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New Bulgarian-Romanian Border Checkpoint To Open Near Dobrich

Soon Bulgaria will have another land connection with its northern neighbor Romania, the regional governor Nedko Marchev announced.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1439

Bulgarian Ex Interior Minister Decries Backslide in Trafficking Fight

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Deputy Chair of center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria), has complained of a decline in the sphere of fighting human trafficking.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 962

GERB Leader Demands Snap Elections in mid-September

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB, has ruled out the opportunity of a new government under the 42nd National Assembly.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 892

Bulgarian Interior Minister: No Disaster Funds for New Housing

There are no sufficient resources in the Disaster Relief Fund for new housing for the victims of the floods in northeastern Bulgaria, Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev revealed.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1068

Political Consultations for Early Elections Date Postponed

Consultations at which party leaders are to discuss the prospective date for holding a snap vote will take place this week, a top ruling party official has asserted.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 707

Georgi Tarnovaliyski Appointed Deputy Finance Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has removed Kiril Zhelev from the post of Deputy Finance Minister in response to his retirement application.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2014, Monday // 14:12 | Viewed: 883

Bulgaria's PM: Current Govt Was Meant To Be Stabilizing Buffer

The current government was programmed as a stabilizing buffer between two cabinets, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2014, Monday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1132

Transport Minister: Illegal Buildings to Blame for Varna Flood Victims

Transport Minister Danail Papazov has suggested that the illegal construction in the gully near Varna's Asparuhovo district is to blame for the tragic consequences of the flood.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2014, Sunday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1754

BSP Parliamentary Deputy Chair Yanaki Stoilov Resigns

The Deputy Chair of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) parliamentary group, Yanaki Stoilov, announced his resignation on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1555

Bulgarian MPs Overcome Presidential Veto on Interior Ministry Bill

Lawmakers have rejected the veto imposed by President Rosen Plevneliev on the Interior Ministry bill.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1235

GERB to Ignore Political Consultations after MPs Defy President Veto

Bulgarian opposition leader Boyko Borisov announced his party would pull out of political consultations scheduled for next week.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1279

Delyan Peevski 'Refused to Support' Tsvetan Vasilev's PM Ambitions

Bulgarian DPS lawmaker Delyan Peevski said banker Tsvetan Vasilev desired to be Prime Minister and could not accept the former did not back his aspirations.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1674

Tsvetan Vasilev: Delyan Peevski Went Too Far

Bulgarian banker Tsvetan Vasilev said that Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) MP Delyan Peevski has “gone too far in the past year, assuming the role of almighty”.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1814

Bulgaria's Parliament Postpones Vetoed Interior Ministry Bill Voting

Bulgaria's Parliament has postponed putting the vetoed Interior Ministry Bill to the votes, Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1223

Bulgaria Will Not Hold Referendum on Election Rules

Lawmakers in Bulgarian Parliament rejected a referendum proposal which allows citizens to decide on the introduction of a majority system, mandatory voting, and e-voting.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 22:19 | Viewed: 1529

Ruling BSP's Sofia Branch 'Demands Party Leadership Changes'

Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s branch in the capital Sofia insists that thorough changes be carried out within the Executive Bureau, reports in Bulgarian media claim.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1514

Co-Ruling DPS: Bulgarian Govt to Work Until 60 Days Before Vote

The government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski is to remain in office exactly until the day marking two months before the early elections, DPS leader Lyutvi Mestan announced.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1416

Bulgarian Parliament Elections to be Held September 28 – October 12

The early elections in Bulgaria will take place on one of three dates (September 28, October 5, October 12), President Rosen Plevneliev revealed.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 2472

Bulgaria's Parliament to Discuss Election Rules Referendum Proposal

Bulgaria's Parliament will hold an extraordinary sitting on a proposal for a referendum on election rules on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 753

Bulgarian President Convenes Nat'l Security Council Meeting

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev shall convene an extraordinary meeting of the Consultative Council on National Security (KSNS) on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 07:50 | Viewed: 761

Bulgarian Socialists Still Have No Proposal for Early Elections Date

Defense Minister Angel Naydenov has said that the socialists will not set a date for the snap elections during Tuesday's sitting of the Consultative Council on National Security.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2014, Monday // 17:49 | Viewed: 851
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