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Bulgarian PM Vows to Be 'Merciless' on 'Communists'

Communists and their progeny need to be mercilessly persecuted, stated Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov Saturaday at a meeting of people repressed from the communist regime.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2011, Saturday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1265

Bulgarian PM Kicks Out Social Security Institute Chief

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has confirmed his earlier hints that he will ax the Director of the National Social Security Institute (NOI) Hristina Mitreva.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2011, Friday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1510

Bulgaria PM Fails to Quit Smoking, Lights Only on Hectic Days

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov's January resolution not to put a cigar in his mouth any more lasted just four months, as he was seen smoking one on his party's town meeting.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2011, Friday // 12:05 | Viewed: 2961

Bulgaria Nationalists Urge Shut-Down of Discrimination Body

Bulgaria's nationalist party has stirred up a heated debate after calling for the shut-down of the country's anti-discrimination watchdog over its inefficiency.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2011, Friday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1428

Bulgarian Parliament to Discuss Election Code Amendments

The Bulgarian Parliament is expected to discuss Friday the proposed amendments in the country's Election Code after the Constitutional Court revoked some of the texts in it.

Politics » Domestic | May 13, 2011, Friday // 09:16 | Viewed: 1168

Bulgaria Social Security Institute Head Hangs in Balance

Bulgaria's prime minister has surprisingly threatened to kick out of office the head of the country's Social Security Institute (NOI) Hristina Mitreva.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2011, Thursday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1318

Bulgaria PM Slammed as Habitual Quitter, Shirker

Bulgaria's prime minister has grown the habit of leaving office before the term expires and this poses many questions, a right-wing opposition leader said.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2011, Thursday // 13:40 | Viewed: 1533

Bulgarian 'Octopus' Drops from Presidential Race

Shady businessman and former employee of the State Agency for National Security (DANS), Aleksei Petrov, has finally announced he would not run for president in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2011, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1421

PM Borisov Commands Bulgarian Journalists to 'Stop Whining'

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expressed Wednesday his dissatisfaction with the questions journalists him, pointing out his government is in the middle of an infrastructural breakthrough.

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2011, Wednesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1539

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party Provokes PM to Run for President

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov should swiftly make clear whether he'll run for president in the fall or not, according to vice-chair of the liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms Lyutvi Mestan.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2011, Tuesday // 19:38 | Viewed: 1595

Bulgarian 'Octopus' 'Receives Support' from Late Ivan Slavkov

The initiative committee, which nominated the late Ivan Slavkov to run for president, announced Tuesday it would now support Aleksei Petrov and his election campaign team.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2011, Tuesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1381

Borisov's Presidential Bid to Signal 'Bulgaria Govt Deadlock'

Boyko Borisov's nomination for president will be a sign that Bulgaria's cabinet has reached a standstill, analysts say.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2011, Tuesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1196

GERB Govt Broke the Back of Bulgarian Middle Class - Rightist Opposition

Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB has shattered the middle class in Bulgaria, according to key representatives of the rightist opposition party Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB).

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1280

Bulgaria PM Runs for President to Save Face - Analysts

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's likely bid for president may be interpreted as a move to get out of the political swamp he got himself into, say political analysts.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 1487

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Set to Run against PM for President

The leader of the Bulgarian far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, voiced open criticism on the decision of the ruling GERB party to not announce the name of their presidential candidate until August.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 13:07 | Viewed: 1438

Commissioner Georgieva Dashes Bulgarians' Hopes for Presidential Bid

EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, who recently became the first woman to top the most popular politicians' ranking in Bulgaria in 10 years, has denied once again intentions to run for Bulgarian president.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1637

Bulgarian Top Cop Confirms August Deadline for GERB Presidential Bid

The ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party will score a convincing victory at the upcoming presidential and local elections.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1563

Bulgarian VP Intends to Withdraw from Politics End of Term

Bulgaria's Vice President Angel Marin gave an overview of his ten years in office in an interview for bTV Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2011, Sunday // 18:39 | Viewed: 1397

Bulgarian PM: It's Normal That I Don't Run for President

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov stepped up the intrigue on whether he'll run for president in the fall by arguing that his current office might excuse him from doing so.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2011, Sunday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1424

Bulgarian Socialists Press on Using Europol Report as Political Tool

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party has continued arguing that the recently published Europol report on organized crime undermines the Bulgarian government's claims to have succeeded in curbing crime.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2011, Sunday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1459

Bulgaria Ex Commissioner Firm over Presidency Bid - Report

Meglena Kuneva, former EU Commissioner for consumer protection, has already agreed to run for Bulgaria's president in the autumn despite speculations over her eligibility, insiders say.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2011, Saturday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1502