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Bulgarian GERB MPs Deny Conflict of Interest, Will Pay Fine

The two Members of the Parliament from the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party, who have been found by the Court to be in conflict of interest deny any guilt.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1150

Bulgaria's GERB Wants 3 Nominations for Social Security Head

There has been strong discord in the ranks of the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party over the nomination for the post Director of the National Social Security Institute (NOI)

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1059

Nominee to Head Bulgarian Security Institute Withdraws from Race

The Member of Parliament form Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB, Svetlana Angelova, has decided to not run for the post of Director of the country's National Social Security Institute (NOI).

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 09:13 | Viewed: 877

1st Ever Bulgarian MPs Sentenced for Conflict of Interest in Legislation

Dimitar Avramov and Stoyan Gyuzelev from Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB became the first Bulgarian lawmakers to receive a sentence for conflict of interests in proposed law amendments.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 1501

Bulgarian Opposition to Propose No Confidence Vote Friday

The Bulgarian oppositional leftist Bulgarian Socialist Party and ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) will propose a no confidence vote against the country's ruling centrist-right GERB's minority government Friday.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1009

Bulgarian Nationalist Ataka Party Writes Off Fifth MP

Stoyan Ivanov is leaving the ranks of Bulgaria's nationalist party Ataka, according to an announcement of Parliamentary Chair Tsetska Tsacheva.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1388

Bulgarian Nationalists Urge Parliament to Condemn US Ambassador

Bulgaria's far-right nationalist party Ataka has suggested that the Parliament should adopt a declaration condemning "the inadequate conduct of US Ambassador James Warlick" following "a statement issued by him in which he interferes in the domestic affair

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1250

Bulgaria's Rulers Tangled in Conflict over Social Security Institute

A Member of Parliament form Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB, Svetlana Angelova, has been nominated to run the country's National Social Security Institute (NOI).

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1887

Bulgarian Socialist Leader Gives PM Ticket to Moon

The leader of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, and former Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev, launched a new, clever attack on PM, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 17:41 | Viewed: 2604

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Mulls Cabinet No-Confidence Vote

The Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, is fully prepared to propose a no-confidence vote against the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1206

Bulgarian Right Wingers Join Opposition Against Top Cop

The rightist Bulgarian Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) party will support a no confidence vote against the centrist-right GERB's minority government if it called as a result of the Interior Ministry's performance.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1001

Internet Site Joins Appeals to Fire Bulgarian PM

A new internet page has been created, joining appeals to fire Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1392

Bulgarian Nationalist Party Claims Turkey Opposes EU Integration

Turkey has no intention to become a member of the European Union (EU), according to Krasimir Karackachanov, leader of Bulgaria's nationalist VMRO party.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1215

Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council Vacancies to Be Filled Through Discredited Procedures

A panel of Bulgarian judges is to put forth nominations for two new members of the country's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) on July 11.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 1243

Bulgarian Nationalists Withdraw Support for Ruling GERB

The far-right, nationalist Ataka party is dropping its two-year long and unwavering support for the cabinet "Borisov," according to party leader, Volen Siderov.

Politics » Domestic | July 11, 2011, Monday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1340

Bulgarian PM Vows Bill Would Crack Down on Illegal Assets

The draft law, authorizing widespread confiscation of illegally obtained assets without a conviction, will be altered, Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced.

Politics » Domestic | July 11, 2011, Monday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1504

Bulgarian Rightists Vow to Back 'Any No Confidence Vote' Against Top Cop

Bulgaria's Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) Party, a part of the rightist Blue Coalition, will back a no confidence vote against the country's Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, no matter what formation has called for it.

Politics » Domestic | July 11, 2011, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1004

Bulgaria's PM 'Fired' on Billboards

Billboards threatening to fire Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov were spotted in the Bulgarian capital Sofia early on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 11, 2011, Monday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1208

Bulgaria Social Security New Head Tipped - Report

The former deputy head of Bulgaria's Financial Supervision Commission Bisser Petkov stands very high chances to be elected the next chair of the country's Social Security Institute (NOI), according to reports.

Politics » Domestic | July 10, 2011, Sunday // 18:42 | Viewed: 1078

Bulgaria's 'Octopus': PM's Fears Forced Me to Turn Politician

Fears of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, gave me a main part on the Bulgarian political stage, the presidential hopeful, Aleksei Petrov, stated.

Politics » Domestic | July 10, 2011, Sunday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1509

16 Independent Bulgarian MPs Mull Founding New Party

Sixteen now-independent Members of the Bulgarian Parliament have so far voiced their desire to create a new political formation.

Politics » Domestic | July 10, 2011, Sunday // 14:24 | Viewed: 1248