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Bulgarian Ex-PM in No Worry over Demise of Rightist Blue Coalition

Rightist leader and former Bulgarian PM Ivan Kostov has expressed confidence that his Democrats for Strong Bulgaria will remain in parliament following summer 2013 elections.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 19:42 | Viewed: 720

New Bulgarian Party Vows to Fight for Principles, Enter Parliament

The Freedom and Dignity party, founded by dissenters from Turkish-Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms will stand up for the ideals of freedom and equality, stated co-founder Kasim Dal.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 16:31 | Viewed: 805

Opposition: Bulgarian Parliament Is Locked Out

The Bulgarian Parliament is exhibiting a complete failure to exert its constitutional powers during its last year in office, argued opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party MP Angel Naydenov.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2012, Sunday // 12:34 | Viewed: 739

No Need to Change Presidential Powers in Bulgaria – Ex Head of State

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has said he sees no reason for serious and radical changes to the Constitutional powers of the President

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2012, Saturday // 18:50 | Viewed: 856

Bulgaria's Justice Minister: Chief Prosecutor's Term in Office Must Be Shorter

Bulgarian Justice Minister Diana Kovacheva has argued that the term in office of the Chief Prosecutor must be reduced from seven to five years.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2012, Saturday // 15:57 | Viewed: 732

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish 'Dissidents' Launch New Party

A new political party is being founded in Bulgaria Saturday by Kasim Dal, a "dissident" from the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2012, Saturday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1011

Bulgarian Ex-Deputy FinMin Appointed as C-Bank Board Member

Boryana Pencheva, a former Bulgarian Deputy Finance Minister, has been officially appointed as a member of the country's central bank governing board.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2012, Friday // 14:49 | Viewed: 948

Bulgarian GERB MP Quits on Conflict of Interest Suspicions

The Member of the Parliament from Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, Vyara Petrova, has resigned from her parliamentary seat Friday.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2012, Friday // 11:03 | Viewed: 942

Deadline to Nominate Constitution Judge Expires in Bulgaria

The deadline for nominations for constitutional judge from the quota of the Bulgarian Parliament expires Friday.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2012, Friday // 10:31 | Viewed: 735

Bulgaria's Marred Right-Wing Picks New Top Court Judge Nominee

Galya Gugusheva, deputy head of the appeals special prosecutor's office, is the new candidate for constitutional judge of Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces party, UDF.

Politics » Domestic | November 29, 2012, Thursday // 19:24 | Viewed: 804

Bulgarian PM to Journalists: Don't Comment on Anything!

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has instructed journalists in the Black Sea city of Varna to showcase his government's construction achievements, advising them "not to comment on anything.

Politics » Domestic | November 29, 2012, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1059

Bulgarian PM Faces Fine for Hand-feeding Young Ladies

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov may face a fine of up to BGN 3 000 (EUR 1536) for his peculiar habit of hand-feeding young ladies at official ceremonies.

Politics » Domestic | November 29, 2012, Thursday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1896

Kuneva: Bulgaria's N-Referendum Fake, Serves Political Cartel Only

Bulgaria's former European Commissioner, Meglena Kuneva, has said her party's call for boycott of the upcoming referendum on the fate of nuclear energy in the country is a protest against the hypocrisy of the ruling party.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 20:13 | Viewed: 1237

Bulgaria to Shed Light on Shady Millionaires' Totalitarian Past

Bulgaria's Files Commission is to reveal the names of the former secret agents of the totalitarian State Security among the so-called credit millionaires, the notorious bad debtors who emerged in the country during the 90s.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1000

Bulgaria Pays Fourth Most Generous Unemployment Benefits - OECD

Bulgaria is among the world's top ten of countries with generous unemployment benefits, according to data of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD).

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1917

Median Age of Bulgaria's Population Climbs to 42.7

In 2011, Bulgaria's population kept aging and the median age increased to 42.7 years, according to a report on the implementation of the National Demographic Development Strategy for 2011.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1168

Bulgaria Rulers Quickly Name Successor to Tainted Sofia Rep

Bulgaria's ruling party administrative secretary is to be appointed GERB regional coordinator in the capital Sofia, it emerged on Tuesday evening.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 20:10 | Viewed: 775

Bulgaria Controversial Politician, Shady Businessman Team Up

The scandalous leader of a Bulgarian conservative party has pooled efforts with a controversial businessman, founder and owner of a large low-cost drug store chain to make a new foray together onto the large political scene next year.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 935

Notorious Bulgarian Ruling Party Official Resigns

Andrey Ivanov, the Sofia regional coordinator of Bulgaria's ruling GERB party, has resigned, local media inform.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 681

Bulgarian Right-Wing MPs to Block Party's Top Court Judge Nomination

The remaining lawmakers from Bulgaria's right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria party have reiterated their opposition to any party nomination for constitutional judge.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 11:15 | Viewed: 530

Bulgaria's Split Right Refuses to 'Play Constitution Game'

One of the parties in the feeble Bulgarian right-wing Blue Coalition, Democrats for Strong Bulgaria, DSB, confirmed Monday that they would not nominate again the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament, Ekaterina Mihaylova, for constitutional judge.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2012, Monday // 18:24 | Viewed: 710