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Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Dissenters to Start New Political Party

Kasim Dal, the formerly closest aide to Bulgarian ethnic Turkish leader Ahmed Dogan, and an independent MP, Korman Ismailov, are starting a new political party.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2012, Monday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1273

50% of Bulgarian Public Procurement Deals in H1, 2012 Flawed

Nearly half of the public procurement contracts signed in the first six months of 2012 are flawed, according to the Bulgarian Public Financial Inspection Agency (PFIA).

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2012, Monday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1094

Bulgarian Opposition Blame Govt over London 2012 Failure

A club within the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party has proposed a no-confidence vote for the center-right GERB cabinet over the poor performance of Bulgarian athletes at the London 2012 Olympics.

Politics » Domestic | August 19, 2012, Sunday // 18:48 | Viewed: 974

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria at 10.8% in July

A total of 18 301 unemployed found work in July, according to Bulgaria's Employment Agency (EA), up by 4000 from the same period in 2011.

Politics » Domestic | August 16, 2012, Thursday // 12:50 | Viewed: 933

Traffic Control Cameras on Bulgarian Roads to Increase 8-Fold

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry will increase the number of traffic control cameras mounted on highways, roads and streets from 22 to 173.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1774

Bulgarian PM Unashamed as He's Caught Using Govt Aircraft for Leisure

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has declared he sees nothing wrong in the fact that his amateur football team has been flying around on the government's official Airbus.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 2073

Bulgarian Cabinet Not Bothered by PM Using Govt Craft for Football Friendly

Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski confirmed the report that Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's amateur football team has been flying around on the government's Airbus.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1182

Bulgarian Daily Claims PM's Team Flown on Govt Craft for Friendly Game

The Vitosha Bistritsa "Tigers", the amateur football team Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has been reportedly flown to the Black Sea city of Varna on the government's Airbus for a friendly game.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 958

Bulgaria Mulls Moving Foreign Ministry to Controversial Army Building

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has suggested that the country's Foreign Ministry should move to the so called so called National Army Complex building in downtown Sofia, according to local media reports.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2012, Wednesday // 10:42 | Viewed: 910

Ex-Commissioner Kuneva: Bulgarian Govt Wants to Kill SMEs

Bulgaria's center-right GERB cabinet has consistently been leading a policy of supporting companies with dominant market position, stated former EU commissioner Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | August 14, 2012, Tuesday // 20:00 | Viewed: 879

Bulgarian PM to Keep 'Procuring' Sponsors for Sports Clubs

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has insisted that he is to continue his controversial involvement in the affairs of sports clubs.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2012, Saturday // 13:55 | Viewed: 977

Bulgarian Prosecution Refuses to Investigate PM Borisov's 'Dark Past' over WikiLeaks

Bulgaria's Prosecutor's Office has refused to investigate Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov over the reports that his past is connected with criminal activity based on secret US diplomatic cables published on WikiLeaks.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2012, Thursday // 19:49 | Viewed: 2321

Bulgarian Presidency Starts Tweeting

Bulgaria's Presidency has launched its profile on Twitter, its press service announced Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 16:08 | Viewed: 761

Bulgaria's Interior Min Mad at Ex Intelligence Head for Admitting Security Problem

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has slammed Tsvetlin Yovchev, the former head of the State National Security Agency DANS and current presidential advisor, for admitting that Bulgaria has a grave national security problem after the July 18 te

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2012, Wednesday // 10:39 | Viewed: 740

Bulgaria to Map Out Roma Ghettos with EU Money

Bulgaria's authorities are executing a project to create maps of the ghettos inhabitted with the msot marginalized Roma communities across the country.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 20:36 | Viewed: 1897

Check Delays by Months Bulgarian N-Plant Referendum

The check of Bulgaria's GRAO of signatures collected in support of a referendum on the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant, NPP, in the Danube town of Belene, will take at least 3 months.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 685

Bulgarian Interior Requests Funds for Dubious Firefighting Equipment

The Bulgarian Ministry of Interior has requested BGN 110,000 from the cabinet to repair firefighting equipment that was allegedly damaged in a recent wildfire in the Vitosha mountain near capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2012, Saturday // 16:35 | Viewed: 943

After Parliament, Anonymous Hack Turkish-Bulgarian Party Website

The Bulgarian unit of the Anonymous has hacked the website of liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms party Thursday evening.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 20:11 | Viewed: 1791

Bulgaria's Ex President Styles Himself All-Out Leftist Unifier

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has proclaimed himself a "unifier" of all leftist parties and movements in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 16:00 | Viewed: 865

Ex-President: Bulgarian Cabinet Constitutionally Incompetent

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has lashed out at PM Boyko Borisov's ambivalent stance towards a referendum to be carried out on in Bulgaria on building a second NPP at Belene.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 14:50 | Viewed: 799

Bulgarian Parliament Obsessed with Corporate Legislation - Analysts

The Bulgarian Parliament is showing an increased tendency to adopt legislation under corporate influence, states an analysis by Bulgarian NGO Institute of Modern Politics.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2012, Thursday // 14:26 | Viewed: 968