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Bulgarian Supreme Magistrates Accept Senior Resignations

Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) accepted Thursday the resignations of Kapka Kostova and Galina Zaharova.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1232

Bulgarian Nationalists Unwavering in Having Leader Head Anti-corruption Committee

Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party, issued Thursday a declaration noting violations in the Parliamentary code during voting for changes at several Committees.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1219

Latest Poll Confirms Slip in Bulgarian PM Approval Rating

The Gallup polling agency has registered for the very first time that the number of people disapproving of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is higher than of those approving of him.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1295

Bulgaria's PM: GERB Has No Need to Have President in Office

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, surprisingly announced that his ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party does not need the presidential office.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1467

Bulgaria Supreme Magistrates Decide on Senior Resignations

Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is going to decide on the resignations of Kapka Kostova and Galina Zaharova.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 09:13 | Viewed: 936

More Senior Bulgarian Judges Resign over Controversial Appointments

Kapka Kostova and Galina Zaharova have joined two other senior judges in resigning from the Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) in protest against controversial judiciary appointments.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1448

Bulgaria PM Sees Sharp Decline in Popularity - Poll

Two years after taking office as Bulgaria's prime minister, Boyko Borisov has seen his approval ratings dip sharply, according to a new poll.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1368

Bulgarian Rightist MEP Denounces Kuneva Presidential Bid as `Abstract`

 The presidential nomination of former EU Commissioner is amorphous, according to Bulgarian EPP MEP Nadezhda Mihaylova-Neynski.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1348

Bulgaria's PM 'Announces' 2016 Presidential Bid

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov claimed he would run for President, but not in the upcoming elections in the fall of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1151

Bulgaria Appoints New Deputy Health Minister

Kiril Dobrev will replace Mihail Zortev as Bulgaria's new Deputy Health Minister, the ministry has announced.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1367

Nationalist Leader Threatens to Destroy Bulgaria's Parliamentary Majority

There is a very strong possibility that the Bulgarian far-right Ataka (Attack) party, the ruling centrist right GERB's only ally, may vote against it, should a no-confidence vote be called.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1382

Nationalist Leader Dumped as Bulgaria's Anti-Corruption Head

The proposal to appoint Volen Siderov, leader of the nationalist Ataka party, as Chairman of the Parliamentary Anti-Corruption Committee, was voted down Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgarian President to Meet FinMin, Opposition over Fiscal Stability Pact

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov will hold talks with FinMin Simeon Djankov and the Bulgarian Socialist Party over the so-called Financial Stability pact authored by Djankov.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2011, Tuesday // 20:20 | Viewed: 1367

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader to Head Parliament Anticorruption Committee

Volen Siderov, leader of the extreme nationalist Ataka party, will be the new head of the Bulgarian Parliament's Committee on the Fight against Corruption.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2011, Tuesday // 18:24 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgarian President Secretly Backs Kuneva's Presidential Nomination-Rightist Leader

Asked to comment on the newly announced presidential bid of ex EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, Martin Dimitrov, leader of the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), insisted that President Georgi Parvanov was secretly pulling the strings of the candidacy.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2011, Tuesday // 15:36 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgarian Right-Wing Leader: Interior Minister Is Failure

The no confidence parliamentary vote against the Bulgarian cabinet must be over the failure in internal security and public order, according to right-wing leader, Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2011, Tuesday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1440

Bulgarian Rightist Leader Spurns Ex-EU Commissioner's Presidential Bid

Meglena Kuneva, Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner and current Presidential runner, is actually the three-way coalition's candidate, according to rightist Blue Coalition's leader, Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2011, Monday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1240

Bulgaria's Fishery Agency Head Resigns

The Director of the Executive Agency for Fishery and Aquacultures (IARA) at the Bulgarian Agriculture Ministry, Yavor Nedev, has resigned, IARA informs Monday.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2011, Monday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1186

Ex EU Commissioner Kuneva Vows to Be Non-Partisan Presidential Candidate

Bulgaria needs sweeping reforms that would ensure the "long-deserved" better living standards for its citizens, former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva announced Monday during the presentation of her official presidential candidacy.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2011, Monday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1331

Sofia's Ex Mayor Sofiyanski Moves to Run Again

Stefan Sofiyanski, the highly popular-turned-controversial former Mayor of Sofia, has unveiled his bid to be elected again mayor of the Bulgarian capital in the elections in the fall of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2011, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1244

Top Bulgarian Movie Star Denies Rumors of Presidential Bid

Bulgaria's former Culture Minister and Member of the Parliament from the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, officially declared he has no intentions to run for President in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2011, Monday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1141