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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: 1392

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: 1590

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: 1767

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: 2397

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: 1947

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: 1649

Bulgaria's Presidential Runners to Undergo Residence Probes

Bulgaria's Central Election Commission (CEC) has issued a decision requesting a check of all presidential candidates' eligibility in terms of the residence requirement.

Politics » Domestic | September 17, 2011, Saturday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1358

Sofia-Kardam Train Disaster Case Returned for Retrial

Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) has returned the Sofia-Kardam train fire case for retrial to the Veliko Tarnovo Appellate Court.

Politics » Domestic | September 15, 2011, Thursday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1071

Russia Scores 88% Approval Rating in Bulgaria

Bulgarians are the biggest supporters of Russia in Europe, with 88% of them being favorably inclined towards the country, according to the Transatlantic Trends 2011 survey released Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 15, 2011, Thursday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1917

Bulgaria's Outgoing President Freezes ABV Movement until after Elections

The Alternative for Bulgarian Renneisance (ABV) movement, launched by President Georgi Parvanov in November 2010, will stay frozen throughout the upcoming local elections.

Politics » Domestic | September 15, 2011, Thursday // 09:26 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgarian Special Services Found in Breach of Personal Data Protection Act

Bulgaria's State National Security Agency (DANS), the National Protection Service and the National Intelligence Service are collecting and processing video recordings without maintaining the mandatory written records at the Personal Data Protection Commis

Politics » Domestic | September 14, 2011, Wednesday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1661

Bulgaria's Youngest District Governor Appointed Deputy Regional Devt Minister

Nikolay Nankov, District Governor of the northern Bulgarian city of Lovech, has been appointed Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Public Works, according to the government's press office.

Politics » Domestic | September 14, 2011, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1620

Bulgarian Leftist MPs Slam Customs Agency Head for Uncovering State Secret

Left-wing MPs Petar Kurumbashev and Anton Kutev have notified Chief Prosecutor Boris Velchev that Bulgaria's Customs Agency revealed a state secret in a 01 September TV statement.

Politics » Domestic | September 14, 2011, Wednesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1280

Bulgaria's Judicial Council Welcomes 2 New Members without Discussion

A general delegate assembly of Bulgarian judges elected Monday two new members of the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS), Teodora Ninova and Dimitar Fikiin, without any debates on the concepts put forth by the three candidates.

Politics » Domestic | September 12, 2011, Monday // 18:06 | Viewed: 17940

Bulgarian Socialist: Interior Minister Purposely Framed GERB President Bidder

The presidential candidate of the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party has been blackmailed four years ago by three municipal councilmen – one from GERB and two from the right wing.

Politics » Domestic | September 12, 2011, Monday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1465

New Bulgarian Regional Min Vows to Keep the Course

Newly-appointed Bulgarian Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Lilyana Pavlova stated she will keep the course taken by predecessor Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | September 10, 2011, Saturday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1325

Bulgaria's Top President Runner Declined Reporting Extortion Scam

The presidential candidate of the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party, and ex Regional Minister, Rosen Plevneliev, has declined to become a witness in a municipal extortion scam.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2011, Friday // 19:24 | Viewed: 2124

Bulgarian Socialist MP Takes Aim at Fundraising Practices of Interior Ministry

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry is in talks with 100% state-owned companies for donations which would allow it to buy equipment, according to a Friday announcement of Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | September 9, 2011, Friday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1403