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Scandals, Dissent Shake Bulgaria's Nationalist Party

The parliamentary group of Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party is shaken by new scandals and dissent, almost two years after the start of their last term.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2011, Thursday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2331

Bulgarian FinMin Hints at Possible Pensions Raise

There is a possibility for raising the pensions due to the increase of the food and fuel prices, according to Bulgaria's Finance Minister Simeon Djankov.

Politics » Domestic | March 9, 2011, Wednesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1645

Tensions Run High in Bulgarian Parliament over Ottoman Empire Genocide

Bulgaria's Parliament saw a rather heated debate Wednesday morning as the nationalist party "Ataka" proposed a draft declaration to denounce the genocide over Bulgarians in the Ottoman Empire – which was eventually rejected due to the high number of absta

Politics » Domestic | March 9, 2011, Wednesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 3210

Bulgarian President Without Nomination for Successor

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, declared Tuesday he is to remain impartial before and during the upcoming Presidential elections in November, 2011.

Politics » Domestic | March 8, 2011, Tuesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1638

Bulgarian Farmers Give Voice to Their Demands

The Bulgarian National Farmers Association will stage a protest Tuesday in front of the building of the Council of Ministers.

Politics » Domestic | March 8, 2011, Tuesday // 08:27 | Viewed: 1542

Bulgarian Interior Min to Tackle Football Hooligans

Bulgarian Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov has called a meeting with officials from the Sofia Municipality and the Bulgarian Football Union to discuss measures to prevent hooligan actions.

Politics » Domestic | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 13:32 | Viewed: 2211

Bulgarian Interior, Defense Ministers Fall Out

Bulgaria's embattled Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov has been engaged with a sharp exchange of words with Defense Minister Anyu Angelov over the future of Bulgaria's military police.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2011, Thursday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1897

Bulgarian Nationalist Party Steps Up Rhetoric on Liberation Day

Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka, ally with the ruling center GERB party, held its traditional rally on Liberation Day in Sofia Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2011, Thursday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1803

Bulgaria's 'Blue' Rightists to Come Out with Joint Presidential Candidate

Bulgaria's two mainstream right-wing parties joined in the so-called Blue Coalition have decided to come out with a common candidate for the presidential elections in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2011, Thursday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1626

Bulgaria Ruling Party to Name Presidential Runner June-July

Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB will announce its candidate for the upcoming presidential elections in June-July, confident of its success, the prime minister said on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | March 3, 2011, Thursday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1931

Konstantin Kazakov Named New Director of Bulgarian FBI

The Bulgarian cabinet issued Wednesday an official proposal to President, Georgi Parvanov, to appoint Konstantin Kazakov at the post of Director of the State Agency for National Security, DANS,

Politics » Domestic | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 14:13 | Viewed: 2194

Bulgarian Minister: New Unit to Monitor Food Prices

A special unit at the Bulgarian Council of Ministers will monitor for speculation with prices of basic food products, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov announced.

Politics » Domestic | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1615

Bulgarian Socialists to Stage Anti-Govt Protests in March

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has announced it is starting local and national protests in March against the leadership of Bulgaria's ruling party GERB.

Politics » Domestic | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1730

Bulgarian Nationalists Launch Attack on Power Utilities

Bulgaria's far-right nationalist Ataka party asked Tuesday Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, to dismiss the head of the energy watchdog, Angel Semerdzhiev, over the looming hike in electric power prices.

Politics » Domestic | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1934

Bulgarian Minister Proposes Measures for Price Hikes Monitoring

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov has proposed the creation of a mechanism to monitor food prices and intervene if there are departures from the norm.

Politics » Domestic | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1652

Bulgarian Nationalist Pledges Cabinet Support, Vows to Become President

Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka has no intentions to withdraw support from the center-right GERB cabinet ruling the country, according to Ataka leader Volen Siderov.

Politics » Domestic | February 26, 2011, Saturday // 19:19 | Viewed: 1755

Bulgarian PM Unfazed by Investigation of Interior Min's Assets

There are no grounds to be worried about the assets of Bulgaria's Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov, according to PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 26, 2011, Saturday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1368

Renegade Calls for Revolution in Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms needs to thoroughly clean itself from its murky past, including leader Ahmed Dogan, according to former vice-chair Kasim Dal, who was recently expelled from the party.

Politics » Domestic | February 26, 2011, Saturday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1905

Journalist Apple of Discord in Bulgaria Interior, bTV Spat

Bulgaria's interior minister and the biggest private national television channel bTV have become involved in a spat over the career of a prominent journalist.

Politics » Domestic | February 25, 2011, Friday // 14:40 | Viewed: 2037

Bulgarian MPs Pass National Security Strategy

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament passed Friday, after hours of debating, the National Security Strategy.

Politics » Domestic | February 25, 2011, Friday // 14:33 | Viewed: 2104

Tax Agency Clears Bulgarian Interior Minister, Checks His In-laws

Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency has not discovered any discrepancies in the income of Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, its head Krasimir Stefanov has announced.

Politics » Domestic | February 24, 2011, Thursday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1763
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