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Bulgarian GERB MP Quits on Conflict of Interest Suspicions

The Member of the Parliament from Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, Vyara Petrova, has resigned from her parliamentary seat Friday.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2012, Friday // 11:03 | Viewed: 943

Deadline to Nominate Constitution Judge Expires in Bulgaria

The deadline for nominations for constitutional judge from the quota of the Bulgarian Parliament expires Friday.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2012, Friday // 10:31 | Viewed: 737

Bulgaria's Marred Right-Wing Picks New Top Court Judge Nominee

Galya Gugusheva, deputy head of the appeals special prosecutor's office, is the new candidate for constitutional judge of Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces party, UDF.

Politics » Domestic | November 29, 2012, Thursday // 19:24 | Viewed: 804

Bulgarian PM to Journalists: Don't Comment on Anything!

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has instructed journalists in the Black Sea city of Varna to showcase his government's construction achievements, advising them "not to comment on anything.

Politics » Domestic | November 29, 2012, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1059

Bulgarian PM Faces Fine for Hand-feeding Young Ladies

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov may face a fine of up to BGN 3 000 (EUR 1536) for his peculiar habit of hand-feeding young ladies at official ceremonies.

Politics » Domestic | November 29, 2012, Thursday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1897

Kuneva: Bulgaria's N-Referendum Fake, Serves Political Cartel Only

Bulgaria's former European Commissioner, Meglena Kuneva, has said her party's call for boycott of the upcoming referendum on the fate of nuclear energy in the country is a protest against the hypocrisy of the ruling party.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 20:13 | Viewed: 1239

Bulgaria to Shed Light on Shady Millionaires' Totalitarian Past

Bulgaria's Files Commission is to reveal the names of the former secret agents of the totalitarian State Security among the so-called credit millionaires, the notorious bad debtors who emerged in the country during the 90s.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1000

Bulgaria Pays Fourth Most Generous Unemployment Benefits - OECD

Bulgaria is among the world's top ten of countries with generous unemployment benefits, according to data of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD).

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1917

Median Age of Bulgaria's Population Climbs to 42.7

In 2011, Bulgaria's population kept aging and the median age increased to 42.7 years, according to a report on the implementation of the National Demographic Development Strategy for 2011.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2012, Wednesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1172

Bulgaria Rulers Quickly Name Successor to Tainted Sofia Rep

Bulgaria's ruling party administrative secretary is to be appointed GERB regional coordinator in the capital Sofia, it emerged on Tuesday evening.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 20:10 | Viewed: 775

Bulgaria Controversial Politician, Shady Businessman Team Up

The scandalous leader of a Bulgarian conservative party has pooled efforts with a controversial businessman, founder and owner of a large low-cost drug store chain to make a new foray together onto the large political scene next year.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 935

Notorious Bulgarian Ruling Party Official Resigns

Andrey Ivanov, the Sofia regional coordinator of Bulgaria's ruling GERB party, has resigned, local media inform.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 683

Bulgarian Right-Wing MPs to Block Party's Top Court Judge Nomination

The remaining lawmakers from Bulgaria's right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria party have reiterated their opposition to any party nomination for constitutional judge.

Politics » Domestic | November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 11:15 | Viewed: 530

Bulgaria's Split Right Refuses to 'Play Constitution Game'

One of the parties in the feeble Bulgarian right-wing Blue Coalition, Democrats for Strong Bulgaria, DSB, confirmed Monday that they would not nominate again the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament, Ekaterina Mihaylova, for constitutional judge.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2012, Monday // 18:24 | Viewed: 715

Emblematic Bulgarian MEP Quits Right-Wing Party

Bulgarian EPP MEP Nadezhda Neynsky has resigned from the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces party, UDF.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2012, Monday // 17:37 | Viewed: 969

Bulgarian Right-Wingers to Endorse Top Court Judge by End-Week

Embattled Bulgarian right-wing party Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) is still determined to come up with a new nomination for the country's Constitutional Court by the end of the week, UDF leader Emil Kabaivanov has stated.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2012, Monday // 16:22 | Viewed: 483

Bulgarian Right-Wing Leader Not Bothered by Calls to Resign

Emil Kabaivanov, the embattled leader of Bulgarian right-wing party Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), has declared that he is not worried by any potential calls for him to resign.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2012, Monday // 14:28 | Viewed: 494

Bulgarian Ex-EU Commissioner Urges Boycott of Nuclear Referendum

Bulgaria's former European Commissioner, Meglena Kuneva, has called upon her party's supporters to boycott the upcoming referendum on the fate of nuclear energy in the country.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2012, Monday // 13:45 | Viewed: 602

Bulgarian Right-Wing Party Expels 'Maverick' MPs

Bulgarian right-wing party Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (UDF) has expectedly expelled its former leader, as well as two other key MPs, over their reluctance to side with a constitutional judge nomination imposed by the ruling centrist-right GERB.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2012, Monday // 12:55 | Viewed: 632

Bulgarian Right-Wing MP Urges Party Leaders to Resign

Dimo Gyaurov, MP with Bulgarian right-wing party Union of Democratic Forces, has called upon the members of the party's governing body to resign over their involvement in the country's latest constitutional court scandal.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2012, Monday // 11:54 | Viewed: 818

Bulgaria's Right-Wing Party to Expel Former Leader

The rift in Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, deepened Monday morning after its head confirmed plans for coalition with the ruling GERB party and the expulsion of maverick members.

Politics » Domestic | November 26, 2012, Monday // 10:10 | Viewed: 727