Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov has confirmed he has approached the Chief Prosecutor over accusations by PM Boyko Borisov that he had organized "Tapegate", a scandal with leaked discrediting conversations of senior government officials.
Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has made it clear he will not resign even if there are proven leaks of classified information that led to the so called "Tapegate" in January.
The two major figures of the marginal Bulgarian conservative party RZS ("Order, Law, Justice") have resigned ahead of a new party congress.
Bulgaria's most important problem is that it does not invest in its human resource, according to Kristalina Georgieva, the Bulgarian EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response.
Bulgaria's Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov has admitted he has no exact figures regarding losses to the state budget from smuggling.
The Bulgarian Parliament formally accepted Friday the resignation of minister Bozhidar Dimitrov, moreover approving the removal of the position of Minister for Bulgarians Abroad from cabinet.
A subcommittee of the Bulgarian Parliament investigating "Tapegate" – recent leaks of tapped discrediting telephone conversations between senior government figures – has found numerous violations in the use of wiretapping.
Bulgaria's government has officially removed the post Minister without Portfolio following the resignation of Bozhidar Dimitrov, who stepped down at the end of last year for having links with the Soviet-era secret police.
Bulgaria's Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev has asked the Constitutional Court to drop the ban that prohibits people to leave the country if they have a debt.
A right-wing coalition, only until recently an ally of the center-right majority in parliament, has turned into its biggest enemy, but not at its will, its leader has said.
Representatives of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and the rightist Blue Coalition once more voiced univocal harsh criticism of Bulgarian Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov.
Chief Prosecutor Boris Velchev has published a lengthy article arguing against what he sees as a systematic abuse of institutions presently going on in Bulgaria.
The Bulgarian cabinet is doing unprecedentedly well in its fight against smuggling, stated Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov Wednesday.
Former members of the leadership of the Bulgarian conservative Order, Law and Justice (RZS) party demanded Wednesday the ousting of party head, Yane Yanev.
The government's penchant to steer clear of scandals by burying its head in the sand will trigger early elections in Bulgaria, forecasts the leader of a right-wing party, only until recently an ally of the cabinet.
The Bulgarian Initiative Committee "Unity and Team Work" distributed Tuesday an official announcement of the launch of their presidential election campaign.
Bulgaria's Interior Ministry and Customs Agency, a subordinate of the Finance Ministry, have clashed in the media over cigarette smuggling.
Bulgaria's Finance Ministry has moved to secure certain police and investigative capabilities for its subordinate, the Customs Agency, amidst rising need to counter cigarette contraband.
"Without media freedom the European Union would fall apart," stated Bulgarian Socialist Party leader and ex-PM Sergey Stanishev Monday.
Bulgaria’s PM Boyko Borisov has announced he was not worried about President Georgi Parvanov’s threats for libel suit against him.
Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has refuted Prime Minister Borisov's accusations that he has organized "Tapegate", a scandal with leaked discrediting conversations of senior government officials.
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