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Bulgarian PM Reshuffles Cabinet in Protests Wake

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is going to nominate Regional Minister, Lilyana Pavlova, as his new deputy.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgarian Finance Minister Djankov Resigns

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, has resigned from the post.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2013, Monday // 11:25 | Viewed: 2825

Bulgarian Socialists Snub Coalition with Ruling Party GERB

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will never and under no circumstances agree on a coalition with center-right ruling party after the elections in summer, according to BSP MP Rumen Ovcharov.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2013, Saturday // 17:52 | Viewed: 587

Bulgarian Socialists Urge Citizens to Oust GERB Govt, Reclaim State

Bulgarian socialists have stated their support for ousting center-right party GERB from power and implementing a radical left policy during the 48th congress of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) taking place in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2013, Saturday // 15:45 | Viewed: 777

Bulgarian Socialist Party Launches Key Pre-election Congress

The largest opposition party in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Socialist Party, is set to host its 48th congress on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2013, Saturday // 11:51 | Viewed: 737

Bulgarian Ruling Party Would Lose Elections - Polls

For the first time since assuming power in 2009, Bulgarian ruling center-right GERB party has dropped second in opinion polls.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2013, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 2067

Bulgaria's New Energy Watchdog Head Admits to Illegal Cigarette Trade

Yuliana Ivanova, the new Chair of Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR), has admitted publicly to being the owner of an online store selling cigarettes illegally.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2013, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1731

Bulgarian Remains Only Language for Election Campaigns

Following an hour-long debate, Bulgarian MPs rejected a proposal to introduce a possibility for interpretation in other languages during election campaigns.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2013, Thursday // 12:23 | Viewed: 769

Sofia Municipal Councilors to Vote 2013 Budget

The Sofia Municipal Council is to review and adopt Sofia's budget for 2013 at a Thursday sitting.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2013, Thursday // 08:21 | Viewed: 613

Bulgaria Eases Citizenship Terms for Foreign Investors

Bulgaria has passed a law that will ease even further the process of granting citizenship to foreign investors in a bid to boost the country's ailing economy.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2013, Wednesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 3514

Bulgarian Parliament Refuses to Discuss PM's Alleged Murky Past

The Bulgarian Parliament expectedly refused to create an ad-hoc committee of inquiry that would discuss Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's alleged past as a secret informant for the country's anti-mafia unit back in the 1990s.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2013, Wednesday // 11:21 | Viewed: 935

Bulgaria Ruling Party Files Last-Minute Constitutional Court Judge Nomination

Bulgaria's center-right ruling party GERB has nominated Grozdan Iliev, Deputy Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS), for a Constitutional Court judge.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2013, Monday // 19:19 | Viewed: 783

Bulgaria's Socialists May Embark on 'Anti-Flat Tax' Course ahead of Elections

The largest opposition party in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Socialist Party, is likely to set out to revise the country's flat 10% corporate and income tax rates at a party congress next week, just months ahead of the upcoming general elections.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2013, Friday // 18:15 | Viewed: 1160

PM Borisov: Buddha File Means Bulgarian Mafia on Last Feet!

The Buddha file, according to which Bulgaria's anti-mafia unit tried to recruit Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov as an organized crime informant in the late 1990s, is a plot meaning that the Bulgarian mafia is on its last feet, Borisov himself decla

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2013, Thursday // 19:34 | Viewed: 2904

Bulgaria's Parliament Rejects Proposed PM Hearing on Burgas Bombing

Bulgaria's Parliament has rejected a demand of right-wing leader Ivan Kostov for a hearing of Prime Minister Borisov on the government's stance on the Burgas bus bombing.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2013, Thursday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1696

Acad. Vodenicharov Becomes Bulgaria's Education Minister

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) newly elected President Acad.

Politics » Domestic | February 6, 2013, Wednesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1447

Bulgaria Govt to Prepare 3 New Laws by End of Term in Office

Bulgaria's center-right GERB government plans to prepare three new laws by the end of its term in office in summer.

Politics » Domestic | February 6, 2013, Wednesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1202

9,720 Votes Missing in Bulgaria's Nuclear Referendum

Official data published at the website of Bulgaria's election authority suggest that 9,720 votes at the January 27 referendum on nuclear energy went uncounted.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1035

Bulgarian PM Offers Perplexing Explanations in 'Buddha' Case Scandal

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has claimed that the police case for operative surveillance against him was launched because he has been a private bodyguard of Communist Dictator Todor Zhivkov and of former Tsar, Simeon Saxe-Coburg.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 2707

Bulgarian President Condemns Dogan Attack

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has once again condemned the gas pistol attack against former ethnic Turkish leader Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 901

Bulgarian Left-Wingers Demand Ad-Hoc Committee on 'Buddha' Scandal

The oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party has demanded the establishment of a parliamentary committee of inquiry that would discuss Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's alleged past as a secret informant for the country's anti-mafia unit back in the 1990s.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 20:33 | Viewed: 1420
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