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Bulgarian President: Communist Regime Betrayed Nation

Bulgaria's President, Rosen Plevneliev, voiced Sunday serious alarm from recent attempts to restore the image of the Communist regime in misinterpreting history.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2012, Sunday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1455

Stanishev: Cabinet Promises to Raise Salaries Are Arrogant

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev has criticized as "populist" recent promises by center-right GERB cabinet to raise budget pensions and salaries ahead of elections.

Politics » Domestic | September 8, 2012, Saturday // 18:09 | Viewed: 1029

Bulgarian PM Deems Job Creation Cabinet's 'Only Problem'

The creation of new jobs is "the only problem for the Bulgarian government", Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov believes, according to the record of the weekly Cabinet sitting released Friday.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2012, Friday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1076

Right-Wing MP Wants Tsar Liberator Monument Moved from Hearth of Sofia

The monument of Tsar Osvoboditel (Liberator King) should be moved from its central location in front of the building of the Parliament, the Member of the Parliament from the right-wing Blue Coalition, Lachezar Toshev, proposes.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2012, Friday // 13:57 | Viewed: 14445

Bulgaria No Longer Poorest in EU, PM Vows on Unification Day

Beginning 2013, Bulgaria will no longer be the poorest country in Europe, Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has promised.

Politics » Domestic | September 6, 2012, Thursday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1876

Bulgarian MPs Scrap 'Expat' Bill

The Bulgarian Parliament has decided to withdraw the first reading of the much-debated Act for Bulgarians and Bulgarian Communities Abroad.

Politics » Domestic | September 5, 2012, Wednesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1490

Bulgarian MPs Reject Job Curb for Communist Security Agents

By abstaining from voting the Members of the Bulgarian Parliament rejected Wednesday the proposal to temporary ban agents and collaborators of the former Communist State Security from holding high-ranking State posts.

Politics » Domestic | September 5, 2012, Wednesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1165

Bulgarian Argi Minister Assuages Price Hike Fears

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, has countered data about a serious price hike of grocery and produce, released by the State Commission for Commodity Exchanges and Market Places.

Politics » Domestic | September 5, 2012, Wednesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 881

Stanishev: Ruling Party GERB, Borisov Make Fools of Bulgarians

Sergey Stanishev, ex PM and chair of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party, was devastatingly critical of the ruling center-right party GERB and Cabinet of Boyko Borisov at the first fall session of the Bulgarian Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | September 4, 2012, Tuesday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1036

Bulgaria's Parliament Back to Work

Bulgaria's lawmakers are to hold a parliamentary sitting on Tuesday, as their summer break is now over.

Politics » Domestic | September 4, 2012, Tuesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 661

Bulgarian Socialists Up in Arms over AIDS Comparison

Members of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) are staging Monday evening a protest rally at the party's headquarters demanding the resignation of Anton Kutev as media policy secretary

Politics » Domestic | September 3, 2012, Monday // 13:16 | Viewed: 711

Bulgarian Leftist Predicts Collapse of Borisov Cabinet

The Bulgarian cabinet of PM Boyko Borisov and the ruling center right party GERB will end up kicked out by street protests, Tatyana Doncheva, a former key member of the Bulgarian Socialist Party leadership, has predicted.

Politics » Domestic | September 3, 2012, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 710

Bulgaria's Rulers Prepare to Work Miracles Years On

Bulgaria's deputy PM and deputy chair of ruling GERB party Tsvetan Tsvetanov argued Saturday that GERB is in a very good position for winning a new term in power after summer 2013 elections.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2012, Saturday // 17:41 | Viewed: 928

Bulgarian Rulers Jubilant over Sofia Metro Line Opening

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and President Rosen Plevneliev are extremely excited over the opening of the capital Sofia's second metro line.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2012, Friday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1232

Bulgarian PM: Enticed Foreign Investors Shock for Opposition

The BGN 40 M that would flow to the State budget from the contract with French Total, Austrian OMV and Spanish Repsol for oil and gas exploration in the Black Sea will be used for roads, schools, and sports facilities.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2012, Friday // 13:11 | Viewed: 847

Bulgarian Left-Winger Repents for AIDS Joke

Anton Kutev, media policy secretary of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has apologized for recently comparing socialism to AIDS.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2012, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 626

Video Spoof Mocks Bulgarian PM Borisov as "The Illusionist"

A video spoof portraying Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov as the main character of the 2006 Hollywood production "The Illusionist" has been posted online.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2012, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1044

Bulgarian Ex-President Plots Political Comeback

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has revealed that he is yet to give up on politics, vowing a comeback in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2012, Wednesday // 10:42 | Viewed: 1096

Bulgarian Socialists Makes Own Functionary Apologize for 'AIDS Scandal'

The Control Commission of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party has recommended that its Media Policy Secretary Anton Kutev issue an apology for comparing socialism to AIDS.

Politics » Domestic | August 28, 2012, Tuesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1102

PES President Won't Punish Party Member over Socialism-AIDS Comparison

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has stated that he will not punish his party's media policy secretary Anton Kutev, who recently said that "socialism has some things in common with AIDS.

Politics » Domestic | August 27, 2012, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 897

Bulgaria VP Vows to Welcome Back Bulgarian Emigrants

The Bulgarian President's Office is hard at work for creating conditions for Bulgarians abroad to return and work in Bulgaria, stated Vice-President Margarita Popova Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | August 26, 2012, Sunday // 16:23 | Viewed: 1376