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Bulgarian Top Cop Stays Course despite Mounting Duties

Bulgarian Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, reiterated Wednesday he has no intentions of resigning despite his brand new responsibilities.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1446

Bulgarian PM Threatens to Reshuffle Local FBI

Staff dismissals and changes are pending at the Bulgarian State Agency for National Security (DANS), Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 10:31 | Viewed: 1842

Bulgarian Interior Minister Spearheads Ruling Party's Election Campaign

Bulgaria's Interior Minister and Deputy PM Tsvetan Tsvetanov has been appointed the head of the campaign headquarters of the ruling center-right party GERB for the presidential and local elections in October 2011.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2011, Tuesday // 20:00 | Viewed: 1556

Bulgaria's GERB Mulls Restricting Trade Register Access

Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party is planning to restrict public access to the trade register, the "Access to Information" NGO alarms.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2011, Tuesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2244

Bulgarian Socialists Warn about Anti-Poverty Protests

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has warned about potential protests if the government does not take measures against the impoverishment of the Bulgarians until the end of February.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2011, Tuesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1849

'Octopus' Accuses Bulgarian PM of Plotting Attack on His Life

Bulgaria's controversial businessman and former employee of the State Agency for National Security (DANS), Aleksei Petrov, voiced strong "suspicions" Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, had been involved in a terrorist attack on Petrov's life in 2002.

Politics » Domestic | February 15, 2011, Tuesday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1775

Bulgarian President to Cabinet: The Economy, Stupid!

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has slammed the government for its "failure" in the economic sphere, while also showing off with his approval rating after almost 10 years as head of state.

Politics » Domestic | February 14, 2011, Monday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1638

Bulgarians Annoyed at Govt over Tapegate - Study

Bulgarian citizens are getting increasingly irritated at the 'Tapegate' scandal over the past weeks, according to an opinion survey by Gallup International.

Politics » Domestic | February 13, 2011, Sunday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1808

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Sets Out to Conquer Presidency

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgarian nationalist party "Ataka" ("Attack") has declared the start of his campaign for the presidential elections in October 2011.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2011, Saturday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1501

Hadzhi Reelected Unanimously as Bulgarian Chief Mufti

Mustafa Alsih Hadzhi was reelected Saturday as Chief Mufti of Bulgaria by the emergency Muslim conference, held in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2011, Saturday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1648

Bulgarian Muslims Hold Emergency 'Chief Mufti' Conference

Bulgarian Muslims are holding Saturday an emergency Muslim conference to decide on the thorny issue of who is going to be their Chief Mufti.

Politics » Domestic | February 12, 2011, Saturday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1759

FinMin Assumes Responsibility for Bulgarians Abroad

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, is going to be in charge of Bulgarians abroad and of the State Agency Archives.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2011, Friday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1886

Bulgarian PM: I Might as Well Be Gay, That's Private Matter!

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov stated he is unwilling to discuss his private life in public, right after doing just the same to socialist predecessor Sergey Stanishev in Parliament Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2011, Friday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2492

Bulgarian Conservative Leader Threatens PM with Lawsuit

Bulgaria's leader of the marginal conservative Order, Law and Justice (RZS) party, Yane Yanev, declared he is suing Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2011, Friday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1477

Bulgarian Conservatives Severely Attack Borisov over Paper Explosion

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is employing a Cosa Nostra scenario, according to Yane Yanev, leader of the marginal conservative party RZS, commenting on Thursday's explosion at the office of the Galeria weekly.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1796

Bulgaria Weekly after Blast: PM Borisov Knows Masterminds

Hours after a bomb exploded in front of the offices of Galeria, an anti-government newspaper, early on Thursday in downtown Sofia, the editorial staff staged a press conference at the very same building.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1551

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader: Paper Explosion Means Coup Attempt

A group of plotters is trying to stage a coup d'etat in Bulgaria starting with Thurday's explosion at the office of the Galeria weekly, according to Volen Siderov, leader of the nationalist party Ataka.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1896

Bulgarian Opposition Attacks Rule Abolishing No Confidence Vote

A constitutional provision not allowing the opposition to initiate a no-confidence vote for almost six more months is being attacked at the Constitutional Court.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1592

Bulgarian PM Unimpressed by Explosion at Anti-Govt Newspaper Office

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has ordered swift investigation of Thursday's explosion near the office of the Galeria weekly in downtown Sofia, while making it clear he is unperturbed by the incident.

Politics » Domestic | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1679

6 Independent MPs Join Bulgaria's Ruling Party GERB

Six independent MPs announced Wednesday that they support the government of Bulgaria's ruling party GERB and in this way, joined the ruling majority in the parliament.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 20:42 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgarians to Delay Up to 10 Days of Paid Leave for Next Year

Workers will be able to delay up to 10 days from their annual paid leave for the next year, according to the amendments to the Bulgarian Labor Code, adopted at second reading Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 18:36 | Viewed: 1329