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Bulgaria's Current Supreme Judicial Council Panel Holds Last Sitting

Bulgaria's outgoing Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) will hold Thursday its last sitting for its five year term in office.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2012, Thursday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1112

Sofia Mayor Resorts to Prayers over Scarce Winter Budget

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova appears to have turned to supernatural powers, as the Bulgarian capital's budget would be insufficient to cope with a snowy winter.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2012, Wednesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1057

Bulgarian PM Admits Need to Go on Diet

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, admitted Wednesday that he has gone on a diet to lose weight.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2012, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1191

Bulgarian MPs Elect Swiftly Supreme Judicial Council Members

The Bulgarian Parliament elected swiftly and without any debates the eleven members of the new Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, from the political quota.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2012, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1410

Bulgarian MPs to Hold Supreme Judicial Council Election

A total of 11 members of Bulgaria's new Supreme Judicial Council from the parliamentary quota will be elected on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2012, Wednesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 926

Bulgarian Supreme Magistrates Nominate Constitutional Court Judge

Judges from Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) and the Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) have selected Georgi Angelov as their their representative at the Constitutional Court (KS).

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2012, Tuesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 996

Bulgarian Customs Agency Head Backs Relocation of Key Agencies

Bulgarian Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has declared that he is in favor of the government's efforts to move important state agencies to cities other than the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2012, Tuesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 577

2 Bulgarian Supreme Magistrates Vie for Constitutional Court Vacancy

Judges from Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) and the Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) are to choose their representative at the Constitutional Court (KS) at a runoff among two candidates.

Politics » Domestic | September 24, 2012, Monday // 17:50 | Viewed: 546

2 Separate Rallies Interrupt Each Other in Sofia

Several hundred Bulgarians gathered in the capital Sofia to protest against the increased prices of fuels, electricity and water on Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2012, Saturday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1121

Bulgarian Top Cop Seeks to Up Police Pay in Protests Eve

Salaries of policemen can be upped by 5% to 7% with their social benefits remaining at the same level, says Bulgarian Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2012, Friday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1063

Kuneva Alarms of Greek Scenario over Fake Bulgarian Stats

Meglena Kuneva, Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner who is now the leader of her own political party "Bulgaria for Citizens" is warning of a huge "disaster" over tempering with national statistics data.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2012, Friday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1657

Bulgarian PM: We Love Quake-Shaken City, Opposition Doesn't!

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has claimed that his centrist-right GERB party "loves" the city of Pernik that was jolted by a strong quake in May, unlike the left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2012, Friday // 11:16 | Viewed: 613

Ex-Commissioner Kuneva Snubs Bulgarian Socialists

Former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, who is leading a new Bulgarian political party, snubbed an approachment call by the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2012, Thursday // 16:34 | Viewed: 785

Bulgaria Won't Ban Rallies in Languages Other Than Bulgarian

Bulgaria's Parliament did not back a proposal made by the xenophobic Ataka (Attack) party demanding that all public rallies in the country be held only in Bulgarian.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2012, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 827

Bulgarian Parliament to Probe 'High-Power' Corruption

The Bulgarian Parliament voted Thursday to establish a temporary inquiry committee to probe corruption among senior officials.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2012, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgarian Investigators Select Judicial Council Member

Bulgaria's investigators selected their envoy to the country's Supreme Judicial Council Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 19, 2012, Wednesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 666

Bulgarian Nationalists Move to Ban Turkish from Rallies

A heated debate took place in the Bulgarian Parliament Wednesday on legislative amendments proposals for rallies and protests to be carried out only in the Bulgarian language.

Politics » Domestic | September 19, 2012, Wednesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 854

Bulgarian PM Puts Off Customs Agency Relocation in U-Turn

Bulgaria's Customs Agency headquarters will not be relocated to the Danube city of Ruse for now, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov surprisingly announced on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2012, Tuesday // 17:10 | Viewed: 1152

Bulgarians as Miserable as after 1997 Catastrophe - Ex EU Commissioner Party

After five years of EU membership the majority of Bulgarians feel as miserable as during the banking crisis in 1996-1997 when many lost their savings, according to the new opposition party of the country's former EU commissioner.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2012, Tuesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1394

Stanishev: Bulgaria Is Tragic Country Plundered by Rulers

Bulgaria is facing a hapless future at the hands of ruling center-right GERB party and citizens should brace for a change, stated PES and opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | September 15, 2012, Saturday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1217

First Members of Bulgaria's New Judicial Council to Be Elected

The first members in the new composition of Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council are set to be elected Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | September 15, 2012, Saturday // 09:48 | Viewed: 747