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Kuneva's Party Starts Referendum Petition on Allowing Recall of Bulgarian MPs

A nationwide petition will be started by the end of the week for a referendum on allowing Bulgarian citizens to recall politicians they have elected, according to Borislav Tsekov, one of the leaders of the Bulgaria for Citizens Movement.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1083

Liberal Party: Resigned Bulgarian PM Tried to Inflame Ethnic Conflict

Leader of Bulgarian liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms Lyutvi Mestan has dismissed resigned PM Boyko Borisov's claim that former Movement leader Ahmed Dogan had plotted an assassination attempt against Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2090

7,000 Gather in Sofia to Support Resigned Bulgarian PM - Police

The pro-Putin-style ralliers who assembled in front of Parliament to support PM Boyko Borisov as it the house voted on his resignation have reached 7,000, according to police data.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1605

Supporters Cheer as Outgoing Bulgarian PM Exits Parliament

Some 2000 supporters of Bulgaria's outgoing PM Boyko Borisov chanted "Victory!" and "We want Boyko!" as he exited the Parliament in downtown Sofia on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 14:02 | Viewed: 696

Protesters Call on Bulgarian President to Eliminate Corruption in Judiciary

Around 500 members of the Anti-mafia civic association are protesting in front of the President's Office in Sofia, calling on Rosen Plevneliev to eliminate corruption in the judiciary.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 13:50 | Viewed: 898

Bulgaria Outgoing PM: Ethnic Turks Leader Dogan Ordered My Assassination

Bulgaria's outgoing prime minister, who resigned shockingly on Wednsday, accused the ethnic Turkish party leader of plotting an assassination attempt on his life.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 13:34 | Viewed: 4437

Bulgarian Parliament Accepts Govt Resignation

Bulgaria's Parliament accepted Thursday the resignation handed by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 13:22 | Viewed: 2593

Citizens, Piglets Rush to Support Resigned Bulgarian PM Borisov

Some 1,000 citizens have already assembled in front of Parliament in Bulgarian capital Sofia Thursday to support PM Boyko Borisov while the House debates his resignation.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 13:05 | Viewed: 5996

Opposition Slam Resigned Vice-PM's 'Incoherent' Speech

Opposition MPs from different parties have united in criticizing Vice-PM and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov's long speech during Thursday's debate on the cabinet resignation as rambling.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 644

Bulgarian Parliament Suffers Blackout During Cabinet Resignation Debate

Electric power went off for a minute in the Bulgarian Parliament during a heated debate on the surprise resignation of Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov's cabinet amid massive protests.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 12:05 | Viewed: 734

Potential Nominees for Bulgaria's Caretaker Prime Minister

Following the collective resignation of the center-right GERB government, the big question in Bulgaria is who will be appointed caretaker Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 1843

Bulgarian PM too Busy to Attend Vote on His Resignation

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is unable to attend the parliamentary vote on his and his Cabinet's resignation because he is too busy, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov has told reporters.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 11:42 | Viewed: 4486

Resigned Bulgaria Vice-PM: GERB Built, Others Destroyed

Bulgarian Vice-PM and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov offered a laudation of the resigned cabinet of PM Boyko Borisov in Thursday's plenary vote on the resignation.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 11:26 | Viewed: 891

Bulgaria Vice-Chief Prosecutor Dismissed amid Political Crisis

Bulgarian Deputy Chief Prosecutor Galina Toneva has been released from her office by the Supreme Judicial Council at the request of Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 10:27 | Viewed: 909

Novinite.com 2012 Review: Bulgaria is Polarized, Volatile

Bulgaria in 2013 is highly polarized and volatile, reads the conclusion of Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)'s review of domestic politics for 2012, written in December 2012.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 10:22 | Viewed: 740

Socialists: Many Bulgarian Protesters Call for Radical Left

Years of mismanagement and abuse of power has led many Bulgarians to rally for radically left measures, argued opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party MP Yanaki Stoilov.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1088

Bulgarian PM, FinMin Absent from Resignation Debate

Resigned Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov and FinMin Simeon Djankov are absent from the Parliament plenary Thursday which will discuss and vote the resignation.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 09:34 | Viewed: 6352

Bulgarian Rightist Leader Calls for 'Strong State, Regulation'

Strengthening of state institutions and stronger regulation is the way to overcome problems with the oligarchy and oligopolies, stated rightist leader Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 09:27 | Viewed: 679

Rightist Leader: Bulgaria Doesn't Need New Constitution amid Crisis

The political crisis that has gripped the country following the resignation of PM Boyko Borisov's cabinet mandates swift policy actions, stated rightist leader and former PM Ivan Kostov in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 614

Bulgarian Parliament to Vote Cabinet Resination

The Bulgarian Parliament will vote Thursday morning the unexpected resignation of PM Boyko Borisov's cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 08:32 | Viewed: 2588

Protesters Surround CEZ HQ in Sofia

Thousands of protesters have gathered in front of the CEZ headquarters in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 21:30 | Viewed: 2737
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