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Sofia Mayor Refuses to Accept Deputy Resignation over Stray Dogs

Bulgarian capital Sofia's Mayor Yordanka Fandakova will not accept the resignation filed by her Deputy, Mariya Boyadzhiyska, it has been made clear.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2012, Tuesday // 08:39 | Viewed: 693

4 'Democrats for Strong Bulgaria' Defect to Ex EU Commissioner

Daniel Mitov, Petar Nikolov, Proshko Proshkov and Hristo Angelichin are officially withdrawing from the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2012, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 896

Bulgarian Vice President Granted Zero Pardons So Far

Vice President Margarita Popova has not granted a single pardon since the beginning of her term in office.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2012, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 516

Bulgarian PM: Home Robberies Are Not Priority of Cabinet

Bulgaria cannot solve the problem with increasing petty and household crime in villages without increasing the number of police officers, and there is no funding for such move.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2012, Monday // 13:17 | Viewed: 768

Another Bulgarian Right-Winger Leaves DSB Governing Body

Daniel Mitov has resigned as a member of the national governing body of Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB), according to a statement of the right-wing formation.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2012, Monday // 11:36 | Viewed: 690

Deputy PM Congratulates Bulgarian Roma on Their Day

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, congratulated Sunday the Roma community in the country on the occasion of the International Roma Day.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2012, Sunday // 13:37 | Viewed: 653

No-confidence Vote on Hold over Bulgarian MPs Easter Break

The no-confidence vote against the cabinet "Borisov" will be debated and will take place after the Members of the Parliament Easter break.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2012, Sunday // 11:50 | Viewed: 788

Bulgaria Ex-President Claims Merit for Own Energy Policy

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov defended Saturday what he claimed to have contributed to Bulgaria's energy policy in response to criticims by PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | April 7, 2012, Saturday // 18:21 | Viewed: 736

Bulgarian SME Promotion Agency Faces Closure

The Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA) may be closed after its functions related to the Competitiveness Operational Progam get transferred to a Directorate of the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 18:07 | Viewed: 945

Bulgaria's Ex-Agriculture Fund Head Officially Charged with Forging

Kalina Ilieva, the notorious former head of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund, has been officially charged with forging her university diploma.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1018

Bulgaria PM Fumes over Costly Bread despite Subsidies

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has voiced his indignation at the fact that bread prices remain high despite the annual subsidy of BGN 1 B paid to grain producers.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1233

Bulgaria's Far-Right Party on Verge of Collapse - Report

The parliamentary group of Bulgarian far-right party Ataka may collapse, as three more dissenters are reportedly set to leave it.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1146

Doomed No-Confidence Vote Submitted in Bulgarian Parliament

Bulgaria's left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and far-right Ataka submitted a no-confidence motion in the country's Parliament on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 13:51 | Viewed: 727

Bulgaria's Eurovision Singer May Become Ruling Party MP

Singer Sofi Marinova, who will perform this year's Bulgarian entry in the Eurovision song contest, may become an MP with the ruling centrist-right GERB party, a GERB representative has hinted.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 12:43 | Viewed: 899

Bulgarian Far-Right Outraged by Eurovision Song in Parliament

The performance of Bulgaria's 2012 Eurovision song in the country's Parliament triggered a scandal on Friday, as a far-right leader was outraged by its oriental characteristics.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1071

House Collapse in Southwestern Bulgaria Kills Baby, Young Woman

An old house has collapsed in the southwestern village of Yakoruda, killing a 23-year-old woman and a baby girl aged a year and three months.

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 18:28 | Viewed: 893

Dobrich Tops Bulgaria's 2012 Transparency Rating

Financial transparency of both central and local administrative structures of the executive power tripled in 2012 but still remains below 50%, according to data of the Access to Information Programme (AIP).

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 769

Bulgaria's Rulers Mock Unity of Far-Right, Left-Wingers

The news that left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and far-right Ataka will both support a no-confidence motion has triggered ironic remarks on behalf of ruling centrist-right GERB.

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 15:11 | Viewed: 617

Bulgarian Left-Wingers, Far-Right to Unite in No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and far-right Ataka (Attack) will support a no-confidence vote against ruling centrist-right GERB, it has been made clear.

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 14:20 | Viewed: 565

Bulgarian MPs Vote 'For' Taming Police Brutality

Bulgarian Members of the Parliament passed Thursday without any debates amendments to the Interior Ministry Act, aimed at limiting cases of police brutality.

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 579

Bulgarian Socialist Leader: Toppling Borisov Is Our Mission

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev declared that the mission of his opposition formation is to topple the center-right government of the GERB party and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 615