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Bulgaria MPs to Vote on New Labor Minister's Candidacy

Parliament is to hold a vote on the Labor Minister candidacy put forward by Bulgaria's government.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2016, Wednesday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1372

Deadlock in Bulgaria's Govt over Electoral Code Veto

The parties forming or backing Bulgaria's minority government have failed to come up with a joint position on the veto imposed by President Rosen Plevneliev on amendments to the election rules.

Politics » Domestic | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 22:22 | Viewed: 1324

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Rejects Proposal for Banning Full-Face Veils

The local administration of Bulgaria's second-biggest city has turned down a draft that would have outlawed the wearing of veils that cover most of the face in public places.

Politics » Domestic | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 1774

No 'Moral Ground' for Early Election, Bulgaria's PM Says

Good economic and financial results delivered by the current Bulgarian government mean the cabinet has no moral ground to trigger a snap vote, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has told ministers.

Politics » Domestic | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1217

Election Rules: Parliament Committee Backs Presidential Veto

Lawmakers in Bulgaria's Legal Affairs Committee support the move by President Rosen Plevneliev to return parts of the amended Election Code to Parliament for consideration, the committee head has said.

Politics » Domestic | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1205

Bulgarian Media Regulator Elects Alexander Velev to Head Public Radio

Alexander Velev has been elected Director General of Bulgarian public radio broadcaster BNR.

Politics » Domestic | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1161

Election Rules: Partners in Bulgaria’s Government to Discuss Presidential Veto

The legal affairs committee in Bulgaria’s parliament will discuss on Tuesday the veto imposed by President Rosen Plevneliev on changes to the Electoral Code concerning the opening of polling stations abroad.

Politics » Domestic | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1379

Bulgarian Police Issue First Fine for Wearing Full-Face Veil in Public

Police in Pazardzhik has issued the first citation in Bulgaria for wearing a face-covering Islamic veil in a public place, radio broadcaster BNR reported on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | May 16, 2016, Monday // 19:46 | Viewed: 4563

Bulgaria Ex-President Urges Change of Constitution, Political System

President (2002-2012) said on Monday he would prefer to run in presidential elections under a presidential republic and a new constitution.

Politics » Domestic | May 16, 2016, Monday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1603

Election Rules: Bulgaria's GERB to Decide on President Veto Tuesday

GERB Deputy Chair Tsvetan Tsvetanov has said the main ruling party is to announce on Tuesday its final position on Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev's veto to the new Electoral Code version.

Politics » Domestic | May 15, 2016, Sunday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1457

Bulgaria Needs Presidential System, ABV Leader Says

Bulgaria's former President Georgi Parvanov has asserted that his Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) party will win the presidential election this autumn, a major goal for his party in the next few months.

Politics » Domestic | May 15, 2016, Sunday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1771

Bulgaria's DPS 'Ready for Early Election'

The leader of opposition Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party has said his party is prepared to go to early elections and be part of Bulgaria's next government.

Politics » Domestic | May 15, 2016, Sunday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1523

Bulgaria's ABV 'Wants Ex-President to Run'

Leftist Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV)'s party structures across the country have nominated President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov as a presidential candidate in the vote this year, the deputy chair of ABV says.

Politics » Domestic | May 15, 2016, Sunday // 09:29 | Viewed: 2388

Bulgarian President Calls on MPs to Refer Six-Point Referendum to Constitutional Court

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev called on MPs to refer to the Constitutional Court the six questions featured in a referendum on the political system initiated by popular TV host Slavi Trifonov.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2016, Saturday // 10:03 | Viewed: 1662

Bulgarian PM Proposes Deputy of Kalfin to Head Labour Ministry

Speaking to journalists in parliament on Friday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov  revealed that Deputy Labour Minister Zornitsa Rusinova will be nominated as labour minister after the resignation of the previous holder of the position Ivaylo Kalfin

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2016, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1614

Bulgarian Deputy PM Donchev Reportedly Refuses to Take Over Labour Ministry

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has reportedly refused to accept the nomination of his party to become Labour and Social Policy Minister after the previous holder of the position Ivaylo Kalfin resigned on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2016, Friday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1402

Bulgarian Cabinet Allocates BGN 6.2 M to Continuing Fence on Border with Turkey

The Bulgarian cabinet has approved additional expenditures to the budget of the Council of Ministers amounting to nearly BGN 6.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2016, Friday // 11:03 | Viewed: 2360

Two Referendums Might be Held in Bulgaria Simultaneously with Presidential Elections

There is a possibility that two referendums might be held simultaneously with the forthcoming presidential elections in Bulgaria in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2016, Friday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1680

Large-Scale Police Operation Against Illegal Migrants Taking Place Across Bulgaria

Large-scale police operation against illegal migration is taking place in downtown Sofia and several other places across Bulgaria on Friday morning.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2016, Friday // 08:08 | Viewed: 3281

Bulgaria's Anti-Graft Draft Law Fails to Make it Past Committee

A committee with Bulgaria's Parliament has failed to give the green light to an anti-corruption draft that would create a national agency fighting graft and coordinating work of a number of institutions.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2016, Thursday // 19:01 | Viewed: 1590

Ban on Face-Covering Veils in Bulgaria Passed by MP Committee

Lawmakers at a parliamentary committee have adopted on first reading nationwide a restriction on the wearing of veils covering a person's face in public places, local media report.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2016, Thursday // 18:33 | Viewed: 2030