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Top Bulgarian Socialist Functionary: Nationalist Leader Must Be Stripped of Immunity

There should be no doubt whatsoever regarding stripping immunity of Bulgaria's nationalist leader, Volen Siderov, according to Socialist lawmaker, Georgi Kadiev.

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2014, Saturday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1781

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor: Corruption, Organized Crime Persist

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov acknowledged that his institution bears the heavy burden of restoring the sense of justice in society.

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2014, Saturday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1385

Bulgarian Ex-President Critical on Govt Response to Siderov Case

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012) criticized ruling politicians for their lack of a clear position in condemning the actions of nationalist Volen Siderov.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1249

Radical Anti-Govt Rally in Bulgarian Capital Postponed for January 15

The radical anti-government protest scheduled to take place on Friday in Sofia, Bulgaria, has been  postponed for 15 January, when the parliamentary recess will be over.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1173

Bulgaria Needs True Leftist Party - Rightist Ex-PM

Among the most serious problems in Bulgaria is the lack of a center-left party, according to former center-right PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1257

Bulgaria's Justice Minister: New Penal Code Targets Censorship

Bulgarian Justice Minister Zinaida Zlatanova has emphasized that the draft Penal Code introduces a penalty of up to 4 years of imprisonment for censorship.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1803

Bulgarian Tobacco Growers to Stage Fresh Road Blockade

Disgruntled tobacco growers will stage a protest rally on Friday, threatening to block the road to Gotse Delchev and Drama (Greece), near the village of Gospodintsi in southwestern Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 10:18 | Viewed: 915

Bulgarian Capital Sofia Braces for Fresh Mass Rallies

Bulgarians in the capital Sofia say they are going to stage a very large anti-government protest on Friday, January 10.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 09:18 | Viewed: 1134

3 More Renegades to Abandon Bulgaria's Opposition GERB

At least three other Members of the Bulgarian Parliament might leave the opposition GERB party and become independent.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2014, Friday // 08:44 | Viewed: 1665

Rumen Danev Becomes Deputy Chief of Bulgarian Customs

Rumen Danev has been appointed by Bulgaria's Minister of Finance, Petar Chobanov, to the post Deputy Director of the Customs Agency.

Politics » Domestic | January 9, 2014, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1158

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor: Nationalist MPs to Answer for Deeds

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has rejected nationalist party Ataka leader Volen Siderov's allegations that a looming trial for hooligan actions against him is politically motivated.

Politics » Domestic | January 9, 2014, Thursday // 10:07 | Viewed: 1677

Bulgarian Nationalist MPs Storm TV Channel, Intimidate Guests

MPs from the nationalist Ataka party invaded the private TV station Nova during an evening discussion bloc on Wednesday and threatened guests of the show.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2014, Wednesday // 19:33 | Viewed: 3586

Bulgarian Ultranationalist Claims He Didn't Hit Policeman

Bulgarian ultranationalist MP Volen Siderov has once again claimed that the latest scandal he was involved in was the result of a “plot” against him.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2014, Wednesday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1706

Bulgarian Ex-EU Commissioner Urges Political Condemnation of Siderov

The leader of the Bulgaria for Citizens movement Meglena Kuneva called on politicians to publicly distinguish themselves from the actions of nationalist Volen Siderov.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2014, Wednesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1115

Bulgaria Prosecutor Asks for Lifting of Notorious MP's Immunity

Bulgarian ultranationalist MP Volen Siderov’s immunity from prosecution has been challenged by the country’s Chief Prosecutor.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2014, Wednesday // 13:34 | Viewed: 2923

Small Crowd Gathers in Support of Bulgarian Ultranationalist

Some 50 people has gathered in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia to express their support for notorious ultranationalist leader Volen Siderov, who faces losing his MP immunity.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2014, Wednesday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1217

Bulgarian Rulers Cagey on Nationalist Ally's Latest Gaffe

The latest row stirred by Bulgarian ultranationalist MP Volen Siderov has evoked a cautious comment from a key Socialist MP.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2014, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1629

Banned for Life Bulgarian Top Sprinter Naimova Goes Political

Bulgarian sprinter Tezdzhan Naimova, who was imposed a life-long ban after her second doping offense was confirmed last year, has joined a new and controversial political project.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2014, Wednesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 2551

Bulgarians Ever Less Eager to Overthrow Cabinet - Interior Min

Bulgarians are less and less convinced by the cause of anti-cabinet protests in the country, according to Bulgarian Deputy-PM and Minister of Interior Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | January 7, 2014, Tuesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 1302

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Hooligan Case Referred to Prosecution

The Sofia City Prosecution has taken over the case in which nationalist party Ataka leader Volen Siderov has harrassed a lady and assaulted a man.

Politics » Domestic | January 7, 2014, Tuesday // 17:31 | Viewed: 2173

Ex-PM: Bulgaria Is in Deep Stagnation, Mustn't Fear Borrowing

Bulgaria has entered a deep structural economic and social stagnation, warned former rightist PM Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | January 7, 2014, Tuesday // 15:36 | Viewed: 2234
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