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Bulgarian PM: I Regret I Didn't Let Socialists Drown

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has commented disparagingly on criticism and calls for resignation voiced at a 16,000-strong socialist rally in Sofia Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2011, Saturday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1751

Socialist Leader: Bulgarians Don't Eat Asphalt!

Leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and ex-PM Sergey Stanishev has slammed the cabinet of successor Boyko Borisov at a thousand-strong rally in central Sofia Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2011, Saturday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1945

Thousands of Bulgarians Led by Socialists Give 'Red Card' to Govt

More than 16,000 Bulgarians have rallied in central Sofia gathered by the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party in protest against PM Boyko Borisov's government.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2011, Saturday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1918

Bulgarian Socialists Accuse Statistics Institute of Falsifying Data

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) have accused the National Statistics Institute (NSI) of falsifying data on the number of employed people in the country.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2011, Wednesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1630

Ex-EU Commissioner Still Hesitates on Bulgaria Presidential Bid

Meglena Kuneva, Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner, said Tuesday she has not decided yet whether she will run for President in the upcoming elections in the fall of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1363

Bulgaria to Shed 4 000 Civil Servants in 2011

Bulgaria's center-right Cabinet is going to lay off some 3 500-4 000 civil servants in 2011, with 9 000 already dismissed in the last 1.5 years, Finance Minister Simeon Djankov announced.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgarian Farmers, Cabinet Agree on Halting Protests

The Association of Bulgaria's Grain Producers and the cabinet managed to reach an agreement Tuesday to stop farmers protests and blockades in the country.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1373

Opposition Conservatives: Oil Oligarch Pulls Strings in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is ruled by an oil oligarch who is pulling all strings and torturing consumers, the leader of the conservative Order, Law and Justice, RZS, party, Yane Yanev, claims.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1714

Bulgarian PM Orders SAPARD Agency Probe over Farmer Rallies

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has ordered a check of the memorandum between the cabinet and the country's grain growers to find out what clauses have not been executed and who is responsible.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1349

Bulgarian PM Lashes Out at Econ Min to Defend Oil Company

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has severely castigated Minister of Economy and Energy Traicho Traikov for issuing critical comments on the price-formation of oil company Lukoil in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2011, Tuesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1681

Bulgaria's Ex EU Commissioner Makes It Clear She'll Run for President

Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva has indicated for the first time in a more tangible way that she will run for president in the elections in the fall of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2011, Monday // 19:33 | Viewed: 1748

Opposition Conservatives: PM Is Bulgaria's Gaddafi

The political council of Bulgaria's conservative Order, Law and Justice (RZS) party has sent an open letter to the media voicing outrage about Prime Minister's Boyko Borisov comments on the international military operation in Libya

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2011, Monday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1569

Every 3rd Bulgarian Would Endorse New Political Party - Poll

As many as 31% of all Bulgarians would vote for a new political party if such is created, according to a poll done by the country's National Center for Public Opinion Research.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2011, Monday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1499

Bulgaria's PM: People to Remember Me for Completed Highways

Bulgarians will remember me with the Trakiya, Struma and Hemus highways, and with the southern arc of the Sofia beltway, the country's PM Boyko Borisov has announced.

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2011, Thursday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1751

Bulgarian Top Prosecutor Reiterates Special Tribunal Objections

Chief Prosecutor, Boris Velchev, insists the special tribunal for high-profile organized crime cases must have double the number of prosecutors than what was passed by the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS).

Politics » Domestic | March 17, 2011, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1522

Bulgaria's Socialists Battle over Backing Ex EU Commissioner for President - Report

Meglena Kuneva, Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner in 2007-2010, may end up receiving wide political support for a potential bid in the 2011 presidential elections, according to reports.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2011, Wednesday // 20:20 | Viewed: 1911

Bulgarian Opposition Demands Foreign Poll Watchers

The leftist Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) have officially suggested foreign poll observers to be invited for the upcoming Presidential and local elections in the country.

Politics » Domestic | March 16, 2011, Wednesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1519

Bulgarian MPs Embark on English for Beginners Course

The Bulgarian MPs who missed the opportunity to acquire some English knowledge in school are now free to fill the gap in their education– during their working hours.

Politics » Domestic | March 15, 2011, Tuesday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1615

Ruling Party Despises Intellect, Wants to Arm Bulgarians

Loyalty is better than intellect, and people should be allowed to carry guns, argues Krasimir Velchev, chair of the parliamentary group of Bulgarian ruling party, center-right GERB.

Politics » Domestic | March 15, 2011, Tuesday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1492

Bulgarian Right Wing Demands Reshuffle of State Watchdogs

The Bulgarian right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party demands a full reshuffle of the staff and the leadership of four State agencies, saying the latter's work is paralyzed either by dependencies or lack of capability.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2011, Monday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1672

Bulgarian Capital Town Hall Grabs Historic Sofia Building

The Sofia Municipality will move into the building that has been occupied by the Ministry of Agriculture for almost seven decades, it was announced Monday.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2011, Monday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1919