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Kristalina Georgieva's Bid for Bulgaria President to 'Breach Constitution'

A small opposition party with links to shady figures from Bulgaria's transition has risen against the prospect of Kristalina Georgieva, the EU's humanitarian aid commissioner, running for president of the country.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2010, Sunday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1442

Germany Set to Arrest Disgraced Bulgarian Official with Fake Diploma - Report

Berlin prosecutors are about to issue a European arrest warrant against the former head of a Bulgarian agency overseeing hundreds of millions of euros in EU farm aid, who got the job using a faked German university diploma, reports say.

Politics » Domestic | December 5, 2010, Sunday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1916

Bulgarian PM Threads on Highway to Immortality

PM Boyko Borisov has reiterated his strong commitment to line Bulgaria with a network of highways and thus contribute to the lasting prosperity of the country.

Politics » Domestic | December 3, 2010, Friday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1550

Bulgarian Ministry Admits Recognizing Ex-Agriculture Fund CEO Fake Diploma

Former head of the Bulgarian Agriculture Fund, Kalina Ilieva, has passed all the required procedures and the her diploma for master's degree has been recognized, Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, said.

Politics » Domestic | December 3, 2010, Friday // 14:14 | Viewed: 1453

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Bugged - Report

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov's phone conversations have reportedly been tapped for more than 6 months as a result of a signal from the discredited former head of the Agriculture Fund, Kalina Ilieva.,

Politics » Domestic | December 3, 2010, Friday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1478

Bulgarian PM, Parliamentary Speaker Scorn Gluttonous MPs

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov condemned the 22 MPs, who skipped work due to a media hoax offering them "free luxurious cell phones."

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1569

Bulgarian Minister Presses Attack on Fired Agriculture Fund CEO

Kalina Ilieva, the notorious head of Bulgaria's agriculture fund who was recently fired for her forged diploma, has flooded the EU anti-fraud agency with hundreds of fraud signals, according to agriculture minister Miroslav Naydenov.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1428

Bulgaria's Discredited Ex-Agriculture Fund CEO 'Improvised' Marks

Kalina Ilieva, the former Head of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund has not only forged her Master's degree diploma, but has also made up her marks.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1597

Bulgarian MPs Fall in Media Trap

A total of 16 Bulgarian Members of Parliament succumbed to a trick designed by two media in order to expose their greediness and prevalence of personal interests over legislative responsibilities.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1525

Diploma-Forging Bulgarian Ex Agriculture Fund CEO Drags Down Father

The head of the Sofia Fire Department, Ivan Iliev, will be resigning amidst the scandal with his daughter Kalina Ilieva, the former head of Bulgaria's State Agriculture Fund who was found to have forged her diploma from a German university.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 19:05 | Viewed: 2271

Bulgarian Ex Secret Agent to Run for President

An initiative committee will be created on January 1, 2011, which will put forth the presidential candidature of Bulgarian controversial businessman, ex-secret agent and alleged crime boss, Alexei Petrov, Bulgaria's Sofia Press has announced.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1784

Over Half Million Bulgarians 'Want' New Constitution

The demand of the conservative Order, Law and Justice (RZS) party for a referendum on convening a Great General Assembly to pass a new Constitution has been signed by over half million of Bulgarians.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1218

Bulgarian PM: Michelle Bonev's Looks Misled Culture Minister

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is not at all considering the dismissal of Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, over the latter's trip to the Film Festival in Venice in September.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1828

Bulgaria May Ban Medals, Orders for Former Secret Agents

Bulgarians, who were collaborators of the State Security, the intelligence and secret police during the communist regime, will be banned from receiving medals and orders.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1698

Bulgarian PM 'Offended' by Ex Agriculture Fund CEO

The now dismissed Executive Director of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund, Kalina Ilieva had excellent references from the EU anti-fraud office OLAF and this was the reason for her being selected for the post.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1307

Bulgarian Opposition Demands Culture Minister Ousting over Italian Trip

The opposition Members of the Parliament from the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) are submitting a complaint with the Anti-corruption Committee against Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 1174

Bulgaria's Ex Agriculture Fund CEO's Diploma Officially Forged

It has been officially announced that Former Executive Director of the Bulgarian Agriculture Fund, Kalina Ilieva, has forged her diploma.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1379

Bulgarian Conservative Leader Calls for New Constitution

The Bulgarian conservative "Order, Law and Justice" (RZS) party will call a referendum for the convening of a Great National Assembly to prepare a new Constitution. .

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1088

Bulgarian President: ABV Won't Fully Compete at Local Elections

The goal of ABV is not to become the newest political party in Bulgaria, but rather to create a network of social activism and leadership, explained Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2010, Sunday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1129

Bulgarian PM Fails to Condemn Nationalists' Anti-Serbia Action

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov refused to comment Saturday's developments in which members of the Ataka nationalist party with leader Volen Siderov protested in front of the embassy of Serbia in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2010, Sunday // 18:15 | Viewed: 1703

Bulgarian Court to Decide Dogan Case January

The Supreme Administrative Court will start proceedings on the appeal of its acquittal of ethnic Turkish political leader Ahmed Dogan on January 27, 2011.

Politics » Domestic | November 28, 2010, Sunday // 17:27 | Viewed: 1126
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