves a court trial, Volen Siderov, leader of the left-wing nationalist party Ataka told the bTV national channel morning show.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1019

Executive Director of Bulgaria’s Port Burgas Removed from Office

Argir Boyadzhiev has been removed from the post of director and member of the Board of Directors of Port Burgas.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 11:58 | Viewed: 810

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council Fails to Elect Military Appellate Court Chair

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has failed to elect a Chair of the Military Appellate Court.

Politics » Domestic | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 762

Bulgaria’s President: Failure to Form Govt Would Lead to Disaster

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has suggested that a failure to form a Parliament and a government after the early elections on October 5 would be detrimental to the country.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1250

Deputy PM Zaharieva: 78% of Regional Development Ministry Budget Spent in H1 2014

Bulgaria's Ministry of Regional Development budget lacks some BGN 10-11M needed for the maintenance of roads in the winter season.

Politics » Domestic | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 614

Witnesses Back Defendant in Bulgaria’s 2013 Illegal Ballot Papers Case

Workers at the “Multiprint” printing house have testified in court in favor of the sole defendant in the case concerning the illegal ballot papers discovered on the eve of the early elections on May 12, 2013.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2014, Monday // 17:31 | Viewed: 923

Liberals' Head Lyutvi Mestan Demands International Probe into KTB Affair

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS)'s leader called for an investigation into the recent developments at Bulgaria's Corpbank, media sources say.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2014, Monday // 16:15 | Viewed: 801

IntMin Employees to Stage Protest over Plans for Social Benefits Cut

The main union representing the staff of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry will take hundreds of employees to the streets if social rights of those working in the security sector are slashed.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 14:53 | Viewed: 828

Bulgaria Budget Miscalculated 'on Purpose' - President Plevneliev

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev called the gaps in the current state budget a product of "deliberate" mistakes.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2014, Sunday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1172

Bulgarian Trade Unions, Employers’ Organizations to Boycott Tripartite Cooperation Council Meeting

Trades unions and employers' organisations have refused to take part in the Monday meeting of the National Council for Tripartite Cooperation on the budget update proposals.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2014, Friday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1898

Bulgaria to Get EUR 105 M under EU Program for Youth Unemployment

The European Union will allocate EUR 105 M to fighting youth unemployment in Bulgaria, according to caretaker Labor and Social Policy Minister Yordan Hristoskov.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2014, Friday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1250

Expert: There Are Radical Islamist Supporters In Bulgaria

There are radical islamists and people in Bulgaria who support the Islamic State (IS), said the anti-terrorism expert Alex Alexiev in the Friday morning talkshow of the Nova TV national channel.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2014, Friday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1804

Bulgaria’s Judicial Council Fails to Elect Chair of Supreme Court of Cassation

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) failed to elect a Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS).

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 17:55 | Viewed: 848