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Bulgarian Rulers Jubilant over Sofia Metro Line Opening

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and President Rosen Plevneliev are extremely excited over the opening of the capital Sofia's second metro line.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2012, Friday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1232

Bulgarian PM: Enticed Foreign Investors Shock for Opposition

The BGN 40 M that would flow to the State budget from the contract with French Total, Austrian OMV and Spanish Repsol for oil and gas exploration in the Black Sea will be used for roads, schools, and sports facilities.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2012, Friday // 13:11 | Viewed: 845

Bulgarian Left-Winger Repents for AIDS Joke

Anton Kutev, media policy secretary of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has apologized for recently comparing socialism to AIDS.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2012, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 626

Video Spoof Mocks Bulgarian PM Borisov as "The Illusionist"

A video spoof portraying Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov as the main character of the 2006 Hollywood production "The Illusionist" has been posted online.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2012, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1042

Bulgarian Ex-President Plots Political Comeback

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has revealed that he is yet to give up on politics, vowing a comeback in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2012, Wednesday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1094

Bulgarian Socialists Makes Own Functionary Apologize for 'AIDS Scandal'

The Control Commission of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party has recommended that its Media Policy Secretary Anton Kutev issue an apology for comparing socialism to AIDS.

Politics » Domestic | August 28, 2012, Tuesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1086

PES President Won't Punish Party Member over Socialism-AIDS Comparison

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has stated that he will not punish his party's media policy secretary Anton Kutev, who recently said that "socialism has some things in common with AIDS.

Politics » Domestic | August 27, 2012, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 893

Bulgaria VP Vows to Welcome Back Bulgarian Emigrants

The Bulgarian President's Office is hard at work for creating conditions for Bulgarians abroad to return and work in Bulgaria, stated Vice-President Margarita Popova Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | August 26, 2012, Sunday // 16:23 | Viewed: 1373

Bulgarian PM Mocks Socialists over AIDS Self-Comparison

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has picked up a compassion of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) with AIDS to mock his rivals.

Politics » Domestic | August 25, 2012, Saturday // 16:29 | Viewed: 930

Bulgarian Left-Winger Says Socialism Like AIDS, Stirs Outrage in Own Party

Anton Kutev, media policy secretary of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has likened socialism to AIDS, thus stirring outrage in the party.

Politics » Domestic | August 24, 2012, Friday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1344

Bulgarian Govt to Squander BGN 60,000 on Metro Opening Party

Bulgaria's Cabinet has announced a public procurement tender for a party planner for the opening of the second line of the Sofia Metro.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2012, Tuesday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1414

Bulgarian FinMin Proposes Fund to Stimulate Municipalities

Bulgarian Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov has proposed Tuesday the creation of a special fund to stimulate the development of Bulgaria's municipalities.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2012, Tuesday // 17:32 | Viewed: 932

Stanishev: Sultan Boyko Mocks Bulgarian Pensioners

The raise of pensions in Bulgaria with 7% announced by center-right GERB cabinet is gravely inadequate, argued opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2012, Tuesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 953

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Dissenters to Start New Political Party

Kasim Dal, the formerly closest aide to Bulgarian ethnic Turkish leader Ahmed Dogan, and an independent MP, Korman Ismailov, are starting a new political party.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2012, Monday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1271

50% of Bulgarian Public Procurement Deals in H1, 2012 Flawed

Nearly half of the public procurement contracts signed in the first six months of 2012 are flawed, according to the Bulgarian Public Financial Inspection Agency (PFIA).

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2012, Monday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1091

Bulgarian Opposition Blame Govt over London 2012 Failure

A club within the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party has proposed a no-confidence vote for the center-right GERB cabinet over the poor performance of Bulgarian athletes at the London 2012 Olympics.

Politics » Domestic | August 19, 2012, Sunday // 18:48 | Viewed: 974

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria at 10.8% in July

A total of 18 301 unemployed found work in July, according to Bulgaria's Employment Agency (EA), up by 4000 from the same period in 2011.

Politics » Domestic | August 16, 2012, Thursday // 12:50 | Viewed: 933

Traffic Control Cameras on Bulgarian Roads to Increase 8-Fold

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry will increase the number of traffic control cameras mounted on highways, roads and streets from 22 to 173.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1756

Bulgarian PM Unashamed as He's Caught Using Govt Aircraft for Leisure

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has declared he sees nothing wrong in the fact that his amateur football team has been flying around on the government's official Airbus.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 2065

Bulgarian Cabinet Not Bothered by PM Using Govt Craft for Football Friendly

Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski confirmed the report that Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's amateur football team has been flying around on the government's Airbus.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1177

Bulgarian Daily Claims PM's Team Flown on Govt Craft for Friendly Game

The Vitosha Bistritsa "Tigers", the amateur football team Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has been reportedly flown to the Black Sea city of Varna on the government's Airbus for a friendly game.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 954