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Bulgaria's Ruling Party with Minor Lead for Presidential Elections - Poll

About 25% of the Bulgarian voters would support a candidate of the ruling center right party in the presidential elections in the fall of 2011, according to a public opinion poll.

Politics » Domestic | April 3, 2011, Sunday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1792

Bulgaria's Ex-Agent Petrov Tones down Presidential Bid, Wants to Run against PM

Bulgarian controversial businessmen and ex-secret agent Alexei Petrov played down intentions voiced earlier to present his candidacy for the country's Presidency in the fall of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | April 2, 2011, Saturday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1835

Bulgaria's GERB Recalls Agriculture Ministry Building Swap

The swap of the buildings of the Agriculture Ministry and the City Hall in the capital Sofia has been postponed, Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, stated Friday.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2011, Friday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1791

Bulgarian Opposition Declares April Fool's Day of Ruling GERB

April 1 is April Fool's Day and we have all reasons to believe it has turned into the Day of the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgarian (GERB) party.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2011, Friday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1707

Bulgarian PM: My Security More Important than Cost

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared in the Parliament Friday he would never compromise with his personal security in order to reduce travel expenses.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2011, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1422

Bulgarian PM Lauds Ex Diaspora Minister's Work

The opening of new Bulgarian schools abroad, donations for them, alleviating the procedure for granting Bulgarian citizenship, are among the achievements of the Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov, while in office.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2011, Friday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1672

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Still under Fire from Right, Left

Both Bulgaria's right and left wing are unwavering in demanding the resignation of Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, over alleged scams at the State Fund Agriculture.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2011, Thursday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1628

Bulgaria's Special Tribunal to Receive BGN 2 M for Salaries

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) will provide BGN 2 M for salaried to all 134 people that will work in the special tribunal for high-profile organized crime cases.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2011, Thursday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1383

Alleged Corruption Scandal Rattles Bulgaria's State Agriculture Fund

The Bulgarian government has replaced the entire senior management of the State Agriculture Fund, the institution in charge of distributing EU agricultural funding.

Politics » Domestic | March 31, 2011, Thursday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1875

Bulgarian Govt Bails Out Sofia Municipality for New Metro Trains

Bulgaria's Cabinet has provided the Sofia Municipality with BGN 11 M in order to pay for the delivery of three new trains for the subway.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 19:19 | Viewed: 1251

Right-Wing Leader: Recession Feels at Home in Bulgaria

The cartel agreements have destroyed the economic competition in Bulgaria, as well as the small and medium business, according to right-wing leader Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1798

Head: Bulgaria's Anti-Corruption Unit Cannot Fight Corruption

The newly established Center for Prevention of Organized Crime and Corruption (BORKOR) cannot fight corruption, according to the unit's head, Rumen Milanov.

Politics » Domestic | March 30, 2011, Wednesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1449

Bulgarian Socialists Claim More Anti-Govt Protests to Come

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will continue to organize protests against the government of the ruling party GERB not only in the capital Sofia, but in other cities as well.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1570

Line of Birthday Gifts Awaits Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Leader

Members and supporters of the Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party DPS have went Tuesday to its headquarters to greet the leader Ahmed Dogan for his 57th birthday.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 17:02 | Viewed: 1930

Bulgarian Right Wing Demands Ousting of Agriculture Minister over Corruption

Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) presented Tuesday evidence of corruption practices in the Agriculture Ministry and the State Fund "Agriculture" - the agency dealing with payments from the EU SAPARD program.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1888

Facebook Group Shakes Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Leadership

The former Deputy Chair of the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, Kasim Dal, who recently resigned,and was later expelled from the party, has gathered support from 4 300 Facebook users.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 2025

Bulgarian GERB MP Accused of Lobbying

The Member of the Bulgarian Parliament from the ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party, Emil Radev, has been accused of lobbying in favor of his spouse's boss.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1746

Bulgarian President Launches Appointment of Electoral Commission

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, has established April 12 as the date to begin consultations for appointing the country's Central Electoral Commission (CEC).

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2011, Monday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1392

Nearly 4000 Bulgarians Named Secret Police Agents since 07

А special panel, investigating Bulgaria's communist-era police files, said it has exposed 3800 Bulgarian nationals as state security agents and collaborators since its establishment four years ago.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2011, Monday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgarian Conservatives Deny They'll Nominate Ex Agent for President

The Bulgarian conservative "Order, Law and Justice" (RZS) party will have its own tandem for the upcoming presidential elections, candidates for mayors in all municipalities and municipal councils in more than 3000 villages.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2011, Sunday // 19:36 | Viewed: 1871

Controversial Party Asks Whole Opposition to Leave Bulgarian Parliament

Controversial Order, Lawfulness and Justice (RZS) party has requested all other opposition parties to leave Parliament in order to show their opposition to the GERB cabinet and their earnest request for snap elections.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2011, Saturday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1462
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