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Bulgarian Socialists Flex Muscles for Congress

The upcoming Bulgarian Socialist Party congress in May is important not only for the party, but for Bulgaria as a whole, said socialist leader Sergey Stanishev Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 14:20 | Viewed: 811

Bulgarian Nationalists Rally against Romania, Dissenters, Govt

A protest was carried out in front of the Romanian embassy in Sofia by Bulgarian nationalist Ataka party, who rallied against claims by Romania on a disputed Black Sea economic zone segment.

Politics » Domestic | March 25, 2012, Sunday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1237

Bulgarian Right-Wingers Outraged with New Owner of Gorubso Mines

Bulgarian right-wing party Union of Democratic Forces has criticized the news that businessman Nikolay Valkanov is taking over the concession of the Gorubso Madan metal mines.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2012, Saturday // 18:38 | Viewed: 876

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Lashes Out at Dissenters

Volen Siderov, leader of the far-right Bulgarian Ataka party, has condemned the new political formation that is to be created on Sunday by former Ataka members.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2012, Saturday // 16:38 | Viewed: 670

Sacked Bulgarian EconMin Strikes Back at PM

Bulgaria's recently dismissed Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, says he is ready to face Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, to discuss the latter's accusations towards him.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2012, Saturday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1086

New Bulgarian EconMin Rejects Fake Diploma Rumors

Bulgaria's newly appointed Minister of Economy and Energy, Delyan Dobrev, shared that he felt tainted by rumors regarding his college diploma.

Politics » Domestic | March 24, 2012, Saturday // 12:09 | Viewed: 894

Sofia to Spend BGN 1 M on Waste Management Info System

Sofia Municipality will spend around BGN 1M on the creation of an information system for waste management.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2012, Friday // 18:08 | Viewed: 830

Bulgarian Ministry Dispels Rumors of Fake Diplomas of New EconMin

The Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism (MIET) has officially rejected the rumors about the fake university diplomas of Delyan Dobrev, the newly appointed Economy and Energy Minister.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2012, Friday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1040

Bulgaria Top Cop Boasts Uncompromising Policy towards Police Brutality

In a bid to respond to NGO criticism, Interior minister Tsvetan Tsvetnov has insisted that the institution has an uncompromising policy towards police brutality.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2012, Friday // 12:25 | Viewed: 575

Bulgarian Cabinet to Still Use Axed EconMin's Skills

Recently dismissed Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, will continue to work for the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | March 22, 2012, Thursday // 15:37 | Viewed: 727

Bulgaria's PM Axes Yet Another Deputy EconMin

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has dismissed yet another Deputy Economy Minister, Dimitar Chohadzhiev, the government press service announced.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2012, Wednesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 928

MEP to Set Up Yet Another Bulgarian Patriotic Party

Dimitar Stoyanov, a far-right Bulgarian MEP, will create a new patriotic political formation together with his mother, Kapka Siderova.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2012, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 787

Ruling Party MP Takes Over Bulgarian Deputy EconMin Job

Valentin Nikolov, a Member of Parliament from Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB, is Bulgaria's new Deputy Economy Minister.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2012, Wednesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 887

Bulgaria's GERB Completes Cabinet Reshuffle, Appoints Rookies

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB approved the appointment of new Economy and Energy Minister Delyan Dobrev and new Health Minister Desislava Atanasova on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2012, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 927

Bulgarian Parliament to Vote on Cabinet Reshuffle

Parliament is to vote Wednesday on the Cabinet reshuffle demanded by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Friday last week.

Politics » Domestic | March 21, 2012, Wednesday // 08:55 | Viewed: 568

Bulgarian Ex-PM to Head Statistics Bureau

Reneta Indzhova, who served as Bulgarian Prime Minister between October 1994 and January 1995, will head her country's National Statistical Institute, it has been announced.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2012, Tuesday // 17:21 | Viewed: 710

Bulgarian Right-Wing Leader Demands 20% Gas Price Cut from GERB Govt

Martin Dimitrov, leader of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), has accused the centre-right GERB government of being a passive, helpless observer to the high prices of fuels, food products and pharmaceuticals in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2012, Tuesday // 17:09 | Viewed: 810

Bulgarian Left-Wingers Beg to Differ with Govt Reshuffle

The left-wing oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party has expectedly declared that it will vote against the ousting of Economy and Energy Minister Traicho Traikov and Health Minister Stefan Konstantinov.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2012, Tuesday // 16:46 | Viewed: 514

Ousted Bulgarian EconMin: I Already Have Job Offers

Recently dismissed Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, says he has no problem in finding a new job and already has several offers despite never planning to part with his post.

Politics » Domestic | March 20, 2012, Tuesday // 08:48 | Viewed: 803

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Seeks Malfeasance Probe of Outgoing Minister

Volen Siderov, leader of nationalist party Ataka, has insisted that outgoing Energy and Economy Minister Traicho Traikov should be subjected to an investigation over conflict of interest and malfeasance in office.

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2012, Monday // 17:11 | Viewed: 762

Political Rival Endorses Stanishev for Full-Term PES Leader

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has endorsed former PM Sergey Stanishev for a full-term President of the Party of Euroepan Socialists (PES).

Politics » Domestic | March 19, 2012, Monday // 13:47 | Viewed: 529