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Bulgaria's Deputy Energy Minister to Appeal 'Communist Spy' Verdict

A deputy minister in charge of the energy sector in Bulgaria’s caretaker government, who was surprisingly exposed as a former state security collaborator, will seek to clear his name in court.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2013, Friday // 20:15 | Viewed: 1014

Bulgarian President Says Chief of Staff Resignation ‘Nothing Special’

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has reiterated that he is unperturbed by the resignation of his Chief of Staff, Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2013, Friday // 12:36 | Viewed: 982

Bomb Threat Closes HQ of Bulgarian Socialist Party

A bomb threat has closed the headquarters of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1542

Vigils to Remember Bulgaria’s Jan Palach

Bulgarians across the country will hold vigils Thursday night in honor of the young man who fatally set himself on fire in Varna in February to protest against the links between the city council and the mafia.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 900

Bulgarian President Unperturbed by Chief of Staff's Resignation

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev stated on Wednesday that he received calmly the resignation of his Chief of Staff, Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 741

Bulgarian President's Ex-Chief of Staff: My Resignation Wasn't Political

Tsvetlin Yovchev, who resigned as Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev’s Chief of Staff on Tuesday, has reiterated that there were no political reasons behind his stepping down.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 781

Bulgarian President's Chief of Staff Calls It Quits

Tsvetlin Yovchev, the Chief of Staff of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, has resigned, local media informed on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2013, Tuesday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1029

Bulgarian President Refers New Sea Act to Constitutional Court

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has referred to the Constitutional Court the new amendments to Bulgaria's Sea Act on grounds of a presumed violation of the public interest.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2013, Monday // 20:09 | Viewed: 739

Controversial Ex GERB MP Left Bulgaria over Fear for Family

Emil Dimitrov, former controversial Member of the Parliament from the centrist Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, has left Bulgaria and is currently in another EU Member State.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2013, Monday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1412

Acquitted Ex Bulgarian Health Min: I Fell Pray of Mob Law

I was a scapegoat for the huge problems in Bulgaria's healthcare system, former Health Minister Bozhidar Nanev says in interview in the eve of World Health Day.

Politics » Domestic | April 7, 2013, Sunday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1068

Bulgaria's GERB Disown Disgraced Former Leading MP

Former Bulgarian ruling party GERB "have nothing to do" with their own former MP Emil Dimitrov, who was recently determined to have been in conflict of interest as MP, stated GERB vice-chair Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2013, Saturday // 19:10 | Viewed: 864

Bulgaria VP: Wiretapping Scandal Erodes Trust

The wiretapping scandal roaring in Bulgaria will negatively affect trust in institutions, no matter what the truth turns out to be, said Bulgarian Vice-President Margarita Popova.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2013, Saturday // 17:32 | Viewed: 790

Bulgaria Back on Track, after '60 Y Socialist Rule' - Ex-FinMin

The economic hardships suffered by Bulgarians are largely due to "60 years of socialist rule", according to former Bulgarian Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2013, Saturday // 12:43 | Viewed: 2162

Dogan Attacker: No One Can Save You from People's Wrath

Oktay Enimehmedov, the man who shocked Bulgaria by pointing a gas pistol at former ethnic Turkish party leader Ahmed Dogan, has written a letter in Sofia's jail.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2013, Thursday // 10:36 | Viewed: 843

PACE Delegation to Arrive on Pre-Electoral Visit to Bulgaria

The six-member PACE delegation, led by Andreas Gross (Switzerland, SOC), will arrive in Bulgaria on a two-day mission to assess the electoral framework and campaign prior to the early parliamentary elections to be held in the country on 12 May.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2013, Thursday // 08:15 | Viewed: 693

Nationalist Leader: Gabon Offers Higher Pensions than Bulgaria

Volen Siderov, leader of nationalist party Ataka, has suggested that pension rates in Bulgaria are lower than African countries.

Politics » Domestic | April 3, 2013, Wednesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1212

Ex Bulgarian FinMin: Economic Situation Is Worst in 23 Years

Former Finance Minister Plamen Oresharski has described the current economic situation in Bulgaria as the most unfavorable for the past 23 years.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2013, Monday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1344

New 'Snooping' Scandal Surfaces in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor, Sotir Tsatsarov, is ordering a probe over recent information the Interior Ministry has spied illegally on politicians, businessmen, magistrates and journalists.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2013, Friday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1089

Employees of Bulgaria's Port Varna Stage Protest

Workers at Bulgaria's largest Black Sea port, Port Varna, will stage a new protest Thursday to oppose a project for converting a large portion of the port to pedestrian use.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2013, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 987

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt to Earmark Resources to Help Poorest

Bulgaria's caretaker government will announce Thursday the money it will allocate from the budget for measures to assist low-income groups.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2013, Thursday // 08:39 | Viewed: 738

Bulgaria's EU Competiveness Official Sacked - Report

Bulgaria's caretaker Economy and Energy Minister, Asen Vassilev, has fired Kiril Geratliev, head of the EU Competitiveness Funds Directorate at the Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 709
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