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Bulgarian PM Borisov Wants to Be Like Jean-Claude Juncker

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has expressed extreme satisfaction from his meeting with Luxembourg counterpart, who is on an official visit to Bulgaria Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2011, Wednesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 2904

Bulgarian Parliament Postpones First-Reading Vote on Financial Stability Pact

Bulgaria's Parliament postponed the first-reading vote on constitutional amendments and supplements proposed by Finance Minister Simeon Djankov aimed at allowing the introduction of the so-called Financial Stability Pact.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2011, Wednesday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1165

Controversy Marks Bulgaria's Communist Dictator 100th Anniversary

The Bulgarian town of Pravets, near the capital Sofia, birth place of Communist dictator, Todor Zhivkov, is marking Wednesday the latter's 100th anniversary.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2011, Wednesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1678

Lilyana Pavlova Named New Bulgarian Regional Minister

Lilyana Pavlova will replace Rosen Plevneliev as Bulgaria's Minister of Regional Development and Public Works.

Politics » Domestic | September 7, 2011, Wednesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 2069

Bulgarian Prosecutor's Clears Interior Minister's In-laws of Tax Evasion

Bulgaria's Prosecutor's Office has not found any evidence that the in-laws of Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov were involved in tax evasion, and refused to start a procedure against them.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2011, Friday // 18:06 | Viewed: 1352

Bulgarian Audit Office to Probe Independent MPs Subsidy

The Bulgarian Parliament unanimously approved Friday with 132 votes to assign the National Audit Office, NAO, to probe the legitimacy of additional State subsidy to parties joined at a later date by independent MPs.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2011, Friday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1414

Bulgaria's Ex Tsar Saxe-Coburg Praises PM Borisov's 'Instinct'

Bulgaria's former Tsar and former PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg has expressed a high opinion of current Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2011, Thursday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1633

Bulgaria Kills Euthanasia Draft Bill

Expectedly, the euthanasia draft bill proposed by left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party MP Lyuben Kornezov, was not accepted by the country's Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2011, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1313

Ban on Private Police Donations Becomes Effective in Bulgaria

Effective Thursday, September 1, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry will no longer receive donations from private individuals and private companies.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2011, Thursday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1738

Bulgarian President: I Got under Gadaffi's Skin

The report of Bulgaria's Borisov Cabinet presented at the opening of the new Parliamentary session Wednesday is nothing but administrative chronicles, without any politics, according to Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2011, Thursday // 11:45 | Viewed: 2130

Bulgaria's Parliament to Discuss Euthanasia Draft Bill

A draft bill on legalizing euthanasia in Bulgaria  submitted to the country's Parliament by left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party MP Lyuben Kornezov is to receive its first reding Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2011, Thursday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1584

Bulgarian Parliament Reconvenes after Vacation

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament are reconvening Wednesday for their first meeting after the summer break, which began on July 30.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2011, Wednesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 1371

Bulgarian Socialist Leader to Gladly Welcome Outgoing President Back to Party

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has stated he would be glad to welcome the country's outgoing President Georgi Parvanov back to his political formation.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2011, Tuesday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1284

Bulgarian President Confirms Return to Socialist Party after End of Term

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov, who is drawing closer to the end of his second and last term in office, has said that his return to the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) would reinforce the formation and open it to new partners.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2011, Monday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1428

Sofia City Court Chair Cleared of Conflict-of-Interest Accusations

Sofia City Court (SCC) Chair Vladimira Yaneva has not committed conflict of interest in the embezzlement trial against the former executives of the municipal real estate company Sofiyski Imoti.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2011, Monday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Showcases Renovated Headquarters

The ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party is showcasing for the first time Sunday the renovated party headquarters in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | August 28, 2011, Sunday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1433

Socialist Leader: No Way Bulgaria's President Can Take My Job!

The idea that Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov may once again head the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), from which he started his political career, is impossible, according to the party's current leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | August 26, 2011, Friday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1575

Embattled Sofia Judge Keeps Denying Conflict of Interest

Vladimira Yaneva, the controversially appointed Chair of Sofia City Court boasting a family friendship with Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has said that she continues to see no justification for the conflict of interest accusations laid at

Politics » Domestic | August 25, 2011, Thursday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1303

Bulgaria's Cabinet Fulfilled 10% of Its Promises over Past Year - NGO

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his cabinet have made a total of 400 promises over the past year and have partially or entirely fulfilled some 10% of them.

Politics » Domestic | August 25, 2011, Thursday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1509

Bulgaria's President to Return to Home Party after Leaving Office - Report

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov may return to the leftist Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), from which he once started his political career, after he finishes his second and last term in office.

Politics » Domestic | August 24, 2011, Wednesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1591

Bulgaria's Parliament Chair 'Proclaims' End of Gaddafi, Totalitarianism

The development of the Libya events over the last couple of days has shown that totalitarian and authoritarian regimes have no place in the 21st century, Bulgaria's Parliamentary Chair Tsetska Tsacheva reckons.

Politics » Domestic | August 23, 2011, Tuesday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1483