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Head: Bulgaria's Anti-Corruption Unit Cannot Fight Corruption

The newly established Center for Prevention of Organized Crime and Corruption (BORKOR) cannot fight corruption, according to the unit's head, Rumen Milanov.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1445

Bulgarian Socialists Claim More Anti-Govt Protests to Come

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will continue to organize protests against the government of the ruling party GERB not only in the capital Sofia, but in other cities as well.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1570

Line of Birthday Gifts Awaits Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Leader

Members and supporters of the Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party DPS have went Tuesday to its headquarters to greet the leader Ahmed Dogan for his 57th birthday.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 17:02 | Viewed: 1926

Bulgarian Right Wing Demands Ousting of Agriculture Minister over Corruption

Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) presented Tuesday evidence of corruption practices in the Agriculture Ministry and the State Fund "Agriculture" - the agency dealing with payments from the EU SAPARD program.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1888

Facebook Group Shakes Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Leadership

The former Deputy Chair of the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, Kasim Dal, who recently resigned,and was later expelled from the party, has gathered support from 4 300 Facebook users.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 2025

Bulgarian GERB MP Accused of Lobbying

The Member of the Bulgarian Parliament from the ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party, Emil Radev, has been accused of lobbying in favor of his spouse's boss.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1745

Bulgarian President Launches Appointment of Electoral Commission

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, has established April 12 as the date to begin consultations for appointing the country's Central Electoral Commission (CEC).

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2011, Monday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1392

Nearly 4000 Bulgarians Named Secret Police Agents since 07

А special panel, investigating Bulgaria's communist-era police files, said it has exposed 3800 Bulgarian nationals as state security agents and collaborators since its establishment four years ago.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2011, Monday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgarian Conservatives Deny They'll Nominate Ex Agent for President

The Bulgarian conservative "Order, Law and Justice" (RZS) party will have its own tandem for the upcoming presidential elections, candidates for mayors in all municipalities and municipal councils in more than 3000 villages.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2011, Sunday // 19:36 | Viewed: 1860

Controversial Party Asks Whole Opposition to Leave Bulgarian Parliament

Controversial Order, Lawfulness and Justice (RZS) party has requested all other opposition parties to leave Parliament in order to show their opposition to the GERB cabinet and their earnest request for snap elections.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2011, Saturday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1462

Bulgarian PM: I Regret I Didn't Let Socialists Drown

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has commented disparagingly on criticism and calls for resignation voiced at a 16,000-strong socialist rally in Sofia Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2011, Saturday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1751

Socialist Leader: Bulgarians Don't Eat Asphalt!

Leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and ex-PM Sergey Stanishev has slammed the cabinet of successor Boyko Borisov at a thousand-strong rally in central Sofia Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2011, Saturday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1940

Thousands of Bulgarians Led by Socialists Give 'Red Card' to Govt

More than 16,000 Bulgarians have rallied in central Sofia gathered by the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party in protest against PM Boyko Borisov's government.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2011, Saturday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1910

Bulgarian Socialists Accuse Statistics Institute of Falsifying Data

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) have accused the National Statistics Institute (NSI) of falsifying data on the number of employed people in the country.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1621

Ex-EU Commissioner Still Hesitates on Bulgaria Presidential Bid

Meglena Kuneva, Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner, said Tuesday she has not decided yet whether she will run for President in the upcoming elections in the fall of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1350

Bulgaria to Shed 4 000 Civil Servants in 2011

Bulgaria's center-right Cabinet is going to lay off some 3 500-4 000 civil servants in 2011, with 9 000 already dismissed in the last 1.5 years, Finance Minister Simeon Djankov announced.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1274

Bulgarian Farmers, Cabinet Agree on Halting Protests

The Association of Bulgaria's Grain Producers and the cabinet managed to reach an agreement Tuesday to stop farmers protests and blockades in the country.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1371

Opposition Conservatives: Oil Oligarch Pulls Strings in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is ruled by an oil oligarch who is pulling all strings and torturing consumers, the leader of the conservative Order, Law and Justice, RZS, party, Yane Yanev, claims.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1689

Bulgarian PM Orders SAPARD Agency Probe over Farmer Rallies

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has ordered a check of the memorandum between the cabinet and the country's grain growers to find out what clauses have not been executed and who is responsible.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1349

Bulgarian PM Lashes Out at Econ Min to Defend Oil Company

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has severely castigated Minister of Economy and Energy Traicho Traikov for issuing critical comments on the price-formation of oil company Lukoil in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1679

Bulgaria's Ex EU Commissioner Makes It Clear She'll Run for President

Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva has indicated for the first time in a more tangible way that she will run for president in the elections in the fall of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2011, Monday // 19:33 | Viewed: 1731
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