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Bulgaria Social Security Institute Head Hangs in Balance

Bulgaria's prime minister has surprisingly threatened to kick out of office the head of the country's Social Security Institute (NOI) Hristina Mitreva.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2011, Thursday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1325

Bulgaria PM Slammed as Habitual Quitter, Shirker

Bulgaria's prime minister has grown the habit of leaving office before the term expires and this poses many questions, a right-wing opposition leader said.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2011, Thursday // 13:40 | Viewed: 1533

Bulgarian 'Octopus' Drops from Presidential Race

Shady businessman and former employee of the State Agency for National Security (DANS), Aleksei Petrov, has finally announced he would not run for president in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | May 12, 2011, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1427

PM Borisov Commands Bulgarian Journalists to 'Stop Whining'

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expressed Wednesday his dissatisfaction with the questions journalists him, pointing out his government is in the middle of an infrastructural breakthrough.

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2011, Wednesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1539

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party Provokes PM to Run for President

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov should swiftly make clear whether he'll run for president in the fall or not, according to vice-chair of the liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms Lyutvi Mestan.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2011, Tuesday // 19:38 | Viewed: 1595

Bulgarian 'Octopus' 'Receives Support' from Late Ivan Slavkov

The initiative committee, which nominated the late Ivan Slavkov to run for president, announced Tuesday it would now support Aleksei Petrov and his election campaign team.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2011, Tuesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1386

Borisov's Presidential Bid to Signal 'Bulgaria Govt Deadlock'

Boyko Borisov's nomination for president will be a sign that Bulgaria's cabinet has reached a standstill, analysts say.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2011, Tuesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1204

GERB Govt Broke the Back of Bulgarian Middle Class - Rightist Opposition

Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB has shattered the middle class in Bulgaria, according to key representatives of the rightist opposition party Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB).

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1281

Bulgaria PM Runs for President to Save Face - Analysts

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's likely bid for president may be interpreted as a move to get out of the political swamp he got himself into, say political analysts.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 1488

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Set to Run against PM for President

The leader of the Bulgarian far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, voiced open criticism on the decision of the ruling GERB party to not announce the name of their presidential candidate until August.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 13:07 | Viewed: 1438

Commissioner Georgieva Dashes Bulgarians' Hopes for Presidential Bid

EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, who recently became the first woman to top the most popular politicians' ranking in Bulgaria in 10 years, has denied once again intentions to run for Bulgarian president.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1637

Bulgarian Top Cop Confirms August Deadline for GERB Presidential Bid

The ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party will score a convincing victory at the upcoming presidential and local elections.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1563

Bulgarian VP Intends to Withdraw from Politics End of Term

Bulgaria's Vice President Angel Marin gave an overview of his ten years in office in an interview for bTV Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2011, Sunday // 18:39 | Viewed: 1397

Bulgarian PM: It's Normal That I Don't Run for President

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov stepped up the intrigue on whether he'll run for president in the fall by arguing that his current office might excuse him from doing so.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2011, Sunday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1425

Bulgarian Socialists Press on Using Europol Report as Political Tool

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party has continued arguing that the recently published Europol report on organized crime undermines the Bulgarian government's claims to have succeeded in curbing crime.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2011, Sunday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1459

Bulgaria Ex Commissioner Firm over Presidency Bid - Report

Meglena Kuneva, former EU Commissioner for consumer protection, has already agreed to run for Bulgaria's president in the autumn despite speculations over her eligibility, insiders say.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2011, Saturday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1502

Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Vows to Win 10 Key Cities in Local Elections

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB party aims at winning 10 regional centers in the upcoming local elections in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2011, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1359

Borisov Tries to Cheer Up God-Forsaken Part of Bulgaria

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov paid a visit Friday to the northeastern town of Tervel in one of the most dilapidated parts of Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2011, Friday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1927

Interior Minister: Bulgaria Is Safe from Terrorist Attacks

Bulgaria has undertaken all necessary measures to counter any possible terrorist threat after the murder of Osama Bin Laden, according to Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2011, Friday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1660

Bulgarian President, PM Jovial, Crack Jokes during Army Parade

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov have demonstrated warm attitudes towards one another even though they are supposed to be political arch-enemies.

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2011, Friday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1745

New Movement Props Bulgarian Ex EU Commissioner Presidential Bid

Former Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister, Daniel Valchev, is planning to be one of the people behind an emerging political movement in the election year.

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2011, Friday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1392