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Bulgarian Military Help Victims of Car Crash on Army Day

Servicemen returning from Army Day parade in Sofia provided immediate help to the victims of a car crash they came across on Trakia motorway and took them to hospital, the Defence Ministry said on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2016, Saturday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1691

Car Crash Hampers Traffic on Bulgaria’s Trakia Motorway

A car crash partially blocked traffic on Bulgaria’s Trakia motorway linking Sofia and Plovdiv, NovaTV reported on Friday,

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2016, Friday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1921

Bulgaria Holds Military Parade to Mark Army Day

Bulgaria marked its Army Day on May 6 with a military parade involving about 1,300 servicemen and 35 tanks, howitzers, APCs, armoured cars and artillery pieces.

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2016, Friday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1967

Bulgaria's Ombudsman Could Seek Rejection of Disputed New Election Rules

If Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev doesn’t veto much disputed changes to the Electoral Code, the Consultative Council with National Ombudsman Maya Manolova will consider filing a complaint with the Constitutional Court, Manolova has said.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 22:06 | Viewed: 1907

Over 60% of Car Drivers Tested for Drugs in Sofia Area Test Positive

Roadside tests have shown the presence of narcotic drugs in the bodies of 63% of car drivers tested by Sofia Traffic Police in 2016, the Ministry of the Interior announced on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 18:31 | Viewed: 1927

Bulgarians Abroad Right to Protest over Election Rules - Ombudsman

National Ombudsman Maya Manolova has said she sides with Bulgarian citizens abroad disgruntled with Electoral Code amendments preventing them from exercising their right to vote.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1669

Bulgaria's PM Meeting Expats over Electoral Code Row

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is meeting representatives of Bulgarian nationals living out of the country to dicsuss changes to election laws.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1690

EU Team Analyzing Bulgaria's Prosecution to Arrive in May

Experts who will have to analyze the work of the Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office are set to arrive at the end of May, the Justice Ministry says.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1871

Bulgaria Govt Endorses Spending of BGN 20.5 M for Disaster Management

Bulgaria’s government on Wednesday approved additional spending of BGN 20.5 M (EUR 10.5 M) to back activities for dealing with natural disasters.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2016, Wednesday // 21:16 | Viewed: 1544

'Six Vying' to Head Bulgarian Socialist Party on Sunday

As many as six candidates will run to take over the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), the second-largest party in the country, local media report.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2016, Wednesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1645

Bulgaria's Peevski 'Sold 3 Offshore Companies'

Controversial lawmaker and alleged media mogul Delyan Peevski has said he has renounced three of his offshore companies.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2016, Wednesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2135

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Tells Expats to Stop Badgering

A row emerged on Tuesday between Valeri Simeonov, the co-chair of nationalist Patriotic Front coalition, and a representative of Bulgarians abroad over Electoral Code amendments.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2016, Wednesday // 09:00 | Viewed: 2311

Bulgarian Businessman Tables Fuel Prices Referendum

A Varna-based delivered on Tuesday some 100 000 additional signatures in an effort to make his 5-point referendum compulsory.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2016, Wednesday // 08:16 | Viewed: 1971

Proposal to Ban Face-Covering Veils Also Tabled in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

A ban on the use of veils covering most of the face is also to be considered in Plovdiv, Bulgaria's second largest city.

Politics » Domestic | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 08:47 | Viewed: 2355

Election Rules: Bulgaria President to Decide on Veto in Days

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev on Monday said he is to announce within days whether or not he will veto the most recent changes to the country's Electoral Code.

Politics » Domestic | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1873

Bulgaria's Socialist Leader Lashes Out at 1-Day Contracts

One-day contracts introduced for agricultural work contravene labor legislation, the head of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) said on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1967

Author of Cartoons Taken Off Bulgaria TV Station Joins Slavi's Show

Chavdar Nikolov, a cartoonist whose contract with private NOVA TV station was terminated and his video cartoon of Bulgaria's Prime Minister removed, has signed with Slavi's Show, one of the most watched evening talkshows in the country.

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 12:23 | Viewed: 2069

Bulgarian PM Slightly Lifts Veil On GERB’s Presidential Candidate

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov slightly lifted the veil on his party’s candidate for the forthcoming presidential elections which are scheduled to take place in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2016, Friday // 12:40 | Viewed: 2514

For First Time Woman Will Head Bulgaria's Penitentiary System

For the first time a woman will head the Bulgarian penitentiary system.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 21:48 | Viewed: 2194

Bulgaria's Stara Zagora Also Bans Wearing of Face-Covering Veils in Public Places

The municipal council of the Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora banned on Thursday the wearing of accessories concealing the face and hampering recognition in public places.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 18:00 | Viewed: 3265

Bulgarian MPs Keep Provision Allowing Simultaneous Holding of Referendums, Elections

The Bulgarian parliament reversed its decision on one of the amendments to the Electoral Code it had adopted last week, which stipulated that referendums and elections should not be held simultaneously.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1959