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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: 1027

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: 1006

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

2 Separate Rallies Interrupt Each Other in Sofia

Several hundred Bulgarians gathered in the capital Sofia to protest against the increased prices of fuels, electricity and water on Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2012, Saturday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1123

Bulgarian Top Cop Seeks to Up Police Pay in Protests Eve

Salaries of policemen can be upped by 5% to 7% with their social benefits remaining at the same level, says Bulgarian Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2012, Friday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1070

Kuneva Alarms of Greek Scenario over Fake Bulgarian Stats

Meglena Kuneva, Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner who is now the leader of her own political party "Bulgaria for Citizens" is warning of a huge "disaster" over tempering with national statistics data.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2012, Friday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1666

Bulgarian PM: We Love Quake-Shaken City, Opposition Doesn't!

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has claimed that his centrist-right GERB party "loves" the city of Pernik that was jolted by a strong quake in May, unlike the left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | September 21, 2012, Friday // 11:16 | Viewed: 613

Ex-Commissioner Kuneva Snubs Bulgarian Socialists

Former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, who is leading a new Bulgarian political party, snubbed an approachment call by the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2012, Thursday // 16:34 | Viewed: 785

Bulgaria Won't Ban Rallies in Languages Other Than Bulgarian

Bulgaria's Parliament did not back a proposal made by the xenophobic Ataka (Attack) party demanding that all public rallies in the country be held only in Bulgarian.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2012, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 827

Bulgarian Parliament to Probe 'High-Power' Corruption

The Bulgarian Parliament voted Thursday to establish a temporary inquiry committee to probe corruption among senior officials.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2012, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1223

Bulgarian Investigators Select Judicial Council Member

Bulgaria's investigators selected their envoy to the country's Supreme Judicial Council Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 19, 2012, Wednesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 666

Bulgarian Nationalists Move to Ban Turkish from Rallies

A heated debate took place in the Bulgarian Parliament Wednesday on legislative amendments proposals for rallies and protests to be carried out only in the Bulgarian language.

Politics » Domestic | September 19, 2012, Wednesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 861