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Bulgaria's GERB Approaches Const Court over 'President' Committee

Bulgarian opposition party GERB has filed a complaint with the Constitutional Court over a temporary committee set up by Parliament unofficially targeting the President.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1631

Bulgaria's President 'Cannot be Investigated by Parliament'

The Bulgarian Parliament has no legal ground to investigate into President Rosen Plevneliev's actions, Georgi Markov, a former constitutional judge, explained.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 12:24 | Viewed: 1228

GERB to Submit No-Confidence Motion against Bulgarian Govt on Friday

Center-right party GERB will submit a no-confidence motion over the failed energy policy of the Bulgarian socialist-led government on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1989

Sofia Office of Bulgarian Populist Party Set Ablaze

The office of the Bulgaria without Censorship party on Lomsko Shose Blvd in Sofia was set ablaze on Tuesday night.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 989

Bulgaria's VP Turns On President Plevneliev over Commission Hearing

Margarita Popova, Bulgaria's Vice-President, has voiced criticism at President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2014, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1346

Bulgaria's Government Convenes in Northern Town of Lovech

The Bulgarian cabinet is holding a session in the north-central town of Lovech on Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2014, Saturday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1548

New Audit Office Chair Demands Comprehensive Probe of Predecessor

Lidia Rumenova, the new Chair of Bulgaria's National Audit Office, has demanded a comprehensive inspection of the activity of the authority and the activities of her predecessor.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2014, Friday // 17:46 | Viewed: 2471

Bulgarian MPs 'Cannot Launch' EVN Probe Against President

Lawmakers in Bulgaria "have no right" to investigate President Rosen Plevneliev's meetings with energy company EVN's head in March, according to experts.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2014, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1369

GERB to Submit No-Confidence Motion for South Stream

Bulgaria's opposition center-right GERB party will submit a no-confidence motion against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2014, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2127

Parliament to Discuss Deputy Speaker Resignation Proposal

Bulgarian lawmakers started work on Friday with a debate over opposition GERB's proposal that Deputy Parliament Speaker Maya Manolova resign.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2014, Friday // 10:31 | Viewed: 1360

Bulgaria's Parliament Approves Interior Ministry Bill

Bulgarian Interior Ministry Chief Secretary, the ministry's top-ranking cadre, will be appointed by the Council of Ministers upon a proposal by the Interior Minister.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2014, Thursday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1411

Parliament To Investigate President's Meeting with EVN Rep

Bulgaria's Parliament set up a temporary committee to investigate “the activities of the EDCs and the concessioners and their unauthorised contacts with politicians”.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2014, Thursday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1664

Bulgaria's Parliament to Discuss Interior Ministry Bill

Lawmakers are to discuss on second reading a controversial new bill which introduces changes to Bulgaria's Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2014, Wednesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1104

Bulgaria's National Security Agency to Open Counter-Terrorism Unit

A counter-terrorism center will be opened as a unit of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security (DANS) very soon, according to Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 15:01 | Viewed: 2101

Bulgarian Socialist MP, MEP Candidate Leaves Parliament

Petar Kurumbashev, MP from the ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has resigned and will leave Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1579

Bulgaria's Parliament Elects Audit Office Head

Lidiya Rumenova, a former member of the National Audit Office, was elected Chair of Bulgaria's auditing body.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 11:45 | Viewed: 1709

Bulgaria's Parliament to Elect National Audit Office Chair

Bulgaria's Parliament is to elect at a regular sitting on Wednesday a Chair of the National Audit Office.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 09:48 | Viewed: 1437

Bulgaria's Parliament Rejects Land Act Veto

Bulgarian Parliament rejected on Tuesday President Rosen Plevneliev's veto on the Agricultural Land Ownership Act, hours after it was reversed by a committee.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2014, Tuesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2212

Agricultural Commission Overturns Land Act Veto

Bulgaria's Agricultural Committee in Parliament voted on Monday against President Rosen Plevneliev's veto on the Agricultural Land Ownership Act.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2014, Tuesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 2017

Bulgaria's Rozovo Inhabitants 'Discriminate' Refugees - Ombudsman

Syrian refugees have been facing discrimination from the inhabitants of Rozovo, a Bulgarian village, according to the National Ombudsman.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2014, Monday // 11:18 | Viewed: 10781

Bulgaria's President Appoints New Electoral Body Member

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has appointed former MP Metin Suleymanov from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) member of the Central Electoral Commission.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2014, Thursday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1787
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