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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

Deutsche Welle Bulgarian Editor Slams PM for Dividing Nation

The actions of the current Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, bring back memories of his teacher and example, Communist Dictator, Todor Zhivkov.

Politics » Domestic | July 10, 2011, Sunday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1797

Bulgaria's Cabinet Faces New No-Confidence Vote in July

The cabinet of Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party would, for sure, face another no-confidence vote in July.

Politics » Domestic | July 10, 2011, Sunday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1411

Bulgarian Interior Minister Strikes Back at Supreme Bar Association

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov's verbal attacks on the judiciary have found a new target in the face of the attorneys' guild.

Politics » Domestic | July 9, 2011, Saturday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1206

Bulgarian Top Cop Vows Revised Version of Killed Illegal Assets Bill

The fact that the draft bill on seizing illegal assets was voted down must not be considered a failure on the part of the Justice Ministry, according to Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 9, 2011, Saturday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1320

Bulgarian Nationalist Party 'Ataka' Loses Another MP

Bulgaria's Ataka is about to part ways with another one of its members, Stoyan Ivanov, who filed a request to leave the ranks of the far-right on July 08.

Politics » Domestic | July 9, 2011, Saturday // 10:45 | Viewed: 2008

Bulgarian Nationalists 'Ataka' Cut Off Support for Borisov's Minority Govt

Bulgaria's nationalist party Ataka has abandoned the minority government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and center-right ruling party GERB leaving the Cabinet's survival to depend on a dozen of "independent" renegade MPs.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2011, Friday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1495

Bulgarian Attorneys Accuse Interior Minister of Undermining State

Since the beginning of this government's term in office, Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has adopted a behavior which grossly violates the Constitution and the laws of the country, according to the Supreme Bar Council.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2011, Friday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1200

Leftist MP Roasts Bulgarian PM over 'Excessive Ribbon Cutting'

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has spent 400 of his 700 days in office cutting ribbons at official ceremonies, Anton Kutev, a key MP from the oppositional leftist Bulgarian Socialist Party, has estimated.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2011, Friday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1183

Bulgarian Liberal MEP Rejects Presidential Bid

Bulgarian MEP Antoniya Parvanova does not intend to participate in the presidential elections in October 2011.

Politics » Domestic | July 8, 2011, Friday // 09:26 | Viewed: 1068

Bulgarian MEP Calls for Clamping Down on Organized Crime at Sofia Airport

Bulgarian MEP Antoniya Parvanova has urged Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov to take measures to counter the activities of the organized crime group looting passengers' luggage at Sofia Airport.

Politics » Domestic | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 17:59 | Viewed: 1726