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Bulgarian PM: Home Robberies Are Not Priority of Cabinet

Bulgaria cannot solve the problem with increasing petty and household crime in villages without increasing the number of police officers, and there is no funding for such move.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2012, Monday // 13:17 | Viewed: 779

Another Bulgarian Right-Winger Leaves DSB Governing Body

Daniel Mitov has resigned as a member of the national governing body of Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB), according to a statement of the right-wing formation.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2012, Monday // 11:36 | Viewed: 697

Deputy PM Congratulates Bulgarian Roma on Their Day

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, congratulated Sunday the Roma community in the country on the occasion of the International Roma Day.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2012, Sunday // 13:37 | Viewed: 658

No-confidence Vote on Hold over Bulgarian MPs Easter Break

The no-confidence vote against the cabinet "Borisov" will be debated and will take place after the Members of the Parliament Easter break.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2012, Sunday // 11:50 | Viewed: 797

Bulgaria Ex-President Claims Merit for Own Energy Policy

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov defended Saturday what he claimed to have contributed to Bulgaria's energy policy in response to criticims by PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | April 7, 2012, Saturday // 18:21 | Viewed: 740

Bulgarian SME Promotion Agency Faces Closure

The Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA) may be closed after its functions related to the Competitiveness Operational Progam get transferred to a Directorate of the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 18:07 | Viewed: 958

Bulgaria's Ex-Agriculture Fund Head Officially Charged with Forging

Kalina Ilieva, the notorious former head of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund, has been officially charged with forging her university diploma.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1025

Bulgaria PM Fumes over Costly Bread despite Subsidies

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has voiced his indignation at the fact that bread prices remain high despite the annual subsidy of BGN 1 B paid to grain producers.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1245

Bulgaria's Far-Right Party on Verge of Collapse - Report

The parliamentary group of Bulgarian far-right party Ataka may collapse, as three more dissenters are reportedly set to leave it.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1150

Doomed No-Confidence Vote Submitted in Bulgarian Parliament

Bulgaria's left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and far-right Ataka submitted a no-confidence motion in the country's Parliament on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 13:51 | Viewed: 732

Bulgaria's Eurovision Singer May Become Ruling Party MP

Singer Sofi Marinova, who will perform this year's Bulgarian entry in the Eurovision song contest, may become an MP with the ruling centrist-right GERB party, a GERB representative has hinted.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 12:43 | Viewed: 906

Bulgarian Far-Right Outraged by Eurovision Song in Parliament

The performance of Bulgaria's 2012 Eurovision song in the country's Parliament triggered a scandal on Friday, as a far-right leader was outraged by its oriental characteristics.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2012, Friday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1086

House Collapse in Southwestern Bulgaria Kills Baby, Young Woman

An old house has collapsed in the southwestern village of Yakoruda, killing a 23-year-old woman and a baby girl aged a year and three months.

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 18:28 | Viewed: 898

Dobrich Tops Bulgaria's 2012 Transparency Rating

Financial transparency of both central and local administrative structures of the executive power tripled in 2012 but still remains below 50%, according to data of the Access to Information Programme (AIP).

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 781

Bulgaria's Rulers Mock Unity of Far-Right, Left-Wingers

The news that left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and far-right Ataka will both support a no-confidence motion has triggered ironic remarks on behalf of ruling centrist-right GERB.

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 15:11 | Viewed: 621

Bulgarian Left-Wingers, Far-Right to Unite in No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and far-right Ataka (Attack) will support a no-confidence vote against ruling centrist-right GERB, it has been made clear.

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 14:20 | Viewed: 569

Bulgarian MPs Vote 'For' Taming Police Brutality

Bulgarian Members of the Parliament passed Thursday without any debates amendments to the Interior Ministry Act, aimed at limiting cases of police brutality.

Politics » Domestic | April 5, 2012, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 583

Bulgarian Socialist Leader: Toppling Borisov Is Our Mission

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev declared that the mission of his opposition formation is to topple the center-right government of the GERB party and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 616

Bulgaria's Ex-President May Form Coalition with Foes - MP

Bulgaria's former President Georgi Parvanov may form a coalition between his left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and ruling centrist-right GERB, according to BSP MP Rumen Ovcharov.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 527

Bulgaria Refuses to Withdraw ACTA Signature

Bulgaria's Parliament rejected a proposal that would have obliged the government to withdraw its signature from the controversial ACTA agreement.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1086

Bulgaria's Ex President Secured Citizenship for Russian Businessman's Wife

Bulgaria's ex President Georgi Parvanov has been instrumental in granting Bulgarian citizenship to the wife of Denis Ershov, a notorious Russian businessman often alleged to be involved in criminal activities.

Politics » Domestic | April 3, 2012, Tuesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1563