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Bulgaria's Vidin Municipality Mired in Debts over Danube Bridge 2 Court Battle

Bulgaria's northwestern Vidin municipality is in a dramatic financial condition after its accounts were frozen.

Politics » Domestic | September 30, 2011, Friday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1531

Bulgarian Nationalist Demands Interior Ministry for Backing Govt

Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka has suggested to take over control of the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2011, Thursday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1263

All-Out Ban on Donations to Bulgarian Interior Ministry Rejected

Neither Roma boss Tsar Kiro nor any other Roma baron has been a sponsor of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry, Deputy Interior Minister Dimitar Georgiev said Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2011, Thursday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1385

Bulgarian Roma Party Demands Nationalist Leader's Arrest

Stripping the immunity and immediate arrest of the leader of Bulgaria's nationalist, far-right Ataka party, Volen Siderov, is the only thing that can stop ethnic violence in the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2011, Thursday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1641

Top Bulgarian Nationalist Stirs Turmoil, Foils TV Debate

The leader of Bulgaria's nationalist, far-right Ataka party and presidential hopeful, Volen Siderov, ruined a Thursday morning TV debate, dedicated to the issue of ethnic hatred.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2011, Thursday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1582

Bulgarian Prime Minister Fights Agitators with Road Construction

Seeking to shift focus away from the unrest sparked by the clashes in Katunitsa, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said Wednesday that road construction was his way of responding to tension-instigators.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1221

Marginal Bulgarian Conservative Party Offers Legal Assistance to Protest Detainees

Bulgaria's Law Order and Justice (RZS) party has vowed to provide legal assistance to persons who have been detained by police forces during the wave of protests gripping the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1066

Top Bulgarian Nationalist Demands PM Ousting over Roma Issue

The leader of the Bulgarian, nationalist, far-right Ataka party, Volen Siderov, demanded Wednesday the resignation of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, over his failure to deal successfully with Roma crime in the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1425

Bulgarian GERB MP Rejects Accusations of Providing Tax Cover for Roma 'Tsar'

The Chair of the Parliamentary Budget Committee, Menda Stoyanova, firmly rejects accusations she had provided a cover-up for notorious Roma boss, Kiril Rashkov AKA Tsar Kiro.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 1039

Veselin Zlatev Heads Bulgaria's Consumer Rights Watchdog

Bulgaria's cabinet appointed Wednesday Veselin Zlatev as Head of the State Commission for Consumer Protection, KZP.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1180

Katunitsa Clashes Spark Bickering in Bulgarian Parliament

The September 23 clashes in the southern Bulgarian village of Katunitsa and the ensuing wave of protest stirred altercations in Parliament Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1117

Bulgarian President Calls Up National Security Council over Ethnic Clashes

Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, is calling an emergency meeting of the Consultative National Security Council, KSNS, over escalating ethnic tensions in the country.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2011, Tuesday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1746

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Demands Reintroduction of Death Sentence

Death sentence should be introduced in Bulgaria when it comes to extremely violent murder cases, according to Volen Siderov, leader of the country's far-right Ataka (Attack) party.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2011, Monday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1268

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Tries to Storm Presidency over 'Ethnic' Clashes

Volen Siderov, the flamboyant leader of Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party, has tried to force his way into the country's presidential building and hand out a special declaration to President Georgi Parvanov concerning the recent ethnic tensions in

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2011, Monday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1566

Bulgaria's President, PM Unite to Assuage Ethnic Tension Fears

The outbursts of violence in Bulgaria's Plovdiv and the village of Katunitsa are not ethnic-based but "personal", President Georgi Parvanov and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov declared jointly.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2011, Monday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1958

Crisis HQs Set in Plovdiv to Deal with Bulgarian-Roma Tensions

Crisis headquarters have been established in Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv to prevent further escalation of ethnic tensions and any new incidents of violence.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2011, Monday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1245

PM: Impunity Will Stop with Bulgarian-Roma Violence

Impunity in Bulgaria is not going to continue, according to Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2011, Monday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1392

Bulgarian PM: Police Failed to Prevent Ethnic Clashes

The police are to blame for failing to prevent the ethnic clashes in the village of Katunitsa in the past couple of days, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov declared.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2011, Sunday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1590

Socialist Opponent: Ethnic Clashes Show Ugly Bulgarian Reality

The latest developments in the village of Katunitsa near the second largest city of Plovdiv demonstrate the ugly reality Bulgarian people are forced to live in on a daily basis.

Politics » Domestic | September 25, 2011, Sunday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1776

Bulgarian PM: Ethnic Violence Case is Criminal, Not Political

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has issued a statement calling for non-politicization of the recent case of interethnic violence in the Plovdiv village of Katunitsa.

Politics » Domestic | September 24, 2011, Saturday // 18:59 | Viewed: 2407

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Calls for Emergency Measures to Curb Ethnic Violence

Leader of nationalist Ataka party and presidential hopeful Volen Siderov has called for an extraordinary sitting of the Bulgarian Parliament due to the eruption of ethnic violence in a village that led to 2 deaths.

Politics » Domestic | September 24, 2011, Saturday // 16:42 | Viewed: 2102