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Threat to DPS Leader's Life 'Received' During Previous Parliament

A threat to Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) leader Lyutvi Mestan emerged during the term of the former legislature, the National Service for Protection (NSO) said.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2014, Monday // 20:52 | Viewed: 922

3 out of 4 Senior Executives of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund Replaced Overnight

A total of three out of four senior executives of Bulgaria's State Fund Agriculture were replaced on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2014, Monday // 15:33 | Viewed: 839

Temenuzhka Yankova Appointed Deputy Chief of Bulgaria's Revenue Agency

Temenuzhka Yankova has been appointed Deputy Executive Director of Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency (NRA) through an order of caretaker Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2014, Monday // 13:51 | Viewed: 725

Bulgaria Has Failed to Solve Many Problems Identified Prior to EU Accession – British MEP

Bulgaria has failed to cope with many of the problems identified 7 years ago, according to Geoffrey Van Orden, former Rapporteur for the country in the European Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2014, Sunday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1733

Court Rules Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Should Return Saragyol to State

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha will have to return to the state the mountain chalet Saragyol, a Sofia court has decided.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1820

Bulgaria's Caretaker Transport Minister Approves 3 New Appointments

Caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova has made replacements at the Executive Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River, the Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company and the State Enterprise "Air Traffic Services Authority."

Politics » Domestic | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1100

Bulgaria's Caretaker Transport Minister Changes Port Burgas CEO

Diyan Dimov, head of Port Burgas in the period 2009-2013, has been reappointed through a decision of caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Politics » Domestic | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1140

Bulgaria Should Prepare for Refugee Influx– Deputy Watchdog Chair

Vasil Varbanov, Deputy Chair of Bulgaria's State Agency for Refugees, has cautioned about a new wave of refugees.

Politics » Domestic | August 25, 2014, Monday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1277

Bulgarian ex-Tsar to Appeal Tsarska Bistritsa Ruling

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, formerly Tsar and Prime Minister of Bulgaria, is to appeal a court ruling under which the royal residence Tsarska Bistitsa is a state property.

Politics » Domestic | August 24, 2014, Sunday // 11:52 | Viewed: 2924

Bulgaria's Ex Royal Palace Tsarska Bistritsa Declared State Property

A Sofia court has ruled that the royal residence Tsarska Bistritsa must be returned to the state by Bulgaria’s former Tsar and PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his sister Maria-Louisa.

Politics » Domestic | August 23, 2014, Saturday // 11:19 | Viewed: 2221

Caretaker Minister Changes Bulgarian Posts, Railways Chiefs

Bulgaria’s caretaker transport and communications minister Nikolina Angelkova has replaced the CEO of the state-run postal service and the board chairman of railway company BDZ.

Politics » Domestic | August 22, 2014, Friday // 19:20 | Viewed: 1210

Radan Kanev 'Ready to Fight' for Reformist Bloc Leadership

Former Reformist Bloc Spokesman Radan Kanev has said he considers himself fully capable of leading the right-wing coalition which is to elect its leader in September.

Politics » Domestic | August 22, 2014, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1029

Bulgarian Budget's Income Statement 'Written Up' - Interim PM

The income statement of the state budget was overestimated by about BGN 2 B back at the planning phase, Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki said.

Politics » Domestic | August 22, 2014, Friday // 07:56 | Viewed: 973

New Head of Bulgaria's Executive Forest Agency Appointed

Toni Krastev has been appointed the new executive director of Bulgaria's Executive Forest Agency.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1154

Interim PM Georgi Bliznashki Reveals Names of Ten Advisers

Bulgaria's Caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has announced the names of ten advisers who are to enter his team, the Council of Ministers' press office said.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 11:00 | Viewed: 2403

Names of Caretaker PM’s Advisers to Be Unveiled Thursday

Bulgaria’s caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki is expected to have about 10 advisers, dnevnik,bg has reported.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1157

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Replaces 3 More District Governors

Bulgaria's caretaker government has replaced three more district governors, thereby reaching a score of eight new district governors since August 13.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1049

Austrian Der Standard: Borisov Is Organizing a Comeback

Austrian daily Der Standard has published an article arguing that Boyko Borisov, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and current leader of the GERB party, is organizing a comeback.

Politics » Domestic | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1923

Bulgaria Mulls Raising Minimum Wage in 2015

Bulgaria's Ministry of Labor and Social Policy will propose an increase in the minimum wage in 2015, according to caretaker Minister Yordan Hristoskov.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2014, Monday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1399

Ex Foreign Minister Solomon Passy Quits Bulgaria’s NDSV Party

Former Foreign Minister Solomon Passy has left liberal party NDSV (National Movement for Stability and Progress) and called for its dissolution.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1202

Ex-PM Vows 10 Muslim Deputy Ministers if GERB Wins Early Elections

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB and former Prime Minister, has argued that Bulgaria’s next government should have at least 10 Muslim Deputy Ministers.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1436