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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

Bulgarian MPs to Enjoy 18-Day Christmas Break

The Christmas vacation of the Bulgarian Parliament will be a total of 18 days, as voted by the MPs at Tuesday's emergency meeting.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turks to Go Radical If Envoy Scandal Leads to Lustration

If the scandal with the files of Bulgaria's former agents-turned-Ambassadors leads to a proposal for lustration, the ethnic Turkish party DPS will answer with a radical idea, directed at the former Communist State Security.

Politics » Domestic | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1228

Bulgaria Names Successor to Controversial Agent-Turned-Minister

Bulgaria's minister without portfolio, Bozhidar Dimitrov, who stepped down for having links with the Soviet-era secret police, will be most likely succeeded by the head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, Rossen Ivanov.

Politics » Domestic | December 20, 2010, Monday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1360

Bulgarian Deputy Interior Minister Resigns over Spy Past

Bulgaria's Deputy Interior Minister, Pavlin Dimitrov, submitted his resignation on Monday, just days after he was exposed as a former agent of the Communist State Security.

Politics » Domestic | December 20, 2010, Monday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1409

Bulgaria's Top Cop: Ruling Party Closing Page of Ex Agents Files

Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has announced that the ruling party GERB is working towards closing the page with files of agents of the former Communist State Security.

Politics » Domestic | December 20, 2010, Monday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1409

Foreign Minister: Envoys Scandal Is Huge Embarrassment for Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, has stated that the diplomatic scandal, which is shaking Bulgaria and its allies since December 14, is a huge embarrassment for the country.

Politics » Domestic | December 20, 2010, Monday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1424

Bulgaria's Ousted Diaspora Minister: I Have No Regrets

Bulgaria's Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov, who resigned Sunday, has stated he did not have any regrets and that he did not feel like a victim.

Politics » Domestic | December 20, 2010, Monday // 08:56 | Viewed: 1209

Bulgarian Deputy Interior Minister Resigns over Diplomatic Row

The Deputy Interior Minister, Pavlin Dimitrov, will submit his resignation with Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced Sunday evening.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 19:48 | Viewed: 1674

Bulgarian PM Signs Diaspora Minister Resignation

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has signed Sunday the resignation of the Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1371

Ousted Bulgarian Diaspora Minister Rejects MP Slot

The Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov, who is expected to resign Monday, will not return to the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1639

Bulgarian Opposition Leader Threatens Govt with No-Confidence Vote

There will be a second no-confidence vote against Bulgaria's ruling GERB government, this time against their culture and science policies, the leftist opposition leader Sergey Stanishev announced.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2010, Saturday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1460

Bulgarian Interior Head Most Likely GERB Presidency Bidder

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov is the ruling centrist GERB party's most probable candidate for President, according to GERB leader and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2010, Saturday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1546

Bulgaria's Diaspora Minister to Resign over Communist Secret Service Past

Bulgaria's Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov has declared that he will be resigning his post on Monday in order not to compromise the government's move to recall all Bulgarian diplomats who were agents of the secret service of the fomer communist regime

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2010, Saturday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1724

Bulgarian Diaspora Minister Expected to Step Down without Feeling 'Scapegoat'

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said he expected his Diaspora Minister to resign on his own as the government is being accused of double standards in the treatment of civil servants and diplomats who were agents at the former communist secret service.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2010, Saturday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1433

Borisov-Parvanov's Tit for Tat: Minister to Go with Discredited Ambassadors

Bulgarian PM Borisov has suggested he would dismiss his Diaspora Minister, a former collaborator with the communist regime's secret service once President Parvanov recalls all ambassadors with the same kind of record.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2010, Saturday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1728
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