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Son of Gunned Down Bulgarian PM Enters Politics

Karlo Lukanov, the son of former Bulgarian Prime Minister Andrey Lukanov, is entering the executive council of a Bulgarian political party called United Social Democracy.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2012, Monday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1203

President Plevneliev to Meet Bulgarian Diaspora in Chicago

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will meet Bulgarians living in Chicago and its surroundings on May 19.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2012, Monday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1076

Bulgarian Socialists to Stage Protest against Govt's Failed Social Policy

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will stage a protest against "the policy of robbing the people" pursued by center-right ruling party GERB on May 1, the International Workers' Day, according to BSP leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2012, Monday // 10:07 | Viewed: 575

Bulgaria to Move Several Govt Agencies Away from Capital

Several central government agencies in Bulgaria will no longer operate from Sofia, but will be based in other cities, revealed Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2012, Sunday // 18:42 | Viewed: 1001

PES Leader Announces 'Day of Wrath' in Bulgaria

Bulgarians will go out on a large-scale protest against government policy on May 1, stated Party of European Socialists and Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2012, Sunday // 15:42 | Viewed: 712

Bulgaria to Move Tourism Agency to Plovdiv

The Tourism Unit of Bulgaria's Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism will be moved to second-larges city Plovdiv from capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2012, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 928

9517 Bulgarians Gave Up on Bulgaria in 2011 - Official Data

In 2011, a total of 9517 people declared a change of their current address in Bulgaria with an address abroad, according to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2012, Friday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1274

Bulgaria Passes Controversial Illegal Assets Law in Dark of Night

Bulgaria's ruling majority in parliament adopted part of a controversial bill authorizing confiscation of illegal assets minutes before midnight on Thursday, surprisingly banning anonymous tip-offs.

Politics » Domestic | April 27, 2012, Friday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1749

Bulgaria's New Nationalist Formation Ends Up Stillborn

Bulgaria's "National Democratic Party", which has been initiated by MEP Dimitar Stoyanov and his mother Kapka Siderova, has ended up still born.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2012, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 993

Bulgarian PM Extremely Disappointed with Anti-Corruption Unit's Work

Bulgarian Prime Minister has expressed strong criticism towards the work of the country's Center for Prevention of Organized Crime and Corruption (BORKOR).

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2012, Thursday // 15:32 | Viewed: 817

Bulgaria's President, Govt Move to Relocate Institutions to Provinces

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has supported an initiative of Finance Minister Simeon Djankov to move the headquarters of some state institutions outside of the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | April 26, 2012, Thursday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1030

Party of Bulgaria's Ex PM Kostov Hit by Wave of Defectors

The right-wing party of former Prime Minister Ivan Kostov has seen another batch of members quit.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2012, Wednesday // 12:39 | Viewed: 809

Bulgaria Ups Highway Speed Limit in Controversial Move

Bulgaria's MPs have approved at first reading proposed legislative amendments that allow the country's highway speed limit to grow from 130 km/h to 140 km/h (87 mph).

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2012, Wednesday // 07:39 | Viewed: 1305

Deputy Chair of Bulgaria's Financial Supervision Commission Resigns

Dimana Rankova, Deputy Chair of the Financial Supervision Commission (FSC) in charge of the Investment Activity Supervision unit, has resigned.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2012, Tuesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 569

Bulgaria Appoints Interim Head of Anti-Corruption Unit

Eleonora Nikolova has been appointed as the interim head of Bulgaria's Center for Prevention of Organized Crime and Corruption (BORKOR), it has been announced.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2012, Tuesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 818

Bulgarian Parliament to Discuss Increase of Highway Speed Limit

Bulgaria's MPs will discuss on Tuesday the proposed legislative amendments that would allow the country's highway speed limit to grow from 130 km/h to 140 km/h (87 mph).

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2012, Tuesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 3022

Bulgaria's PM Sacks 1 More Adviser

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has fired his adviser Rumen Milanov, it has been announced.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2012, Monday // 17:46 | Viewed: 742

Left-Winger Claims Bulgaria Will Pay Costly for Scrapping Belene N-Plant

Bulgarians will have to pay much higher electricity bills due to the government's decision to abandon the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project, according to Sergey Stanishev, leader of left-wing oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2012, Monday // 16:36 | Viewed: 603

No-Confidence Vote Officially Scrapped in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Parliament expectedly decided that the planned no-confidence vote against the ruling centrist-right GERB will not take place.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2012, Monday // 14:49 | Viewed: 686

Bulgaria's Parliament to Discuss Failed No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's Parliament will hold a sitting on Monday on which a recently submitted no-confidence motion against ruling centrist-right GERB is scheduled to be discussed.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2012, Monday // 11:17 | Viewed: 504

Ex EU Commissioner: Bulgaria's Rulers, Opposition in Backstage Deal

Bulgaria's rulers from the center-right party GERB and their supposed opposition operate in agreement, according to ex EU Commissioner and aspiring political leader Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2012, Sunday // 19:26 | Viewed: 800