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Bulgarian Democrats: Political Opponents Being under Surveillance

The political opponents of the governing authorities in Bulgaria are under surveillance, according to Atanas Atanasov from the rightist Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party.

Politics » Domestic | January 3, 2011, Monday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1776

Bulgarian Conservatives: Let's Stop Police Arbitrariness

The Bulgarian conservative Order, Law and Justice (RZS) party has opposed the statement of the Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, that a special tribunal will start operating by mid-2011.

Politics » Domestic | January 2, 2011, Sunday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1594

Bulgaria's Interior Minister: Topic of Presidential Bid Outdated

The Bulgarian Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has announced that the topic of his potential presidential bid was outdated for discussion.

Politics » Domestic | January 2, 2011, Sunday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1821

Sofia Fire Department Gets New Head after Fake Diploma Scandal

Ognyan Metodiev has been appointed head of Sofia Fire Department after his predecessor resigned amidst the scandal with the fake diploma of his daughter, former head of a Bulgarian agency overseeing hundreds of millions of euros in EU farm aid.

Politics » Domestic | December 31, 2010, Friday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2139

Bulgarian Agent Resigns over Information Leaks – Report

A senior agent of the Bulgarian State National Security Agency DANS has resigned after he was caught leaking classified information, according to reports.

Politics » Domestic | December 30, 2010, Thursday // 18:27 | Viewed: 1794

Borisov Govt Ok on Corruption, Bad at Efficiency - Analysts

The major problem of Bulgaria's Borisov Cabinet is its low efficiency, according to political analysts.

Politics » Domestic | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1826

Ruling Party Demands Resignation of Bulgaria’s Shumen Mayor

The regional leadership of the Bulgaria’s ruling party GERB in the city of Shumen has demanded resignation from the mayor Krasimir Kostov over problems with the heating utility Toplofikatsiya.

Politics » Domestic | December 28, 2010, Tuesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1881

2/3 of Bulgarians: GERB Cabinet No Better than 3-Way Coalition - Study

Two-thirds of Bulgarians think that the work of the present GERB cabinet is no better than that of the previous three-way coalition, according to an opinion study by the MBMD agency.

Politics » Domestic | December 28, 2010, Tuesday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1937

Bulgarian Party Promises to Act 'Like WikiLeaks' in 2011

Controversial Bulgarian RZS party leader Yane Yanev promised to make even more revelations of scandalous information in the coming year.

Politics » Domestic | December 28, 2010, Tuesday // 11:15 | Viewed: 1654

Bulgaria’s Socialists Wish for Cabinet Change in 2011

The cabinet of Boyko Borisov failed the most in the economic and budgetary spheres, according to the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | December 27, 2010, Monday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2466

Bulgarian Socialists Prepare to Ride Popularity Surge

The leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and ex-PM Sergey Stanishev expressed optimism for the outlook of his party in the upcoming 2011, which will see Bulgarians vote for both president and local authorities.

Politics » Domestic | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 20:18 | Viewed: 1478

Bulgaria's PM Mulls Removing Diaspora Minister Post

Bulgaria’s PM Boyko Borisovis considering removing the official post Minister without Portfolio after the resignation of Bozhidar Dimitrov.

Politics » Domestic | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1556

Bulgaria's Labor Ministry to Subsidize Employment of 34,000 People

In 2011, Bulgaria’s Labor Ministry will have about BGN 73 M for programs for subsidized employment, which will provide work for 34,600 people, according to the National action plan on employment.

Politics » Domestic | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgaria Govt to Discuss Firing Foreign Diplomats over Spy Past

The Bulgarian government is expected to review a proposal for removal of the 33 Ambassadors, who worked as collaborators or agents of the former Communist State Security, the Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Politics » Domestic | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1572

Bulgarian Interior Head Major No Show in Parliament

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov caused an uproar in Parliament as opposition MPs demanded that he showed up to give explanation over a controversial tapping case.

Politics » Domestic | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 20:36 | Viewed: 2037

Bulgarian Right Wing: Experts in Baby Death Case Were Pressured

The expert opinion on the death of the prematurely-born baby has been ready on December 18, but was concealed for three days, according to the right-wing Blue Coalition.

Politics » Domestic | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1648

MPs Help Bulgaria's Burgas in Avoiding Parliamentary Vote

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament solved Wednesday the case with Bozhidar Dimitrov, the country's Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, who resigned from the post, but decided not to return to the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 1123

President: Bulgaria Needs Manager, Not Sheriff

Bulgaria has a very weak Prime Minister without any management skills, according to President, Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2003

Bulgaria to Hold Local, Presidential Elections Together

The presidential and local elections in Bulgaria 2011 will be held on one and the same date, the Parliament has decided with the new amendments to the election code.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 20:48 | Viewed: 1619

Partial Parliamentary Vote Possible in Bulgaria's Burgas

The Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas is facing an unprecedented partial vote to elect a Member of the Parliament, according to parliamentary legal experts.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 16:14 | Viewed: 1265

Bulgarian MPs Postpone Passing 2 Legal Bills over Discord

Serious disagreements between Bulgarian Justice Minister, Margarita Popova, and MPs from the ruling GERB party led to the postponement of debates on key amendments to the Judicial Power Act and the Penal Code.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1152
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