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MP of Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party to Give Up Immunity

Petar Angelov, MP of the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party, has vowed to request the lifting of his immunity from prosecution.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2013, Sunday // 16:54 | Viewed: 1070

Few Bulgarians Gather to Protests against Newly Formed Govt

Some 100 Bulgarians gathered in front of the Parliament in Sofia on Sunday to protest against the newly formed Socialist-led government in the country.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2013, Sunday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1841

PES President Claims He Hasn't Handpicked New Bulgarian Govt

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev has refuted allegations that the newly formed Bulgarian government has been handpicked by him and by local murky “circles.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2013, Sunday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1111

Bulgaria's New Govt Braces for Fresh Protests

Protest rallies demanding the resignation of Bulgaria’s recently sworn-in government are to take place around noon on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2013, Sunday // 11:11 | Viewed: 1354

Former Bulgarian Min: We Were Afraid of GERB Strongman

The ministers in Bulgaria's former cabinet were all afraid of the power of their colleague ex-Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, according to Miroslav Naydenov, who served as Agriculture Minister in the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2013, Saturday // 20:20 | Viewed: 1692

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Goes Wild Live on TV

Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka's leader Volen Siderov staged the latest of a string of hysteric antics Saturday live on air in major bTV channel.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2013, Saturday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1739

Bulgarian Ex Police Chief Slams Ant-mafia Unit Reshuffle

Tihomir Stoychev, a former chief of Bulgaria's anti-mafia police has strongly criticized the recent reshuffle of law enforcement in the country, saying the police will have to take the entire burden.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2013, Saturday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1951

Bulgarian President Appoints New Police Chief Secretary

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has officially appointed Svetlozar Lazarov as Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1764

Bulgarian PM: 309 Special Flights Worth BGN 3 M Conducted During GERB Term

Bulgaria's special Flight Crew 28 carried out a total of 309 flights worth BGN 3 M during the term of former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's Cabinet, Borisov's successor, Plamen Oresharki, said Friday.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1056

Bulgarian Parliament Chair Condemns Opposition over Boycott

Bulgarian Parliament Chair Mihail Mikov has criticized the boycott of the Thursday parliamentary sitting by the former-ruling center-right GERB party.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 15:13 | Viewed: 727

Bulgaria's GERB to Challenge 'FBI' Overhaul

MPs of center-right party GERB will ask President Rosen Plevneliev to summon a meeting of the Consultative Council on National Security over legal amendments stipulating the merger of the Interior Ministry's anti-mafia unit into the State Agency for Natio

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1140

Parliament Clears Merger of Anti-Mafia Unit into 'Bulgarian FBI'

Bulgaria's Parliament has approved the merger of the Interior Ministry's Chief Directorate for Combating Organized Crime (GDBOP) into the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1196

Socialist MP Presents Bill on Developing Northwest Bulgaria

Mladen Chervenyakov, MP of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has presented a bill on developing northwestern Bulgaria, the poorest EU region.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 10:00 | Viewed: 873

Sofia City Prosecutor's Office Finishes Illegal Ballot Count

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office is expected to finish counting the illegally printed ballots discovered at a printing house in Kostinbrod hours ahead of the May 12 early elections.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2013, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 3710

Interim Sofia Police Chief Appointed

Ivaylo Spiridonov has been appointed as interim director of the Sofia District Police Directorate.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 19:07 | Viewed: 1024

Reshuffles at District Directorates of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Continue

Konstantin Dzhuninski has been appointed interim Director of the District Directorate of the Interior Ministry in the northwestern city of Vidin.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 922

Bulgaria's National Security Agency Probes Ruse Mayor over Public Procurement

Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security, DANS, has launched a probe of Plamen Stoilov, Mayor of the Danube city of Ruse, in connection with procurement deals signed by the municipal administration.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 16:58 | Viewed: 14004

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Leader Slams Ex-PM over Boycott

Lyutvi Mestan, leader of Bulgaria’s predominantly ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, has criticized the oppositional GERB party of former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for threatening to leave Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1199

Bulgarian Socialist, Nationalist MPs Preparing to Form New Party – GERB

Krasimir Velchev, Deputy Chair of center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB), has argued that preparations are underway for the creation of a new parliamentary group consisting of MPs of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1235

Bulgarian MPs Fail to End Parliamentary Nomadism

In a surprising move, Members of the Parliament from the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, gave up Thursday on their proposal for amendments to the Political Parties Act to eliminate "political nomadism.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 915

Bulgarian Socialists Condemn GERB's Parliamentary 'Boycott'

The Bulgarian Socialists have condemned the behavior of the formerly-ruling GERB party and them leaving plenary hall, labeling it destructive and irresponsible.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2013, Thursday // 13:30 | Viewed: 6476
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