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Bulgaria to Set Strict Targets in Waste Management

Bulgaria’s Environment Ministry is preparing a new Waste Management Act, which will set serious goals to municipalities for recycling of waste by 2010, the Eco Minister Nona Karadzhova has announced.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2011, Friday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2175

Bulgaria's FBI to Strengthen Work against Cybertorrorism

Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security (DANS) has decided to increase the number of computer experts in order to improve the efforts for combating cyberterrorism.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2011, Friday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1579

Bulgarian Govt Expectedly Survives Rerun Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's center-right government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expectedly survived a string of two confidence votes on Thursday, which it tabled to preempt a censure motion by the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 19:06 | Viewed: 2390

Bulgarian Parliament Decides to Rerun Confidence Vote

Opposition MPs have demanded that the Parliament recast the vote of confidence in the GERB cabinet, based on difficulties on the first roll-call procedure.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 18:30 | Viewed: 1434

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Expel Renegade from Parliamentary Group

High-profile renegade Kasim Dal is now officially expelled from the parliamentary group of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1286

Bulgarian PM Certain in Parliamentary Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov vowed to continue reforms and expressed hopes that Parliament will back the vote of confidence for his cabinet's overall policy.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1340

Bulgarian Rightists: We Hope to Regain Confidence in Cabinet

Rightist Blue Coalition will vote with abstentions in Thursday's confidence vote, announced co-leaders Martin Dimitrov and Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1349

Bulgaria Customs Boss: Conversation with PM Total Fake

The recently leaked phone conversation between Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov and head of the Customs Agency Vanyo Tanov is completely fake, according to the latter.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1238

Stanishev: Bulgarian Govt Opened Pandora's Box with Wiretapping

Bulgaria's Borisov Cabinet has become a hostage of the nationalist party "Ataka", Socialist Party leader and ex PM Sergey Stanishev stated during Thursday's confidence vote debate in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1160

Party Member: God Bless Bulgaria PM for His Manhood!

Members of Bulgaria's ruling party showered the centre-right government with praise and flattery on Thursday as it faced a confidence vote to preempt a censure motion by the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1429

2 Bulgarian MPs Kicked Out of Confidence Vote Debate

Two MPs were kicked out of the debates for the confidence vote of Bulgarian government Thursday as a result of their behavior.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1165

Verbal Fight Interrupts Bulgarian Govt Confidence Debate

The Parliament debate on the confidence vote of Bulgaria's Borisov Cabinet got interrupted after Prime Minsiter Borisov and an opposition MP got into a heated verbal fight.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1526

Bulgarian President to Publish 'First Term' Book

Bulgaria's President is set to present his book entitled "The First Term of Georgi Parvanov", described as a collection of his political speeches and lectures from 2002-2007.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 10:54 | Viewed: 920

Bulgarian Parliament Head: Confidence Vote to End 'Wars of Discrediting'

Bulgarian Parliament Chair Tsetska Tsacheva believes that Thrusday's vote of confidence of the Borisov Cabinet must end the "wars of discrediting", which have led to "Tapegate", the recent scandal with leaked conversations of senior officials.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1015

Bulgaria MPs Cast Roll Call Vote in Govt Confidence Motion

The Bulgarian Parliament has adopted an unusual way of voting as it started the debates on the requested confidence vote by the Borisov Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1520

Dissenter: Dogan Top Project of Bulgaria's Communist Security Service

The leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party DPS Ahmed Dogan is "the most successful project" of the former communist security service (DS), according to Kasim Dal, Dogan's former right hand.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 09:28 | Viewed: 1602

GERB Cabinet Sits for 3rd Confidence Vote in Bulgarian History

The Cabinet of the center-right party GERB will face Thursday the third vote of confidence ever in Bulgarian history after 1989.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1019

Bulgarian Govt Faces Confidence Vote over 'Tapegate'

Bulgaria's Cabinet of PM Borisov and the GERB party is facing Thursday a vote of confidence that it requested from Parliament in the aftermath of "Tapegate", a scandal resulting from leaked discrediting conversations of senior officials.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 08:11 | Viewed: 1547

Source Strikes Back at Bulgaria's Prosecutors over 'Manipulated' Tapes

The source, which recently leaked scandalous tapes of senior officials' conversations, the Galeria weekly, has slammed the Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office for concluding that the tapes have been manipulated.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2011, Wednesday // 20:19 | Viewed: 1476

Scandalous Bulgarian Tapes Manipulated - Prosecutor's Office

The several tapes of phone conversations of senior officials that caused a "Tapegate" in Bulgaria because of scandalous revelations have been manipulated according to the Prosecutor's Office.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2011, Wednesday // 19:30 | Viewed: 1566

Phone Tapping of Bulgaria's Customs Agency Head Legal

Special surveillance devices were applied legally to wiretap the telephone of the head of the Bulgarian Customs Agency, Vanyo Tanov, according to a Parliamentary Committee.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2011, Wednesday // 18:10 | Viewed: 1386
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