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Bulgaria's New Govt Braces for Fresh Protests

Protest rallies demanding the resignation of Bulgaria’s recently sworn-in government are to take place around noon on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2013, Sunday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1348

Former Bulgarian Min: We Were Afraid of GERB Strongman

The ministers in Bulgaria's former cabinet were all afraid of the power of their colleague ex-Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, according to Miroslav Naydenov, who served as Agriculture Minister in the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2013, Saturday // 20:20 | Viewed: 1681

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Goes Wild Live on TV

Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka's leader Volen Siderov staged the latest of a string of hysteric antics Saturday live on air in major bTV channel.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2013, Saturday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1736

Bulgarian Ex Police Chief Slams Ant-mafia Unit Reshuffle

Tihomir Stoychev, a former chief of Bulgaria's anti-mafia police has strongly criticized the recent reshuffle of law enforcement in the country, saying the police will have to take the entire burden.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2013, Saturday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1931

Bulgarian President Appoints New Police Chief Secretary

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has officially appointed Svetlozar Lazarov as Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1749

Bulgarian PM: 309 Special Flights Worth BGN 3 M Conducted During GERB Term

Bulgaria's special Flight Crew 28 carried out a total of 309 flights worth BGN 3 M during the term of former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's Cabinet, Borisov's successor, Plamen Oresharki, said Friday.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1045

Bulgarian Parliament Chair Condemns Opposition over Boycott

Bulgarian Parliament Chair Mihail Mikov has criticized the boycott of the Thursday parliamentary sitting by the former-ruling center-right GERB party.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 719

Bulgaria's GERB to Challenge 'FBI' Overhaul

MPs of center-right party GERB will ask President Rosen Plevneliev to summon a meeting of the Consultative Council on National Security over legal amendments stipulating the merger of the Interior Ministry's anti-mafia unit into the State Agency for Natio

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1136

Parliament Clears Merger of Anti-Mafia Unit into 'Bulgarian FBI'

Bulgaria's Parliament has approved the merger of the Interior Ministry's Chief Directorate for Combating Organized Crime (GDBOP) into the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1183

Socialist MP Presents Bill on Developing Northwest Bulgaria

Mladen Chervenyakov, MP of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has presented a bill on developing northwestern Bulgaria, the poorest EU region.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 10:00 | Viewed: 868

Sofia City Prosecutor's Office Finishes Illegal Ballot Count

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office is expected to finish counting the illegally printed ballots discovered at a printing house in Kostinbrod hours ahead of the May 12 early elections.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 3705

Interim Sofia Police Chief Appointed

Ivaylo Spiridonov has been appointed as interim director of the Sofia District Police Directorate.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 19:07 | Viewed: 1022

Reshuffles at District Directorates of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Continue

Konstantin Dzhuninski has been appointed interim Director of the District Directorate of the Interior Ministry in the northwestern city of Vidin.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 918

Bulgaria's National Security Agency Probes Ruse Mayor over Public Procurement

Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security, DANS, has launched a probe of Plamen Stoilov, Mayor of the Danube city of Ruse, in connection with procurement deals signed by the municipal administration.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 16:58 | Viewed: 13988

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Leader Slams Ex-PM over Boycott

Lyutvi Mestan, leader of Bulgaria’s predominantly ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, has criticized the oppositional GERB party of former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for threatening to leave Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1198

Bulgarian Socialist, Nationalist MPs Preparing to Form New Party – GERB

Krasimir Velchev, Deputy Chair of center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB), has argued that preparations are underway for the creation of a new parliamentary group consisting of MPs of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgarian MPs Fail to End Parliamentary Nomadism

In a surprising move, Members of the Parliament from the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, gave up Thursday on their proposal for amendments to the Political Parties Act to eliminate "political nomadism.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 914

Bulgarian Socialists Condemn GERB's Parliamentary 'Boycott'

The Bulgarian Socialists have condemned the behavior of the formerly-ruling GERB party and them leaving plenary hall, labeling it destructive and irresponsible.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 13:30 | Viewed: 6466

Bulgaria's GERB Threatens to Leave Parliament

The parliamentary group of the formerly-ruling center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, is leaving the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1911

Deutsche Bank Bulgaria Head Tipped for Deputy PM

The Head of Deutsche Bank for Bulgaria, Borislav Ivanov, is the likely mysterious second Deputy Prime Minister in the Bulgarian Cabinet "Oresharski."

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 08:05 | Viewed: 2469

No Bulgarians Hurt in Turkey Protests - Foreign Ministry

No Bulgarian nationals have been reported injured or arrested so far during the ongoing massive anti-government protests in Turkey, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday afternoon.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 1019
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