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Bulgarian Right Wing Revives Legendary 'Democracy' Weekly

Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, is reviving its newspaper "Democratsia" (Democracy) with the first issue published on January 24.

Politics » Domestic | January 15, 2013, Tuesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 980

4 Parties Likely to Enter Bulgaria's Next Parliament - Poll

Four Bulgarian parties are likely to pass the 4% election threshold and enter the country's next parliament, according to a poll conducted by Sova Harris.

Politics » Domestic | January 14, 2013, Monday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1366

Ex-EU Commissioner Party: Voters' Lists in Bulgaria Are Fake

The upcoming January 27 referendum on nuclear energy in Bulgaria will be conducted under heavy discrepancies in the voters' lists that will be abused, according to the new Bulgaria for Citizens party.

Politics » Domestic | January 13, 2013, Sunday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1303

Beach Destroying Bulgarian Buisnessman Donated to Police

Bulgarian construction businessman Todor Boyadzhiev, recently implicated in the destruction of protected sand dunes, is among the donors of Bulgaria's Ministry of Interior.

Politics » Domestic | January 13, 2013, Sunday // 14:41 | Viewed: 1345

Top Cop: Bulgarian Cabinet Determined to Crush Crime

Bulgaria's GERB cabinet remains firmly committed to uprooting organized crime and petty criminal activity in the country, stated Vice-PM and Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | January 13, 2013, Sunday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1011

18% of Bulgarians to Not Vote in General Election - Poll

Eighteen percent of Bulgarian voters would not participate in the general election if it was to be held now, according to a recent poll.

Politics » Domestic | January 12, 2013, Saturday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1290

Bulgaria's Corruption Committee Launches 'Dunes Gate' Probe

Bulgaria's so-called "Yane Yanev" parliamentary committee dealing with high-level corruption cases is initiating a probe in the "Dunes Gate" deal.

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2013, Friday // 12:39 | Viewed: 1712

Bulgarian MPs Uphold Veto on Foreign Investors Citizenship

The Bulgarian Parliament supported Friday the veto of President Rosen Plevneliev on texts of the Investment Encouragement Act

Politics » Domestic | January 11, 2013, Friday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1428

Bulgaria President's PR Gets Final Warning over New Year Blunder

Maria Ivanova, the Press Secretary of Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, has received a final warning before dismissal over a visual blunder in the presidential first New Year's address.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2013, Thursday // 20:17 | Viewed: 7277

Bulgaria's Ex Socialist President Sees 3-Way Govt Next

Bulgaria's next government will be a three-party coalition, the country's former Socialist president has forecast, declining to disclose its members.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2013, Thursday // 19:00 | Viewed: 1388

New Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Announces Deputies Team

As expected, Bulgaria's newly-elected Chief Prosecutor, Sotir Tsatsarov, announced that his former rivals for the post – Galina Toneva and Borislav Sarafov – are to become his deputies.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2013, Thursday // 18:26 | Viewed: 1414

Bulgaria Marks 16 Y Since Protests Toppled Socialist Cabinet

Bulgaria marks Thursday the 16th anniversary of the first day of large scale protests that led to the toppling of the Socialist cabinet of Zhan Videnov.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2013, Thursday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1453

Bulgarian Pollsters Predict Political Deadlock after Election

Bulgaria's leading political parties would not be able to form a majority government even if they win the upcoming general election.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2013, Thursday // 13:58 | Viewed: 5801

Bulgaria's New Chief Prosecutor to Take Oath of Office Thursday

Sotir Tsatsarov is to be sworn in as Bulgaria's new prosecutor general on Thursday for a seven-year term.

Politics » Domestic | January 10, 2013, Thursday // 08:06 | Viewed: 1005

Bulgaria Ready with Protected Areas Legal Amendments

The proposed texts for amending laws regulating construction in protected areas in Bulgaria are now ready, the Regional Ministry reported Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | January 9, 2013, Wednesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1142

Bulgarian Parliament Launches Winter Session

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament are gathering Wednesday for their first session for 2013.

Politics » Domestic | January 9, 2013, Wednesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1148

Bulgarian Righists to Organize Smoking Referendum

Minor Bulgarian rightist Union of Democratic Forces party has announced it will start a petition for a nationwide referendum on the recently imposed full smoking ban in the country.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2013, Tuesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 2287

Socialist MP: Bulgaria PM's 'No' to Belene NPP Highlights Inconsistency

Bulgarian socialist MP Rumen Petkov has suggested that the recent calls of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for an adamant "no" to the Belene NPP project have exposed his inability to pursue a consistent policy on issues of strategic importance.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2013, Tuesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgaria Vice-PM: I'm Godfather of Many!

Bulgarian Vice-PM and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has denied all involvement in the recent scandal with an illicit construction permit on sand dunes near popular resort town Nessebar on the Black Sea.

Politics » Domestic | January 8, 2013, Tuesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1253

Bulgarian PM Received Death Threats from Construction Mafia

Construction mafia had sent white roses to Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, at the time he was Mayor of the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | January 7, 2013, Monday // 20:11 | Viewed: 2095

Bulgarian Forestry Agency Head Awaits Official Dismissal Note

Biser Dachev, Head of Bulgaria's Executive Forestry Agency, is yet to be notified officially about his dismissal.

Politics » Domestic | January 7, 2013, Monday // 19:49 | Viewed: 1263
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