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Bulgaria's Parliament to Discuss Election Rules Referendum Proposal

Bulgaria's Parliament will hold an extraordinary sitting on a proposal for a referendum on election rules on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 1125

Bulgarian President Convenes Nat'l Security Council Meeting

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev shall convene an extraordinary meeting of the Consultative Council on National Security (KSNS) on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 07:50 | Viewed: 1199

Bulgarian Socialists Still Have No Proposal for Early Elections Date

Defense Minister Angel Naydenov has said that the socialists will not set a date for the snap elections during Tuesday's sitting of the Consultative Council on National Security.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2014, Monday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1156

Parliament to Hold Emergency Session on Voting Rules Referendum

Bulgaria's Parliament is to convene on Tuesday, with a proposal to hold a referendum on voting rules set a single issue on the agenda.

Politics » Domestic | June 16, 2014, Monday // 12:28 | Viewed: 952

GERB Leader Borisov Ready for 2nd Term as Bulgarian Prime Minister

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB, has said he is ready for a second term in office as Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | June 15, 2014, Sunday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1863

Government Resignation Likely Next Week – BSP MP

The government of Plamen Oresharski could resign “any day of next week”, Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) MP Anton Kutev told TV7.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2014, Saturday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1784

Bulgaria Can Spend BGN 25 M on Early Elections by end-2014 - FinMin

Bulgaria's Finance Minister has said that the state budget can afford spending of BGN 25 M on potential snap elections by end-214.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2014, Friday // 12:03 | Viewed: 4233

Georgi Kadiev Leaves Bulgarian Socialist Party, Parliament

The resignation of socialist MP Georgi Kadiev was approved Friday with 89 votes in favor, 54 votes against and 14 abstentions.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2014, Friday // 11:34 | Viewed: 7706

Bulgarian Lawmakers Reject No-Confidence Motion Against Govt

MPs have narrowly turned down the fifth motion against Bulgaria's socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2014, Friday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1507

MPs to Hear Govt on South Stream, Debate No-Confidence Motion

Details around the South Stream gas pipeline project and the fifth no-confidence motion tabled against the government are to top the agenda at Friday's session in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2014, Friday // 09:02 | Viewed: 1287

Bulgarian Socialist Leader: No Need to Rush Govt Resignation

The lack of political will for immediate snap elections means that the Cabinet does not need to rush to resign, according to the leader of the ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1715

Notorious Sofia City Prosecutor Roman Vasilev Calls It Quits

Roman Vasilev, Former Deputy Sofia City Prosecutor and current prosecutor at the Specialized Prosecutor's Office of Appeals is leaving the judicial system, Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1826

Mandatory Voting Idea 'Cynical', Will Harm DPS - Lyutvi Mestan

Co-ruling Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS)'s leader Lyutvi Mestan described compulsory voting as a "cynical" idea that would bring harm to Bulgarian politics.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 11:38 | Viewed: 7710

Support for Bulgarian Govt Down 15% since European Elections

Support for Bulgaria's socialist-led government fell by 15% in the 15 days after the European Parliament elections, according to the Gallup International polling agency.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1375

Bulgarian MPs to Discuss 2 Referendum Proposals

Bulgarian MPs are to discuss two proposals for a national referendum.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1531

Bulgaria PM Oresharski 'Ready to Resign' Tuesday - Report

Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has said he is ready to stand down on Tuesday next week, a Bulgarian private channel reports, citing sources.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 1819

Cabinet Approves Pensions Rise from July 1

Pensions for elderly people are to increase by 2.7% next month, Bulgaria's government decided Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1328

'Independent' Bulgarian MP Tables Mandatory Vote Bill

Rumen Yonchev, a former socialist lawmaker and now officially independent, has introduced a bill envisaging election legislation amendments that favour mandatory voting.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1359

Bulgarian MPs Hastily Approve National Audit Office Members

Lawmakers have approved all members of Bulgaria's Audit Office following a nearly three-hour debate.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 7355

GERB Leader Woos US Investors with Tenders for Black Sea Gas Fields

Boyko Borisov, ex Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of center-right party GERB, has vowed transparent oil and gas exploration tenders as soon as the party returns to power.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 1846

There is No Economic Crisis in Bulgaria – Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Daniela Bobeva has insisted that Bulgaria is not plagued by an economic crisis, despite the allegations of the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 1722
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