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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: 6469

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: 1914

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: 2481

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

Things Were Never So Bad in Bulgaria - New PM

The social and economic situation in Bulgaria has reached a low never seen in recent history, commented Bulgaria's PM Plamen Oresharski one week after assuming office.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2742

More Than 2 Prosecutors Will Oversee Bulgaria's Ex Top Cop Case

The witness prosecutors of the probe against the ex- Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov will be more than two, the spokeswoman of the Sofia city prosecution, Rumiana Arnaudova, has announced.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 769

Supreme Court Reduces Jail Time for Katunitsa Murderer to 15 Years

Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation, VKS, has reduced the penalty for Simeon Yosifov, 55, who ran over and killed Angel Petrov, 19, in the southern Bulgarian village of Katunitsa on 23 September 2011, to 15 years of imprisonment.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 808

Bulgarian Parliamentary Committee to Examine Alleged Misuse of Govt Aircraft

Bulgarian MPs have backed the establishment of an ad-hoc committee tasked with investigating the facts and figures on the alleged misuse of Flight Crew 28, as well as military aircraft and helicopters, during the term in office of the center-right GERB go

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 740

Bulgarian President Set to Appoint New Police Chief Secretary

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev announced Wednesday that he is to sign a decree appointing Svetlozar Lazarov as the new Chief Secretary of Bulgaria's police.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 947

Bulgaria's MPs Freeze Their Salaries

The Bulgarian Members of the Parliament decided Wednesday to freeze their salaries until the end of 2013.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1249

Bulgaria's Ex Top Cop Unperturbed by Upcoming Probe

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, former Bulgarian Interior Minister and current chair of the center-right GERB party, has insisted that he is innocent of the charges brought against him.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 3380

Bulgaria's Ex Interior Minister Gives Up Immunity

Former Interior Minister Tstevan Tsvetanov has given up his MP immunity.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 09:11 | Viewed: 739

Bulgaria's Parliament to Lift MP Immunity of Ex Interior Minister

Bulgaria's Parliament will vote Wednesday morning on the proposal to lift the MP immunity of former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 915

Bulgarian Govt to Hold 1st Sitting

Bulgaria's new government, headed by Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, will hold its first sitting Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2013, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 957

National Security Official to Take Helm of Bulgarian Police

The Bulgarian cabinet has proposed State Agency for National Security official Svetlozar Lazarov to be appointed Chief Secretary of Bulgaria's police.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 20:01 | Viewed: 1253

Bulgarian Socialists to Table Policies to Boost Employment

Bulgaria's ruling Socialist Party will develop a package of measures to restore social justice and boost the economy of the country, announced socialist MP Yanaki Stoilov.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 821

Bulgarian Ex EU Commissioner Party Denies Backstage Rule

The Bulgaria for Citizens party, founded by former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, has sent an official statement to the media Tuesday denying reports it is participating behind-the-scenes in the country's new government on the Socialists mandate.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 948

Bulgarian Socialists Move to Eradicate Parliamentary 'Nomads'

Two Members of the Parliament from the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, have logged a proposal for amendments to the Political Parties Act to eliminate "political nomadism.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 863

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Calls for Import Restrictions

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Dimitar Grekov has called for restrictions on imports of fruit and vegetables through amendments to customs duty tariffs.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1474

Bulgarian Minister Accused of Siphoning French Welfare

Ivan Danov, the Minister of Investment Planning in the government formed with the mandate of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, has been alleged to have improperly "earned" close to EUR 15 000 from the French welfare system.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2013, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 16329

Bulgarian Anti-Monopoly Watchdog Hits at Energy Legislation, Heating Regulations

Bulgaria's energy legislation and the heating distribution regulations violate the principle of competitiveness and rob the consumers of their choice, the anti-monopoly Commission for Protection of Competition, CPC, has stated.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2013, Monday // 17:13 | Viewed: 991
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