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Bulgarian Parliament Kills Bill Banning Rallies near Religious Temples

Bulgarian Parliament Kills Bill Banning Rallies near Religious Temples Bulgaria's Parliament has abstained from introducing a ban on protest rallies and demonstrations near religious temples, a motion motivated by the incident in May 2011 in which activ

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1189

Left Wing Mayor Candidate Endorses 2nd Mosque in Sofia

Georgi Kadiev, the leftist Bulgarian Socialist Party's runner for Mayor of the capital Sofia, has stated he has "nothing against" the possible construction of a second Mosque in the city.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1481

Bulgaria's Embattled Judiciary Triggers Tent Protests, Constitutional Amendments Talks

A structural reform of the judicial system and the introduction of two-instance proceedings are being discussed as potential Constitutional amendments, Bulgarian Justice Minister Margarita Popova said Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1289

Bulgarian Nationalist Snubbed again as Anti-Corruption Head

Bulgarian Members of the Parliament rejected for the third time Wednesday the appointment of the leader of the far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, as member of the Parliamentary anti-Corruption Committee.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1289

Bulgaria's Presidential Hopeful Rejects Support of 'Spies'

The initiative committee for the presidential elections should not have as members people associated with the former and current security services, according to presidential candidate, Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1398

Bulgaria's Opposition Socialists Mull New No Confidence Vote

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, begins another round of consultations with other political forces for the submission of a new no confidence vote against the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1653

Bulgarian Right Wing Calls for Ousting of Judicial Council

The right-wing joined Tuesday all Bulgarians who want to see the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) dissolved.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1184

Bulgarian Ex EU Commissioner To Present Presidential Platform

Meglena Kuneva will present Tuesday her presidential platform, outlining concrete initiatives and priority areas of work.

Politics » Domestic | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1160

Renegade MPs to Create Yet Another Bulgarian Nationalist Party

Independent Bulgarian MPs Kiril Gumnerov, Valentin Nikolov and Ognyan Peychev, who recently left the far-right Ataka (Attack) party, have now vowed to create a new nationalist formation.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2011, Monday // 18:07 | Viewed: 1663

Bulgarians Invited to `Bid Farewell` to Supreme Judicial Council

Bulgarians who want to see the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) dissolved can now refer their calls to all of the VSS members via e-mail or over the phone.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2011, Monday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1487

Sofia City Court Chair Filed Flawed Property Declaration for 2008

Bulgaria's Audit Office has found no irregularities with the property declarations of Vladimira Yaneva, the newly appointed Chair of the Sofia City Court, for 2007, 2009 and 2010.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2011, Monday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1422

Bulgarian PM: No Pension, Wage Raise Till Elections

There will be no increase in the minimum wage and retirement pensions in Bulgiaria until presidential and municipal elections October or November, announced Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | June 20, 2011, Monday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1384

Bulgarian PM, Orthodox Church Engage in Hearty Back-Scratching

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Varna Bishop Kiril have exchange warm niceties and praises, with the bishop going as far as comparing Borisov with the ruler who christianized the First Bulgarian Empire in the 9th century.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2011, Saturday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1904

Bulgarian Socialists to Table New No-Confidence Vote in July

Left-wing Coalition for Bulgaria will initiate a new no-confidence vote based on the overall policy of the Borisov Cabinet in July, announced Saturday socialist MP Kornelia Ninova.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2011, Saturday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1546

Bulgaria's Judiciary, Interior Ministry Too Expensive, Inefficient- Report

Bulgaria's justice and home affairs expenditures are too high and are inadequately distributed, according to a newly published report.

Politics » Domestic | June 18, 2011, Saturday // 11:25 | Viewed: 3820

Borisov after No-Confidence Vote: Greece Is in Blood, Bulgaria Is Fine

After his Cabinet survived a no-confidence vote on Friday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has snubbed questions about whether he is worried over the opposition's plans for further no confidence motions.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2011, Friday // 18:00 | Viewed: 2031

Senior Bulgarian Judge Persists Unperturbed by Conflict of Interest Claims

The newly-elected head of the Sofia City Court, judge Vladimira Yanova, has declared that she will not resign, and will not even withdraw from a trial over which she is claimed to be involved in conflict of interest.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2011, Friday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1308

Bulgarian Interior Ministry to Keep Records of Donations

All donations received by the Interior Ministry will be stored on electronic or paper records for a period of five years, according to newly approved internal rules and regulations.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2011, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1107

Bulgarian Opposition to Go for New No Confidence Vote in July

After it unsurprisingly failed to topple the Borisov Cabinet in Friday's no confidence vote, the Bulgarian leftist and centrist opposition has announced plans to go for a new no confidence motion within a month.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2011, Friday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1248

Bulgarian Govt Expectedly Survives No Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's center-right government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expectedly survived on Friday a no confidence vote, submitted by the opposition over its alleged failure in anti-crisis policies.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2011, Friday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1889

Bulgaria Expects No Confidence Vote Friday

A no-confidence vote has been scheduled Friday in the Bulgarian Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 17, 2011, Friday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1023