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Bulgaria's Maritsa and Struma Motorways to be Completed in October

The construction of the northern portion of the Sofia bypass road will start on February 18, Minister of Regional Development Liliana Pavlova announced on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 20:13 | Viewed: 1584

Bulgaria’s Govt Seeks to Launch All 2014-2020 Operational Programs by mid-2015

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has said that he expects all EU operational programs included in the 2014-2020 programming period to be launched by mid-2015.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1090

New Border Crossing Points on Macedonian Border Still on Agenda - Bulgarian Minister

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry considers the opening of three new border crossing points on the border with Macedonia a very important initiative, according to Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1104

Deputy PM: Cabinet Overcame International Isolation in First 100 Days

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva stated on Friday that in its first three months the government has managed to overcome the international isolation.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1080

Bulgarian Deputy Ministers to Report on Govt’s First 100 Days in Office

Deputy Ministers Rumyana Bachvarova, Meglena Kuneva, Ivaylo Kalfin, and Tomislav Donchev are to present Friday the achievements of the government in its first 100 days in office.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2015, Friday // 07:34 | Viewed: 877

Sofia Municipality Approves BGN 1,49 B Budget

The Council of Sofia municipality has approved the budget for 2015, amounting to BGN 1,49 B.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 15:28 | Viewed: 829

Bulgarian Parliament Finally Approves Amendments to IntMin Act

The Bulgarian Parliament finally approved on Thursday the amendments to the Interior Ministry Act.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2015, Thursday // 15:07 | Viewed: 927

Bulgarian MPs Are to Hold Extraordinary Parliamentary Control Session

The Bulgarian MPs are to hold an extraordinary sitting on February 17, the majority of which will be dedicated to parliamentary control.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 11:06 | Viewed: 917

Over BGN 122 M in Funding Provided for Bulgarian Stock Breeders

The Ministry of Agriculture and Foods is set on providing more funds for stock breeders, without requirements on the number of animals or what their kind should be.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 09:41 | Viewed: 761

Bulgaria's Deputy PM Kalfin To Discuss Legislative Changes With Labor Unions

Bulgarian Minister of Labor and Social Policy Ivaylo Kalfin has announced in a press release.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 09:06 | Viewed: 853

Ex-IntMin Dismisses Accusations of Wire-tapping During 2014 Protests

Tsvetlin Yovchev, an Interior Minister in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, dismissed the accusations that the 2014 anti-government protests were accompanied by wiretapping.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 872

Makaza Border Crossing Point May Be Expanded by 2 Truck Lanes

The Makaza border crossing point may be expanded by two truck lanes, one in each direction, according to Bulgarian Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2015, Monday // 16:47 | Viewed: 797

Bulgaria’s Road Agency to Seek Extra Allocations for Flood Damage Repairs

The latest floods caused road damage worth BGN 13-14 M, according to Georgi Zlatev from Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA).

Politics » Domestic | February 6, 2015, Friday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1044

Bulgaria's 2014 Anti-Govt Protests Accompanied by Large-Scale Wiretapping - MP

Atanas Atanasov, Chair of the internal security and public order parliamentary committee, claimed that the authorities were engaged in large-scale wiretapping during the anti-government protests in 2014.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1175

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council Mulls Short-Term Reform Measures

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to discuss short-term measures for the implementation of the recommendations of the European Commission in the sphere of judicial reform.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 07:40 | Viewed: 908

Bulgaria’s Govt Transfers Ownership of Ruse Airport to Municipality

The ownership of the Ruse Airport has been officially transferred to Bulgaria’s Ruse Municipality.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 20:31 | Viewed: 1013

Bulgaria’s Deputy PM Backs Establishment of Single Anti-Corruption Authority

Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva has made clear that the new anti-corruption strategy of the government envisages the establishment of a single entity tasked with countering the illegal practice.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1018

Bulgarian Stockbreeders Protest Against Low Farm-Gate Milk Prices

Animal breeders from the Blagoevgrad region started a protest on the main motorway E 79 close to Simitli on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 1179

Bulgarian Parliament Rejects Proposed Limitation of Sanctions on Russia

The Bulgarian Parliament rejected the proposal of the opposition BSP party to discuss the possible limitation of further EU sanctions against Russia on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1241

GERB MPs Voice Support for Bulgaria's Environment Minister

The parliamentary group of Bulgaria's main ruling party GERB restated its firm support for Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 940

Bulgarian Former FinMin Djankov Presents Book on the Euro Crisis

Finance minister in the first center-right party GERB, Simeon Djankov gathered Bulgaria's political elite at a sophisticated book premiere at the Sofia City Gallery on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1171