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National Security Advisor Linked to Bulgarian Communist Party

General Stoimen Stoimenov, National Security Advisor of Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, has been employed by the Central Committee of the Bulgarian Communist Party during the Communist regime.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2013, Tuesday // 15:50 | Viewed: 2310

Bulgarian Govt Says No to Legalized Prostitution

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has firmly declared his view that prostitution should not be decriminalized in the country.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2013, Tuesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1085

Political Machinations Mar Dogan Assault Probe, Bulgarian-Turkish Party Deems

The expert reports in the investigation of the attempt on the life of Bulgarian ethnic Turkish leader Ahmed Dogan have been marred by "overt political orders", according to Lyutvi Mestan, Dogan's successor as the chairman of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish part

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2013, Tuesday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1275

Bulgarian Security Chiefs Face Reprimands for Attack on Dogan

Top bosses at Bulgaria's National Security Services, NSO, are facing serious sanctions over the attack on the country's ethnic Turkish leader, Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2013, Tuesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1322

Bulgarian Nationalist Chief Blames Turkey for Attack on Dogan

Turkey wants to interfere in Bulgaria's internal affairs through the attack on ethnic Turkish leader Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2013, Tuesday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1012

Bulgaria for Citizens Movement Cofounder: 207 Govt Officials Were Appointed without Competition

Daniel Valchev, co-founder of the Bulgaria for Citizens Movement, has drawn attention to the fact that only 5 out of 212 officials appointed at the Council of Ministers over the past 3 years and a half won their job through a competition.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2013, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 872

Plevneliev to Establish Council of Bulgarian Presidents

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will mark his first anniversary in office with a meeting with three former heads of state of the country.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2013, Tuesday // 08:17 | Viewed: 633

Turkish Foreign Minister Congratulates New Chair of Bulgaria's DPS Party

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has sent congratulations to Lyutvi Mestan, the newly elected Chair of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS).

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2013, Monday // 20:22 | Viewed: 1024

Bulgarian President Criticizes Security Service in Dogan Attack Aftermath

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has criticized the country's National Security Service for its reaction to Saturday's attack against key politician Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2013, Monday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1000

Bulgarian President: Dogan Assault Was Attack on Democracy

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has once again condemned Saturday's attack against former ethnic Turkish party leader Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2013, Monday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1226

New Right-Wing Union Emerges in Bulgarian Politics

Bulgaria's right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria, DSB, and the civil association "Unity" laid Sunday the foundations of a joint political union.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1161

Bulgarian MP Offers to Defend Dogan's Attacker Pro Bono

A Bulgarian lawyer and Member of the Parliament from the conservative Order, Law and Justice party, RZS, is offering to defend pro bono the man who attacked with a gas pistol ethnic Turkish leader, Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 19:20 | Viewed: 5046

Bulgaria's Former Tsar: Attack on Dogan Must Be Firmly Condemned

The attack on the life of Ahmed Dogan, who until Saturday was the leader Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, is an outrageous act which must be undoubtedly condemned.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1805

Bulgaria's Etnic Turkish Party Blasts Police for Failing to Protect Dogan

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry sending just eight policemen to an event where over 2 000 people are expected to gather is outrageous.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Leader: National Security Failed to Protect Dogan

Bulgaria's National Security Services, NSO, are fleeing from responsibility in failing to carry out their duty to guard a political leader who is not only local but on European level.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 17:04 | Viewed: 4405

Bulgaria's Mestan: Murder for Show Is Still Murder

Execution style and staged murders are murders despite their outcome, according to Lyutvi Mestan, the new leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 16:39 | Viewed: 5079

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Mulls No Confidence Vote for Attack on Dogan

The leadership of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, will include the attack on the life of Ahmed Dogan, now DPS honorary Chairman, in the forthcoming non-confidence vote against the Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 16:18 | Viewed: 4578

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Demands International Probe in Attack against Dogan

The leadership of Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, will demand an international probe in the attack on the life of Ahmed Dogan, Bulgarian ethnic Turkish leader and DPS honorary Chairman.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1143

New Ethnic Turkish Leader Blasts Bulgarian Govt for 'Shifting Focus' in Attack on Dogan

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms party, DPS, does not accept the shift of focus regarding the attack on the life of Ahmed Dogan, Bulgarian ethnic Turkish leader and DPS honorary Chairman.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 15:32 | Viewed: 4404

Bulgarian PM: Assassination Attempt against Dogan 'Probably Not Staged'

Saturday's attack against key Bulgarian oppositional politician Ahmed Dogan was "probably not staged", according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 14:54 | Viewed: 10750

Mestan Succeeds Dogan as Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Leader after Assassination Attempt

Lyutvi Mestan was elected as chair of Bulgaria's Movement for Rights and Freedoms party, ending 23 years of Ahmed Dogan being at the helm of the party.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 20:19 | Viewed: 3440
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