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Bulgaria's GERB Vows Support of Probe of Communist Era Files

The ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, is endorsing the Chairman of the so-called Files Commission, Evtim Kostadinov, for a second term.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2012, Tuesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1478

Bulgarian PM Sacks Deputy Health Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, had released from her duties Tuesday Deputy Health Minister, Gergana Pavlova.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2012, Tuesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1584

Bulgarian Customs Agency Head Faces Fine for Inadvertent Disclosure of Classified Data

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has submitted a proposal with the Sofia City Court for granting Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov an exemption from criminal liability and imposing an administrative penalty for the unauthorized disclosure of classified in

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2012, Tuesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1148

Marginal Bulgarian Conservative Rises against Iran Nuclear Program

Yane Yanev, the controversial leader of Bulgaria's marginal conservative Law, Order and Justice party, has filed a declaration condemning Iran's nuclear program.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2012, Tuesday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1055

Sofia Municipality to Prioritize Energy Efficiency Investments

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has highlighted that the capital's energy grid needs investments against the backdrop of affordable prices of electricity for the citizens.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2012, Tuesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1141

GERB Mull Fate of Notorious Bulgarian Health Insurance Head

The parliamentary group of ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, is going to decide Tuesday on the fate of the discredited National Health Insurance Fund, NZOK, Director, Neli Nesheva.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2012, Tuesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1160

Bulgaria to Appoint New Irrigation Systems Head amid Scandal

The Board of Directors of Bulgaria's state-owned Irrigation Systems will choose a new Chair on Tuesday after Georgi Harizanov was temporarily removed due to a criminal investigation against him.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2012, Tuesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 979

Bulgarian Irrigation Systems Head Temporarily Removed

Georgi Harizanov, Chair of the Board of Directors of Bulgaria's state-owned Irrigation Systems, has been temporarily removed from his position due to an investigation that is renewed against him.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2012, Tuesday // 09:08 | Viewed: 1052

Bulgaria Mulls Imposing Tougher Sanctions on Road Killers

Bulgaria's relevant institutions consider legislative amendments that would introduce tougher sanctions for drivers who have killed people in road accidents.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2012, Monday // 17:46 | Viewed: 1077

Bulgaria Registry Agency Head Dismissed amid Bonus Scandal

Violeta Nikolova, Executive Director of Bulgaria's Registry Agency, has been removed from her post, according to a Monday statement of the Justice Ministry's press office.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2012, Monday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1791

Bulgarian Party Outraged with Chevron Sponsorship of National Day Reception

The Bulgarian nationalist VMRO party has expressed its outrage with the fact that US company Chevron is involved in a reception on the occasion of Bulgaria's national holiday, March 3.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2012, Monday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1408

Bulgaria May Keep Its Notorious Health Insurance Head

Bulgaria's discredited National Health Insurance Fund director, Neli Nesheva, may very well keep her position, according to local media.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2012, Monday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1695

Bulgaria's Ex President Stages Epistolary Bid for Socialist Leadership

Bulgaria's former President Georgi Parvanov has made a new move interpreted as part of his bid to regain the leadership of the Bulgarian Socialist Party by sending a letter to its plenum.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2012, Saturday // 15:42 | Viewed: 751

Bulgaria's Audit Office to Launch Massive Public Procurement Probes

National Audit Office Chair Valeri Dimitrov has vowed inspections at the National Health Insurance Fund, the National Security Service, the National Intelligence Service and the Finance Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2012, Saturday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1028

Bulgaria's Interior Secretary: Police Are No Ballerinas

Asked to comment on the growing public discontent over cases of police brutality in Bulgaria, Kalin Georgiev, Chief Secretary of the Interior Minister has claimed that police officers are executing their duties in accordance with the law.

Politics » Domestic | February 18, 2012, Saturday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgaria's Child Protection Agency Head Resigns

Nadya Shabani, head of Bulgaria's state Child Protection Agency, has submitted her resignation, citing personal reasons.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2012, Friday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1488

Bulgarian Top Cop: No Plea Bargain for Deadly Car Accidents

Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has demanded that the option of plea bargain be barred for defendants in traffic accidents involving death.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2012, Friday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1739

Bulgaria's Irrigation Systems Chief Lacking University Degree

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the state-owned Irrigation Systems company, Georgi Harizanov, has not completed a bachelor's degree and is currently a student.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2012, Friday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1190

Bulgarian Top Cop Comes under Fire from 80 Judges

Over 80 Sofia-based judges have urged the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) to come up with a proper institutional response to the occasional accusations of Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov against the judiciary.

Politics » Domestic | February 17, 2012, Friday // 13:58 | Viewed: 848

Bulgarian Pardon Decrees Don't Require Countersignatures - Justice Minister

Commenting on the latest developments in the saga surrounding the legality of the pardons granted by Vice President Angel Marin during his second term in office, Justice Minister Diana Kovacheva has asserted that presidential decrees granting pardons do n

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2012, Thursday // 16:21 | Viewed: 778

Ground Floor of Regional Court in Southern Bulgaria Swamped

The ground floor of the Regional Court in the southern Bulgarian town of Harmanli has been flooded, according to an announcement of Lazar Gruev, Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS).

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2012, Thursday // 14:14 | Viewed: 813