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Bulgarian Right-Wingers Name Interim Leader

Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) party has elected its new interim leader, Boris Markov.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 11:48 | Viewed: 5984

Bulgaria's Justice Minister against Replacing Chief Prosecutor

It is too early for Bulgaria to have a new Chief Prosecutor, according to Justice Minister, Diana Kovacheva.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 613

Bulgarian Right-wing UDF Party Votes on Temporary Leader

Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces party, UDF, is holding elections Tuesday to designate its temporary leader.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2012, Tuesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 905

Bulgarian MPs Find 30 Conflict of Interest Cases in 1 Year

Bulgaria's Anti-Corruption, Conflict of Interests and Parliamentary Ethics Committee has uncovered over 30 cases of conflict of interest in its first year of operation, according to Filip Zlatanov, Chair of the watchdog.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2012, Monday // 18:02 | Viewed: 812

Bulgarian Ex-Agriculture Head Gets Away with Forging Diploma

Kalina Ilieva, the notorious former head of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund, has received a 3-year suspended sentence with a five-year period of probation for forging her own university diploma.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2012, Monday // 17:02 | Viewed: 1405

Bulgarian Rightists to Stand Alone in 2013 Elections

The right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party is starting preparations for running alone at the 2013 general elections alone, according to senior party officials.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2012, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 819

MEP Creates New Bulgarian 'Patriotic' Party

Non-attached far-right Bulgarian MEP Dimitar Stoyanov has officially launched his new political project, a formation entitled the National Democratic Party.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2012, Sunday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1083

Kuneva's Movement Calls for Electoral Change in Bulgaria

The Citizens for Bulgaria movement headed by former EU commissioner Meglena Kuneva has called for extensive revisions of Bulgaria's election procedures to ensure more effective and fair voting.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2012, Sunday // 14:52 | Viewed: 813

Bulgaria's VP Criticizes Ruling Party on Chief Prosecutor Election

Bulgaria's Vice President Margarita Popova has implicitly criticized the ruling center-right party GERB over a legislative change that allows a "lame-duck" Supreme Judicial Council to elect the country's new Chief Prosecutor.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2012, Saturday // 18:46 | Viewed: 830

Chiefs of Bulgarian Employers' Associations Exposed as Communist-era Agents

Bulgarian employers' associations have been revealed to include a large number of collaborators of the communist-era State Security (DS), the secret police and intelligence of the regime in communist Bulgaria before 1989.

Politics » Domestic | May 31, 2012, Thursday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1257

Absolute Necessity to Use Firearms Introduced in Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Act

Bulgaria's Parliament adopted Wednesday at second reading amendments to the Interior Ministry Act aimed at curbing police brutality.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 19:48 | Viewed: 779

Bulgarian Customs Agency Head Seeks Closure of Svilengrad Customs

Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has vowed to ask Finance Minister Simeon Djankov to close the customs office in the southeastern Bulgarian town of Svilengrad.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 17:55 | Viewed: 1112

President Declares God 'Bulgarian' over Weak Earthquakes

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has found out that God has been very well-disposed towards Bulgaria in terms of earthquakes over the past 60 years.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgaria to Finalize Large-Scale E-Govt Project in 2013

The implementation of the largest e-government project in Bulgaria will enable electronic data exchange between over 30 public registers, according to Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 976

Bulgarian Oligarch's Lawyer Says Charges are 'Juridical Nonsense'

The lawyer of well-known Bulgarian businessman Grisha Ganchev, who was charged Tuesday with running an organized crime group specialized in tax fraud and with issuing a murder threat, has referred to the accusations as a "juridical nonsense" driven by sub

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1230

Bulgarian PM Fulfilled Less Than 10% of His Promises since Taking Over - Site

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made a total of 228 promises since assuming office back in 2009, fulfilling 27 of them, according to an NGO.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 835

Bulgaria's National Security Deputy Chief Released from Post

The Deputy Chief of Bulgaria's National Security Services, NSO, Brigadier General Stoyan Tomchev, has been released from his post and from all military duties.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1383

Bulgarians Get Small Cash Compensations for Quake Damage

People who sustained property damage from the 5.9 magnitude on the Richter scale earthquake that shook western Bulgaria on May 22 will receive a onetime compensation of BGN 325 starting Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2012, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 695

Bulgaria Has Alarmingly Low Share of Young Entrepreneurs - President

Bulgarian youths are the last to enter the labor market in Europe, the main reason being their lack of hands-on experience, according to Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 813

Borisov: Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Leader Losing Ground, Panicking

Bulgarian ethnic Turkish leader Ahmed Dogan is panicking as he is rapidly losing political ground, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | May 28, 2012, Monday // 17:02 | Viewed: 989

Earthquake Damages in Bulgaria's Sofia Estimated at BGN 1.3 M

The damages caused by the 5.8-6.0-magnitude earthquake in the Bulgarian capital Sofia are estimated at BGN 1.3 M, announced Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Politics » Domestic | May 28, 2012, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 2949