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Bulgaria PM: Underperformance in Revenues Cut to less than BGN 500 M

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has suggested that the underperformance in revenues by end-2013 will be less than BGN 500M, down from the BGN 1 B forecasts in May.

Politics » Domestic | December 22, 2013, Sunday // 19:59 | Viewed: 1607

Bulgaria's Justice Minister Boasts Salvaged EU Funds, New Penal Code

Bulgaria's government succeeded in reducing projected EU funds losses 8 times since May, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Minister Zinaida Zlatanova.

Politics » Domestic | December 22, 2013, Sunday // 16:47 | Viewed: 2411

Bulgaria's Dogan Attacker: My Act Was Dance of Death

"What happened between us on stage was like a dance of death," says Oktay Enimehmedov, the young Bulgarian Turk accused of attempted murder of the Honorary Chairman of DPS Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | December 22, 2013, Sunday // 14:23 | Viewed: 3279

Bulgaria's GERB Party to Add 2 Deputy Chairs

Bulgaria's center-right party GERB will have two more deputy chairs, according to former Interior Minister and current Deputy Chair of GERB Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2013, Saturday // 17:07 | Viewed: 2759

Protesting Person Declared Bulgarian 'Politician of Year'

The Protesting Person has been declared Bulgaria's "Politician of the Year" 2013 in a traditional media poll.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2013, Saturday // 14:06 | Viewed: 3026

Ex Bulgarian PM Claims Tax Probe 'Terror'

Bulgaria's former Prime Minister and leader of the formerly-ruling, centrist opposition GERB party, Boyko Borisov, says he is subject to exceedingly high number of tax probes.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2013, Saturday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1444

Bulgarian PM Vows Political Stability in 2014

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, in one of his last media appearances for 2013, has pledged that next year will bring political stability.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2013, Saturday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1141

Bulgaria's New Election Law to Be Ready in March

The deadline set by the Bulgarian Parliament to adopt the Election Code is the end of March, stated Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | December 20, 2013, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1307

Bulgaria's Surveillance Equipment Bureau to Deter Abuse of Power

Boiko Rashkov, the new Director of Bulgaria's Surveillance Equipment Oversight Office, has suggested that the body will deter abuse of power related to wiretapping.

Politics » Domestic | December 20, 2013, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 943

Bulgarian Rightists Seal Reformist Bloc Coalition

Five minor but influential Bulgarian rightists parties have laid down signatures formalizing the hitherto informal Reformist Bloc into a coalition.

Politics » Domestic | December 20, 2013, Friday // 11:58 | Viewed: 4155

Notorious Bulgarian Media Mogul Keeps MP Seat

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court (KS) has confirmed that controversial media mogul Delyan Peevski keeps his MP seat.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2013, Thursday // 18:26 | Viewed: 1432

Bulgaria's Special Surveillance Devices Office Head Elected

Bulgaria's parliament voted to elect Boyko Rashkov for head of the office for monitoring the use of special surveillance devices.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2013, Thursday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1286

Bulgaria's Formerly Ruling GERB 'to See More Mavericks'

Bulgarian independent MP Svetlin Tanchev expects more people to join the ranks of mavericks, leaving the formerly-ruling GERB after the party congress in February.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2013, Thursday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1156

Bulgarian Ex-Interior Min Pledges Lifetime Allegiance to Party

Former Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has declared that he would remain a member of the center-right GERB party until the end of his life.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2013, Wednesday // 17:29 | Viewed: 996

Bulgaria Appoints New Investigative Service Head

Evgeni Dikov has been expectedly elected as the new head of Bulgaria’s National Investigative Service.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2013, Wednesday // 14:38 | Viewed: 1078

Bulgarian National Investigative Service Appoints New Chief

The Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) will appoint the new chief of the National Investigative Service on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2013, Wednesday // 09:59 | Viewed: 1829

80% of Bulgarians Demand Early Elections – Poll

The vast majority of Bulgarians want early elections to take place, according to a new poll.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2013, Monday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1532

Bulgarian Interior Min Says Anti-Govt Protests 'Political'

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev has once again criticized the ongoing anti-government protests in the country, describing them as “political.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2013, Monday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1416

Bulgarians Pick Anti-Govt Protests as Symbol of 2013 - Poll

The outgoing year, which will go down in history as full of unrest against the Socialist-led government, is best described and symbolized by the word "protest", according to 40% of Bulgarians.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2013, Monday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1295

Bulgaria's Reformist Bloc Set to Seal Coalition Deal amid Quarrels

The die-hard right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) is determined to sign this week a coalition agreement with the Reformist bloc, which will run as one formation at all upcoming elections.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2013, Monday // 10:58 | Viewed: 2163

Sofia Municipality Pledges no Increases in Local Taxes, Fees in 2014

The Sofia Municipality does not envisage increases in local taxes and fees in 2014, according to Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Politics » Domestic | December 15, 2013, Sunday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1434
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