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Top Bulgarian Nationalist Stirs Turmoil, Foils TV Debate

The leader of Bulgaria's nationalist, far-right Ataka party and presidential hopeful, Volen Siderov, ruined a Thursday morning TV debate, dedicated to the issue of ethnic hatred.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2011, Thursday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1581

Bulgarian Prime Minister Fights Agitators with Road Construction

Seeking to shift focus away from the unrest sparked by the clashes in Katunitsa, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said Wednesday that road construction was his way of responding to tension-instigators.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1221

Marginal Bulgarian Conservative Party Offers Legal Assistance to Protest Detainees

Bulgaria's Law Order and Justice (RZS) party has vowed to provide legal assistance to persons who have been detained by police forces during the wave of protests gripping the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1062

Top Bulgarian Nationalist Demands PM Ousting over Roma Issue

The leader of the Bulgarian, nationalist, far-right Ataka party, Volen Siderov, demanded Wednesday the resignation of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, over his failure to deal successfully with Roma crime in the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1418

Bulgarian GERB MP Rejects Accusations of Providing Tax Cover for Roma 'Tsar'

The Chair of the Parliamentary Budget Committee, Menda Stoyanova, firmly rejects accusations she had provided a cover-up for notorious Roma boss, Kiril Rashkov AKA Tsar Kiro.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1036

Veselin Zlatev Heads Bulgaria's Consumer Rights Watchdog

Bulgaria's cabinet appointed Wednesday Veselin Zlatev as Head of the State Commission for Consumer Protection, KZP.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1172

Katunitsa Clashes Spark Bickering in Bulgarian Parliament

The September 23 clashes in the southern Bulgarian village of Katunitsa and the ensuing wave of protest stirred altercations in Parliament Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1117

Bulgarian President Calls Up National Security Council over Ethnic Clashes

Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, is calling an emergency meeting of the Consultative National Security Council, KSNS, over escalating ethnic tensions in the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2011, Tuesday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1746

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Demands Reintroduction of Death Sentence

Death sentence should be introduced in Bulgaria when it comes to extremely violent murder cases, according to Volen Siderov, leader of the country's far-right Ataka (Attack) party.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2011, Monday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1262

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Tries to Storm Presidency over 'Ethnic' Clashes

Volen Siderov, the flamboyant leader of Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party, has tried to force his way into the country's presidential building and hand out a special declaration to President Georgi Parvanov concerning the recent ethnic tensions in

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2011, Monday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1563

Bulgaria's President, PM Unite to Assuage Ethnic Tension Fears

The outbursts of violence in Bulgaria's Plovdiv and the village of Katunitsa are not ethnic-based but "personal", President Georgi Parvanov and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov declared jointly.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2011, Monday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1944

Crisis HQs Set in Plovdiv to Deal with Bulgarian-Roma Tensions

Crisis headquarters have been established in Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv to prevent further escalation of ethnic tensions and any new incidents of violence.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2011, Monday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1242

PM: Impunity Will Stop with Bulgarian-Roma Violence

Impunity in Bulgaria is not going to continue, according to Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2011, Monday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1389

Bulgarian PM: Police Failed to Prevent Ethnic Clashes

The police are to blame for failing to prevent the ethnic clashes in the village of Katunitsa in the past couple of days, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov declared.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2011, Sunday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1586

Socialist Opponent: Ethnic Clashes Show Ugly Bulgarian Reality

The latest developments in the village of Katunitsa near the second largest city of Plovdiv demonstrate the ugly reality Bulgarian people are forced to live in on a daily basis.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2011, Sunday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1760

Bulgarian PM: Ethnic Violence Case is Criminal, Not Political

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has issued a statement calling for non-politicization of the recent case of interethnic violence in the Plovdiv village of Katunitsa.

Politics » Domestic | September 24, 2011, Saturday // 18:59 | Viewed: 2385

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Calls for Emergency Measures to Curb Ethnic Violence

Leader of nationalist Ataka party and presidential hopeful Volen Siderov has called for an extraordinary sitting of the Bulgarian Parliament due to the eruption of ethnic violence in a village that led to 2 deaths.

Politics » Domestic | September 24, 2011, Saturday // 16:42 | Viewed: 2101

Bulgarian Nationalists Head to Village Engulfed in Ethnic Violence

Activists from nationalist Bulgarian party VMRO have headed to the Plovdiv village of Katunitsa in the wake of interethnic violence that left 1 killed and 6 injured.

Politics » Domestic | September 24, 2011, Saturday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1727

Bulgarian Rightists Speak Up against New Museum of Socialist Art

Bulgaria's Museum of Socialist Art, which opened doors Monday, is wrongly conceived and a disgrace for Bulgaria's history, according to politicians from rightist Union of Democratic Forces.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2011, Tuesday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1946

Bulgaria Deputy Regional Minister Quits

Bulgaria's Deputy Regional Development Minister Georgi Pregyov resigned on Tuesday just two weeks after the replacement of the department's head, who will run for the presidency office.

Politics » Domestic | September 20, 2011, Tuesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1511

Left Wing Leader Wants Bulgarian PM to Apologize for Outrageous Shale Gas Comment

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov should immediately apologize for his threatening his fellow citizens he would sign a contract on shale gas production unless they stop "nagging him", left-wing politician Sergey Stanishev has demanded.

Politics » Domestic | September 19, 2011, Monday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1648