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Bulgarian Right Wing Unwavering in Constitution Court Bid

Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, will hold a new round of talks to nominate a constitutional judge.

Politics » Domestic | November 25, 2012, Sunday // 10:17 | Viewed: 618

Bulgarian Nationalist Backs Belene N-Plant Project

Krasimir Karakachanov, leader of Bulgaria's marginal nationalist party VMRO, has declared his party's support for the development of nuclear energy in the country through the construction of a nuclear power plant in the town of Belene.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 19:33 | Viewed: 875

300 Bulgarians Join Tomato Rally against Rulers

Over 300 Bulgarians have gathered in front of the Parliament in downtown Sofia to protest against the widespread political corruption and the recent arrest of a dissident.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1188

Bulgarian Right-Wingers Still Eager to Endorse Top Court Nominee

Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) party is still willing to nominate a constitutional judge, UDF member Boris Markov has declared.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 16:50 | Viewed: 586

Association of Judges in Bulgaria Elects New Chair, Executive Director

Miroslava Todorova, former Chair of the Association of Judges in Bulgaria (AJB), has been elected Executive Director of the AJB.

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 12:20 | Viewed: 894

Disgruntled Bulgarians Gear Up for Tomato Rally in front of Parliament

Disgruntled Bulgarians will stage a "tomato rally" Saturday afternoon in front of Parliament in support of arrested dissident Nikolay Kolev, also known as 'Bosiya' (Barefoot).

Politics » Domestic | November 24, 2012, Saturday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1075

Ex Bulgarian President Quits Top Court Bid, Crisis Deepens

Former Bulgarian right-wing President, Petar Stoyanov (1997 – 2002), has expectedly rejected his recent nomination for constitutional judge.

Politics » Domestic | November 23, 2012, Friday // 22:56 | Viewed: 801

Bulgaria Bans Bus Parcel Deliveries

Bus drivers in Bulgaria will no longer be allowed to deliver parcels, under legal amendments that parliament adopted on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | November 23, 2012, Friday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1098

Constitution Court Bid Deepens Bulgaria's Right Wing Rift

The Members of the Parliament from Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, have declared opposition to any party nomination for constitutional judge.

Politics » Domestic | November 23, 2012, Friday // 14:26 | Viewed: 785

Bulgaria's Constitution Court Fate still Surrounded by Mystery

Former Bulgarian right-wing President, Petar Stoyanov (1997 – 2002), is yet to reveal his decision on accepting or rejecting his recent nomination for constitutional judge.

Politics » Domestic | November 23, 2012, Friday // 10:56 | Viewed: 631

President Named Bulgaria's Most Popular Politician

President Rosen Plevneliev is Bulgaria's most popular politician, with some 52% of Bulgarians supporting him, a poll suggests.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2012, Thursday // 14:18 | Viewed: 688

Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Still ahead of Opposition - Poll

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB party is approved by some 24.5% of the population and is still the most popular political formation in the country, according to a poll conducted by the National Center for Study of Public Opinion.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2012, Thursday // 13:14 | Viewed: 892

President: Democraphics, Resources, Technology Key for Bulgaria

Human and natural resources, as well as the nurture of technologies need to be Bulgaria's top priorities to boost its national security, stated Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2012, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 909

Bulgarian Parliament Finally Cancels Controversial Judge Appointment

After a debate that divided even MPs from ruling GERB party, the Bulgarian Parliament has voted to cancel its decision to appoint tainted judge Veneta Markovska a member of the Constitutional Court.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2012, Thursday // 11:34 | Viewed: 604

2 New Candidates Emerge for Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor

Two new candidates have been officially nominated for the post of Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2012, Thursday // 11:19 | Viewed: 636

Bulgarian MPs Restart Constitutional Judge Appointment

Bulgaria's MPs are about to start on Thursday a new procedure to elect and appoint a constitutional judge from the parliamentary quota after the nominee was blocked by the president in an unprecedented show of protest.

Politics » Domestic | November 22, 2012, Thursday // 08:39 | Viewed: 665

Ex Bulgarian President Top Court Bid Stirs Riot in Own Party

Members of the Parliament from the right-wing Blue Coalition rose against the nomination of former Bulgarian right-wing President, Petar Stoyanov, for constitutional judge.

Politics » Domestic | November 21, 2012, Wednesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 660

Bulgarian Nationalists Form Eurosceptic Coalition

Two former members of Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party have announced the formation of a new political coalition called "No to EU", local media say.

Politics » Domestic | November 21, 2012, Wednesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1394

Ex Bulgarian President Faces Uphill Struggle in Top Court Bid

Former Bulgarian President, Petar Stoyanov, who was nominated for constitutional judge by right-wing Union of Democratic Forces, will be boycotted by all opposition parties in parliament, including his own.

Politics » Domestic | November 20, 2012, Tuesday // 19:11 | Viewed: 939

Bulgarian PM Lauds Sole Chief Prosecutor Nomination

Sotir Tsatsarov, the only Chief Prosecutor candidate so far, received Tuesday the informal support of Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | November 20, 2012, Tuesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 788

Ex Bulgarian President Nominated for Constitution Court

Former Bulgarian President, Petar Stoyanov, is the candidate for constitutional judge of Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces party, UDF.

Politics » Domestic | November 20, 2012, Tuesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 714