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Yulia Nenkova to Head Bulgaria’s Anti-Trust Regulator

Bulgaria’s Parliament on Wednesday elected Yulia Nenkova as head of the country’s anti-trust body, the Commission for Protection of Competition (KZK).

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1543

Bulgarian Parliament Condemns Terror Attack at Istanbul Airport

Bulgarian MPs held a minute's silence on Wednesday to pay tribute to the victims of the terror attack in Istanbul.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 11:16 | Viewed: 2209

Bulgarian Ex-President's Party 'Agrees to Interact' with United Russia

ABV, the party of Bulgarian President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov, signed an agreement to work with United Russia at the latter party's congress in Moscow, ABV has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1586

Bulgarian Socialist Leader Heads to Moscow for Ruling Party Congress

Korneliya Ninova, the recently elected leader of the socialist opposition in Bulgaria, begins a two-day visit to Moscow on Sunday, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s press office says.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2016, Sunday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2654

Bulgaria Nationalist Leader Calls for EU In/Out Referendum after Brexit

Nationalist leader Volen Siderov on Friday urged Bulgarian authorities to consider a referendum on the country's EU membership.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2016, Saturday // 11:52 | Viewed: 4028

Bulgaria's Rivaling Socialist Parties to Attend United Russia Congress

Leaders of both rivaling socialist parties of Bulgaria have been invited to attend the congress of United Russia that kicks off Sunday, the party of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2016, Saturday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1952

Increase of Teachers' Salaries Can be Discussed in Autumn – Bulgarian PM

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that an increase of the salaries of teachers can be possibly discussed in the autumn during the debates for the government budget for next year.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2016, Friday // 20:26 | Viewed: 1788

Bulgaria Moves to Punish Preaching of Radical Islam by Imprisonment

The preaching of radical Islam in Bulgaria will be punishable by imprisonment of up to three years or a fine up to BGN 5,000 (EUR 2,500) under draft changes to the Penal Code.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 15429

Bulgaria's Socialist Opposition Demands Resignation of Interior Minister

The largest opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) demanded the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1602

Bulgarian MPs Move to Curb Speeding, Drunk Driving

Unauthorized car races on Bulgarian roads will be punishable by hefty fines and cancellation of the driving licence for up to three years, the Transport Committee in Parliament has decided in a move designed to cut the number of road accidents.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 22:25 | Viewed: 1844

Bulgaria to Introduce Electronic Identification Chips in ID cards

Bulgarian identity cards will carry an electronic identification component under legislative changes tentatively approved by Parliament on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 21:18 | Viewed: 2544

Bulgaria's Opposition Demands PM Inquiry over 'Black Sea Fleet'

The Biggest opposition party in Bulgaria, BSP, has called for a parliamentary hearing of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the ministers of foreign affairs and defense over Romania's proposal to set up a "Black Sea fleet" countering Russia's influence in t

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1884

Bulgaria MPs Ratify Agreement on Syria Crisis Trust Fund

Parliament has ratified an agreement to set up a EU regional trust fund in response to the Syrian crisis.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2177

Bulgaria's Socialist Opposition Demands Resignation of Education Minister

The largest opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) demanded the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1511

Bulgaria's PM Declares Modest Savings in 2015

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has declared the lowest amount of savings among cabinet members, the National Audit Office says.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1365

Bulgaria Granted Citizenship to 62 049 Foreigners in Past Five Years

Bulgaria has granted citizenship to 62 049 foreign citizens in the past five years.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 2857

Nearly 60 % of Bulgarians Intend to Vote in Forthcoming Presidential Elections

According to the latest opinion poll of Alpha Research released on Tuesday, Bulgarians are greatly interested in the forthcoming presidential elections in the autumn, with around 59 % of them intending to vote.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1319

Hot and Sunny Weather Expected in Bulgaria on Tuesday

Weather in Bulgaria will be sunny and hot on Tuesday, with maximum air temperature expected at between 31 and 36 degrees Celsius.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2016, Monday // 21:43 | Viewed: 2670

Former President Parvanov: ABV Will Not Back Borisov for President

The former President of Bulgaria, Georgi Parvanov, said that his left-wing Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) party will not back Prime Minister Boyko Borisov if the latter runs for president in the forthcoming elections in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1586

Hot Weather to Stay in Bulgaria on Sunday

Eleven of Bulgaria’s 28 regions,  predominantly in the country’s central part, will remain under Orange Code alert warning of dangerously hot weather on Sunday, June 19, Darik radio has reported.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2016, Saturday // 16:48 | Viewed: 3064

Hot Weather Grips Bulgaria

A Code Orange alert about dangerously high air temperature on Saturday, June 18 has been issued for 11 of Bulgaria’s 28 administrative regions.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2016, Friday // 18:07 | Viewed: 7519