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Controversial Bulgarian Mogul Granted Access to Top Secret Files

Controversial Bulgarian media mogul Delyan Peevski was granted access to the highest level of classified information in the country three days before he was even appointed as head of the State Agency for National Security (DANS), according to a local pape

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgarians Gear Up for 6th Day of Massive Anti-Govt Rallies

For a sixth day in a row, outraged Bulgarians will stage nationwide protest rallies against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1051

Bulgarian Parliament to Retract Shocking Appointment of National Security Head

Bulgaria’s Parliament is expected to retract on Wednesday the appointment of controversial businessman Delyan Peevski as head of the country’s State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 821

Bulgaria Sees Fifth Day of Anti-Government Protests

For a fifth day in a row, thousands of Bulgarians have gathered in front of the Council of Ministers building in Sofia to demand the resignation of the socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 21:15 | Viewed: 2375

Bulgaria's GERB To Stay Out of Parliament to Avoid Provocations

The leader of the center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, and ex-Prime Minister Boiko Borisov has said the the MPs from his party will not show up in the Bulgarian Parliament anymore.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 20:55 | Viewed: 1851

Bulgarian Stock Breeders to Stage Protests over Inefficient Govt

Bulgarian stock breeders have threatened to start protests over the inaction of the government of the socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1304

Bulgaria Ex Golden Girls Coach Sets Up Party with Olympic Ambitions

Bulgaria's former rhythmic gymnastics coach Iliyana Raeva, who set off on a political career earlier this year, will officially establish her party on June 22.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1458

Bulgaria’s Embattled Socialist Leader to Face Confidence Vote

Bulgaria’s Socialist leader has urged his party to hold a confidence vote and decide his future amid a flood of calls to resign.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1776

Bulgarian President Targeted in Smear Campaign

Information that Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev had offshore companies in Cyprus where he concealed USD 1 M has emerged to be a fabrication.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 14:58 | Viewed: 2230

Round Table on Election Code Overhaul Held in Bulgaria

Bulgarian citizens want a full overhaul of the Election Code, according to the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament, Maya Manolova.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1301

New Blagoevgrad Governor Fails to Show for Work

The newly appointed governor of Blagoevgrad Musa Palev, from the predominantly ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedom (DPS,) did not show up in the Municipal Administration in his second work day.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgaria's Municipal Officials Settle in Mutro-Baroque Hotel

A hotel, best known for its awkward, mutro-baroque replica of Rio de Janeiro's icon – Christ the Redeemer, overlooking Bulgaria's second-biggest city of Plovdiv, will accommodate state officials.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1066

Plovdiv Residents Rise against New Governor

Dozens of people gathered outside the building of the regional administration in Plovdiv to protest against the inauguration of the new governor Ventsislav Kaymakanov.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1574

Extremist Clashes Mar Sofia Peaceful Anti-Govt Rally

The end of the fourth day of protest rallies in the Bulgarian capital Sofia against the Cabinet of Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, was marred by clashes between extremist nationalist groups.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2013, Tuesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 1835

Thousands Join 4th Day of Anti-Government Rallies in Bulgaria

New massive anti-government rallies are being held in Bulgaria, with thousands joining the protests in Sofia and other major cities.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2013, Monday // 19:51 | Viewed: 2657

Interim Bulgarian National Security Head Hints of Taking Over Permanently

The interim head of Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security, DANS, Vladimir Pisanchev, vowed to retain the post if offered.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2013, Monday // 19:00 | Viewed: 1607

Sofia City Unit of Bulgarian Socialists Demands Stanishev's Resignation

The Sofia city unit of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, has scheduled a meeting for Monday evening to vote on a motion calling for the resignation of the Sergei Stanishev, leader of the party.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2013, Monday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1185

Bulgarian President to Ask Consultative Security Council about Steps to Resolve Crisis

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has added new issues to the agenda of the meeting of the Consultative Council on National Security scheduled for June 20.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2013, Monday // 16:11 | Viewed: 812

Bulgarian Nationalist Slams Protesters, Warns of 'Civil War'

Notorious Bulgarian nationalist leader Volen Siderov made his latest controversial statement Monday, saying the opposition GERB party of former PM Boyko Borisov was seeking a “civil war.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2013, Monday // 15:31 | Viewed: 2074

24 Bulgarian NGOs Snub Talks with PM Plamen Oresharski

The NGOs and the media that signed a protest declaration Friday against the appointment of a controversial media mogul and lawmaker for national security chief have decided to not participate in the meeting with Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2013, Monday // 15:24 | Viewed: 2085

Bulgarian Opposition Mulls No Confidence Motion against Govt

Bulgaria’s center-right opposition GERB party has announced that it considers initiating a no confidence vote against the embattled Socialist-led government that took over at the end of May.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2013, Monday // 14:57 | Viewed: 963
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