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Bulgarian Interior Ministry Taps New Source of Revenue

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry has opened its door to a new source of income one month after it stopped accepting donations from citizens and private companies.

Politics » Domestic | October 5, 2011, Wednesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1261

Controversial Bulgarian Oppositional Leader: Top Cop Protects Roma Mafia Boss!

Yane Yanev, the controversial leader of Bulgaria's marginal conservative Law, Order and Justice party, has accused the country's Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov of personally protecting alleged mafia boss Kiril Rashkov during the recent Katunitsa clas

Politics » Domestic | October 5, 2011, Wednesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgarian PM: Illegal Assets Bill Will be Passed Despite 'Inapt Wording'

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has assured that the the bill authorizing confiscation of illegally obtained assets without a conviction will be passed although the practice is not well looked upon in Europe.

Politics » Domestic | October 4, 2011, Tuesday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1293

Wiretapping Permits Issued by Bulgarian Court Quadruple After Controversial Appointment

A follow-up press release of SCC claimed that SCC ChairYaneva had issued a total of 1748 permits for the use of special surveillance devices in the period June 01, 2011 to September 10, 2011.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2011, Monday // 20:07 | Viewed: 1132

Bulgarian Rightist Leader: Interior Minister Must Resign over '3-fold Conflict of Interest'

Ivan Kostov, leader of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria, DSB, party and Co-Chair of the Blue Coalition, has called for the resignation of Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2011, Monday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1113

Bulgarian Police Clash with Protesters in Front of Interior Ministry

Bulgarian police are tackling protesters gathered in front of the Ministry of Interior in downtown Sofia requesting the resignation of minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov following a week of unrest.

Politics » Domestic | October 2, 2011, Sunday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1757

Angered Protesters Gather in Bulgarian Capital Again

Hundreds of Bulgarians have gathered in front of the Ministry of Interior in downtown Sofia Sunday, calling for a resignation of Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov over the wave of ethnic unrest that grappled the country in the past week.

Politics » Domestic | October 2, 2011, Sunday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1245

PM: Tensions in Bulgaria Are Politically Motivated

Tensions, surrounding the incident in the village of Katunitsa, are politically motivated, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2011, Saturday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1794

Sofia Braces for Rallies as Security Council Convenes over Clashes

Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, is calling an emergency meeting of the Consultative National Security Council, KSNS, over escalating ethnic tensions in the country.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2011, Saturday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1411

Bulgaria's Vidin Municipality Mired in Debts over Danube Bridge 2 Court Battle

Bulgaria's northwestern Vidin municipality is in a dramatic financial condition after its accounts were frozen.

Politics » Domestic | September 30, 2011, Friday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1528

Bulgarian Nationalist Demands Interior Ministry for Backing Govt

Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka has suggested to take over control of the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2011, Thursday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1257

All-Out Ban on Donations to Bulgarian Interior Ministry Rejected

Neither Roma boss Tsar Kiro nor any other Roma baron has been a sponsor of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry, Deputy Interior Minister Dimitar Georgiev said Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2011, Thursday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1335

Bulgarian Roma Party Demands Nationalist Leader's Arrest

Stripping the immunity and immediate arrest of the leader of Bulgaria's nationalist, far-right Ataka party, Volen Siderov, is the only thing that can stop ethnic violence in the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2011, Thursday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1627

Top Bulgarian Nationalist Stirs Turmoil, Foils TV Debate

The leader of Bulgaria's nationalist, far-right Ataka party and presidential hopeful, Volen Siderov, ruined a Thursday morning TV debate, dedicated to the issue of ethnic hatred.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2011, Thursday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1575

Bulgarian Prime Minister Fights Agitators with Road Construction

Seeking to shift focus away from the unrest sparked by the clashes in Katunitsa, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said Wednesday that road construction was his way of responding to tension-instigators.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1220

Marginal Bulgarian Conservative Party Offers Legal Assistance to Protest Detainees

Bulgaria's Law Order and Justice (RZS) party has vowed to provide legal assistance to persons who have been detained by police forces during the wave of protests gripping the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1054

Top Bulgarian Nationalist Demands PM Ousting over Roma Issue

The leader of the Bulgarian, nationalist, far-right Ataka party, Volen Siderov, demanded Wednesday the resignation of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, over his failure to deal successfully with Roma crime in the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1413

Bulgarian GERB MP Rejects Accusations of Providing Tax Cover for Roma 'Tsar'

The Chair of the Parliamentary Budget Committee, Menda Stoyanova, firmly rejects accusations she had provided a cover-up for notorious Roma boss, Kiril Rashkov AKA Tsar Kiro.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1033

Veselin Zlatev Heads Bulgaria's Consumer Rights Watchdog

Bulgaria's cabinet appointed Wednesday Veselin Zlatev as Head of the State Commission for Consumer Protection, KZP.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1164

Katunitsa Clashes Spark Bickering in Bulgarian Parliament

The September 23 clashes in the southern Bulgarian village of Katunitsa and the ensuing wave of protest stirred altercations in Parliament Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1115

Bulgarian President Calls Up National Security Council over Ethnic Clashes

Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, is calling an emergency meeting of the Consultative National Security Council, KSNS, over escalating ethnic tensions in the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2011, Tuesday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1740