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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: 4297

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: 5204

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: 4543

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

Bulgaria's Broadcast Watchdog Has Interim Head after TV License Row

Mariya Stoyanova, a member of the Council of Electronic Media (CEM), will be the Bulgarian regulator's chair ad interim, the council has decided.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 08:53 | Viewed: 3849

Bulgaria's President Calls National Security Council on April 14

President Rosen Plevneliev has scheduled a meeting of the Consultative Council for National Security for next week, his press office has said.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 07:44 | Viewed: 4015

Bulgarian Deputy Education Minister Resigns

A Bulgarian Deputy Education Minister deposited his resignation on Monday, a week after a reshuffle at the ministry which had left him unaffected.

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 4142

Head of Devnya Municipal Council Excluded from Bulgaria's GERB

Vasil Koychev, chairperson of Devnya municipal council and leader of the local party structure, has been excluded from Bulgaria's largest ruling party GERB.

Politics » Domestic | April 3, 2016, Sunday // 17:37 | Viewed: 3891

Bulgaria to Restructure Road Transport Agency over Alleged Wrongoing

Bulgaria is to make structural changes to its road transport agency after the revelation of possible woringdoing in the issuence of driving licenses and certificates to road transportant company, Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski has said.

Politics » Domestic | April 2, 2016, Saturday // 11:20 | Viewed: 4430

Ousted Leader of Bulgaria's DPS Meets Turkish PM in Ankara

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has received Lyutvi Mestan, who was expelled as head of Bulgaria's third-largest DPS party.

Politics » Domestic | April 2, 2016, Saturday // 10:57 | Viewed: 4889

Bulgaria Govt Launching Validity Check for Drivers' Licenses

The Bulgarian government has said it is starting checks of driving licenses that could be "subject to manipulation".

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2016, Friday // 14:10 | Viewed: 5443

No Terrorists, Foreign Fighters in Bulgaria, IntMin Says

Bulgarian Prime Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has fended off suggestions there might be "foreign fighters and terrorists" operating in the country.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2016, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 4383

Bulgaria PM 'Bans' Talk about Presidential Elections until Summer

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Thursday said he had "forbidden" the issue of presidential elections until June.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2016, Friday // 08:15 | Viewed: 4219

Bulgaria MPs Approve Changes to Judicial System

Lawmakers have approved on a second reading legislative amendments that the government argues are paving the way for a major reform in the judicial system.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 4151

Bulgaria Will Work to Fight Population Decline - Social Min

Bulgaria's government is to adopt a set of measures to ensure the population will not fall below 7 million by 2030, Labor and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 12:47 | Viewed: 4482

Bulgarian Cabinet Takes Steps to Improve Control of Public Tenders

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government adopted a set of rules aimed at improving the application of the Public Procurement Act.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 3835

Bulgarian Cabinet Adopts Draft Anti-Corruption Act

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government adopted a draft law on the prevention of corruption and forfeiture of illegally acquired property.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 6284

New Referendum in Bulgaria 'Not Ruled Out' This Year

The possibility of a new referendum on voting rules should not be excluded, Desislava Atanasova, an MP from Bulgaria's biggest party, GERB, has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 08:30 | Viewed: 4220

Bulgaria's Peevski 'Withdrawing' from TV Station Deal

Controversial lawmaker and alleged media mogul Delyan Peevski has said he is pulling out of the acquisition of Kanal 3, a cable broadcaster that had been linked to him for more than half a year.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2016, Monday // 16:09 | Viewed: 4281