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Bulgarians Annoyed at Govt over Tapegate - Study

Bulgarian citizens are getting increasingly irritated at the 'Tapegate' scandal over the past weeks, according to an opinion survey by Gallup International.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2011, Sunday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1808

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Sets Out to Conquer Presidency

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgarian nationalist party "Ataka" ("Attack") has declared the start of his campaign for the presidential elections in October 2011.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2011, Saturday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1501

Hadzhi Reelected Unanimously as Bulgarian Chief Mufti

Mustafa Alsih Hadzhi was reelected Saturday as Chief Mufti of Bulgaria by the emergency Muslim conference, held in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2011, Saturday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1648

Bulgarian Muslims Hold Emergency 'Chief Mufti' Conference

Bulgarian Muslims are holding Saturday an emergency Muslim conference to decide on the thorny issue of who is going to be their Chief Mufti.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2011, Saturday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1757

FinMin Assumes Responsibility for Bulgarians Abroad

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, is going to be in charge of Bulgarians abroad and of the State Agency Archives.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2011, Friday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1886

Bulgarian PM: I Might as Well Be Gay, That's Private Matter!

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov stated he is unwilling to discuss his private life in public, right after doing just the same to socialist predecessor Sergey Stanishev in Parliament Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2011, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2490

Bulgarian Conservative Leader Threatens PM with Lawsuit

Bulgaria's leader of the marginal conservative Order, Law and Justice (RZS) party, Yane Yanev, declared he is suing Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2011, Friday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1477

Bulgarian Conservatives Severely Attack Borisov over Paper Explosion

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is employing a Cosa Nostra scenario, according to Yane Yanev, leader of the marginal conservative party RZS, commenting on Thursday's explosion at the office of the Galeria weekly.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1796

Bulgaria Weekly after Blast: PM Borisov Knows Masterminds

Hours after a bomb exploded in front of the offices of Galeria, an anti-government newspaper, early on Thursday in downtown Sofia, the editorial staff staged a press conference at the very same building.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1551

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader: Paper Explosion Means Coup Attempt

A group of plotters is trying to stage a coup d'etat in Bulgaria starting with Thurday's explosion at the office of the Galeria weekly, according to Volen Siderov, leader of the nationalist party Ataka.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1896

Bulgarian Opposition Attacks Rule Abolishing No Confidence Vote

A constitutional provision not allowing the opposition to initiate a no-confidence vote for almost six more months is being attacked at the Constitutional Court.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1592

Bulgarian PM Unimpressed by Explosion at Anti-Govt Newspaper Office

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has ordered swift investigation of Thursday's explosion near the office of the Galeria weekly in downtown Sofia, while making it clear he is unperturbed by the incident.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1679

6 Independent MPs Join Bulgaria's Ruling Party GERB

Six independent MPs announced Wednesday that they support the government of Bulgaria's ruling party GERB and in this way, joined the ruling majority in the parliament.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 20:42 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgarians to Delay Up to 10 Days of Paid Leave for Next Year

Workers will be able to delay up to 10 days from their annual paid leave for the next year, according to the amendments to the Bulgarian Labor Code, adopted at second reading Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 18:36 | Viewed: 1329

Bulgarian Right-Wing Demands Ousting of Top Cop

Bulgaria's right-wing Blue Coalition is demanding from Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, to remove Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, from his post and from the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1484

Bulgaria Former Diaspora Minister Quits Parliament Too

Bulgaria's former minister without portfolio Bozhidar Dimitrov has been formally dismissed as member of parliament, a month after he quit the government for having links with the Soviet-era secret police.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1732

Schengen, Wiretapping, Contraband Inspire Bulgarian President to Summon Security Council

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov has proposed a convention of the Consultative National Security Council over crucial matters related to home affairs.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 19:01 | Viewed: 2826

Bulgaria's Ex EU Commissioner Shy over Presidency Bid

Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva has played down rumors that she might run for President of the country in the October 2011 elections.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1733

Bulgaria Opens Centralized Archive for Communist-Era Files

The new centralized archive of Bulgaria's Files Commission has been officially opened in the town of Bankya, near Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 2289

Bulgaria's PM Vows to Punish, Dismiss over 'Tapegate'

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov has vowed to punish one of the two authority bodies on use of special surveillance devices, guilty for the so-called "Tanovgate" scandal, which leaked discrediting conversations between senior government officials.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1315

Bulgaria PM Asks Labor Confederation Leader to Remain at Post

The leader of Bulgaria's National Labor Confederation "Podkrepa" has stated that there were no reforms during the ruling of the previous government, but only grand scandals for abuse of power.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1262