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Bulgaria's Finance Minister Gets Another Warning from PM

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov issued another warning for Finance Minister Simeon Djankov over his injudicious remarks on healthcare reform in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | December 30, 2011, Friday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1510

Beaten Bulgarian Agriculture Head Curbs Corruption - PM

Rumen Porozhanov, the CEO of Bulgaria's State Agriculture Fund, was physically assaulted because he stopped the widespread corruption practices in his institution, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov believes.

Politics » Domestic | December 30, 2011, Friday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1322

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Pledges Obedience to PM Unlike FinMin

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov has vowed to obey the strict hierarchy in the country's ruling centrist-right cabinet following Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's angry remarks on his colleague.

Politics » Domestic | December 30, 2011, Friday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1267

Bulgaria's New Deputy Justice Minister Refutes Libel Trial Accusations

After several days of silence, Denitsa Pavlova, who was appointed Deputy Justice Minister last week, issued a written statement in her defense, claiming that she had strictly followed the current law.

Politics » Domestic | December 29, 2011, Thursday // 19:31 | Viewed: 2224

Bulgarian PM: Finance Minister May Be 1st to Go over Uninvited Estimates

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has castigated Finance Minister Simeon Djankov for leveling disapproving remarks at Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov.

Politics » Domestic | December 29, 2011, Thursday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1353

Pressure Piles on Bulgaria's 'Discredited' New Deputy Justice Minister

The scandal over the appointment of Bulgaria's new deputy justice minister is gaining momentum amid allegations of corruption, which drew the ire of Strasbourg.

Politics » Domestic | December 28, 2011, Wednesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1963

Bulgaria's Ex FBI Head Becomes President-Elect Chief of Staff

The former Director of Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security, DANS, Tsvetlin Yovchev, will be the Chief of Staff of President-elect, Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | December 28, 2011, Wednesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1797

Bulgarian Interior Minister: Police Are Doing Great Job

Bulgaria's police are working hard to solve the case(s) with car arsons in Sofia and across the country, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | December 28, 2011, Wednesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1193

Bulgarian PM: I Dislike My Too Kind Personality

The retirement reform should have been implemented even earlier, in 2010, Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, believes.

Politics » Domestic | December 28, 2011, Wednesday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1175

Bulgarian PM: Fighting Financial Crisis Is Like Fighting War

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov expressed confidence in his cabinet's policy of fiscal austerity in an end-of-year interview Monday.

Politics » Domestic | December 26, 2011, Monday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1524

Ruling on Sofia Court Chair Legality Due Dec 27

A five-member panel of judges at the Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) will decide Tuesday on the legality of the appointment of Vladimira Yaneva as Sofia City Court Chair.

Politics » Domestic | December 26, 2011, Monday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1081

Bulgarian PM: I Got Angry When I Got Booed, I Confess

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has confessed that he felt angry when he got booed by the audience of the freestyle motorcycling final held last Sunday at the Arena Armeets sports hall.

Politics » Domestic | December 26, 2011, Monday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1533

Bulgaria's New Deputy Justice Minister Discredited by Strasbourg Sentence

Bulgaria has been been sanctioned by the Human Rights Court in Strasbourg because of a controversial ruling on behalf of Denitsa Petkova, a former judge who was recently appointed as the country's new deputy Justice Minister.

Politics » Domestic | December 24, 2011, Saturday // 12:24 | Viewed: 4334

Bulgarian PM: Archeologists Racketeer State

Archeologists should stop blackmailing the State and hurdle highway construction, ordered Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | December 23, 2011, Friday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1994

Bulgaria's Justice Ministry Welcomes 2 New Deputy Ministers

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has appointed two new Deputy Justice Ministers, Velina Todorova and Denitsa Valkova-Petkova.

Politics » Domestic | December 22, 2011, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1594

Bulgarian Nationalists: Bomb Alert Was Provocation by GERB

Desislav Chukolov, Deputy Chair of Ataka, has termed the bomb threat alert at the nationalist party's headquarters as a provocation staged by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgarian MP: Ex EU Commissioner Stole Name of Civic Movement

Independent MP Dimitar Chukarski has accused former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva of plagiarizing the name of her newly founded civic movement.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1335

Bulgaria's Interior Fights Organized Crime by Outsourcing Investigations - Minister

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has taken advantage of yet another opportunity to level criticism at the judiciary.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1820

New Dissent Shakes Bulgarian Nationalists in Congress Eve

Four Members of the Parliament have left the Parliamentary group of the Bulgarian far-right, nationalist party Ataka.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 1306

Bulgarian Parliament Holds Problematic Vote on Judicial Inspectors

Bulgaria's Parliament has appointed 10 members of the Inspectorate at the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) without any debates on the qualities of the 11 candidates and amid suspicions that the procedure had been pre-arranged.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1441

PES Leader Stanishev: Bulgaria's GERB Is Heading for Snap Election

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB is more than likely to call for a snap parliamentary election, Sergey Stanishev, interim leader of the Party of European Socialists, has predicted.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2011, Monday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1446