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Bulgarian Police Part with Scandalous Private Donations

The Interior Ministry will no longer accept donations from private businesses and individuals after the institution's head, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, signed the order banning donation contracts.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2011, Monday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1883

Bulgarian Presidential Office Pardoned 431 Criminals

Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov and Vice President, Angel Marin, have pardoned 431 criminals by the end of July, 2011.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2011, Monday // 09:19 | Viewed: 1887

Bulgarian PM: Some Countries Riot, Burn Own Cities, We Don't

While some countries are facing violent and destructive social unrest, Bulgarians are hard at work under the rule of center-right GERB cabinet, said Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | August 14, 2011, Sunday // 13:46 | Viewed: 2151

PM: Bulgaria Is Isle of Stability Threatened by Euro Zone Crisis

2 years ago Bulgaria wanted to join the Eurozone, but is now discouraged because of the financial crisis that has seized countries in the monetary union, reflected Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | August 14, 2011, Sunday // 12:27 | Viewed: 1810

Bulgarian Police to Revamp Donations with 'Few Exceptions'

The Interior Ministry will no longer accept donations from private businesses and individuals after the institution's head, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, signs an order in the beginning of next week.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2011, Friday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1198

Bulgarian Right Wing Head: Court Hinders Lukoil Probe

The Court is obstructing the probe if Lukoil Neftohim is involved in Value Added Tax (VAT) and excise draining and in tax evasion.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2011, Friday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1425

Bulgarian Customs Agency Head Expects Lukoil Court Battle to Drag On

Bulgarian Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has said that he expects the Lukoil case to drag on for a very long time.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2011, Thursday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1187

Bulgarian Ombudsman Calls for Fair Administration of Garbage Fee

Bulgarian Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev has vowed to seek a suspension of the current garbage fee calculation method involving the property's taxable value.

Politics » Domestic | August 11, 2011, Thursday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1050

Bulgaria Top Court: No Halt to Operations for Lukoil

Bulgaria's top court upheld Wednesday a previous ruling providing that the Lukoil Neftochim should stay in operation until the legality of its revoked tax warehouse operator license is finally decided.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1748

Bulgarian Socialists Seek to Regain Ownership of Buzludzha Monument

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has submitted a petition, calling for the free-of-charge transfer of ownership of the Buzludzha monument, which is currently state property.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 2279

Lukoil License Saga Boosts Bulgarian PM Ratings

Every second Bulgarian (53%) approves of the decision of the Bulgarian Customs Agency to revoke the license of the Lukoil Bulgaria company to operate excise fuel storage facilities.

Politics » Domestic | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1517

Bulgarian Creator of Torrent Tracker Faces Court

 Pre-trial proceedings for an offense against intellectual property have been opened against a 31-year-old citizen of the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1937

Controversial Sofia Court Head Drops Property Case

Vladimira Yaneva, the controversially appointed head of the Sofia City Court (SCC) boasting a family friendship with Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has withdrawn from the notorious Sofia Properties case.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1651

Bulgarian Interior: EU Funding Wrongly Listed as Donations

Donations received by the Bulgarian Interior Ministry in the first half of 2011 amount to BGN 3 871 000 or 40% less, compared to the same period of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1686

Sofia to Defend Garbage Tax before Supreme Court

Sofia Municipality will appeal the decision of Administrative Court Sofia City (ACSC) on household waste tax, according to Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2011, Monday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1720

Bulgarian Police Set New Donations Record

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry has set a new record of donations, collecting another BGN 9 M in the second quarter of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2011, Monday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1860

Bulgaria's Whistle-Blowing Traffic Cop Faces Court Trial

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry is set to file a Court claim against traffic police officer, Konstantin Ivanov, who revealed the umbrella policy of the institution towards traffic violations committed by its donors.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2011, Sunday // 13:44 | Viewed: 2342

Notorious Bulgarian Ethnic Turk Stages Pre-Election Circus

The sidewalk in front of the office of Bulgaria's Central Election Committee, CEC, became Friday the witness of a real crowd of presidential hopefuls wishing to register.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2011, Friday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1997

Key Bulgarian Presidential Candidate Challenges PM to Run Against Her

Representatives of the initiative committee that endorses Bulgaria's ex-EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva for President expressed their certainty she would defeat every runner the ruling centrist-right GERB comes up with.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2011, Friday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1238

Bulgarian PM Hints He Might Enter Presidential Race

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, offered yet another controversial statement regarding his possible run for the presidential office in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2011, Friday // 11:45 | Viewed: 1378

Bulgaria's Electoral Body Starts Accepting Presidential Bids

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) starts accepting registration documents of political parties, coalitions and initiative committees for the presidential elections on August 05.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2011, Thursday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1163