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Bulgarian PM Begs Notorious Judge to Withdraw

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has once again urged controversial magistrate Veneta Markovska ,who was recently elected constitutional judge, to withdraw.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2012, Wednesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 836

Bulgarian PM Vows Not to Meddle in Election of Patriarch

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has declared that his government will not meddle in the election of a new Orthodox Patriarch.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2012, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 969

Bulgarian Parliament Elects New Head on Internal Security Committee

Krasimir Tsipov, an MP with Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB, has been elected as the new head of the Parliament's Committee on Internal Security and Public Order.

Politics » Domestic | November 14, 2012, Wednesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 674

Bulgarian Opposition Considers 5th No-Confidence Vote

Bulgarian opposition liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms will start consultations for tabling a new no-confidence vote against the center-right GERB cabinet of PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | November 13, 2012, Tuesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 878

Bulgarian Justice Minister Echoes 'Quit' Calls for Tainted Judge

The reputation of one person cannot be more important than the reputation of the State, Bulgaria's Justice Minister, Diyana Kovacheva, commented Monday.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2012, Monday // 14:20 | Viewed: 919

Tainted Bulgarian Judge Postpones Oath of Office

Controversial Bulgarian magistrate, Veneta Markovska, who was recently elected constitutional judge, has postponed taking the oath of office in awaiting the results of a probe of all tipoffs against her.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2012, Monday // 11:36 | Viewed: 993

Bulgarian PM Reiterates Call on Tainted Judge to Withdraw

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has reiterated calls on controversial magistrate, Veneta Markovska, who was recently elected constitutional judge, to withdraw.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2012, Monday // 09:15 | Viewed: 1075

Stanishev: 23 Y after, Authoritarianism Is Back in Bulgaria

Authoritarian rule is on its way to entrench itself in Bulgaria 23 years after the transition to democracy that started Novemer 10, 1989, said PES and Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2012, Saturday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1300

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Snubs Tained Judge

Bulgaria's prosecution will not investigate who submitted the signal that tained constitutional judge elect Veneta Markovska, stated Bulgarian interim Chief Prosecutor Boyko Naydenov.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2012, Saturday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1095

Plovdiv Judge Nominated for Chief Prosecutor - Report

Seven members of Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council, VSS, have nominated Thursday, Sotir Tsatsarov, for the country's new Chief Prosecutor.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2012, Thursday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1081

Plovdiv Special Police Cancel Holiday over PM's Football Game

Special police troops in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv have canceled their professional holiday, as they will have to police a friendly football game between the teams of Botev Plovdiv and Vitosha Bistritsa, according to Mediapool.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2012, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1116

Independent Bulgarian MPs to Form New Conservative Party

Independent Bulgarian MPs who left the ranks of the marginal conservative Order, Law, and Justice (RZS) party, will set up a new right-wing conservative party.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2012, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1561

Tainted Bulgarian Judge Firm in Her Constitutional Court Aim

Embattled Bulgarian magistrate, Veneta Markovska, has sent a letter to the Chair of the Constitutional Court, declaring she would take the oath of office after it is proven that her reputation as judge and person is impeccable.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2012, Thursday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1036

Prosecution: Bulgarian Tainted Judge under Investigation

The Prosecutor's Office in Bulgarian capital Sofia has confirmed that there is an investigation launched against juge Veneta Markovska, last week elected by Parliament to become constitutional judge.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 20:41 | Viewed: 1252

Interim Chief Prosecutor Elected in Bulgaria

Boyko Naydenov, head of Bulgaria's National Investigation Service, has been elected as Bulgaria's interim Chief Prosecutor after last week's resignation of Boris Velchev.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 12:19 | Viewed: 884

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council to Appoint Interim Chief Prosecutor

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to appoint Tuesday an interim Chief Prosecutor after last week's resignation of Boris Velchev.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2012, Tuesday // 08:10 | Viewed: 887

Bulgaria's Far Right Demands Ban of Ethnic Turkish Party

Bulgaria's far-right party "Ataka" has started a petition among the Members of Parliament in order to ask the Constitutional Court to declare the ethnic Turkish party DPS ("Movement for Rights and Freedoms") unconstitutional.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2012, Monday // 16:00 | Viewed: 2004

Outgoing Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Wants DA for Successor

Boris Velchev, the outgoing Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor, firmly believes that his successor must be someone from the Prosecutor's Office, a prosecutor who knows the issues in the system.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2012, Monday // 12:41 | Viewed: 832

Party Chief Backs Bulgarian Ethnic Turks in Ottoman Liberator Dispute

 Ahmed Dogan, leader of the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS stresses on the need for all ethnicities in Bulgaria to have a common interpretation of the history of the Balkans.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2012, Monday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1517

Bulgarian Interior Min Received EUR 3 M 'Donations' - Report

The Bulgarian Ministry of Interior has received donations totalling close to EUR 3 M for the first 9 months of 2012, according to a report by wide circulation Bulgarian daily Trud.

Politics » Domestic | November 3, 2012, Saturday // 16:31 | Viewed: 974

Bulgarian President Releases Chief Prosecutor from Post

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, issued Friday a decree to officially release Boris Velchev from the post of Chief Prosecutor.

Politics » Domestic | November 2, 2012, Friday // 16:16 | Viewed: 1306