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Bulgarian Liberal Leader Threatens to Sue Ex-PM

Bulgarian liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Lyutvi Mestan warned he will file a suit against center-right GERB leader and former Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2014, Wednesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1028

Bulgarian MPs Reject Mandatory, Online Vote Proposals

The ad hoc parliamentary committee for the preparation of a new Election Code expectedly rejected the proposals of the Bulgarian opposition.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1574

Ex-Bulgarian President: I Have Been Labeled Traitor 17 Y Ago to Date

Former Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, (2002-2012) says he has been slammed as traitor already after he returned the government mandate on February 4, 1997.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2102

Bulgarian President Sees Democracy's Future in Referendums

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has voiced the idea to have referendums alongside all future elections in the country.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 980

European Parliament to Discuss Refugee Situation in Bulgaria

The European Parliament will discuss the situation with Syrian refugees in Bulgaria during its Wednesday session in Strasbourg, Bulgarian News Agency informed.

Politics » Domestic | February 3, 2014, Monday // 13:04 | Viewed: 1371

Bulgaria's Ex Customs Head: Fraudsters Are Appointed at Senior Posts

Former Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has accused Bulgaria's current government of appointing experienced fraudsters at the customs authority.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2014, Sunday // 18:37 | Viewed: 1445

Bulgarian MEP: Compulsory Voting Will Eliminate Vote Buying

The introduction of compulsory voting will eliminate the practice of vote buying and will minimize its negative impact, according to Bulgarian MEP Andrey Kovachev.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2014, Sunday // 17:55 | Viewed: 1453

Bulgaria's Former Ruling Party GERB Predicts Financial Catastrophe

Center-right party GERB has leveled strong criticisms against the financial policy of the socialist-led coalition government, predicting a catastrophe in 2015.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2014, Sunday // 17:12 | Viewed: 4962

Interior Minister Deplores 'Filthy' Climate in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Minister of Interior Tsvetlin Yovchev has lashed out against renewed attempts at smear campaigns via alleged wiretapping recordings.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2014, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2222

Bulgarians Have More Trust in PM Than in President - Poll

Embattled Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski still has a higher level of support among citizens than President Rosen Plevneliev, according to a recent public opinion survey.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2014, Sunday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1395

Bulgarian Socialists Withdraw Confidence from 13 ABV Movement Allies

The National Council of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has withdrawn confidence from its members related to the ABV Movement of former President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2014, Saturday // 18:59 | Viewed: 2407

Bulgaria President Urges Opening of Communist-Era State Security Files

President Rosen Plevneliev called for a full disclosure of the archive of the Communist-era state security service, Darzhavna Sigurnost (DS).

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2014, Saturday // 16:43 | Viewed: 2857

Bulgaria Reports Decrease in Complaints at European Human Rights Court

There has been a reduction in the number of complaints against Bulgaria at the European Human Rights Court (ECtHR), according to reports of the Justice Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2014, Saturday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1665

Bulgarian Socialists Withdraw Confidence from Allies of ABV Movement

The Sofia-city unit of the Bulgarian Socialist Party has stated that it withdraws political confidence from members supporting the ABV Movement of ex-President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2014, Saturday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1813

Bulgarian Socialists to Decide Fate of 'Renegade' Ex-President

The Bulgarian Socialist Party is expected to decide Saturday on whether to expel former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2014, Saturday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1297

Bulgarian Banker Vassilev Claims to Contribute 10% of National GDP

Bulgarian banker Tsvetan Vassilev's companies contribute more that 10% of the country's GDP, according to Vassilev's own assessment.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2014, Friday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2045

Bulgaria PM Says President's Referendum Idea Too Vague

Bulgaria’s ruling left-leaning coalition has once again attacked President Rosen Plevneliev over his suggestions for major changes to the country’s voting rules.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2014, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1715

Bulgarian Cabinet Confident in Socialist Party Support

Reports that leading figures of the Bulgarian Socialist Party are growing critical of the cabinet are unfounded, stated Bulgarian PM Plamen Oresharski Friday.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2014, Friday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1563

Bulgarian Supreme Court Rejects Mobile Traffic Cameras as Evidence

Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) ruled that evidence gathered with mobile traffic cameras contradicts the Traffic Law.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2014, Friday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1435

Sofia Parking Wardens Clamp MPs' Vehicles, Cause Bustle in Parliament

Bulgaria's Parliament briefly broke off its session on Thursday after several MPs got texts that their cars were clamped for parking violations.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 2166

Bulgarian Rightists Back President's Call for Changing Voting Rules

Bulgaria’s right-wing opposition Reformist Bloc has expressed support for President Rosen Plevneliev’s call for a referendum on new election rules.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2014, Thursday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1070
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