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Notorious Party RZS to Run Solo in Bulgaria's 2011 Votes

A small conservative opposition party with links to shady figures from Bulgaria's transition has said it will not team up with partners in the upcoming local and presidential polls in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | April 28, 2011, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1485

Bulgaria Rightists Fail to Name Common Presidential Runner

The Union of Democratic Forces and Democrats for Strong Bulgaria, the two parties composing the Bulgarian rightist Blue Coalition, could not come up with a common presidential candidate.

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2011, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1437

Bulgarian Rightist MEP Slams Own Party over Presidential Nominee

Bulgarian EPP MEP Nadezhda Neynsky severely criticised her own Union of Democratic Forces for the manner of nomination of their candidate for the fall presidential elections in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2011, Tuesday // 19:15 | Viewed: 1955

Partner in Bulgaria's Blue Coalition Names Presidential Nominee

The Union of Democratic Forces, one of the two parties forming Bulgaria's rightist Blue Coalition, named Tuesday their vice-chair Rumen Hristov as their presidential candidate for elections in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2011, Tuesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1774

Young Bulgarian Liberals Want Ex-EU Commissioner for President

The youth organization of the National Movement for Stability and Prosperity have nominated former EU Commissioner and Bulgarian minister Meglena Kuneva for the upcoming presidential elections in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2011, Monday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1527

Bulgaria's Media Are Place for Murky Politics - Analyst

Bulgaria suffers from a chronically malfunctioning media world which is servicing unclear political and economic interests, according to political analyst Tsvetozar Tomov.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2011, Monday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1467

Political Brawl Mars Sofia Easter Mass

The solemn Easter Mass at the St. Alexander Nevsky cathedral in Bulgaria's capital Sofia began with a political scandal Saturday evening.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2011, Sunday // 13:01 | Viewed: 2157

Bulgaria Nationalists: Coalition with GERB Not Ruled Out

Bulgaria nationalists may pool their efforts with the currently ruling GERB party for the next general elections, their leader has disclosed.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2011, Friday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1638

Bulgarian PM Scolds Ministers for Information Leaks to Media

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has reprimanded Wednesday two of his ministers over leaks of information to the media.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2011, Thursday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1809

Bulgaria's Peshtera Town Hall Condemns School Propaganda Event

The municipal council in Bulgaria's town of Peshtera adopted Thursday a declaration condemning political propaganda during a school event.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2011, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1574

Parliament to 'Hunt' for Bulgarian President Trophies

The anti-Corruption Parliamentary Committee is to probe the hunting activities and trophies of Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2011, Thursday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1630

Head of Bulgaria Anti-Mafia Team Kicked out

Stoyan Kushlev, chairman of Bulgaria's state Commission for Establishing of Property Acquired from Criminal Activity, has been dismissed, it emerged on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1806

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party DPS Shakes Off 2nd Dissenter

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party DPS (Movement for Rights and Freedoms) has practically expelled a second key MP, Korman Ismailov, over criticism against its leader Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 20:21 | Viewed: 1909

Ex Tsar Criticizes Bulgaria's Politics, Media

Bulgaria's former Tsar and Prime Minister, Simeon Saxe-Coburg, has delivered strong criticism of the so-called "transition period" in the country, saying the one or two-party model is not yet "a thing of the past.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1727

Bulgarian Nationalists Demand Ban of Jehovah's Witnesses

The Jehovah Witnesses are a dangerous sect and has to be abolished in Bulgaria, the nationalist VMRO party has declared in a letter sent to the Bulgarian press.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 13318

Bulgaria Ex Commissioner Bid for Presidency Confirmed

Meglena Kuneva, former EU Commissioner for consumer protection, will run for Bulgaria's president in the autumn despite speculations over her eligibility, an ally has confirmed.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1586

Bulgaria Regional Development Minister Denies Presidential, Mayor Bid

Bulgaria's Regional Development Minister, Rosen Plevneliev, has denied the rumors hi will be running for president or Mayor of the capital Sofia in the upcoming Presidential and local elections in the fall of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2011, Monday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1297

Bulgarian Right-Wing with Unprecedented Number of Presidential Hopefuls

The right-wing Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, has at least 4 candidates to enter the presidential race in the fall, which is an unprecedentedly high number.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2011, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1514

Bulgarian Socialists' Presidential Candidate Revealed at Buzludhza Celebrations

The names of the tandem of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, to enter the presidential race in the fall, will be revealed by the time of the party's the yearly celebration on Buzludzha peak.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2011, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1662

Bulgarian Deputy PM Hints of Cabinet Reshuffle

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has made an equivocal statement about a possible reshuffle in the Borisov Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2011, Sunday // 20:19 | Viewed: 1637

Bulgarian 'Octopus' Accuses PM of Ties with Kidnap Gang

Controversial Bulgarian businessman and former DANS employee, Aleksei Petrov, says he would not be surprised of emerging proof Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is connected with organized crime.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2011, Sunday // 14:28 | Viewed: 2350