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Bulgaria's Questionable New Judicial Council Promises Justice

Bulgaria's newly elected Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has formally assumed office amidst serious doubts about where its members are capable of turning around the notorious problems at the Bulgarian judiciary.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1282

Bulgarian PM Blames 'Opposition's Lies' on Media Freedom

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made a brand-new disparaging comment about media freedom accusing the media of using their freedom to spread what he claims are the "lies" of the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1352

Plevneliev: Syrian Refugees May Flood Bulgaria

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said that the issue of Syrian refugees is high on the agenda of the country.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1177

Bulgarian PM Lashes Out at PES Leader over Schengen

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has criticized Bulgarian Socialist Party leader and PES president Sergey Stanishev over what he perceives as contradicting statements on the country's potential Schengen entry.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 989

Bulgaria's New Supreme Judicial Council Assumes Office

Bulgaria's newly elected Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to assume office Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2012, Wednesday // 08:18 | Viewed: 980

Ex Bulgarian President Hails Rival Stanishev's PES Win

Former Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, has saluted rival Sergey Stanishev for his victory in the election for President of the Party of European Socialists, PES.

Politics » Domestic | October 2, 2012, Tuesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 979

Bulgarian Far-Right Party Demands Moratorium on New Mosques

Bulgarian xenophobic party Ataka (Attack) wants the Parliament to pass a moratorium on the construction of mosques in the country.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2012, Monday // 17:51 | Viewed: 2422

3 Bid for Bulgarian President's Constitutional Court Appointment

There are at least three magistrates bidding for the appointment to the Bulgarian Constitutional Court by President Rosen Plevneliev, the president himself revealed.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2012, Monday // 16:36 | Viewed: 946

PES Chief Stanishev Vows to Stay the Course with Bulgarian Socialists

The newly-elected President of the Party of European Socialists, PES, Bulgaria's Sergey Stanishev, declares he would not give up on being the leader of Bulgarians Socialists as well.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2012, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1614

Bulgaria Rulers Confirm Pension Hike in Election Year

Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB and the Cabinet of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov have reiterated their promises to raise the pensions of retirees in the country ahead of the 2013 parliamentary elections.

Politics » Domestic | September 30, 2012, Sunday // 18:19 | Viewed: 1025

Outgoing Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Set for Constitutional Court

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, already has a new job for outgoing Chief Prosecutor, Boris Velchev, and will nominate him to become a constitutional judge.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2012, Friday // 08:10 | Viewed: 1114

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Defends Rappers Who Dissed PM

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Boris Velchev has defended the two rappers that were interrogated over a song that mentions Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's GERB party in a negative light.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2012, Thursday // 15:59 | Viewed: 1455

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Renegades to Launch New Formation

Kasim Dal and Korman Ismailov, former key members of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), have reiterated that they are to form a brand new political party.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2012, Thursday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1287

Bulgaria's Current Supreme Judicial Council Panel Holds Last Sitting

Bulgaria's outgoing Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) will hold Thursday its last sitting for its five year term in office.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2012, Thursday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1117

Sofia Mayor Resorts to Prayers over Scarce Winter Budget

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova appears to have turned to supernatural powers, as the Bulgarian capital's budget would be insufficient to cope with a snowy winter.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2012, Wednesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1062

Bulgarian PM Admits Need to Go on Diet

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, admitted Wednesday that he has gone on a diet to lose weight.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2012, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1191

Bulgarian MPs Elect Swiftly Supreme Judicial Council Members

The Bulgarian Parliament elected swiftly and without any debates the eleven members of the new Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, from the political quota.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2012, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1411

Bulgarian MPs to Hold Supreme Judicial Council Election

A total of 11 members of Bulgaria's new Supreme Judicial Council from the parliamentary quota will be elected on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2012, Wednesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 926

Bulgarian Supreme Magistrates Nominate Constitutional Court Judge

Judges from Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) and the Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) have selected Georgi Angelov as their their representative at the Constitutional Court (KS).

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2012, Tuesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1004

Bulgarian Customs Agency Head Backs Relocation of Key Agencies

Bulgarian Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has declared that he is in favor of the government's efforts to move important state agencies to cities other than the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2012, Tuesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 581

2 Bulgarian Supreme Magistrates Vie for Constitutional Court Vacancy

Judges from Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) and the Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) are to choose their representative at the Constitutional Court (KS) at a runoff among two candidates.

Politics » Domestic | September 24, 2012, Monday // 17:50 | Viewed: 546