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Siderov Sabotages Bulgarian National Security Talks

The emergency sitting of the Bulgarian Consultative Council on National Security (KSNS) started with a shameful scandal.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2269

Bulgaria's President Calls Meeting of Consultative Security Council

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is calling an extraordinary sitting of the Consultative Council on National Security (KSNS) to discuss the current political situation in the country and the steps necessary to meet public expectations.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 08:55 | Viewed: 947

Bulgaria's Deputy Interior Minister Appointed, Fired in 2 Hours

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski dismissed Deputy Interior Minister Ivan Ivanov late on Wednesday, a mere two hours after he had been appointed to the post.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 08:25 | Viewed: 1938

Bulgaria Sees 6th Day of Unrelenting Protests, Police in Sofia Beefed Up

For the sixth day in a row, thousands of outraged Bulgarians have staged nationwide protest rallies against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 2518

Bulgaria Nationalist Leader Heads Anti-Corruption Body in Parliament

Bulgaria’s nationalist leader Volen Siderov will head the parliamentary body for corruption combat, conflict of interests and ethics, MPs decided.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 2007

Constitutional Court to Rule on Notorious Bulgarian MP in Autumn - Experts

Bulgaria’s Constitutional court is unlikely to deliver its decision on whether a controversial media mogul may return as lawmaker before the autumn, experts have said.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 16:21 | Viewed: 955

Stanishev Accuses Bulgarian Opposition of Trying to 'Hijack' Protests

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev has accused the opposition center-right GERB of trying to use the ongoing massive anti-government protests in the country for its own purposes.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 842

Bulgarian PM Apologizes for Outrageous Appointment of National Security Head

In an attempt to appease the ongoing massive protests in Bulgaria, Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski apologized Wednesday for last week’s appointment of controversial media mogul Delyan Peevski as head of the State Agency for National Security.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1393

Protests against New Blagoevgrad District Governor Continue

Residents of the southwestern city of Blagoevgrad staged a new protest Wednesday morning against the appointment of Musa Palev from the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedom (DPS) as District Governor.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1054

Bulgarian Parliament Scraps Appointment of Controversial Official amid Protests

Bulgaria’s Parliament has expectedly retracted the appointment of controversial businessman and lawmaker Delyan Peevski as head of the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1210

Constitutional Court to Decide Fate of Notorious Bulgarian MP

Bulgaria’s liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party will ask the Constitutional Court whether controversial media mogul Delyan Peevski may return as lawmaker once the Parliament retracts his appointment as head of the country’s State Agency fo

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 793

Controversial Bulgarian Mogul Granted Access to Top Secret Files

Controversial Bulgarian media mogul Delyan Peevski was granted access to the highest level of classified information in the country three days before he was even appointed as head of the State Agency for National Security (DANS), according to a local pape

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgarians Gear Up for 6th Day of Massive Anti-Govt Rallies

For a sixth day in a row, outraged Bulgarians will stage nationwide protest rallies against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1051

Bulgarian Parliament to Retract Shocking Appointment of National Security Head

Bulgaria’s Parliament is expected to retract on Wednesday the appointment of controversial businessman Delyan Peevski as head of the country’s State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 821

Bulgaria Sees Fifth Day of Anti-Government Protests

For a fifth day in a row, thousands of Bulgarians have gathered in front of the Council of Ministers building in Sofia to demand the resignation of the socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 21:15 | Viewed: 2375

Bulgaria's GERB To Stay Out of Parliament to Avoid Provocations

The leader of the center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, and ex-Prime Minister Boiko Borisov has said the the MPs from his party will not show up in the Bulgarian Parliament anymore.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 20:55 | Viewed: 1849

Bulgarian Stock Breeders to Stage Protests over Inefficient Govt

Bulgarian stock breeders have threatened to start protests over the inaction of the government of the socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1300

Bulgaria Ex Golden Girls Coach Sets Up Party with Olympic Ambitions

Bulgaria's former rhythmic gymnastics coach Iliyana Raeva, who set off on a political career earlier this year, will officially establish her party on June 22.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1455

Bulgaria’s Embattled Socialist Leader to Face Confidence Vote

Bulgaria’s Socialist leader has urged his party to hold a confidence vote and decide his future amid a flood of calls to resign.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1775

Bulgarian President Targeted in Smear Campaign

Information that Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev had offshore companies in Cyprus where he concealed USD 1 M has emerged to be a fabrication.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 14:58 | Viewed: 2229

Round Table on Election Code Overhaul Held in Bulgaria

Bulgarian citizens want a full overhaul of the Election Code, according to the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament, Maya Manolova.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1301
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