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Bulgarian President Endorses Chief Prosecutor for Constitutional Court

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev from the ruling centrist-right GERB has nominated the country's outgoing Chief Prosecutor Boris Velchev to sit in the Constitutional Court.

Politics » Domestic | October 11, 2012, Thursday // 13:54 | Viewed: 934

Bulgaria's Parliament to Amnesty Illegal Construction Built in 1987-2001

Bulgaria's Parliament is to consider at second reading amendments to the Spatial Planning Act envisaging an amnesty for illegal construction completed in the period 1987-2001.

Politics » Domestic | October 11, 2012, Thursday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1080

Bulgarian Rulers Nominate Deputy Parliament Chair for Constitutional Court

Bulgaria's ruling party GERB has nominated Deputy Chair of the Bulgarian Parliament Anastas Anastasov to sit on the country's Constitutional Court.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2012, Wednesday // 19:35 | Viewed: 1170

Democracy, Media Freedom in Bulgaria Flourishing - PM

Bulgaria's prime minister has vehemently denied allegations that his ruling stifles media and human rights freedoms.

Politics » Domestic | October 10, 2012, Wednesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria's Turkish Party Warns of Unfair Elections Looming

Democracy in Bulgaria is in peril, according to a statement by opposition Movement for Rights and Freedoms following municipal elections in the village of Tuhovishta.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2012, Tuesday // 18:56 | Viewed: 1279

Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Approval Ratings Collapse - Poll

For the first time since the current Cabinet of the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, took office, nearly every other person has a negative opinion of its policies.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2012, Tuesday // 14:13 | Viewed: 1558

Bulgarian Rock Star Founds Own Party after President Bid

Svetoslav Viktov, former lead vocal of Bulgarian rock band Hipodil and presidential runner at the October 23 2011 elections has decided to challenge all political parties in Bulgaria at the 2013 general vote.

Politics » Domestic | October 8, 2012, Monday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1801

Opposition Prevails in Bulgaria's Partial Mayor Elections

The candidates of the opposition left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, and of the other major opposition formation, the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, have won the partial local mayoral elections held in Bulgaria Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | October 8, 2012, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1231

Bulgaria Holds Partial Local Mayoral Elections

Several locations in Bulgaria are holding partial local mayoral elections Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2012, Sunday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1279

Stanishev Slams Bulgaria's 2013 State Budget

Bulgaria's draft state budget for 2013 is weak and lacking in real policy, according to PES and Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | October 6, 2012, Saturday // 20:11 | Viewed: 1142

Bulgarian Socialists Challenge PM to Become EPP President

The Bulgarian Socialist Party has retorted to criticisms against its leader Sergey Stanishev issued by ruling center-right GERB party Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | October 6, 2012, Saturday // 18:58 | Viewed: 1071

Bulgaria's Rulers GERB: PES Takes Toll on Stanishev

Bulgaria's ruling center right GERB party has slammed in a statement Saturday criticisms against it voiced by PES and Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | October 6, 2012, Saturday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1046

Bulgaria Refuses to Ban Ex Spies from State News Agency

Former collaborators of Bulgaria's communist regime's secret service will not be banned from serving as heads of the state-owned news agency BTA, the constitutional court has ruled.

Politics » Domestic | October 5, 2012, Friday // 08:33 | Viewed: 1368

PES Leader Stanishev: We've Got to Stop GERB!

The Bulgarian Socialist Party is the only force who can prevent a second term in office of center-right ruling GERB party, said PES leader Sergey Stanishev, who also chairs the Bulgarian Socialists.

Politics » Domestic | October 4, 2012, Thursday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1096

Judge Picked to Chair Bulgaria's New Judicial Council

Sonya Naydenova, a judge from the Sofia City Court, has been elected as the Representative (technically the chairperson) of Bulgaria's newly inaugurated Supreme Judicial Council (VSS).

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 989

Bulgaria's Questionable New Judicial Council Promises Justice

Bulgaria's newly elected Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has formally assumed office amidst serious doubts about where its members are capable of turning around the notorious problems at the Bulgarian judiciary.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1282

Bulgarian PM Blames 'Opposition's Lies' on Media Freedom

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made a brand-new disparaging comment about media freedom accusing the media of using their freedom to spread what he claims are the "lies" of the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1352

Plevneliev: Syrian Refugees May Flood Bulgaria

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said that the issue of Syrian refugees is high on the agenda of the country.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1177

Bulgarian PM Lashes Out at PES Leader over Schengen

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has criticized Bulgarian Socialist Party leader and PES president Sergey Stanishev over what he perceives as contradicting statements on the country's potential Schengen entry.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 989

Bulgaria's New Supreme Judicial Council Assumes Office

Bulgaria's newly elected Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to assume office Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 980

Ex Bulgarian President Hails Rival Stanishev's PES Win

Former Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, has saluted rival Sergey Stanishev for his victory in the election for President of the Party of European Socialists, PES.

Politics » Domestic | October 2, 2012, Tuesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 979