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Ex Bulgarian Vice President Marin Was 'Illegal'

Angel Marin was "illegal" as Vice President during the second term of Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, who left office five days ago.

Politics » Domestic | January 27, 2012, Friday // 10:07 | Viewed: 1672

Humbled Bulgaria Police Boss Keeps Job, Vows to Learn

Bulgarian Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Kalin Georgiev will keep his office, it became clear following earlier reports he has filed his resignation with PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 20:32 | Viewed: 1951

Bulgaria's Chief Interior Secretary Hints of Likely Resignation

Bulgaria's Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry, Kalin Georgiev, hinted before journalists Thursday that he was ready to resign over recent harsh criticism of the work of the country's police.

Politics » Domestic | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1537

Sofia City Court Judges Defend Colleague against Insults by Interior Minister

Judges from the Penal Division of the Sofia City Court (SCC) have come up with a statement in support of Miroslava Todorova, judge at SCC and Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association (BJA), who was repeatedly accused by Interior Minster Tsvetan Tsvetanov

Politics » Domestic | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1231

2nd New Vice-Min Appoited at Bulgaria Economy Ministry

Dimitar Chohadzhiev has been appointed Vice-Minister of Economy by Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1312

Bulgaria's Designated Fishing Ports Grow to 3

Bulgaria's Transport Ministry has transferred the fishing ports in the northern Black Sea cities of Varna and Balchik to Ribni Resursi EOOD ("Fish Resources EOOD"), a limited liability company 100% owned by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

Politics » Domestic | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1711

Bulgarian Opposition with No Confidence Vote over Police Brutality

The Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, is launching consultations with other opposition formations for a no confidence vote against the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1165

Bulgarian MPs Bow to Legendary Actor Kosta Tsonev

Bulgarian Members of the Parliament began their workday Thursday by observing a minute of silence in tribute of legendary Bulgarian cinema and theater actor, Kosta Tsonev.

Politics » Domestic | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1184

Bulgarian PM Not Bothered by First Lady's Dislike to Him

Bulgarian Prime Minister is not concerned with the political comments against him and his party that were discovered in the Twitter page of Yuliana Plevnelieva, the wife of Bulgaria's new President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 12:35 | Viewed: 2466

Prosecution Was Pressured into Closing 'Tapegate' Trial – Bulgarian Customs Agency Head

Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has boasted that the administration collected BGN 800 M more than planned in 2011.

Politics » Domestic | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1283

Bulgarian PM Wants Interior Secretary Axed over Police Brutality

Bulgaria's Chief Secretary of the Interior, Kalin Georgiev, should be sacked because of the recent series of police brutality cases in Bulgaria, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov believes.

Politics » Domestic | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1172

Bulgaria Reshuffles Intelligence Service

Bulgaria's new President Rosen Plevneliev and the Borisov Cabinet have dismissed the long-time head of the National Intelligence Service, Gen.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 2773

Russian Daily Congratulates Bulgarian Energy Minister on Presidential Inauguration

Russian daily Komsomolskaya Pravda got Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and Bulgarian Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Traicho Traikov, mixed up.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1179

Right-Wing Leader: Bulgarian Top Cop Is Coward!

Bulgaria has a coward for Interior Minister, according to Ivan Kostov, co-chair of the right-wing Blue Coalition.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1320

Bulgaria's Ex-VP Pardoned Dozens of Murderers

Bulgaria's former Vice President Angel Marin pardoned mainly murderers and culprits of other grave crimes during his two terms of office, it has been made clear.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1518

Bulgaria to Make National Intelligence Service Reshuffle

Bulgaria's new President Rosen Plevneliev has declared that a new Director and Deputy Director will be appointed in the country's National Intelligence Service.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 6474

Bulgarian Judges Association Chair May Sue Interior Minister for Defamation

Miroslava Todorova, Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association (BJA), has accused Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov of libel and may file a lawsuit in a week.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1598

Bulgarian President, PM to Discuss Ambassadorial Reshuffle

President Rosen Plevneliev and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov are meeting Wednesday morning, the press office of Bulgaria's new head of state said in a statement.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgarian Socialists Expose New Case of Police Brutality

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has stepped up calls for the resignation of Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, citing yet another example of police brutality.

Politics » Domestic | January 24, 2012, Tuesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1411

Bulgarian Opposition Mulls No-Confidence Vote over Police Brutality

The Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, will use the entire parliamentary arsenal to obtain clear answers from Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, on the more and more frequent cases of police brutality.

Politics » Domestic | January 24, 2012, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1365

Bulgarian PM Appoints New Deputy Economy Minister

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov has appointed a new Deputy Economy Minister, the government press service announced.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2012, Monday // 20:32 | Viewed: 1569