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Bulgarian Nationalists Demand Ban of Jehovah's Witnesses

The Jehovah Witnesses are a dangerous sect and has to be abolished in Bulgaria, the nationalist VMRO party has declared in a letter sent to the Bulgarian press.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 13331

Bulgaria Ex Commissioner Bid for Presidency Confirmed

Meglena Kuneva, former EU Commissioner for consumer protection, will run for Bulgaria's president in the autumn despite speculations over her eligibility, an ally has confirmed.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1586

Bulgaria Regional Development Minister Denies Presidential, Mayor Bid

Bulgaria's Regional Development Minister, Rosen Plevneliev, has denied the rumors hi will be running for president or Mayor of the capital Sofia in the upcoming Presidential and local elections in the fall of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2011, Monday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1297

Bulgarian Right-Wing with Unprecedented Number of Presidential Hopefuls

The right-wing Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, has at least 4 candidates to enter the presidential race in the fall, which is an unprecedentedly high number.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2011, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1514

Bulgarian Socialists' Presidential Candidate Revealed at Buzludhza Celebrations

The names of the tandem of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, to enter the presidential race in the fall, will be revealed by the time of the party's the yearly celebration on Buzludzha peak.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2011, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1669

Bulgarian Deputy PM Hints of Cabinet Reshuffle

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has made an equivocal statement about a possible reshuffle in the Borisov Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2011, Sunday // 20:19 | Viewed: 1637

Bulgarian 'Octopus' Accuses PM of Ties with Kidnap Gang

Controversial Bulgarian businessman and former DANS employee, Aleksei Petrov, says he would not be surprised of emerging proof Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is connected with organized crime.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2011, Sunday // 14:28 | Viewed: 2350

Bulgarian Socialists Mull Ways to Win Presidential Race

The Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, has at least 10 presidential candidates, who are better than any of the likely nominations of the ruling GERB party, BSP leader, Sergey Stanishev declares.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2011, Sunday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1599

Socialist Ex-PM: Ever More Bulgarians Value Our 'Hateful' Coalition

Bulgarians are starting to reassess the achievements of the much reviled three-way coalition, said leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and ex-PM Sergey Stanishev Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | April 16, 2011, Saturday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1588

Bulgaria's Ex Right-Wing FM Ready to Run for President

Bulgaria's former foreign minister and current member of the European Parliament, Nadezhda Neynski, formerly Mihaylova, has confirmed plans to join the race for president in the autumn.

Politics » Domestic | April 15, 2011, Friday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1487

Bulgarians' Presidential Hopes for Commissioner Georgieva Dashed

EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, who recently became the first woman to top the most popular politicians' ranking in Bulgaria in 10 years, will not be nominated for the presidential race, the ruling party said.

Politics » Domestic | April 15, 2011, Friday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1485

Bulgaria's Ex EU Commissioner Not to Seek Party Support in Likely Run for President

Meglena Kuneva, Bulgaria's former and first EU Commissioner declared Thursday her decision to run for president in the fall is pending, but she would never be the candidate of any political party.

Politics » Domestic | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 18:45 | Viewed: 1750

Bulgaria's Ruling Party GERB Reports Meager Donations for 2010

Bulgaria's ruling center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party has only seven donors, showed reports of political parties for 2010 published by the National Audit Office (NAO).

Politics » Domestic | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 18:25 | Viewed: 1652

63% of Bulgarians Expect State to Worsen - Poll

Some 63% of Bulgarians are pessimists about their country's future, according to a poll conducted by Gallup International in April 2011.

Politics » Domestic | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 15:33 | Viewed: 1662

Left, Right Opposition Slam Limits on Bulgaria's Trade Registry

Both the right and left-wing opposition have harshly criticized the decision of the ruling majority to limit the public access to the Business (Trade) Registry as of 2012.

Politics » Domestic | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1534

Bulgarian President's Formation Won't Endorse Own Candidate for Successor

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov's movement, ABV, will not have its own candidate for the Presidential elections scheduled for the fall of 2011, Parvanov himself announced Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 13:39 | Viewed: 1313

Bulgaria's Ruling Majority Limits Access to Business Registry

The currently unrestricted public access to the Business (Trade) Registry of Bulgaria's Registry Agency will be limited and paid as of the beginning of 2012.

Politics » Domestic | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1657

Pressure Ups on Bulgaria EU Ladies over Presidential Bids

A small opposition party with links to shady figures from Bulgaria's transition has renewed its efforts to prevent the country's former and current European Commissioners from running for president.

Politics » Domestic | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1274

Bulgarian Parliamentary Speaker Comes Up with 'Spineless Roosters'

An intriguing philosophical debate took place in the Bulgarian Parliament Wednesday between Parliamentary speaker Tsetska Tsacheva and socialist MP Lyuben Kornezov.

Politics » Domestic | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1423

Bulgarian Parliament Lets Prosecution of Communist Crimes Expire

Bulgaria's Parliament has refused to drop the statute of limitations for murder, torture and violence committed on political, ethnic or religious grounds in the period September 9, 1944, to December 31, 1989.

Politics » Domestic | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1878

Bulgaria Socialists Split over 'Kuneva for President' Calls

Meglena Kuneva, Bulgaria's former European Commissioner, who is likely to run for president, has turned into the latest apple of discord for the members of the previously ruling Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1416