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Bulgarian Supreme Court Judge Talks Judicial Reform with Putin

Lazar Gruev, Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS), has met with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, according to an official announcement published on VKS's website.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1005

Bulgarian MPs OK Controversial Replacements at Supreme Judicial Council

The Bulgarian Parliament has elected two new members of the the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS), Kiril Gogov and Nestor Nestorov.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1034

Bulgaria's Top Cop: 'Tiny' Blasts Aim for Political Revival

Ultimatums cannot be issued from non-professionals when it comes to a police investigation, according to Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1004

Bulgaria's Top Nationalist Gives up on Anti-Mafia Committee

The Deputy Chair of Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Pavel Shopov, has withdrawn his proposal for changes in the team of the "anti-Mafia" Parliamentary Committee.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1096

Archenemy Bashes Bulgarian PM over Blasts

The two bombs that went off in front of offices of Bulgarian oppositional parties are a clear sign that Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is desperate to save his decreasing ratings, Aleksei Petrov, a controversial Bulgarian presidential hopeful, has stated.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1582

Blasts Expose Interior Minister as Incompetent - Bulgarian Socialist Leader

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has defined the overnight blasts in Sofia as a threat to the democratic regime.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1048

Bulgarian Top Cop Blames Blasts on 'Criminal Underworld'

Figures from the underworld trying to destabilize the country stay behind the two bombs that went off early on Tuesday in front of two oppositional parties' offices, according to the country's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1498

Bulgaria's No Confidence Vote Scheduled for Next Week

The debate for the upcoming no confidence vote against the centrist-right GERB's minority government in Bulgaria will take place next Monday, while the vote itself is scheduled for Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1168

Top Bulgarian Nationalist Hints Blasts Are Staged by Victims

One of the goals of the two overnight blasts in Sofia could be to make the victims appear like heroes, according to the leader of the Bulgarian far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1010

Bulgarian Right Wing with 24-Hour Ultimatum to Find Blasts' Perps

The executive power in Bulgaria has 24 hours to reveal the names of the people responsible for the two overnight blasts in Sofia, according to right-wing leader, Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 865

Bulgarian GERB MP: Blast Is Provocation against Democracy

To say that the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party, has something to do with overnight blasts in Sofia is insanity, according to the Deputy Chair of the GERB parliamentary group, Dimitar Glavchev.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 950

Bulgarian Conservative Leader: Blast Is Pure Terrorism

The overnight blast at the headquarters of Bulgaria's conservative party Order, Law and Justice (RZS) party is a professional terrorist attack, according to party leader of Yane Yanev.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1189

Bulgaria PM Unruffled by Blasts at Anti-Govt Parties Offices

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has ordered swift investigation into the blasts near the offices of two opposition parties in downtown Sofia, while making it clear he is unperturbed by the incident.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1385

Bulgaria's PM Pictured as Hero vs Three-Headed Dragon

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has been described as "the hero" that will slay "the three-headed dragon" by his ruling centrist-right GERB's key MP, Iskra Fidosova.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2011, Monday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1099

Bulgaria's Opposition Embarks on 3rd Doomed No Confidence Motion

Bulgaria's centrist and leftist opposition has tabled to Parliament a no confidence motion for the Borisov Cabinet which has hardly any chances of being passed.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2011, Monday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1199

Bulgarian Right Wing Doomed If Not Oppositional - Leader

Bulgaria's rightist Blue Coalition would be doomed if it decides to support the ruling centrist-right GERB in the upcoming no confidence vote this week, according to Ivan Kostov, the coalition's co-leader.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2011, Monday // 13:36 | Viewed: 965

Opposition's No-Confidence Vote Enters Bulgarian Parliament

Bulgaria's parliamentary opposition is submitting Monday the third no-confidence vote against the cabinet of the center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2011, Monday // 08:56 | Viewed: 1089

Bulgarian Nationalists 'Ataka' Still Make Sure Borisov Cabinet Will Live

Even though it withdrew its formal support for Bulgaria's government of the center-right party GERB, the nationalist party Ataka has declared it will not back a no confidence motion of the leftist and rightist opposition.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2011, Sunday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1512

Bulgarian Conservatives Admit Organizing Anti-Borisov Campaign

Bulgaria's marginal, conservative Order, Law and Justice Party, RZS, is behind the billboard and website-based campaign calling for Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to be fired.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2011, Sunday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1196

Bulgarian Nationalist Party Confirms Presidential, Vice Presidential Candidates

Pavel Shopov is the Vice Presidential nominee of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka at the October 2011 elections, according to a media statement of the formation.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2011, Sunday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1045

Bulgarian Right Wing Leader Cries Foul over PM's 'Racketeering'

Ivan Kostov, co-chair of the rightist Bulgarian Blue Coalition, has reiterated that his formation will back the upcoming no confidence vote against the centrist-right GERB's minority government.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1167