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Bulgarian Right-Wingers Propose 'Lustration' Draft Bill

The right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) has proposed a lustration draft bill and constitutional amendments that will prevent the possibility of it being overturned by the Constitutional Court (KS).

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 896

Kuneva: Bulgaria Suffers from 'Boykonomics'

Bulgaria's ex-EU Commissioner and current leader of a civic movement, Meglena Kuneva, has declared she is disgusted with the mishandling of the Bulgarian economy by the government of the center-right party GERB and PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 802

Bulgarian President Salutes Lawyers on Constitution Day

Bulgarian President Rosen Pleveneliev issued an official statement Monday on occasion of April 16, Bulgaria's Constitution Day.

Politics » Domestic | April 16, 2012, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 750

Banks, Retail Chains in Bulgaria Toughen Security ahead of Easter

A number of major banks and retail chains in Bulgaria have adopted tougher security measures during the Easter holidays.

Politics » Domestic | April 13, 2012, Friday // 15:33 | Viewed: 914

Socialists Top Bulgaria's 2011 Party Donations List - Audit Office

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party tops the 2011 list of political parties with the largest donation revenues, according to the annual financial report of the Bulgarian Audit Office.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2012, Thursday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1027

Bulgarian MPs Mull New Ad-Hoc Committee for Ex VP's Pardons

Ruling party GERB and the marginal conservative RZS party plan to submit a new draft decision for an ad-hoc committee probing activities of the former President and Vice President, Parvanov and Marin, after the Easter recess.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2012, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 977

Bulgarian Deputy PM Vows No Coalitions with Socialists

Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, declares that his ruling, center-right GERB party and the opposition, left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, would never rule Bulgaria together.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2012, Thursday // 10:48 | Viewed: 693

Investigation of Bulgarian Ex President Pardons Ruled Unconstitutional

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court has issued a decision declaring unconstitutional a parliamentary enquiry into the pardons of felons granted by former Vice President Angel Marin during the two terms of President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012).

Politics » Domestic | April 11, 2012, Wednesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 959

Bulgarian Ruling Party Nominates Anti-Discrimination Watchdog Chair

Center-right ruling party GERB has nominated Ana Strashimirova for the post of Chair of the Commission for Protection against Discrimination (CPD).

Politics » Domestic | April 11, 2012, Wednesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 817

Bulgarian Rightists Seek Resignation of Anti-Discrimination Watchdog Chair

The right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) has called for the resignation of Kemal Eyup, Chair of the Commission for Protection against Discrimination (CPD), saying that his term in office expired over an year ago.

Politics » Domestic | April 11, 2012, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 738

EU Commissioner Still Bulgaria's Most Trusted Politician

Bulgarian EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva remains her country's most trusted political figure, according to a poll conducted by the National Center for Study of Public Opinion at the beginning of April.

Politics » Domestic | April 11, 2012, Wednesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 682

Bulgarian MPs Set for 10-Day Easter Break

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament voted Wednesday to have ten days off for Easter.

Politics » Domestic | April 11, 2012, Wednesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 708

Bulgaria Ruling Party to Propose No-Confidence Vote on April 23

Iskra Fidosova, Deputy Chair of the parliamentary group of center-right ruling party GERB, has said that the formation will propose holding the no-confidence motion against the government on April 23, right after the spring holiday.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2012, Tuesday // 20:22 | Viewed: 774

Bulgarian Ruling GERB Party Nominates Deputy Chair

The parliamentary group of center-right party GERB has nominated Tsveta Karayancvheva as Deputy Chair.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2012, Tuesday // 18:48 | Viewed: 682

Sofia Mayor Refuses to Accept Deputy Resignation over Stray Dogs

Bulgarian capital Sofia's Mayor Yordanka Fandakova will not accept the resignation filed by her Deputy, Mariya Boyadzhiyska, it has been made clear.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2012, Tuesday // 08:39 | Viewed: 703

4 'Democrats for Strong Bulgaria' Defect to Ex EU Commissioner

Daniel Mitov, Petar Nikolov, Proshko Proshkov and Hristo Angelichin are officially withdrawing from the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2012, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 913

Bulgarian Vice President Granted Zero Pardons So Far

Vice President Margarita Popova has not granted a single pardon since the beginning of her term in office.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2012, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 519

Bulgarian PM: Home Robberies Are Not Priority of Cabinet

Bulgaria cannot solve the problem with increasing petty and household crime in villages without increasing the number of police officers, and there is no funding for such move.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2012, Monday // 13:17 | Viewed: 779

Another Bulgarian Right-Winger Leaves DSB Governing Body

Daniel Mitov has resigned as a member of the national governing body of Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB), according to a statement of the right-wing formation.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2012, Monday // 11:36 | Viewed: 697

Deputy PM Congratulates Bulgarian Roma on Their Day

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, congratulated Sunday the Roma community in the country on the occasion of the International Roma Day.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2012, Sunday // 13:37 | Viewed: 658

No-confidence Vote on Hold over Bulgarian MPs Easter Break

The no-confidence vote against the cabinet "Borisov" will be debated and will take place after the Members of the Parliament Easter break.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2012, Sunday // 11:50 | Viewed: 797