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Sofia Rally: Bulgaria Ex Interior Min 'Out of Politics, In Jail'

Hundreds of Bulgarians took to the streets of Sofia on Sunday to protest against breaches in the use of special surveillance devices and mass illegal police wiretapping.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2013, Sunday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1897

Borisov's Sister: Ex Bulgarian PM Was Betrayed by Many

Power has never been an end in itself for former Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, his sister says.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2013, Sunday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1084

Bulgarian Justice Ministry Staff Sacked over Hiring Breaches

The Chief Secretary of the Bulgarian Justice Ministry, Elena Petkova, has been fired, the Ministry's press center reported Friday.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2013, Friday // 17:46 | Viewed: 1431

Bulgarian President Urges Dismissal of Anti-Mafia Head

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has hinted that Stanimir Florov, head of the Bulgarian police’s anti-mafia unit, should be axed.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2013, Friday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1128

Bulgaria's EU Competiveness Official Sacked

Bulgaria's caretaker Economy and Energy Minister, Asen Vassilev, has fired Kiril Geratliev, head of the EU Competitiveness Funds Directorate at the Ministry, according to media reports.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2013, Friday // 11:38 | Viewed: 954

Reshuffles Await Bulgaria's Economy, Energy Ministry

Bulgarian caretaker Minister of Economy and Energy Asen Vasilev has announced he intends to make some changes of personnel at the ministry.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2013, Wednesday // 18:28 | Viewed: 830

Bulgarian PM Almost Worried by Wiretapping Scandal

If true, prosecution findings of widespread violations in the Bulgarian police's wiretapping practices would be worrying, said Bulgarian caretaker PM Marin Raykov.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2013, Wednesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1257

Bulgaria Sacks Food Safety Agency Head

The first Director of Bulgaria's Food Safety Agency, Yordan Voynov, has submitted his resignation.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2013, Wednesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1006

Police Chief Denies Claims of Illegal Snooping in Bulgaria

There is no way policemen have sabotaged the prosecution probe in alleged breaches in the use of special surveillance devices, SRS, according to Kalin Georgiev, Chief Secretary of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2013, Wednesday // 10:34 | Viewed: 975

Bulgarian Caretaker PM Doesn't Believe He's Been Wiretapped

Bulgarian caretaker Prime Minister Marin Raykov does not believe that he and his recently appointed Cabinet have been wiretapped.

Politics » Domestic | April 16, 2013, Tuesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 724

Bulgaria Awaits Revelations over Latest Wiretap Scandal

Bulgaria's chief prosecutor is expected to present on Monday the findings of a probe into the latest wiretap scandal that shook the country last month.

Politics » Domestic | April 15, 2013, Monday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1030

Top Cop: Police in Bulgaria Spies Not More Than in Europe

Special surveillance by police in Bulgaria is done at rates comparable to those in other European countries, stated Bulgarian Ministry of Interior chief secretary Kalin Georgiev.

Politics » Domestic | April 13, 2013, Saturday // 10:52 | Viewed: 876

Bulgaria's Deputy Energy Minister to Appeal 'Communist Spy' Verdict

A deputy minister in charge of the energy sector in Bulgaria’s caretaker government, who was surprisingly exposed as a former state security collaborator, will seek to clear his name in court.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2013, Friday // 20:15 | Viewed: 1011

Bulgarian President Says Chief of Staff Resignation ‘Nothing Special’

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has reiterated that he is unperturbed by the resignation of his Chief of Staff, Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2013, Friday // 12:36 | Viewed: 979

Bomb Threat Closes HQ of Bulgarian Socialist Party

A bomb threat has closed the headquarters of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1539

Vigils to Remember Bulgaria’s Jan Palach

Bulgarians across the country will hold vigils Thursday night in honor of the young man who fatally set himself on fire in Varna in February to protest against the links between the city council and the mafia.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 897

Bulgarian President Unperturbed by Chief of Staff's Resignation

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev stated on Wednesday that he received calmly the resignation of his Chief of Staff, Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 738

Bulgarian President's Ex-Chief of Staff: My Resignation Wasn't Political

Tsvetlin Yovchev, who resigned as Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev’s Chief of Staff on Tuesday, has reiterated that there were no political reasons behind his stepping down.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 778

Bulgarian President's Chief of Staff Calls It Quits

Tsvetlin Yovchev, the Chief of Staff of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, has resigned, local media informed on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2013, Tuesday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1026

Bulgarian President Refers New Sea Act to Constitutional Court

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has referred to the Constitutional Court the new amendments to Bulgaria's Sea Act on grounds of a presumed violation of the public interest.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2013, Monday // 20:09 | Viewed: 736

Controversial Ex GERB MP Left Bulgaria over Fear for Family

Emil Dimitrov, former controversial Member of the Parliament from the centrist Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, has left Bulgaria and is currently in another EU Member State.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2013, Monday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1406
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