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Opposition ‘Renegade’ MP to Join New Bulgarian Party as Expert

Krasimir Stefanov, a former center-right GERB opposition MP, who left his parliamentary group on Monday, could join the new 'Bulgaria without Censorship' party as an expert.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2014, Friday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1006

Bulgaria's President Strongly Opposes Ethnic Extremism

Bulgaria's President expressed his hope that there would be no need to call a Consultative Council for National Security meeting regarding ethnic peace in the country.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2014, Thursday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1109

Bulgarian Parliament Adopts Declaration on National Unity

The Bulgarian Parliament adopted on Wednesday a declaration on national unity, introduced by the Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2014, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1079

Nearly Half Bulgarians Want Early Elections

Nearly half of the Bulgarians think that it would be better for the country, if there were early parliamentary elections.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2014, Tuesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 958

Ethnic, Religious Peace of Utmost Importance, Says Bulgarian President

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev stressed that it is crucial to ensure the civil, ethnic and religious peace in the country.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2014, Tuesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1133

600 km of Razor Wire Needed for Bulgarian-Turkish Border Fence

The 30 km fence at the border between Bulgaria and Turkey will require 600 km razor wire, 12 000 posts, 4 000 m³ concrete and 30 km chain-link fence.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2014, Tuesday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1144

Ex-Bulgarian Parliament Head: Backroom Games Behind MP Desertion

Bulgaria's ex-head of Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva believes backroom games led to the resignation of the MP Krasimir Stefanov from the center-right opposition party GERB.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2014, Monday // 14:24 | Viewed: 855

Another Bulgarian Opposition MP to Quit His Party

Krasimir Stefanov, an MP from the opposition center-right GERB party has declared his intent to leave the party's parliamentary group.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2014, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 841

Interior Ministry Will Not Tolerate Racist Acts, Says Chief Secretary

No manifestations of xenophobia or racist agitation will be tolerated by the Interior Ministry, claims its chief secretary Svetlozar Lazarov.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2014, Monday // 10:12 | Viewed: 858

Number of Surveillance Requests in Bulgaria On the Rise

An increasing number of Bulgarians' phone calls and internet communications are of interest to Bulgaria's law enforcement agencies.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2014, Monday // 09:34 | Viewed: 857

Bulgaria's Ex-PM Vows Triumph for GERB Party at 2014 EP Elections

Center-right party GERB will seek victory at the upcoming European Parliament elections in May, according to Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Deputy Chair of GERB and former Interior Minister.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2014, Sunday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1030

Ex Prime Minister Borisov Re-elected Chair of Bulgaria's GERB Party

Boyko Borisov, former Prime Minister, was re-elected Chair of center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria).

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2014, Sunday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1009

Bulgarians Are Disappointed by Current Govt - Ex-President

The existing government did not live up to people's expectations, according to Georgi Parvanov, former two-term President and leader of the ABV Movement.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2014, Sunday // 14:36 | Viewed: 852

Bulgaria Ex-Ruling Party Gathers at Key Congress

Former Bulgarian ruling party GERB are assembling on their third national conference in Sofia Sunday - a meeting expected to be pivotal for the party.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2014, Sunday // 10:02 | Viewed: 941

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Says Yes to Mother Tongue Campaigning

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov has endorsed election campaigning in languages different than Bulgarian – provided that there is an interpreter available.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2014, Saturday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1230

Bulgarian Neo-Nazis to Hold March despite Sofia Disapproval

Bulgarian neo-Nazi organizations are to hold their annual march in Sofia on Saturday, despite the municipal authorities’ refusal to permit the event.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2014, Saturday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1645

Bulgaria Opposition Leader: Wrong to Kick Out Ex-Strongman

It would be wrong for the Bulgaria's former ruling GERB party to depose Tsvetan Tsvetanov from his vice-chairmanship, said party leader and ex-PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2014, Saturday // 12:59 | Viewed: 906

Bulgarian Liberal Party Deplores Plovdiv Mosque Attack

Bulgarian liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms has issued a declaration protesting against the recent attack against the main mosque in Plovdiv.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2014, Saturday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1173

Key Bulgarian Opposition MP Surprisingly Quits Parliament

Bulgarian opposition lawmaker Vladislav Goranov surprisingly resigned as an MP on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2014, Friday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1191

Bulgarian Nationalist Outraged by 'Mother Tongue' Debate

The leader of Bulgaria's ultranationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, is demanding that colleague MP, Hussein Hafazov, is stripped of immunity.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2014, Friday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1224

Bulgarian Ex-PM Sees Rift in Ruling Coalition

Bulgarian opposition leader Boyko Borisov has suggested that the ruling Socialist-led coalition government is facing a rift over the country’s draft Election Code.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2014, Friday // 12:26 | Viewed: 739
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