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Bulgaria to Spend BGN 47 M on Presidential Elections, Referendum

The Bulgarian cabinet has approved the budget for this year's presidential elections and a referendum on the country's political system on October 06.

Politics » Domestic | September 8, 2016, Thursday // 12:25 | Viewed: 2273

Last Bulgarian King's Party Endorses Maverick Socialist for President

The National Movement for Stability and Prosperity (NDSV) has backed presidential candidate Tatyana Doncheva and has raised one of its members as a running mate.

Politics » Domestic | September 8, 2016, Thursday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1835

Traffic Through Kocherinovo Road Section To Be Re-Routed for One Month

As of today until the end of the month, traffic through the Kocherinovo road section of the Struma highway will be fully re-routed, announced the Road Infrastructure Agency.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2016, Wednesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 2503

Two-Year Prison Sentence for Bulgarian Nationals Helping Illegal Immigrants

Two men who helped 20 foreigners from Afghanistan and Pakistan cross illegally the territory of Bulgaria have made a deal with the Prosecutors’ Office and received two-year effective prison sentences.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2016, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2727

UDF Decides To Support Grozdan Karadzhov for President

The Union of Democratic Forces has confirmed its support for Grozdan Karadzhov as a presidential candidate of the Reformist Bloc.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2016, Wednesday // 15:01 | Viewed: 2504

Bulgarian MPs Vote to Scrap VAT on Foods Donated Near Expiry Date

Bulgarian lawmakers have approved on a first reading legal changes that allow to boost donation of foods.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2016, Wednesday // 12:45 | Viewed: 2844

Bulgarian Nationalists Call for Immediate Closure of Refugee Centres

During a protest procession against the refugee camp in the Bulgarian town of Harmanli on Sunday, the two constituent parties of the Patriotic Front (PF) and the nationalistic Ataka called for the immediate closure of refugee centres in Bulgaria and the r

Politics » Domestic | September 4, 2016, Sunday // 17:44 | Viewed: 4869

Protesters in Bulgaria’s Harmanli Demand Stricter Control in Refugee Camp

A protest procession is taking place in the Bulgarian town of Harmanli on Sunday, with the participants demanding stricter control in the refugee camp located in the town.

Politics » Domestic | September 4, 2016, Sunday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2538

Bulgarian PM to Resign If GERB Loses Presidential Elections

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Saturday that he will resign immediately if his party GERB loses the forthcoming presidential elections scheduled to take place on November 6.

Politics » Domestic | September 4, 2016, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 4147

Four-Day Check for Drunk Drivers To Start Tonight

As of 22:00 hrs tonight until 02:00 hrs on Septemebr 6, traffic police will carry out checks for drunk drivers, reported the Ministry of Interior.

Politics » Domestic | September 3, 2016, Saturday // 15:39 | Viewed: 4232

Long Queue at Bulgaria-Greece Border

Thousands of holiday-makers have been stalled for hours at the border with Greece.

Politics » Domestic | September 3, 2016, Saturday // 13:21 | Viewed: 4622

GERB to Take Part in Presidential Elections Independently

GERB will take part in the elections independently, announced the Vice Chairman of GERB and chief of the National Pre-Election Headquarters of the party, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | September 3, 2016, Saturday // 13:19 | Viewed: 3888

Bulgarian MPs Reject Tighter Rules for Exposure of ex-Security Agents

Lawmakers have turned down a proposal that would have barred authorities from announcing names of people affiliated to the Soviet-era security apparatus without their consent.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2016, Friday // 10:42 | Viewed: 4085

Bulgaria's Reformist Bloc Nominates ex-EconMin for President

The Reformist Bloc (RB) coalition, the junior partner in Bulgaria's minority government, has raised the candidacy of Traycho Traykov, a former Economy Minister, for the upcoming presidential elections.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1881

Bulgaria Govt Partners Vow to Work Together Until End of Term

The coalition between GERB and the Reformist Bloc is to last after the presidential elections and continue its work until the next general ones, the cabinet's press office quotes party leaders as saying after a Thursday meeting.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 4541

Pironkova Drops Out of US Open in 2nd Round

Bulgaria's highest-ranking female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova on Wednesday suffered a defeat in the second round of US Open, failing to make it past Johanna Konta of the UK.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 4422

Bulgaria's PM to Run for President in 5 Years

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made clear he will take part in the presidential elections, but not on November 06, but in 2021.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 09:12 | Viewed: 2482

Bulgaria PM Takes Over Preparations for EU Presidency

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is assuming the position of National Coordinator for the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU, the government has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2016, Wednesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 4977

Bulgaria's New Border Police Chief Takes Over after Public Tender Scanal

Svetlan Kichikov, the current head of the the border police ships, has been reappointed to take over the border police directorate of Bulgaria, Interior Ministry officials have said.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2016, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1835

Bulgaria's Govt OKs Tightening Rules in Some Migrant Centers

Bulgaria's government has approved changes to the statute of the national refugee agency that pave the way for the introduction of a restricted movement regime at some of the migrant and refugee accommodation facilities.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2016, Wednesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 2023

Air Force Ex-Chief Challenges Bulgaria PM over Presidential Vote

The former Bulgaria Air Force Commander has vowed to defeat Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov if the latter decides to run in the forthcoming presidential elections.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2016, Wednesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 4180