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Bulgarian Conservatives Want Compulsory Voting for State Employees

Bulgaria's marginal conservative Law, Order and Justice party has proposed that compulsory voting be introduced for all state employees in the country.

Politics » Domestic | July 10, 2012, Tuesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 503

Bulgarian Interior Min Appears to Be 'Agent' of US Secret Service

Bulgaria's vice-PM and Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov has been spotted sporting dress shirt cufflinks with the emblem of the US Secret Service.

Politics » Domestic | July 10, 2012, Tuesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1481

Bulgaria Ruling Party: No Grounds for Snap Elections

Bulgaria's ruling center-right party has ruled out the possibility of snap elections as forecast by the opposition in the wake of electricity, gas and food price hikes.

Politics » Domestic | July 10, 2012, Tuesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 671

Opposition: Power Hike in Bulgaria Will Cause Snap Elections

Bulgaria will hold snap elections before the end of the coming winter as the raise of the price of electricity and natural gas will exhaust citizens, according to opposition Movement for Rights and Freedoms vice-chair Rushen Riza.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2012, Sunday // 17:55 | Viewed: 771

Bulgaria PM: Many of My Mins Will Go Down in History

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has lavished praise on his cabinet members and policies during a youth conference of his ruling center-right GERB party Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2012, Sunday // 16:15 | Viewed: 762

Ruling Party Vice-Chair: GERB Breaks New Ground in Bulgarian Politics

Bulgaria's ruling center-right GERB party has created a veritable alternative to the political status quo in the country during the last 2 decades, argued GERB vice-chair Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2012, Sunday // 14:24 | Viewed: 575

Sofia Mayor Vows to Prevent Ski Lifts Closure Next Winter

The Sofia City Hall is going to approach legal experts to receive advice on possibilities to reexamine the concession contract of notorious Vitosha Ski company.

Politics » Domestic | July 6, 2012, Friday // 11:04 | Viewed: 908

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Committee Passes Draft Forestry Bill

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Agriculture and Forestry Committee passed Thursday the new amendments to the controversial Forestry Act on which consensus with eco activists has been reached.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 19:16 | Viewed: 780

Bulgaria's GERB Attacks Corruption 1 Year before Elections

The ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party GERB revealed Thursday plans about a new anti-corruption and anti-lobbyism legislation.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 18:33 | Viewed: 941

Bulgaria's Ruling Party Marks 3 Years in Power

July 5 2012 marks three years since Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's centrist-right GERB swept to victory in the country's latest general elections and took over.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 15:03 | Viewed: 571

Bulgarian PM: Journalists Serving Mafia Are Not Journalists

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has reiterated his praise for firefighters, who took part in the effort to extinguish the wildfire in the Vitosha mountain, near the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | July 5, 2012, Thursday // 13:41 | Viewed: 861

Bulgaria PM Orders FinMin to Reconcile with Scientists

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov wants a closer cooperation to be established between the country's Finance Ministry and the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Politics » Domestic | July 4, 2012, Wednesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 578

Supreme Bulgarian Court Launches 'Confiscation Act Case'

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court has launched case number 6/2012 to rule on the new illegal assets forfeiture law under the request of 59 Members of the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2012, Monday // 12:10 | Viewed: 958

Bus Carrying 20 People Catches Fire in Northeastern Bulgaria

A bus carrying 20 passengers caught fire and burned down early on Monday near Silistra in northeastern Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2012, Monday // 11:43 | Viewed: 840

Ex-EU Commissioner Heads Brand New Bulgarian Party

Former EU-Commissioner and 2011 presidential runner Meglena Kuneva was expectedly elected as chair of her own political project, Bulgaria for Citizens.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2012, Sunday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1071

Bulgarian Ex-EU Commissioner to Officially Launch New Party

Former Bulgarian European Commissioner and presidential candidate Meglena Kuneva is to officially launch her new political project, the Bulgaria for Citizens party, on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2012, Sunday // 11:08 | Viewed: 677

Bulgarian PM Slams Incriminating Tageszeitung Story as 'Idiotic'

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has finally spoken out against recent publications linking his past activities with the mafia, labelling them as "lies and idiocies.

Politics » Domestic | June 30, 2012, Saturday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgarian Liberals Call for Obligatory Voting

Marginal Bulgarian liberal party National Movement for Stability and Prosperity has proposed the introduction of obligatory voting in the country's electoral legislation.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2012, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 580

Bulgaria Faces Human Rights Court over Scandalous Judicial Appointment

The widely contested appointment of a Sofia City Court (SCC) Chair has reached the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2012, Friday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1162

Bulgarian Right-Wing Party Shows Door to 'All Renegades'

The National Executive Council of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) has invited any members who do not feel UDF as a personal cause to 'drop their masks' and openly state their political intentions.

Politics » Domestic | June 28, 2012, Thursday // 18:15 | Viewed: 706

Top Right Wing Politician Joins Kuneva's Bulgaria for Citizens

Right wing politician Nayden Zelenogorski is leaving the Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, to continue his "fight for freedom, democracy and prosperity" by joining the Bulgaria for Citizens project of ex EU Commissioner, Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | June 28, 2012, Thursday // 14:02 | Viewed: 793