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Bulgarian MPs Reject President's Election Code Veto

Bulgarian parliament has rejected the veto of the Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov on the new amendments to the Election Code.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2011, Wednesday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgarian Ministers Back PM in Confidence Vote Move

The Bulgarian Council of Ministers is going to ask the Parliament to hold the debate on the confidence vote for the overall policies of the government on Thursday, the cabinet decided.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2011, Wednesday // 12:45 | Viewed: 1174

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish MPs Expel Dissident Kasim Dal

The parliamentary group of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party DPS (Movement for Rights and Freedoms) voted late Tuesday evening to expel Kasim Dal.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2011, Wednesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1774

Nationalists Vow Hardline Support for Bulgarian Govt in Confidence Vote

Volen Siderov, the leader of Bulgaria's nationalist party "Ataka" ("Attack"), has pledged hardline support for the Borisov Cabinet and the ruling party GERB in a Parliament confidence vote to be requested by the government.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 22:27 | Viewed: 1652

Preemptive Strike over 'Tapegate': Bulgarian PM to Ask Parliament for Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will propose to his Cabinet to ask the Parliament for a confidence vote about the overall policies of the government.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 20:56 | Viewed: 1605

Istanbul-Based 'Bulturk' Blasts Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party DPS (Movement for Rights and Freedoms) and its leader Ahmed Dogan have been subjected to devastating criticism by Bulturk, the organization of Bulgarian Turkish expats living in Turkey.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 18:20 | Viewed: 1468

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party Slams Resigning Dissenter as Provocateur

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party DPS (Movement for Rights and Freedoms) has accepted the resignation from its leadership of Kasim Dal, who is emerging as a major dissenter.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1191

Toppled Bulgarian Judge: Interior Minister Orchestrated My Removal

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) decided to remove the head of the Sofia Appellate Court Veselin Pengezov because of pressure by Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, according to Pengezov himself.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1486

Bulgaria's Judicial Council Topples Senior Judge over Property Scandal

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council has voted to remove Veselin Pengezov from the position of chair of the Sofia Appellate Court because of the revelations made in the summer of 2010 which tangled Pengezov's family in a property scandal.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1816

Bulgarian President Fires Legal Council Head over Spying Scandal

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov has sacked the Chairman of his legal Council Sasho Penov, according to a press release from the Presidency.

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1501

Jurgen Roth on Tapegate: How Can Borisov Be So Stupid?

Leading German investigative journalist Jurgen Roth, known for his work on organized crime in Bulgaria, has declared that the Borisov Cabinet must resign if the scandalous tapes of senior official's phone conversations leaked recently prove to be authenti

Politics » Domestic | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1569

700 Illegal Sites Near Bulgarian Dams to Be Removed

More than 700 illegal sites near dams across Bulgaria have been established during check of National Construction Control Directorate, the Minister on Regional Development, Rosen Plevneliev, announced.

Politics » Domestic | January 17, 2011, Monday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1823

Bulgaria's Rightists Want Head of Top Cop, Customs Agency Director

Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, and the head of the Customs Agency, Vanyo Tanov, should resign with dignity, said Martin Dimitrov, leader of the rightist Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) party.

Politics » Domestic | January 17, 2011, Monday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1294

Bulgarian Socialists Call for New Cabinet, Prime Minister

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has announced that the only outcome of the situation with the published tapped phone calls would be the forming of a second cabinet of the ruling party GERB with a new Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | January 17, 2011, Monday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1289

PM Stars in Every Third Bulgarian News Article

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is the politician who has been mentioned most times by the Bulgarian media in 2010, a new survey has shown.

Politics » Domestic | January 17, 2011, Monday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1273

Bulgarian Right Wing Alarms of Communist Services Invasion

The former Communist State Security (DS) began once again ruling the country, the leader of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party, Ivan Kostov, warns.

Politics » Domestic | January 17, 2011, Monday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1561

Bulgarian Ruling GERB MP: Discrediting Tapes Are Hoax

The co-Chair of the parliamentary group of Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party, Iskra Fidosova, declared she was not confirming the content of her taped phone conversation with the Customs Director, Vanyo Tanov.

Politics » Domestic | January 17, 2011, Monday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1173

Bulgaria's PM Slams Discrediting Leaked Tapes, Sends Them Abroad

Bulgaria's prime minister has reiterated the leaked wiretaps, accusing him of meddling in the work of the customs, are rigged and has vowed to send them abroad for verification.

Politics » Domestic | January 16, 2011, Sunday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1388

Ex Bulgarian 'Octopus' Wants Top Cop's Head

Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, must immediately dismiss Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, according to Aleksei Petrov, a former special agent of the State Agency for National Security and currently under house arrest.

Politics » Domestic | January 16, 2011, Sunday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1402

Bulgaria's Opposition Socialists Rolls Sleeves Up for No Confidence Vote, 2011 Elections

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party has appointed a campaign staff for the 2011 presidential and local elections, while also declaring its readiness for a new no confidence vote of the Borisov Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | January 15, 2011, Saturday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1350

Bulgaria's Environment Minister Proposes Tax Relief for Eco Cars

The big debate before the elections in Bulgaria in the fall should be whether people want to live in a dirty city or prefer restrictions in traffic, said Bulgaria's Eco Minister Nona Karadzhova.

Politics » Domestic | January 15, 2011, Saturday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1434
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