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Bulgarian Deputy Interior Minister Resigns over Diplomatic Row

The Deputy Interior Minister, Pavlin Dimitrov, will submit his resignation with Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced Sunday evening.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 19:48 | Viewed: 1640

Bulgarian PM Signs Diaspora Minister Resignation

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has signed Sunday the resignation of the Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1371

Ousted Bulgarian Diaspora Minister Rejects MP Slot

The Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov, who is expected to resign Monday, will not return to the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1634

Bulgarian Opposition Leader Threatens Govt with No-Confidence Vote

There will be a second no-confidence vote against Bulgaria's ruling GERB government, this time against their culture and science policies, the leftist opposition leader Sergey Stanishev announced.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2010, Saturday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1454

Bulgarian Interior Head Most Likely GERB Presidency Bidder

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov is the ruling centrist GERB party's most probable candidate for President, according to GERB leader and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2010, Saturday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1535

Bulgaria's Diaspora Minister to Resign over Communist Secret Service Past

Bulgaria's Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov has declared that he will be resigning his post on Monday in order not to compromise the government's move to recall all Bulgarian diplomats who were agents of the secret service of the fomer communist regime

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2010, Saturday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1701

Bulgarian Diaspora Minister Expected to Step Down without Feeling 'Scapegoat'

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said he expected his Diaspora Minister to resign on his own as the government is being accused of double standards in the treatment of civil servants and diplomats who were agents at the former communist secret service.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2010, Saturday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1412

Borisov-Parvanov's Tit for Tat: Minister to Go with Discredited Ambassadors

Bulgarian PM Borisov has suggested he would dismiss his Diaspora Minister, a former collaborator with the communist regime's secret service once President Parvanov recalls all ambassadors with the same kind of record.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2010, Saturday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1719

Bulgarian FM: President Provides Political Cover for Ex Communist Agents

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Mladenov has accused President Parvanov of giving political cover to the Bulgarian diplomats who were revealed to have worked for the State Security (DS) service of the former communist regime.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2010, Friday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgarian President Firmly Backs Discredited Diplomats

The presence of collaborators and agents of the former Communist State Security in Bulgaria's diplomatic missions around the world is not a problem for the country, Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, declared.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2010, Friday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1717

Bulgarian Right Wing Attacks State Christmas Bonuses

Bulgaria's right-wing Blue Coalition asked Friday all ministers to make bonuses paid to employees public and show what criteria was used to select those employees.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2010, Friday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgaria's Right-wing Leader Supports Removal of Discredited Diplomats

Bulgaria's ruling party GERB has to clean the country from the agents of the former State Security because they are like an anchor to the past, the leader of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria party, Ivan Kostov, said.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2010, Friday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1122

Bulgarian PM Ready to Fire Diaspora Min over Past as Agent

PM Boyko Borisov has stated he is ready to dismiss minister for Bulgarians abroad Bozhidar Dimitrov because of the latter's past in Bulgaria's Communist State Security.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 15:39 | Viewed: 1271

Bulgarian Socialists Oppose Sacking Discredited Diplomats

Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov and the parliamentary group of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) failed to reach consensus on amending the law to ban diplomatic appointments of people with "Communist past.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1345

Bulgarian Parliament Restricts Political Parties' Financing

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament passed Thursday more amendments to the Election code, pertaining to election campaign financing of political parties.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1352

Bulgarian Top Cop to Escape Prosecutor's Probe

The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office had issued permission for Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, to publically reveal a conversation intercepted through the use of special surveillance devices.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1235

Bulgarian MPs Debate Political Parties Financing

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament are discussing Thursday the amendments to the Election Code pertaining to financing of political parties in election campaigns.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2010, Thursday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1147

Bulgarian President Defends Diplomats with 'State Security' Records

The Bulgarian diplomats who are revealed to have served at the so called State Security service of the former communist regime have worked for democracy in the country in the past 20 years, according to President Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1761

Bulgaria's President to Tackle Election Code Amendments

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov will take part in a public discussion focusing on the "Election Code" changes, organized by his own civic movement.

Politics » Domestic | December 15, 2010, Wednesday // 09:07 | Viewed: 1091

Bulgarian Rightists: Bulky Bonuses Handed Out in Road Agency

High-level employees of Bulgaria's Road Agency have received bonuses estimated at a total of BGN 300 000 per month, according to the Bulgarian rightists.

Politics » Domestic | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1248

Heated Election Code Debates Keep Bulgarian MPs Awake

Bulgaria's Central Election Commission (CEK) now has the authority to register parties to take part in the elections in case it finds their leadership failed to meet more than two times, despite the established rules and schedule.

Politics » Domestic | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1292
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