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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: 936

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: 994

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: 1014

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: 993

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: 6974

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: 1204

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: 1086

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: 1677

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: 1521

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: 1929

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: 1342

Friday Session of Bulgaria's Parliament Failed, Again

The regular Friday session of outgoing Bulgarian Parliament failed due to lack of quorum.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2014, Friday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1350

Bulgaria's Government To Resign on July 23

The resignation of PM Plamen Oresharski and his government will be voted in Parliament next Wednesday, said Speaker of Parliament Mihail Mikov, quoted by Mediapool.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 12:36 | Viewed: 2326

BSP MP: Government Resignation May Be Delayed

The resignation of Bulgaria's Government may be postponed, said the ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) MP Borislav Gutsanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1384

Parliament Committee Rejects Most Gov't Budget Proposals

The Budget and Finance Committee at Bulgaria's Parliament has refused to back a proposal made by the government to update the 2014 budget by BGN 3.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1382

Bulgaria's Parliament Puts Off Debates on Budget Overhaul

Lawmakers have decided to postpone discussions on budget act amendments proposed by the government, MPs say.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1379

Bulgarian Parliament Passes Tougher Driving Under Influence Penalties

Bulgaria's Parliament adopted at first reading amendments to the Criminal Code, for increased penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1677

Bulgarian MPs Approve Tough Measures for False Bank Info

Lawmakers are due to have a first-reading say on changes to the Penal Code envisaging up to 10 years of imprisonment for spreading misleading information on banks.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2144

Political Consultations on Bulgaria's KTB Affair Kick Off

Leaders of political parties have arrived at Bulgaria's Presidency to attend consultations with head of state Rosen Plevneliev over the latest developments in the banking sector.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2014, Monday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1902

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev Holds Financial Consultations

President Rosen Plevneliev will hold consultations with the parliamentary represented political parties and the executive power on the financial situation in Bulgaria, Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2014, Monday // 10:15 | Viewed: 2027

Korneliya Ninova Also in Bulgarian Socialist Party Chairperson Race

Lawmaker Korneliya Ninova has said she is to place her bid for the presidency of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2014, Sunday // 13:34 | Viewed: 2626
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