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Bulgarian Experts: Threats of Snap Elections Are Dramatic Play

There are no conditions in Bulgaria to have snap parliamentary elections or to topple the cabinet in a no-confidence vote.

Politics » Domestic | June 5, 2011, Sunday // 12:24 | Viewed: 1224

Bulgaria's Top Cop May Run for Sofia Mayor - Report

Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, may end up running for Mayor of the capital Sofia during the upcoming Presidential and local elections, according to media reports.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2011, Saturday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1125

Bulgarian bTV Denies Airing Political Propaganda

The leadership of Bulgaria's largest private TV channel bTV officially declared they have nothing to do with political support for the presidential bid of first and former Bulgarian EU Commissioner, Meglena Kuneva, voiced during one of their programs.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2011, Saturday // 15:01 | Viewed: 2109

Bulgarian Socialists Won't Back Ex EU Commissioner Presidential Bid

The presidential bid of Bulgaria's former and first EU Commissioner, Meglena Kuneva, is good, sound and serious, according to the leader of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, and former Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | June 4, 2011, Saturday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1414

Bulgarian Interior Minister `Indifferent` to Kuneva`s Presidential Bid

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has said he is indifferent to the nomination of any future political opponents of ruling party GERB, dismissing the idea that the party may be forced to reconsider its deferral tactics.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2011, Friday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1494

Bulgarian Ethnic Turks Demand Having 2nd Mosque in Sofia

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party, Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, is demanding to have a second mosque built in the capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2011, Friday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2183

Bulgarian Renegade MPs Threaten Nationalist Party with Evidence

The three Bulgarian MPs, who recently left the notorious far-right Ataka (Attack) party's parliamentary group, announced Friday they possess documents proving their former fellow  party members' wrongdoings.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2011, Friday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1100

Bulgarian Socialist MP: Schengen Accession Currently Out of the Question

Bulgarian Socialist MP Rumen Petkov has expressed skepticism over Bulgaria's accession to Schengen, citing unbridled corruption and the incompetent work of the Interior Ministry and the customs.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2011, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1003

Popular Bulgarian Show Backs Ex EU Commissioner Presidential Bid

Bulgarian showman Slavi Trifonov and his team from the evening talk show "Slavi's Show" will support former Bulgarian EU Commissioner's bid for president.

Politics » Domestic | June 3, 2011, Friday // 09:33 | Viewed: 1676

Who Is Who: Meglena Kuneva

Meglena Kuneva was born on June 22, 1957 in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2011, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2410

Bulgarian Deputy Social Minister Ousted in Latest Reshuffle

Bulgaria's Deputy Minister of Social Policy and Labor, Krasimir Popov, has been released from his post, Minister, Totyu Mladenov, announced Thursday at an emergency press conference.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2011, Thursday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1283

New Director Appointed at Bulgaria's Transplantation Agency

Bulgaria's Executive Agency for Transplantations has Dr. Silvi Kirilov as its new Director, the Health Ministry's press center informs Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2011, Thursday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1205

It's Official: Bulgaria Ex-EU Commissioner Joins Presidential Race

Former Bulgarian European Commissioner Meglena Kuneva will officially announce her candidacy for the presidential elections in the fall on Monday, June 6, the initiative committee behind her announced.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2011, Thursday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1676

Govt May Face No-Confidence Vote Over Partial Failure in June

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) are prepared for the option of holding early elections together with the presidential and local elections scheduled for autumn 2011.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2011, Thursday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1453

Top Bulgarian Judge Resigns over Court Dependencies

Dushana Zdravkova, Judge from the District Court in the Black Sea city of Varna has issued an open letter, declaring she is resigning.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2011, Thursday // 10:22 | Viewed: 1437

Bulgarian Top Cop 'Sorry' about Latest Brutality Case

Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has issued an official apology to a family in the Black Sea city of Varna over police bursting in their home by mistake.

Politics » Domestic | June 2, 2011, Thursday // 09:15 | Viewed: 1230

Bulgarian Ex-EU Commissioner to Announce Presidential Bid - Report

Former Bulgarian European Commissioner Meglena Kuneva will officially announce her candidacy for presidential elections in the fall Monday, according to news site Feda.bg

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2011, Wednesday // 21:20 | Viewed: 1333

Senior Govt Official Infuriates Bulgarian Socialists

MPs from the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) demanded the resignation of Lilia Yordanova, Director of the state-owned National Center for the Study of Public Opinion, over her statement that Socialist supporters are "a marginal social stratum"

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2011, Wednesday // 18:39 | Viewed: 1335

Bulgaria's National Palace of Culture to Be Banned from Privatization

The Bulgarian government has proposed to add two new business entities to the list of companies banned from privatization through a supplement to the the Privatization and Post-privatization Control Act.

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2011, Wednesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1411

Bulgaria's Opposition Socialists, Turks Move to Topple Borisov Cabinet

The two major opposition formations – the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and the ethnic Turkish party DPS – have agreed on a course of seeking to bring about early elections.

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2011, Wednesday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1607

Saxe-Coburg Denounces 'Disgraceful' Sofia Mosque Incident

Bulgaria's ex-Tsar and former Prime Minister, Simeon Saxe-Coburg has issued a statement denouncing the incident between nationalists and praying Muslims at the Sofia Mosque 10 days ago.

Politics » Domestic | June 1, 2011, Wednesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 5837