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Bulgarian Nationalist Party Confirms Presidential, Vice Presidential Candidates

Pavel Shopov is the Vice Presidential nominee of Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka at the October 2011 elections, according to a media statement of the formation.

Politics » Domestic | July 17, 2011, Sunday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1057

Bulgarian Right Wing Leader Cries Foul over PM's 'Racketeering'

Ivan Kostov, co-chair of the rightist Bulgarian Blue Coalition, has reiterated that his formation will back the upcoming no confidence vote against the centrist-right GERB's minority government.

Politics » Domestic | July 16, 2011, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1167

Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Firmly behind Interior Minister

The parliamentary group of Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party issued a declaration in support of Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2011, Friday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1375

Ex Bulgarian Chief of Staff Probed as US Informer

Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security (DANS) is probing within its authority revelations of the whistle-blowing site WikiLeaks that former Chief of General Staff, Nikola Kolev, has provided valuable information to the US Embassy in the beginning o

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2011, Friday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1548

Bulgarian Socialists Lash at PM over Betting on Sports

A scandal raged in the Bulgarian Parliament Friday between Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, and the opposition Bulgarian Socialists, during the regularly scheduled parliamentary control session.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2011, Friday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1531

Bulgarian Specialized Courts to Become Operational in 2012

The Bulgarian Parliament has passed at first reading amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code postponing the launch of specialized courts for January 01, 2012.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2011, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1251

Bulgarian Oppositional Leaders Bombarded with Death Threats - PM

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms Ahmed Dogan has received as many as 11 death threats since 2006, according to the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2011, Friday // 14:21 | Viewed: 949

Bulgarian PM Declares Total Disregard of 3rd No Confidence Vote

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov does not intend to defend his government's policies in Parliament during the upcoming no confidence vote.

Politics » Domestic | July 15, 2011, Friday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1233

Website 'Firing' Bulgarian PM Bashes Rulers over 'Police Methods'

The recently launched Bulgarian website that started a campaign to "fire" the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has been a subject of hacker attacks, its anonymous creators have claimed.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 20:07 | Viewed: 987

Bulgarian Opposition Postpones No Confidence Vote Proposal

Bulgaria's oppositional parties have postponed their proposal for a no confidence vote against the ruling centrist-right GERB's minority government until next week.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1038

Bulgaria's Ruling Party Accused of Using Army for Catering

Bulgarian solders have been ordered by the ruling centrist-right GERB to set up tents and carry out preparations for an outside party planned for its MPs, according to an oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party member.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgarian GERB MPs Deny Conflict of Interest, Will Pay Fine

The two Members of the Parliament from the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party, who have been found by the Court to be in conflict of interest deny any guilt.

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1154

Bulgaria's GERB Wants 3 Nominations for Social Security Head

There has been strong discord in the ranks of the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party over the nomination for the post Director of the National Social Security Institute (NOI)

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1063

Nominee to Head Bulgarian Security Institute Withdraws from Race

The Member of Parliament form Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB, Svetlana Angelova, has decided to not run for the post of Director of the country's National Social Security Institute (NOI).

Politics » Domestic | July 14, 2011, Thursday // 09:13 | Viewed: 877

1st Ever Bulgarian MPs Sentenced for Conflict of Interest in Legislation

Dimitar Avramov and Stoyan Gyuzelev from Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB became the first Bulgarian lawmakers to receive a sentence for conflict of interests in proposed law amendments.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 1506

Bulgarian Opposition to Propose No Confidence Vote Friday

The Bulgarian oppositional leftist Bulgarian Socialist Party and ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) will propose a no confidence vote against the country's ruling centrist-right GERB's minority government Friday.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1009

Bulgarian Nationalist Ataka Party Writes Off Fifth MP

Stoyan Ivanov is leaving the ranks of Bulgaria's nationalist party Ataka, according to an announcement of Parliamentary Chair Tsetska Tsacheva.

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1403

Bulgarian Nationalists Urge Parliament to Condemn US Ambassador

Bulgaria's far-right nationalist party Ataka has suggested that the Parliament should adopt a declaration condemning "the inadequate conduct of US Ambassador James Warlick" following "a statement issued by him in which he interferes in the domestic affair

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1250

Bulgaria's Rulers Tangled in Conflict over Social Security Institute

A Member of Parliament form Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB, Svetlana Angelova, has been nominated to run the country's National Social Security Institute (NOI).

Politics » Domestic | July 13, 2011, Wednesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1899

Bulgarian Socialist Leader Gives PM Ticket to Moon

The leader of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, and former Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev, launched a new, clever attack on PM, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 17:41 | Viewed: 2618

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Mulls Cabinet No-Confidence Vote

The Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, is fully prepared to propose a no-confidence vote against the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 12, 2011, Tuesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1208