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Procedure for Election of Supreme Court of Cassation Chair Kicks Off

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) opened Thursday a procedure for the election of a Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS).

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 621

Bulgarian President to Call Talks after MPs Vote Gov't Resignation

Consultations are to be held among parliamentary parties shortly after lawmakers vote on the resignation of Bulgaria's cabinet, the President has announced.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 718

Bulgarian Parliament Approves Government Resignation

Lawmakers overwhelmingly backed Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oreshaski's resignation submitted on Wednesday evening.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1929

Barekov-Led Party Coalition Splits, Leader Threatens to Quit Politics

Bulgaria's nationalist VMRO is due to vote whether to leave the coalition headed by Bulgaria without Censorship, a party headed by MEP and former journalist Nikolay Barekov.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1140

Government Postpones Agreement With Westinghouse For Successors

Bulgaria's Government left the signing of the agreement on the new unit of the Kozloduy NPP with the US company Westinghouse to their successors, report Bulgarian-language media.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1441

Gov't Allocates BGN 18 M to Ministries, Discusses Resignation

Budgets of Bulgarian ministries were reinforced at Wednesday's session held by the cabinet, amid expectations that the government is to step down.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1022

Bulgaria's New Environment Minister 'Has No Degree' from Munich

Stanislav Anastassov, who became Environment Minister in June, does not hold a Bachelor's degree from the Technical University of Munich as previously reported.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 631

Bulgaria Can Handle 1,000 Migrants Monthly – Interior Minister

Bulgaria implements all necessary measures to manage the influx of immigrants, Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev said, Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 581

Bulgaria's Government Holds 'Last' Meeting Before Resignation

Cabinet members arrived at the Council of Ministers for what is expected to be their last session before Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski steps down.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1015

Bulgarian MPs Not to Renew Work, Await Gov't Resignation

Lawmakers in Bulgarian Parliament failed to agree on whether any session should be held until the cabinet of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski resigns.

Politics » Domestic | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 869

Socialist 'Dissident' Member Kadiev Enters Party Leadership Race

Georgi Kadiev, known for his usual criticism at decisions of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has officially become a candidate to head the party.

Politics » Domestic | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 607

Prosecutors to Probe Ex Agriculture Fund Execs over Delayed Projects

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister is to alert the prosecuting authority about activities of the former chief executive of the State Fund Agriculture (SFA) and his deputy.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 17:42 | Viewed: 647

Watchdog Head: MPs from All Parties Requested Wiretapping Data

MPs from all political parties have approached the National Special Surveillance Devices Oversight Office, according to the director of the unit.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 17:00 | Viewed: 575

Bulgaria's PM: Budget Update Not Necessary So Far

The fiscal performance in the first half of 2014 does not require an update of the state budget, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 16:02 | Viewed: 683

Bulgaria's President Vows Timely Formation of Caretaker Govt

Bulgarian President Georgi Plevneliev has assured that the caretaker government will be formed in time and will reflect the urgent tasks which the country needs to address.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 14:15 | Viewed: 851

Bulgarian PM: Always Better to Save a Systematically Important Bank

It is always better to save a systematically important bank than to close it down, Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski commented on the events at KTB.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 13:36 | Viewed: 775

Bulgarian Refugee Agency Chair: Refugee Numbers Again On the Rise

Refugee numbers are increasing again, according to Nikolay Chirpanliev, Chair of the Bulgarian State Agency for Refugees.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 12:54 | Viewed: 692

Bulgaria for Citizens Movement Co-founder Daniel Valchev Resigns

Co-founder and deputy chair of Bulgaria for Citizens Movement party Daniel Valchev has resigned, Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 12:50 | Viewed: 537

Poll: 6 Parties Likely to Make It Into Bulgaria's Next Parliament

If the early elections were held today, six political formations would pass the 4% threshold to enter Bulgaria's Parliament, according to polling agency Sova Haris.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 919

Bulgarian Government Will Resign Next Week – Economy Minister

The current government will resign next week, as the political crisis is a fact and the country needs early elections, Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev said, Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2014, Saturday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1348

Bulgarian Fmr President's Party to Call Poll on Presidential Republic

President (2002-2011) Georgi Parvanov's Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) is to hold a national referendum on whether the country should be a presidential republic.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2014, Friday // 16:26 | Viewed: 923
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