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Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Begs to Differ from Opposition

Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party will not support the upcoming no confidence vote against the country's centrist-right GERB government, its leader, presidential hopeful Volen Siderov, has reiterated.

Politics » Domestic | July 22, 2011, Friday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1128

Top Bulgarian Conservative Demands Security over Blasts

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, does not think the conservative Order, Law and Justice, RZS, party had blasted its own office on purpose.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1306

Sofia Regional Prosecutor Reelected for Second Term of Office

Sofia Regional Prosecutor Alexander Nalbantov has been re-elected for a second term of office by Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS).

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1037

Bulgarian PM Denies Blaming Victims for Setting Own Bombs

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, who previously hinted that two opposition parties have blasted their own offices on purpose, recanted the statement Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2011, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1243

3 Bulgarian Ministries Raised Salaries by One-Fourth in 2010

The employees of three Bulgarian ministries have seen substantial salary raises over the past year, a report on Bulgaria's public administration published on the government website reveals.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1641

12 Renegade MPs Adopted by Bulgaria's Rulers, Pledge Allegiance to Borisov

A total of 12 of the 18 "independent" members of the Bulgarian Parliament, renegades from a wide array of political parties, have issued a declaration backing PM Boyko Borisov and providing his minority government with a parliamentary majority.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgarian Supreme Court Judge Talks Judicial Reform with Putin

Lazar Gruev, Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS), has met with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, according to an official announcement published on VKS's website.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1005

Bulgarian MPs OK Controversial Replacements at Supreme Judicial Council

The Bulgarian Parliament has elected two new members of the the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS), Kiril Gogov and Nestor Nestorov.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1045

Bulgaria's Top Cop: 'Tiny' Blasts Aim for Political Revival

Ultimatums cannot be issued from non-professionals when it comes to a police investigation, according to Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1008

Bulgaria's Top Nationalist Gives up on Anti-Mafia Committee

The Deputy Chair of Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Pavel Shopov, has withdrawn his proposal for changes in the team of the "anti-Mafia" Parliamentary Committee.

Politics » Domestic | July 20, 2011, Wednesday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1102

Archenemy Bashes Bulgarian PM over Blasts

The two bombs that went off in front of offices of Bulgarian oppositional parties are a clear sign that Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is desperate to save his decreasing ratings, Aleksei Petrov, a controversial Bulgarian presidential hopeful, has stated.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1582

Blasts Expose Interior Minister as Incompetent - Bulgarian Socialist Leader

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has defined the overnight blasts in Sofia as a threat to the democratic regime.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1052

Bulgarian Top Cop Blames Blasts on 'Criminal Underworld'

Figures from the underworld trying to destabilize the country stay behind the two bombs that went off early on Tuesday in front of two oppositional parties' offices, according to the country's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1498

Bulgaria's No Confidence Vote Scheduled for Next Week

The debate for the upcoming no confidence vote against the centrist-right GERB's minority government in Bulgaria will take place next Monday, while the vote itself is scheduled for Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1170

Top Bulgarian Nationalist Hints Blasts Are Staged by Victims

One of the goals of the two overnight blasts in Sofia could be to make the victims appear like heroes, according to the leader of the Bulgarian far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1012

Bulgarian Right Wing with 24-Hour Ultimatum to Find Blasts' Perps

The executive power in Bulgaria has 24 hours to reveal the names of the people responsible for the two overnight blasts in Sofia, according to right-wing leader, Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 866

Bulgarian GERB MP: Blast Is Provocation against Democracy

To say that the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party, has something to do with overnight blasts in Sofia is insanity, according to the Deputy Chair of the GERB parliamentary group, Dimitar Glavchev.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 956

Bulgarian Conservative Leader: Blast Is Pure Terrorism

The overnight blast at the headquarters of Bulgaria's conservative party Order, Law and Justice (RZS) party is a professional terrorist attack, according to party leader of Yane Yanev.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1190

Bulgaria PM Unruffled by Blasts at Anti-Govt Parties Offices

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has ordered swift investigation into the blasts near the offices of two opposition parties in downtown Sofia, while making it clear he is unperturbed by the incident.

Politics » Domestic | July 19, 2011, Tuesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1388

Bulgaria's PM Pictured as Hero vs Three-Headed Dragon

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has been described as "the hero" that will slay "the three-headed dragon" by his ruling centrist-right GERB's key MP, Iskra Fidosova.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2011, Monday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1106

Bulgaria's Opposition Embarks on 3rd Doomed No Confidence Motion

Bulgaria's centrist and leftist opposition has tabled to Parliament a no confidence motion for the Borisov Cabinet which has hardly any chances of being passed.

Politics » Domestic | July 18, 2011, Monday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1202