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Sofia Pride LGBT Parade Postponed over Security Concerns

The Bulgarian capital’s LGBT pride parade scheduled for Saturday has been canceled by authorities due to fears that extremists may mar the event.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1505

Bulgarian President Calls for Common Sense amid Political Turmoil

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has called upon party leaders to rely on common sense, realism and pragmatism in order to deal with the ongoing political crisis in the country.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1350

Bulgaria PM Tight-Lipped after Meeting President, Heads for Brussels

Bulgarian prime minister has declined to reveal details from his meeting with the president, triggered by the political situation in the country.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Slams Ex-PM over Murder Plot Claims

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has criticized former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, who claimed Thursday that a plot exists to “arrest him and murder him in custody.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1609

Bulgaria’s Vice President Rushed to Hospital amid Scandal

Bulgaria’s vice president Margarita Popova felt sick and was hospitalized during the emergency sitting of the Bulgarian Consultative Council on National Security (KSNS), which was marred by a shameful scandal.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1459

Bulgaria PM Ready to Dismiss Any Suspicious Appointees

Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has suggested he is ready to dismiss anybody who rouses suspicions.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 12:15 | Viewed: 978

Bulgaria Ethnic Turks Long-Time Leader behind FBI Scandal – Borisov

Bulgaria’s ethnic Turks’ long-time leader Ahmed Dogan stands behind the outrageous decision to appoint а shady media mogul the country's security chief, the former prime minister has alleged.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1961

Immunity Precludes Bulgarian President 'Offshore' Probe

Asked to comment on demands for launching an investigation against President Rosen Plevneliev, Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov noted that the issue of the immunity of Bulgaria's head of state was clearly defined in the Constitution.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 11:34 | Viewed: 2267

Ex Bulgaria PM to Inform EPP Leaders about 'Plot on His Life'

Boyko Borisov, former Prime Minister and leader of center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, has left the extraordinary sitting of the Consultative Council on National Security (KSNS) after a clash with nationalist leader Vol

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1259

Siderov Sabotages Bulgarian National Security Talks

The emergency sitting of the Bulgarian Consultative Council on National Security (KSNS) started with a shameful scandal.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 09:41 | Viewed: 2270

Bulgaria's President Calls Meeting of Consultative Security Council

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is calling an extraordinary sitting of the Consultative Council on National Security (KSNS) to discuss the current political situation in the country and the steps necessary to meet public expectations.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 08:55 | Viewed: 948

Bulgaria's Deputy Interior Minister Appointed, Fired in 2 Hours

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski dismissed Deputy Interior Minister Ivan Ivanov late on Wednesday, a mere two hours after he had been appointed to the post.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2013, Thursday // 08:25 | Viewed: 1940

Bulgaria Sees 6th Day of Unrelenting Protests, Police in Sofia Beefed Up

For the sixth day in a row, thousands of outraged Bulgarians have staged nationwide protest rallies against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 2521

Bulgaria Nationalist Leader Heads Anti-Corruption Body in Parliament

Bulgaria’s nationalist leader Volen Siderov will head the parliamentary body for corruption combat, conflict of interests and ethics, MPs decided.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 2008

Constitutional Court to Rule on Notorious Bulgarian MP in Autumn - Experts

Bulgaria’s Constitutional court is unlikely to deliver its decision on whether a controversial media mogul may return as lawmaker before the autumn, experts have said.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 16:21 | Viewed: 956

Stanishev Accuses Bulgarian Opposition of Trying to 'Hijack' Protests

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev has accused the opposition center-right GERB of trying to use the ongoing massive anti-government protests in the country for its own purposes.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 844

Bulgarian PM Apologizes for Outrageous Appointment of National Security Head

In an attempt to appease the ongoing massive protests in Bulgaria, Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski apologized Wednesday for last week’s appointment of controversial media mogul Delyan Peevski as head of the State Agency for National Security.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1393

Protests against New Blagoevgrad District Governor Continue

Residents of the southwestern city of Blagoevgrad staged a new protest Wednesday morning against the appointment of Musa Palev from the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedom (DPS) as District Governor.

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1054

Bulgarian Parliament Scraps Appointment of Controversial Official amid Protests

Bulgaria’s Parliament has expectedly retracted the appointment of controversial businessman and lawmaker Delyan Peevski as head of the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1212

Constitutional Court to Decide Fate of Notorious Bulgarian MP

Bulgaria’s liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party will ask the Constitutional Court whether controversial media mogul Delyan Peevski may return as lawmaker once the Parliament retracts his appointment as head of the country’s State Agency fo

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 794

Controversial Bulgarian Mogul Granted Access to Top Secret Files

Controversial Bulgarian media mogul Delyan Peevski was granted access to the highest level of classified information in the country three days before he was even appointed as head of the State Agency for National Security (DANS), according to a local pape

Politics » Domestic | June 19, 2013, Wednesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1604
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