Politics » Domestic

Bulgaria's Ex-President Eyes Victory in 2013 General Elections

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012) has declared that his Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) should obligatory achieve "a convincing victory" at the 2013 general elections.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2012, Saturday // 17:24 | Viewed: 760

Bulgaria's Ex-PM Vows to Be 'More Than a Leader' of Left-Wingers

Bulgaria's former Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev (2002-2012) has declared his ambition to defeat the ruling centrist GERB with his left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and save his country from crisis.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2012, Saturday // 17:03 | Viewed: 558

Bulgarian PM Boasts about Building 'Life-Changing Highways'

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has reiterated his satisfaction with the ongoing construction of highways in his country.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2012, Saturday // 15:11 | Viewed: 938

Five Bids Filed for Smart Waste Management System in Sofia

Five candidates have filed bids for the creation of a smart waste management system in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | April 20, 2012, Friday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1345

Bulgaria's Left-Wingers Side with Another Far-Right Party on Belene

Left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and far-right VMRO will engage in common actions as both formations struggle to revive the abandoned Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.

Politics » Domestic | April 20, 2012, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 645

Bulgarian PM Fires Ex Intelligence Head as Adviser, Scandal Alleged

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has fired Gen. Kircho Kirov whom he appointed as an adviser only two months ago, after dismissing him as head of the National Intelligence Service.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 18:21 | Viewed: 2627

Bulgarian Left-Winger Blames Rulers for Canceled No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB has deliberately ruined the planned no-confidence vote against it by forcing MPs from the far-right Ataka to withdraw their signatures from the motion, left-wing leader Sergey Stanishev has claimed.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 16:57 | Viewed: 595

No-Confidence Vote Canceled, Bulgarian Ruling Party Says

The planned no-confidence vote against Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB will not take place, according to Parliamentary Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 644

Bulgaria Far-Right Drops Support for No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party has decided to withdraw its support for the upcoming no-confidence vote against the ruling centrist-right GERB.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 14:09 | Viewed: 640

Bulgarian President Dreams of Bright IT Future

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev believes that his country may become regional leader and a factor of global importance in the IT sector.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 13:31 | Viewed: 869

Bulgarian Far-Right May Withdraw Support for No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party may withdraw its support for the upcoming no-confidence vote against ruling centrist-right GERB, it has been reported.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 12:41 | Viewed: 503

Bulgarian Right-Wingers Propose 'Lustration' Draft Bill

The right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) has proposed a lustration draft bill and constitutional amendments that will prevent the possibility of it being overturned by the Constitutional Court (KS).

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 899

Kuneva: Bulgaria Suffers from 'Boykonomics'

Bulgaria's ex-EU Commissioner and current leader of a civic movement, Meglena Kuneva, has declared she is disgusted with the mishandling of the Bulgarian economy by the government of the center-right party GERB and PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 802

Bulgarian President Salutes Lawyers on Constitution Day

Bulgarian President Rosen Pleveneliev issued an official statement Monday on occasion of April 16, Bulgaria's Constitution Day.

Politics » Domestic | April 16, 2012, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 751

Banks, Retail Chains in Bulgaria Toughen Security ahead of Easter

A number of major banks and retail chains in Bulgaria have adopted tougher security measures during the Easter holidays.

Politics » Domestic | April 13, 2012, Friday // 15:33 | Viewed: 916

Socialists Top Bulgaria's 2011 Party Donations List - Audit Office

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party tops the 2011 list of political parties with the largest donation revenues, according to the annual financial report of the Bulgarian Audit Office.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2012, Thursday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1029

Bulgarian MPs Mull New Ad-Hoc Committee for Ex VP's Pardons

Ruling party GERB and the marginal conservative RZS party plan to submit a new draft decision for an ad-hoc committee probing activities of the former President and Vice President, Parvanov and Marin, after the Easter recess.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2012, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 985

Bulgarian Deputy PM Vows No Coalitions with Socialists

Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, declares that his ruling, center-right GERB party and the opposition, left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, would never rule Bulgaria together.

Politics » Domestic | April 12, 2012, Thursday // 10:48 | Viewed: 693

Investigation of Bulgarian Ex President Pardons Ruled Unconstitutional

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court has issued a decision declaring unconstitutional a parliamentary enquiry into the pardons of felons granted by former Vice President Angel Marin during the two terms of President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012).

Politics » Domestic | April 11, 2012, Wednesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 962

Bulgarian Ruling Party Nominates Anti-Discrimination Watchdog Chair

Center-right ruling party GERB has nominated Ana Strashimirova for the post of Chair of the Commission for Protection against Discrimination (CPD).

Politics » Domestic | April 11, 2012, Wednesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 817

Bulgarian Rightists Seek Resignation of Anti-Discrimination Watchdog Chair

The right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) has called for the resignation of Kemal Eyup, Chair of the Commission for Protection against Discrimination (CPD), saying that his term in office expired over an year ago.

Politics » Domestic | April 11, 2012, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 738