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Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov: Elections in Bulgaria Must be Decided by Bulgarian Citizens

Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov warned that the case of the expelled from Bulgaria by the State Agency for National Security Turkish citizen will not remain isolated if it is proved he is a threat to the national security of the country.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2017, Friday // 15:07 | Viewed: 2293

Second Person Held Over French School Shooting

A second person was being held Friday over a shooting at a French school where a heavily armed teenager opened fire, injuring three fellow pupils and a teacher, a judicial source said, AFP reported.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2017, Friday // 14:50 | Viewed: 3762

Emergency Center in Sliven Evacuated After a False Bomb Report

The emergency center in Sliven was evacuated because of a false report of a bomb.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2017, Friday // 13:54 | Viewed: 3520

Measures Taken to Prevent Turkey Interference in Bulgarian Elections

Bulgarian caretaker PM Ognyan Gerdzhikov told the press that measures had been taken to prevent possible interference of Turkey in the election process in Bulgaria, quoted by BNR.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2017, Friday // 12:51 | Viewed: 3949

Turkish Citizen Banned From Entering Bulgaria

A Turkish citizen posing a threat to national security has been revoked the right to enter and reside in Bulgaria, announced the press centre of the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2017, Friday // 12:35 | Viewed: 3990

Former Health Minister Moskov Refers NHIF to Prosecutor's Office

Former Health Minister Petar Moskov has submitted a signal to the Prosecutor’s Office against the National Health Insurance Fund.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2017, Friday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1472

AFIS Pollster: GERB and BSP with Equal Support Ahead of Snap Elections

About ten days before the snap parliamentary elections on March, 26 the answer to the question who is the likely winner remains open, according to the findings of pollster AFIS about the political preferences in Bulgaria, quoted by BNR.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2017, Friday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1936

170kg of Tobacco Without Excise Stamps Found in House in Valchi Dol

The Regional Prosecutor’s Office in Devnya is leading pre-trial proceedings for the possession of excisable goods without excise stamps, the press centre of Varna Appellate Court, quoted by Focus News.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2017, Friday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1447

1.6% of Asylum Requests For EU Sent to Bulgaria

The European Commission has presented Eurostat data, showing that last year Bulgaria received barely 1.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2017, Friday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1606

No Tension Along Border With Turkey

Caretaker Defence Minister Stefan Yanev commented the concerns of eventual increasing of the migrant pressure from Turkey with the words that there was no tension along the border and the situation had been close to normal over the past months, according

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2017, Friday // 08:53 | Viewed: 3247

Bulgarian Ambassador in Turkey Called in Sofia For Consultations

The foreign ministry’s website reports that Ambassador in Turkey Nadezhda Neynski has been called in Sofia for consultations, announced BNR.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2017, Friday // 07:37 | Viewed: 3929

Bulgarian consumers still not active enough

In 2016 the Consumer Protection Commission was approached with over 21,000 complaints and reports for various sectors, according to BNR.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2017, Thursday // 14:37 | Viewed: 3542

Caretaker PM Ognyan Gerdzhikov Wants a Plan to Enter the Antechamber of the Eurozone

Bulgaria must give a clear signal that we want to enter the antechamber of the Eurozone – ERM2, said caretaker Prime Minister Gerdzhikov, calling the European exchange rate mechanism ‘’the most intimate circle of the EU’’, according to BTA.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2017, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 3500

Bulgaria One of Top 8 of EU Countries With High Risk of Poverty

Bulgaria is among the eight countries of the European Union in which people live with a considerably higher risk of poverty compared to the bloc’s richer members, EU statistics suggest.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2017, Thursday // 11:58 | Viewed: 21057

Unemployed Bulgarians Fewer, Share of Active Ones Shrinks

The National Statistical Institute reports that in 2016 the unemployed in Bulgaria were by 19 percent fewer, but at the same time the share of economically active people shrank by 0.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2017, Thursday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1843

Decrease by 8% of State-Funded First-Year Students

In 2017 the number of state – funded first- year university students will decrease by 8% as compared to 2016, Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet decided on Wednesday, according to BNR.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2017, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 1743

Minister Teodor Sedlarski Presents the New Leadership of "Sofia Tech Park"

The Economy Minister Teodor Sedlarski will present to journalist today the new head of the state company Sofia Tech Park Asen Nenchev, as well as its new members of the Board of Directors – Vasil Karaivanov and Nathanael Stefanov.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2017, Thursday // 08:38 | Viewed: 1551

Possible Migration Pressure Towards Bulgaria

Caretaker PM Ognyan Gerdzhikov declared on Tuesday night the taking of additional security measures along the Bulgarian – Turkish border, as some influx of migrants is presumed over the next few days, according to BNR.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2017, Thursday // 08:10 | Viewed: 4228

Measures To Prevent Possible Risks Before the Parliamentary Elections in Bulgaria

The government and the Central Election Commission have mapped out scenarios for reaction to unforeseen situations surrounding the parliamentary elections on 26 March, Deputy PM Stefan Yanev said, according to BNR.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2017, Thursday // 07:33 | Viewed: 2639

3-Magnitude Earthquake Felt Near Bulgaria's Blagoevgrad

A 3-magnitude earthquake has been registered on the territory of Bulgaria, near Blagoevgrad, reported BGNES.

Politics » Domestic | March 15, 2017, Wednesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 2413

Bulgaria's Deputy PM: Crowding of Buses at Border Expected for Elections

The government and the Central Election Commission are developing options in order to react to emergency situations during the preparation and holding of the snap elections on March 26.

Politics » Domestic | March 15, 2017, Wednesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 4966
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