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Bulgarian Interior Minister: Police Are Doing Great Job

Bulgaria's police are working hard to solve the case(s) with car arsons in Sofia and across the country, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | December 28, 2011, Wednesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1193

Bulgarian PM: I Dislike My Too Kind Personality

The retirement reform should have been implemented even earlier, in 2010, Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, believes.

Politics » Domestic | December 28, 2011, Wednesday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1176

Bulgarian PM: Fighting Financial Crisis Is Like Fighting War

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov expressed confidence in his cabinet's policy of fiscal austerity in an end-of-year interview Monday.

Politics » Domestic | December 26, 2011, Monday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1524

Ruling on Sofia Court Chair Legality Due Dec 27

A five-member panel of judges at the Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) will decide Tuesday on the legality of the appointment of Vladimira Yaneva as Sofia City Court Chair.

Politics » Domestic | December 26, 2011, Monday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1082

Bulgarian PM: I Got Angry When I Got Booed, I Confess

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has confessed that he felt angry when he got booed by the audience of the freestyle motorcycling final held last Sunday at the Arena Armeets sports hall.

Politics » Domestic | December 26, 2011, Monday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1533

Bulgaria's New Deputy Justice Minister Discredited by Strasbourg Sentence

Bulgaria has been been sanctioned by the Human Rights Court in Strasbourg because of a controversial ruling on behalf of Denitsa Petkova, a former judge who was recently appointed as the country's new deputy Justice Minister.

Politics » Domestic | December 24, 2011, Saturday // 12:24 | Viewed: 4344

Bulgarian PM: Archeologists Racketeer State

Archeologists should stop blackmailing the State and hurdle highway construction, ordered Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | December 23, 2011, Friday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1994

Bulgaria's Justice Ministry Welcomes 2 New Deputy Ministers

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has appointed two new Deputy Justice Ministers, Velina Todorova and Denitsa Valkova-Petkova.

Politics » Domestic | December 22, 2011, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1599

Bulgarian Nationalists: Bomb Alert Was Provocation by GERB

Desislav Chukolov, Deputy Chair of Ataka, has termed the bomb threat alert at the nationalist party's headquarters as a provocation staged by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgarian MP: Ex EU Commissioner Stole Name of Civic Movement

Independent MP Dimitar Chukarski has accused former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva of plagiarizing the name of her newly founded civic movement.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1337

Bulgaria's Interior Fights Organized Crime by Outsourcing Investigations - Minister

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has taken advantage of yet another opportunity to level criticism at the judiciary.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1822

New Dissent Shakes Bulgarian Nationalists in Congress Eve

Four Members of the Parliament have left the Parliamentary group of the Bulgarian far-right, nationalist party Ataka.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 1308

Bulgarian Parliament Holds Problematic Vote on Judicial Inspectors

Bulgaria's Parliament has appointed 10 members of the Inspectorate at the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) without any debates on the qualities of the 11 candidates and amid suspicions that the procedure had been pre-arranged.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2011, Wednesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1449

PES Leader Stanishev: Bulgaria's GERB Is Heading for Snap Election

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB is more than likely to call for a snap parliamentary election, Sergey Stanishev, interim leader of the Party of European Socialists, has predicted.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2011, Monday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1448

Bulgaria Appoints New Deputy Justice Minister

Appellate Prosecutor Plamen Dimitrov has been appointed by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov as the country's new Deputy Justice Minister.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2011, Monday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1287

Bulgaria Left, Right Opposition: Car Arsons Test Security, Govt

Key politicians from both Bulgaria's leftist and rightist opposition have expressed worries about the wave of mysterious and yet unpunished car arsons gripping capital Sofia since end of November.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 19:17 | Viewed: 1182

Ex EU Commissioner Kuneva Creates Civic Movement in Bulgaria

Former Bulgarian European Commissioner Meglena Kuneva inaugurated the creation of a new civic movement dubbed "Bulgaria for Citizens" Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1890

Bulgaria's Democracy Index Keeps Falling - EIU Study

Bulgaria has continued the trend of dropping down the Economist Intelligence Unit's Democracy index, being ranked 52th with an index of 6.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2011, Sunday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1844

Bulgaria PM Confirms Eyeing Second Term in Office

A few days before the end of a pretty turbulent year, Bulgaria's Prime Minister and leader of the ruling center-right GERB Boyko Borisov has confirmed he will be seeking a second term in his current office.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 21:04 | Viewed: 1242

Bulgaria PM Vows to Revive Near Terminally Ill Health Care

Bulgaria's prime minister, well known for his populist pledges, plans to assign top priority to the country's struggling health system, plagued by chronic underfunding, brain-drain and a lack of meaningful reform.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1271

Bulgaria's Top Nationalist Stirs Parliamentary Brawl

The first appearance in the Parliament, after a two-week-long absence, of Bulgaria's nationalist leader, Volen Siderov, ended with a scandal Friday and his removal from plenary hall.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2011, Saturday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1467