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Court Re-appoints ex-Head of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund

Sofia Regional Court has ruled that Miroslav Nikolov, the former head of State Fund Agriculture (SFA), should once again take over the post from which he was dismissed.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1152

Bulgarian Police Cars to Be Equipped with GPS by end-2014 - IntMin

Patrol cars of police officers are to have GPS devices installed by the end of 2014, Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 11:15 | Viewed: 1023

ABV 'Provides for Stability' of Bulgaria's Govt - Leader

Left-wing ABV is ensuring the stability of Bulgaria's new government, its leader, President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2014, Saturday // 10:41 | Viewed: 1097

Bulgaria's Minimum Wage Remains BGN 340 Next Year

The minimum monthly wage in Bulgaria will remain BGN 340 next year, the head of the interim parliamentary committee on budget and finance Menda Stoyanova told journalists.

Politics » Domestic | November 21, 2014, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1211

Tanya Raykovska Elected Interim Chair of Bulgaria’s Supreme Court of Cassation

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has elected Tanya Raykovska interim Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS).

Politics » Domestic | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 13:51 | Viewed: 953

Bulgaria PM to Oversee State Security, Deputy PMs Get Coordinative Functions

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced Thursday his deputies would be in charge of ministries' oversight, instead of having only coordinative functions as previously stated.

Politics » Domestic | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1006

Judicial Council Moves to Elect Chair of Supreme Court of Cassation

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to launch a procedure for the election of a Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 737

Patriotic Front Backtracks on Ultimatum to Bulgarian Gov't

The Patriotic Front (PF) will not put into question the integrity of Bulgaria's ruling coalition, leaders of the front have announced.

Politics » Domestic | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 08:25 | Viewed: 1130

Nationalist Party NFSB May Withdraw Confidence in Govt in 24 Hours

The two main parties constituting nationalist formation the Patriotic Front (PF) – NFSB and VMRO – clash over the recently appointed Deputy Minister of Defence Orhan Ismailov.

Politics » Domestic | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1406

Stanimir Florov Nominated to Head Automobile Administration Executive Agency

Stanimir Florov, former head of the Interior Ministry’s Chief Directorate "Combating Organized Crime" (GDBOP), has been nominated for the post of Director of the Automobile Administration Executive Agency (AAEA).

Politics » Domestic | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 944

Bulgarian MPs Pass 2014 State Budget Update

Lawmakers have approved the government's proposal to overhaul this year's state budget.

Politics » Domestic | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 18:20 | Viewed: 1071

GERB's Menda Stoyanova Calls For Responsibility From Central Bank Chiefs

GERB MP Menda Stoyanova, chair of the parliamentary budget committee, urged the managerial board of Bulgaria's Central Bank (BNB) to assume the moral responsibility for the problems of Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB).

Politics » Domestic | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 827

Nationalists Threaten to Withdraw Support for Borisov Cabinet

The Patriotic Front (PF) might withdraw its support for the coalition government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, announced Valeri Simeonov, co-chairman of PF.

Politics » Domestic | November 18, 2014, Tuesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 927

Bulgaria’s President to Arrive in Poland on 2-Day Official Visit

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will pay an official visit to Poland on November 18-19.

Politics » Domestic | November 17, 2014, Monday // 10:55 | Viewed: 5016

Bulgaria Could Have Compulsory Voting in 2015 - GERB Ex-IntMin

Mandatory voting could be introduced in Bulgaria as early as 2015, ruling party GERB's Deputy Chairman Tsvetan Tsvetanov says.

Politics » Domestic | November 17, 2014, Monday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1043

GERB Set to Replace Bulgarian Interior Ministry's Chief Secretary

Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov "has no qualities" to take the post at Bulgaria's Interior Ministry, a former head of the institution says.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2014, Friday // 09:59 | Viewed: 1151

Bulgarian Parliament's Sessions to Be Aired on Separate TV Station

A new TV channel might offer full coverage of activity at the National Assembly at a lawmaker's proposal surprisingly approved during the creation of Parliament's statute book.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2014, Friday // 08:09 | Viewed: 917

Reformist Bloc 'to Elect Chair Early 2015'

Bulgaria's junior partner in government, the Reformist Bloc, is to have a leader after a special congress in January of February 2015, a Bulgarian news outlet claims.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2014, Thursday // 13:06 | Viewed: 958

Left-Wing Deputy PM Kalfin Demands Minimum Hourly Wage

Employers should be able to hire workers by the hour and a minimum hourly wage should be introduced to this end, Labor Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2014, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1442

Tsvetan Tsvetanov to Head Parliamentary Group of GERB

Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva has announced that Tsvetan Tsvetanov will become Chairman of the parliamentary group of center-right party GERB, the biggest party in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 989

Georgi Kostov appointed as Deputy Chief Secretary of Interior

Georgi Kostov, outgoing director of the Burgas police directorate, has been appointed Deputy Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 939