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Sofia Mayor: Socialists Gamble with My Life

Sofia's Mayor, Boyko Borisov, stated Thursday that the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) was using his life as stake in their pursuit of power.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 21:00 | Viewed: 1740

Sofia Mayor Salutes Cabinet Waste Emergency Declaration

Sofia's Mayor, Boyko Borisov, saluted the Cabinet's decision to officially declare a waste emergency situation in the capital city.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1636

Bulgaria Cabinet Declares Official Waste Emergency Situation

Bulgaria's Cabinet officially declared Thursday an emergency situation in Sofia over lack of adequate waste removal.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 15:20 | Viewed: 2424

Sofia Mayor, Bulgaria PM War of Words Escalates over Waste Saga

Sofia City Hall's press center distributed Thursday a copy of a letter about the city's waste problems, sent by the Cabinet three years ago.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1409

Bulgaria to Stamp out Smoking in 2010

The Bulgarian MPs approved Thursday a smoking ban in outdoor and indoor public spaces, effective June 1, 2010.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 13:03 | Viewed: 2118

Bulgaria MPs Snub Interior Ministry over Uncontrolled Access to Data

Bulgaria's parliament voted against a proposal to give the Interior Ministry unlimited access to private communication data without court approval.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1117

Sofia Mayor Cuts Short Moscow Visit over Garbage Row

The mayor of Sofia has surprisingly put an end to his visit in Moscow following governmental plans to declare emergency in the capital over poor garbage collection.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 09:19 | Viewed: 1601

Bulgaria PM: Sofia Mayor Should Mind His Business

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Stanishev replied to Sofia Mayor's comments in Moscow about the cabinet sabotaging the Municipality by telling Borisov to mind his own business.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 16:32 | Viewed: 3198

Borisov to Moscow Mayor: Sofia Is Besieged Like Stalingrad

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov has told his Moscow counterpart, Yury Luzhkov, the Bulgarian government of Prime Minister Stanishev was trying to sabotage his activities.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2021

2 000 Bulgarians Exposed as State Security Collaborators

A special panel, investigating Bulgaria's communist-era police files, said it has probed the past of a total of 72 000 Bulgarians since its establishment two years ago.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1708

Sofia Mayor: Kremikovtzi Will Become Most Upscale Suburb

Kremikovtzi has all chances to become the most upscale Sofia suburb in the next 20 years.

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2009, Sunday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1659

Disgruntled Former Socialists Found New Bulgarian Leftist Party

The newest Bulgarian left-wing party held Saturday its Constituent Congress.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2009, Saturday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1936

Bulgaria State Swaps Coastal for Mountainous Land Plots

The Bulgarian state has swapped mainly forest land close to the seacoast for private plots in the mountainous regions of the country since the beginning of the year.

Politics » Domestic | April 3, 2009, Friday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1355

Bulgaria Cuts Ban on Foreigners Entry

Bulgaria's parliament has adopted legal amendments that according to the opposition give the green light for the return of Russian-born Israeli citizen Michael Chernoy.

Politics » Domestic | April 3, 2009, Friday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1347

Bulgaria Revenue Agency Hits Luxury Yacht Owners

The National Revenue Agency has begun checking the owners of 230 luxury yachts in Bulgaria in a bid to increase tax collections, fight fraud and tax evasion.

Politics » Domestic | April 3, 2009, Friday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1794

Bulgaria State Security Hits Administration Ministry

DANS received prosecutor's orders to investigate Bulgaria's State Administration Ministry for embezzlement and waste of funds.

Politics » Domestic | April 2, 2009, Thursday // 18:26 | Viewed: 1512

Bulgaria Conflict of Interests Violators to Be Penalized

Individuals, holding high ranking positions will incur partial salary garnishment upon proof of conflict of interest.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2009, Wednesday // 18:24 | Viewed: 1878

Varna Right-Wing Leader Quits over Murder Scandal

The prominent right-wing politician form Varna, Tsanko Tsvetanov, announced Wednesday he was withdrawing from active political life.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2009, Wednesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 2050

NGO Observers Set to Monitor Bulgaria Infrastructure Projects

Transparency International will monitor the deal for the construction of Bulgaria's Trakya highway and report instances of corruption.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2009, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 2024

Bulgaria Notorious CSKA President Tomov Cries Political Repression

Alexander Tomov's property valued at thousands of BGN was frozen Tuesday by the Bulgarian Commission for Investigating Illegal Ownership.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2009, Tuesday // 18:56 | Viewed: 2598

Bulgaria Opposition Leader: Kidnapping Is a Growing Threat

The formal leader of GERB, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has said that kidnapping is becoming an increasing threat to Bulgarian businessmen.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2009, Monday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1474
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