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No Terrorists, Foreign Fighters in Bulgaria, IntMin Says

Bulgarian Prime Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has fended off suggestions there might be "foreign fighters and terrorists" operating in the country.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2016, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 4383

Bulgaria PM 'Bans' Talk about Presidential Elections until Summer

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Thursday said he had "forbidden" the issue of presidential elections until June.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2016, Friday // 08:15 | Viewed: 4226

Bulgaria MPs Approve Changes to Judicial System

Lawmakers have approved on a second reading legislative amendments that the government argues are paving the way for a major reform in the judicial system.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 4151

Bulgaria Will Work to Fight Population Decline - Social Min

Bulgaria's government is to adopt a set of measures to ensure the population will not fall below 7 million by 2030, Labor and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 12:47 | Viewed: 4486

Bulgarian Cabinet Takes Steps to Improve Control of Public Tenders

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government adopted a set of rules aimed at improving the application of the Public Procurement Act.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 3837

Bulgarian Cabinet Adopts Draft Anti-Corruption Act

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, the Bulgarian government adopted a draft law on the prevention of corruption and forfeiture of illegally acquired property.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 6293

New Referendum in Bulgaria 'Not Ruled Out' This Year

The possibility of a new referendum on voting rules should not be excluded, Desislava Atanasova, an MP from Bulgaria's biggest party, GERB, has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 08:30 | Viewed: 4221

Bulgaria's Peevski 'Withdrawing' from TV Station Deal

Controversial lawmaker and alleged media mogul Delyan Peevski has said he is pulling out of the acquisition of Kanal 3, a cable broadcaster that had been linked to him for more than half a year.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2016, Monday // 16:09 | Viewed: 4284

Bulgaria's Cabinet Might be Subject to Second Censure Motion

The incumbent Bulgarian government might become subject to a second vote of no confidence after having survived its first censure motion earlier this year.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2016, Monday // 10:58 | Viewed: 4434

Bulgaria PM Defends Option to Build Fence at Border with Greece

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said his country will be forced to raise a fence along the border with Greece if the country does not uphold its "Schengen commitments".

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2016, Sunday // 13:12 | Viewed: 5200

Bulgaria to Switch to Daylight Saving Time Sunday, March 27

 

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2016, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 4488

Bulgarian Cabinet to Allocate BGN 5 M to Special Police Force

The Bulgarian government decided to allocate slightly over BGN 5.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2016, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 5332

Bulgaria MPs Adopt Ban on Flavored Tobacco

Bulgarian lawmakers on Thursday adopted on second reading changes to tobacco legislation banning the sale of tobacco with specific flavor and aroma qualities.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 14:02 | Viewed: 4791

Bulgaria Might Deploy Troops to Patrol Streets of Sofia

Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev did not exclude the possibility of deploying servicemen to patrol the streets of the capital.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 11:08 | Viewed: 4928

Bulgaria PM: 'Terror Threat' in Sofia 'Result of Love Affair'

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has dismissed warnings from the US Department of State about a possible attack in the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 10:58 | Viewed: 6273

Bulgaria's DPS Meets Turkish Opposition in Ankara

The leadership of Bulgaria's predominantly ethnic Turk DPS party met on Wednesday with opposition CHP while on a visit to Turkey, the party itself has announced.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 10:33 | Viewed: 4672

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Downplays 'Terror Threat' Warning

There is no real threat to the life of citizens in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, the Interior Ministry's Chief Secretary, Georgi Kostov, has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 09:08 | Viewed: 4774

Bulgarian MPs Dissolve Controversial Ad Hoc Inquiry Commitee

Bulgarian MPs dissolved on Wednesday the controversial ad hoc committee of inquiry on all facts and circumstances related to the alleged interference of Russia and Turkey in Bulgaria's internal affairs.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 4601

955 Migrants Accommodated at Refugee Centres Across Bulgaria

At present, Bulgaria houses 955 foreigners at temporary centres for accommodation run by the State Agency for Refugees (DAB).

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 4504

Brussels Attack: Reports of Suspect's Arrest Spark Confusion

Belgian media backtracked after initial reports that Najim Laachraoui, the main surviving suspect sought by police in relation to the deadly attacks in Brussels on Tuesday, has been detained.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 4544

Bulgaria MPs to Discuss New Anti-Terror Legislation

Lawmakers are to discuss amendments to legislation which set out new measures to curb possible funding of terror activities.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1184