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Bulgarian Judges at Sofia City Court Face Penalties over Unreasonably Delayed Proceedings

Disciplinary penalties will be imposed on four judges at the Sofia City Court (SCC), while four other SCC magistrates face warnings and reprimands, the Inspectorate at the Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) announced after conducting a probe at SCC'

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1119

Bulgarian Parliament to Vote on Third No-Confidence Motion against Borisov Cabinet

At an extraordinary session scheduled for 19:15 local time Tuesday, the Bulgarian Parliament will vote on the third no-confidence motion against the center-right Borisov Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 08:33 | Viewed: 1192

PM Borisov Makes Brief Appearance on No-Confidence Debate

The last EC progress report on Bulgaria and the six apartments of Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov were the key arguments of the opposition during the Monday debates on the third no-confidence vote against the government.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2011, Monday // 17:55 | Viewed: 1150

Bulgaria's Opposition Embarks on 3rd No Confidence Motion

Bulgaria's parliament starts at midday on Monday the debates over yet another no confidence motion against the center-right government of Boyko Broisov, which has hardly any chances of being passed.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2011, Monday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1140

Right Wing Leader: GERB Crippled Bulgaria with Fear

People are afraid to run in local elections in the fall over police brutality, according to the leader of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, Martin Dimitrov.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2011, Sunday // 14:38 | Viewed: 1177

Top Bulgarian Conservative Placed under Security after Office Blast

The leader of Bulgaria's conservative Order, Law and Justice, RZS, party, Yane Yanev, has been placed under security, provided by the National Security Offices.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2011, Sunday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1458

Bulgarian Socialist Leader: Borisov Govt Ruthless, Wants Dictatorship

Bulgaria's Borisov Cabinet represents a power-greedy grouping that aims at establishing a dictatorship, Socialist Party leader and ex PM Sergey Stanishev has told a party congress.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2011, Saturday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1555

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Begs to Differ from Opposition

Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party will not support the upcoming no confidence vote against the country's centrist-right GERB government, its leader, presidential hopeful Volen Siderov, has reiterated.

Politics » Domestic | July 22, 2011, Friday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1128

Top Bulgarian Conservative Demands Security over Blasts

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, does not think the conservative Order, Law and Justice, RZS, party had blasted its own office on purpose.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1303

Sofia Regional Prosecutor Reelected for Second Term of Office

Sofia Regional Prosecutor Alexander Nalbantov has been re-elected for a second term of office by Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS).

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1036

Bulgarian PM Denies Blaming Victims for Setting Own Bombs

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, who previously hinted that two opposition parties have blasted their own offices on purpose, recanted the statement Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1241

3 Bulgarian Ministries Raised Salaries by One-Fourth in 2010

The employees of three Bulgarian ministries have seen substantial salary raises over the past year, a report on Bulgaria's public administration published on the government website reveals.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1640

12 Renegade MPs Adopted by Bulgaria's Rulers, Pledge Allegiance to Borisov

A total of 12 of the 18 "independent" members of the Bulgarian Parliament, renegades from a wide array of political parties, have issued a declaration backing PM Boyko Borisov and providing his minority government with a parliamentary majority.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1285

Bulgarian Supreme Court Judge Talks Judicial Reform with Putin

Lazar Gruev, Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS), has met with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, according to an official announcement published on VKS's website.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1005

Bulgarian MPs OK Controversial Replacements at Supreme Judicial Council

The Bulgarian Parliament has elected two new members of the the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS), Kiril Gogov and Nestor Nestorov.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1033

Bulgaria's Top Cop: 'Tiny' Blasts Aim for Political Revival

Ultimatums cannot be issued from non-professionals when it comes to a police investigation, according to Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1004

Bulgaria's Top Nationalist Gives up on Anti-Mafia Committee

The Deputy Chair of Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Pavel Shopov, has withdrawn his proposal for changes in the team of the "anti-Mafia" Parliamentary Committee.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1096

Archenemy Bashes Bulgarian PM over Blasts

The two bombs that went off in front of offices of Bulgarian oppositional parties are a clear sign that Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is desperate to save his decreasing ratings, Aleksei Petrov, a controversial Bulgarian presidential hopeful, has stated.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1582

Blasts Expose Interior Minister as Incompetent - Bulgarian Socialist Leader

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has defined the overnight blasts in Sofia as a threat to the democratic regime.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1048

Bulgarian Top Cop Blames Blasts on 'Criminal Underworld'

Figures from the underworld trying to destabilize the country stay behind the two bombs that went off early on Tuesday in front of two oppositional parties' offices, according to the country's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1498

Bulgaria's No Confidence Vote Scheduled for Next Week

The debate for the upcoming no confidence vote against the centrist-right GERB's minority government in Bulgaria will take place next Monday, while the vote itself is scheduled for Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1168