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First Work Day in Bulgaria Parliament for Truant Turk Leader

Ahmed Dogan, leader of the ethnic Turkish party, member of parliament and top non-attender of its sessions, made headlines on Tuesday after turning up at the National Assembly for the no confidence vote against the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 20:48 | Viewed: 1218

Bulgaria Govt Expectedly Survives Third No Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's center-right government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expectedly survived on Tuesday a no confidence vote, submitted by the opposition over its alleged failure in the country's home affairs and aspirations for Schengen accession.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 19:33 | Viewed: 1996

Launch of Bulgarian Specialized Courts Postponed for 2012

Bulgarian specialized courts are to become operational on January 01, 2012, according to newly passed amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1450

Bulgarian Right Wing Showcases Police Brutality Victim

The Bulgarian right wing party, Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, presented Tuesday, in their headquarters in Sofia, a "witness" of police brutality in the country.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 1640

Controversial Head of Bulgaria's Sofia City Court Faces Penalty over Systematic Delays

Vladimira Yaneva, the controversial head of the Sofia City Court (SCC) boasting a family friendship with Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, faces a penalty for a backlog of 43 unreasonably delayed trials and motivation statements overdue by 2-

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1618

Bulgarian Judges at Sofia City Court Face Penalties over Unreasonably Delayed Proceedings

Disciplinary penalties will be imposed on four judges at the Sofia City Court (SCC), while four other SCC magistrates face warnings and reprimands, the Inspectorate at the Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) announced after conducting a probe at SCC'

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1119

Bulgarian Parliament to Vote on Third No-Confidence Motion against Borisov Cabinet

At an extraordinary session scheduled for 19:15 local time Tuesday, the Bulgarian Parliament will vote on the third no-confidence motion against the center-right Borisov Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 08:33 | Viewed: 1192

PM Borisov Makes Brief Appearance on No-Confidence Debate

The last EC progress report on Bulgaria and the six apartments of Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov were the key arguments of the opposition during the Monday debates on the third no-confidence vote against the government.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2011, Monday // 17:55 | Viewed: 1152

Bulgaria's Opposition Embarks on 3rd No Confidence Motion

Bulgaria's parliament starts at midday on Monday the debates over yet another no confidence motion against the center-right government of Boyko Broisov, which has hardly any chances of being passed.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2011, Monday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1140

Right Wing Leader: GERB Crippled Bulgaria with Fear

People are afraid to run in local elections in the fall over police brutality, according to the leader of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, Martin Dimitrov.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2011, Sunday // 14:38 | Viewed: 1179

Top Bulgarian Conservative Placed under Security after Office Blast

The leader of Bulgaria's conservative Order, Law and Justice, RZS, party, Yane Yanev, has been placed under security, provided by the National Security Offices.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2011, Sunday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1458

Bulgarian Socialist Leader: Borisov Govt Ruthless, Wants Dictatorship

Bulgaria's Borisov Cabinet represents a power-greedy grouping that aims at establishing a dictatorship, Socialist Party leader and ex PM Sergey Stanishev has told a party congress.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2011, Saturday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1555

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Begs to Differ from Opposition

Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party will not support the upcoming no confidence vote against the country's centrist-right GERB government, its leader, presidential hopeful Volen Siderov, has reiterated.

Politics » Domestic | July 22, 2011, Friday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1128

Top Bulgarian Conservative Demands Security over Blasts

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, does not think the conservative Order, Law and Justice, RZS, party had blasted its own office on purpose.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1305

Sofia Regional Prosecutor Reelected for Second Term of Office

Sofia Regional Prosecutor Alexander Nalbantov has been re-elected for a second term of office by Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS).

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1036

Bulgarian PM Denies Blaming Victims for Setting Own Bombs

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, who previously hinted that two opposition parties have blasted their own offices on purpose, recanted the statement Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1241

3 Bulgarian Ministries Raised Salaries by One-Fourth in 2010

The employees of three Bulgarian ministries have seen substantial salary raises over the past year, a report on Bulgaria's public administration published on the government website reveals.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1640

12 Renegade MPs Adopted by Bulgaria's Rulers, Pledge Allegiance to Borisov

A total of 12 of the 18 "independent" members of the Bulgarian Parliament, renegades from a wide array of political parties, have issued a declaration backing PM Boyko Borisov and providing his minority government with a parliamentary majority.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1285

Bulgarian Supreme Court Judge Talks Judicial Reform with Putin

Lazar Gruev, Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS), has met with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, according to an official announcement published on VKS's website.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1005

Bulgarian MPs OK Controversial Replacements at Supreme Judicial Council

The Bulgarian Parliament has elected two new members of the the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS), Kiril Gogov and Nestor Nestorov.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1037

Bulgaria's Top Cop: 'Tiny' Blasts Aim for Political Revival

Ultimatums cannot be issued from non-professionals when it comes to a police investigation, according to Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1004