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Bulgaria's Cabinet Fulfilled 10% of Its Promises over Past Year - NGO

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his cabinet have made a total of 400 promises over the past year and have partially or entirely fulfilled some 10% of them.

Politics » Domestic | August 25, 2011, Thursday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1513

Bulgaria's President to Return to Home Party after Leaving Office - Report

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov may return to the leftist Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), from which he once started his political career, after he finishes his second and last term in office.

Politics » Domestic | August 24, 2011, Wednesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1594

Bulgaria's Parliament Chair 'Proclaims' End of Gaddafi, Totalitarianism

The development of the Libya events over the last couple of days has shown that totalitarian and authoritarian regimes have no place in the 21st century, Bulgaria's Parliamentary Chair Tsetska Tsacheva reckons.

Politics » Domestic | August 23, 2011, Tuesday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1484

Sofia City Launches Major Public Transport Project ahead of Election

The municipality of Bulgarian capital Sofia signed a high-profile EUR 31 M deal on the EU's Regional Development operational programme for boosting its public transportation network Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | August 23, 2011, Tuesday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1626

Bulgarian Ruling Party Decides to Give Up Fundraising

The executive committee of ruling Bulgarian center-right GERB has accepted the proposal of the party's campaign headquarters to give up fundraising for the October 23 presidential and municipal elections.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2011, Sunday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1535

Bulgaria's New Conflict-of-Interest Commission Powers Ahead with Probes

Bulgaria's new state commission on conflict of interest has started work on the first 20 signals received.

Politics » Domestic | August 19, 2011, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1374

Bulgarian Ruling Party Mulls Giving Up on Fundraising

The election team of ruling Bulgarian center-right GERB has proposed to the executive committee of the party to give up fundraising for the October 23 presidential and municipal elections.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2011, Thursday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1465

Bulgarian Communists Challenge Socialists for Historic Heritage

The Union of Communists in Bulgaria tabled a claim for ownership of the historic Buzludzha Monument Thursday, just two weeks after the Bulgarian Socialist Party did the same.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2011, Thursday // 15:53 | Viewed: 2482

Bulgarian Nationalists Come Closer to Registering Own TV Channel

Bulgaria's Council for Electronic Media (SEM) has returned the application of nationalist party Ataka for the registration of its own TV channel.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2011, Wednesday // 14:24 | Viewed: 2085

Bulgaria's Interior Minister: Shutting Lukoil Is National Security Threat

The decision to close the only refinery in Bulgaria, owned by Russia's Lukoil, could have turned into a national security threat.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2011, Wednesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1781

Bulgarian Interior Minister Denies Conflict with Fellow Deputy PM

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, firmly denies reports of being in discord and in conflict with fellow Deputy PM, Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2011, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1607

Bulgarian Police Trade Unions Laud Ban on Private Donations

The trade unions at the Bulgarian Interior Ministry are deeply satisfied by the order of their Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, effectively banning donations from private businesses and individuals.

Politics » Domestic | August 16, 2011, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1843

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Blasts FinMin over 'Police vs. Education' Funding

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has snubbed his fellow Deputy PM, Finance Minister Simeon Djankov, shortly after the latter suggested that the 2012 state budget should redirect funds from the security sector to education.

Politics » Domestic | August 16, 2011, Tuesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1166

Bulgarian PM Vows to Eradicate Cigarette Contraband by Feb 2012

The deadline to bring an end to all cigarettes smuggling in Bulgaria is February 2012, Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, says.

Politics » Domestic | August 16, 2011, Tuesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1693

Bulgarian Ex EU Commissioner Starts Nationwide Election Tour

Presidential and vice-presidential candidates Meglena Kuneva and Lyubomir Hristov will embark on a 20-day nationwide tour across Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2011, Monday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1259

Bulgaria's Ruling Party Pledges to Restrict Wiretap Use

MPs from Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB plan to table legal amendments drastically restricting the use of special surveillance devices.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2011, Monday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1446

Bulgarian Police Part with Scandalous Private Donations

The Interior Ministry will no longer accept donations from private businesses and individuals after the institution's head, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, signed the order banning donation contracts.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2011, Monday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1900

Bulgarian Presidential Office Pardoned 431 Criminals

Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov and Vice President, Angel Marin, have pardoned 431 criminals by the end of July, 2011.

Politics » Domestic | August 15, 2011, Monday // 09:19 | Viewed: 1930

Bulgarian PM: Some Countries Riot, Burn Own Cities, We Don't

While some countries are facing violent and destructive social unrest, Bulgarians are hard at work under the rule of center-right GERB cabinet, said Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | August 14, 2011, Sunday // 13:46 | Viewed: 2155

PM: Bulgaria Is Isle of Stability Threatened by Euro Zone Crisis

2 years ago Bulgaria wanted to join the Eurozone, but is now discouraged because of the financial crisis that has seized countries in the monetary union, reflected Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | August 14, 2011, Sunday // 12:27 | Viewed: 1817

Bulgarian Police to Revamp Donations with 'Few Exceptions'

The Interior Ministry will no longer accept donations from private businesses and individuals after the institution's head, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, signs an order in the beginning of next week.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2011, Friday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1240