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Bulgaria's Ex-Deputy Transport Min 'Lied about Urgent Repair' of Train Station

There was no urgent need to carry out repair works at the railway station of Ruse sanctioned by former Deputy Transport Minister Anton Ginev, the prosecution said on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 09:22 | Viewed: 5330

GERB Has Not Discussed Nominating Kristalina Georgieva for Bulgarian President

The nomination of European Commission Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva as candidate of Bulgaria's largest ruling party GERB to run in the forthcoming presidential elections in the autumn has not been discussed.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1633

Bulgarian Deputy Transport Minister Resigns

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov accepted the resignation submitted by Deputy Transport Minister Anton Ginev earlier on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2016, Tuesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1609

Cloudy, Rainy Weather Expected in Bulgaria on Monday

The weather will be mostly cloudy across Bulgaria on Monday, 13 June, Darik radio has reported.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1636

Maverick Bulgarian Socialist Georgi Kadiev Inaugurates New Political Party

A new Bulgarian political party led by outspoken Socialist dissident Georgi Kadiev was set up on Sunday, vowing to crack down on corruption and promote entrepreneurship.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 15:36 | Viewed: 3318

Bulgaria’s Meglena Kuneva Rules out Running for President

Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva said on Sunday that she would not run for president in the forthcoming elections and will back the nomination of a candidate put forward by the right-wing Reformist Bloc.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1734

Bulgaria Expects Mostly Sunny Weather over the Weekend; Rain on Monday

Thunderstorms, heavy rainfall and a spell of cool air are expected to mark the weather at beginning of next week in Bulgaria, bTV reported on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2016, Friday // 22:15 | Viewed: 1592

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council Rejects Draft Changes to Judiciary Act

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) rejected on Thursday the draft amendments to the Judicial System Act which had been prepared by the justice ministry.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2016, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1546

Bulgaria’s Main Opposition Party Demands Resignation of Road Agency Chief

The largest opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) demanded on Thursday the resignation of the head of the Road Infrastructure Agency (API), Lazar Lazarov.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2016, Friday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1579

Bulgaria’s Governing GERB Party Retains Lead in Voter Support: Survey

Centre-right GERB party, the dominant partner in Bulgaria’s minority coalition government, has retained its lead in public opinion polls about a year and a half after coming to power, a new survey by Exacta Research Group has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 21:54 | Viewed: 1620

Bulgaria’s DBG Proposes Talks on Single Presidential Nomination within Reformist Bloc

Bulgaria of Citizens Movement (DBG), a party within the Reformist Bloc, has proposed to hold consultations about the nomination of a single candidate of the bloc for the forthcoming presidential elections by the end of July.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 5495

Bulgaria's Patriotic Front Strips MP off All Parliamentary Committee Posts

The Patriotic Front (PF) has decided to strip its MP Polina Karastoyanova off all posts held by her in parliamentary committees.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1332

Bulgarian Democratic Centre to Keep Its Parliamentary Group

The parliamentary group of the Bulgarian Democratic Centre (BDC) will not be dissolved.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1427

Bulgaria's Enemies Are Only Ideologies, President Says

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has made clear it is not people or states, but only ideologies and manipulations of Balkan history that the country has to see as adversaries.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2016, Tuesday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1452

Bulgaria's Parliament to Decide on Fuel Prices Referendum

A final decision on a five-point referendum dealing with fuel prices and other issues will lie with Parliament as a checkup of signatures delivered by the initiators has shown many of them are void.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2016, Tuesday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1614

Head of Bulgarian Socialists Caught in Row over Homage to Communist Ruler

A civic movement has referred the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s leader Korneliya Ninova to the prosecution over her decision to pay homage to late communist ruler Todor Zhivkov along with several other lawmakers.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2016, Monday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1935

GERB's Presidential Candidate Doesn't Need Long Campaign - Parliament Speaker

The candidates for President and Vice President chosen by Bulgaria's senior coalition partner GERB are popular enough and do not need a long campaign, Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2016, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1466

Bulgaria's Ex-Labour Minister Kalfin Calls for Dialogue with Socialists

No-one profits from ABV and BSP parties going separate ways, former Labour Minister Ivaylo Kalfin, who quit Bulgaria's government in May, has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2016, Monday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1733

Bulgarian Ruling Party MP Caught in Chinese Geography Blunder

Bulgarian lawmaker Tsveta Karayancheva surprised the public with her geography skills, placing Beijing outside China.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2016, Sunday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1918

Migratory Pressure on Bulgaria Increased in May

The number of migrants detained while trying to cross into Bulgaria our leave it increased by one-fifth in May, the Interior Ministry says.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2016, Sunday // 12:02 | Viewed: 2534

Bulgarian Socialist Party to Seek Moratorium on Electoral Code Changes

The largest opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will seek a moratorium on further changes to the Electoral Code, which had been sought immediately after the adoption of the latest controversial amendments restricting the right of Bulgarians abroad

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2016, Saturday // 16:14 | Viewed: 4610