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Appeals Prosecutor Exonerates Bulgarian Top Cop of Classified Leaks

The Sofia Appellate Prosecutor's Office has not found any violations committed by Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, in making public the wiretapped conversations between for doctors from the hospital in the central town of Gorna Oryahovitsa.

Politics » Domestic | March 13, 2011, Sunday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1716

Sofia Deputy Mayor Resigns over Property Tax Scandal

The Deputy Mayor of the Sofia City Hall, Mincho Gerdzhikov, has submitted his resignation Sunday over outrage stirred by the recent increase of property taxes.

Politics » Domestic | March 13, 2011, Sunday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1856

Bulgarian Opposition Leader Warns of Imminent Protests

Leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party Sergey Stanishev said that large-scale social protests are imminent in Bulgaria against the economic situation in the country.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2011, Saturday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1539

Bulgarian Ruling Party Braces for Hate Campaign

Candidates from Bulgaria's ruling center-right GERB party at the fall municipal elections should be ready for dirty playing by their rivals, according to GERB vice-chair and Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2011, Saturday // 14:10 | Viewed: 1673

Interior Minister Apologizes to Bulgarian Doctors

Bulgarian Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, finally issued the long-awaited apology to Bulgarian doctors, saying he never intended to stir tensions between them and the police.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2011, Friday // 08:52 | Viewed: 1872

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: 2333

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: 1652

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: 3212

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: 2204

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: 1627

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: 1731

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