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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: 1418

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: 1673

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: 1107

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: 2118

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: 1589

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: 1720

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: 1446

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: 2219

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: 2027

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: 10815

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: 1790

Bulgaria's Customs Agency to Undergo Thorough Probe

Bulgarian Customs Agency head Pavel Tonev has vowed a comprehensive inspection at the authority.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1609

Ex-Journalist Barekov: 'One More MP to Leave GERB'

The journalist-turned-politician Nikolay Barekov, who leads the Bulgaria without Censorship party, announced "one more lawmaker" was to quit center-right GERB on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2014, Monday // 15:26 | Viewed: 3977

Bulgaria to Spend BGN 31.5 M on Repairing Second-, Third-Class Roads

A total of BGN 31.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1938

Bulgarian Parliament to Mark 135th Anniversary of Tarnovo Constitution

Bulgaria's Parliament will hold a ceremonial sitting to mark the 135th anniversary of the adoption of the Tarnovo Constitution.

Politics » Domestic | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1657

Parliament Finally Overturns Audit Office Act Veto

The Bulgarian Parliament voted against President Plevneliev's veto on amendments to the Audit Office Act.

Politics » Domestic | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1776

Bomb Signal Alerts Sofia Courthouse

Police are checking the Sofia courthouse after a bomb signal on Tuesday afternoon.

Politics » Domestic | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1931

Ex-President Parvanov: Early Elections Are Pressing

Early elections in Bulgaria are pressing, said the country's former President Georgi Parvanov in an interview for Nova TV.

Politics » Domestic | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1254

Bulgarian President Vetoes Amendments to Agricultural Land Act

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has returned to Parliament a set of amendments to the Agricultural Land Ownership and Use Act due to clashes with the Constitution and EU law.

Politics » Domestic | April 14, 2014, Monday // 20:10 | Viewed: 2443

Parliament to Overturn President's Veto on Audit Office Act

Bulgarian Parliament's Budget and Finance Committee overturned Monday the veto imposed by President Rosen Plevneliev to amendments to the Audit Office Act.

Politics » Domestic | April 14, 2014, Monday // 12:50 | Viewed: 7375

Ex Bulgarian PM Borisov Backs Progressive Taxation

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of center-right party GERB has spoken in favor of progressive taxation.

Politics » Domestic | April 13, 2014, Sunday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2138
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