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Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Condemns 'Buddha'

The ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, issued a declaration strongly condemning "clandestine methods and discrediting war" waged against the formation.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 18:14 | Viewed: 1188

Bulgarian PM Didn't Agree to Become Police Mafia Informant - Officials

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov did not agree to be recruited as a secret informant by Bulgaria's anti-mafia unit back in the 1990s, police officials claimed on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1184

Bulgarian Regional Forestry Agency Head Fired for Corruption

The Director of the Regional Forestry Agency in the southwestern city of Blagoevgrad, Ivan Gergov, has been fired.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1543

Bulgaria Needs Referendum on Unemployment, Ecology – Finance Minister

Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has said that Bulgaria needs a referendum on the issues of unemployment and environmental protection.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1211

Bulgarian PM Admits to 'Buddha' Mafia Informant File

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has reportedly admitted the existence of a file codenamed "Buddha", which is alleged to contain information about his recruitement by Bulgaria's anti-mafia unit as an informant in the 1990s.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1472

Sofia Municipality to Offer E-Services as of May 2013

Starting May 2013, citizens of Sofia will be able to take advantage of 50 services of the Sofia Municipality through the e-government system, according to Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1366

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turks Demand 'European Minority Status'

Ethnic minorities in Balkan countries should be granted a "European minority status" to integrate them better into society, the new leader of Bulgaria's Turkish party has demanded.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1379

Bulgarian GERB MP Faces Conflict of Interests Hearing

The Member of the Parliament from Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, Vyara Petrova, is facing a hearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Conflict of Interests.

Politics » Domestic | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1154

2 Bulgaria Security Officers Fired for 'Mafia Ties'

Two officers from Bulgaria's National Security Services have been released due to suspicions of ties with organized crime, stated Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1466

Interior Min: 'Humane' Bulgarian Judiciary Serves Criminals

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has renewed attacks against a percieved ineffectiveness of the judiciary on the occasion of this week's shooting of alleged major drug boss Zlatomir Ivanov, aka Zlatko Baretata.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1201

PM: Turkish-Bulgarian Party Controls Bulgarian Media

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has rejected accusation he is exercising undue control over media as unwarranted and has pointed to the alleged influence of the liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1529

Bulgaria May Ease Citizenship Terms for Foreign Investors

Bulgaria is expected to pass a law that will ease even further the process of granting citizenship to foreign investors in a bid to boost the country's ailing economy.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2013, Thursday // 16:53 | Viewed: 2587

Parliament Seals Bulgaria-Canada Pension Rights Deal

Retirement rights of Bulgarian immigrants in Canada received final guarantees Wednesday with the Parliament's ratification of the social security agreement between the two countries.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 18:44 | Viewed: 1870

Bulgaria's GERB Party Becomes Extinct without Borisov - Poll

Nearly sixty five percent of Bulgarians who support the ruling GERB party would give up on it if its leader and Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, was to withdraw.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1812

Diplomats Alerted of Bulgaria's National Security Advisor Communist Ties

The Bulgarian Legion "Anti-Mafia" has sent a letter to EU and NATO Ambassadors in the country to inform them that General Stoimen Stoimenov, National Security Advisor of President, Rosen Plevneliev, has been employed by the Central Committee of the Commun

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 16:13 | Viewed: 2001

Constitution Court Vote Scheduled in Bulgaria after 2 Fiascos

The Bulgarian Parliament finally launched Wednesday a new procedure to elect a constitutional judge from its quota.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1186

Bulgarian Socialists Urge Govt to Resign over Gangland Assassination Attempt

MPs from the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party has urged the Cabinet of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the ruling center-right party GERB to resign over Tuesday's shooting in downtown Sofia aimed at assassinating emblematic mafia boss Zlatomir Ivanov

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1461

Who Is Who: Bulgaria's New Education Minister Stefan Vodenicharov

Acad. Stefan Vodenicharov was born on September 1, 1944 in Sofia. He graduated from the Technical University in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 11:41 | Viewed: 2242

Deputy Named Bulgaria's New Education Minister, but Info Soon Denied

Milena Damyanova, who has been serving as Deputy Education Minister, will head the department, replacing recently dismissed Sergey Ignatov.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 11:21 | Viewed: 1339

Another Top Official at Bulgaria's Embattled Research Fund Quits

The executive council head at Bulgaria's embattled and scandal-ridden Scientific Research Fund, Rangel Gyurov, has resigned.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 10:07 | Viewed: 3022

Bulgaria Govt to Officially Dismiss Energy Watchdog Head

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, will be proposing to the cabinet on Wednesday to dismiss the Chairman of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation, DKEVR, Angel Semerdzhiev.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 07:46 | Viewed: 1236
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