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Bulgaria PM Orders FinMin to Reconcile with Scientists

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov wants a closer cooperation to be established between the country's Finance Ministry and the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

Politics » Domestic | July 4, 2012, Wednesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 578

Supreme Bulgarian Court Launches 'Confiscation Act Case'

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court has launched case number 6/2012 to rule on the new illegal assets forfeiture law under the request of 59 Members of the Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2012, Monday // 12:10 | Viewed: 959

Bus Carrying 20 People Catches Fire in Northeastern Bulgaria

A bus carrying 20 passengers caught fire and burned down early on Monday near Silistra in northeastern Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | July 2, 2012, Monday // 11:43 | Viewed: 840

Ex-EU Commissioner Heads Brand New Bulgarian Party

Former EU-Commissioner and 2011 presidential runner Meglena Kuneva was expectedly elected as chair of her own political project, Bulgaria for Citizens.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2012, Sunday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1073

Bulgarian Ex-EU Commissioner to Officially Launch New Party

Former Bulgarian European Commissioner and presidential candidate Meglena Kuneva is to officially launch her new political project, the Bulgaria for Citizens party, on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | July 1, 2012, Sunday // 11:08 | Viewed: 679

Bulgarian PM Slams Incriminating Tageszeitung Story as 'Idiotic'

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has finally spoken out against recent publications linking his past activities with the mafia, labelling them as "lies and idiocies.

Politics » Domestic | June 30, 2012, Saturday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgarian Liberals Call for Obligatory Voting

Marginal Bulgarian liberal party National Movement for Stability and Prosperity has proposed the introduction of obligatory voting in the country's electoral legislation.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2012, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 582

Bulgaria Faces Human Rights Court over Scandalous Judicial Appointment

The widely contested appointment of a Sofia City Court (SCC) Chair has reached the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.

Politics » Domestic | June 29, 2012, Friday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1164

Bulgarian Right-Wing Party Shows Door to 'All Renegades'

The National Executive Council of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) has invited any members who do not feel UDF as a personal cause to 'drop their masks' and openly state their political intentions.

Politics » Domestic | June 28, 2012, Thursday // 18:15 | Viewed: 706

Top Right Wing Politician Joins Kuneva's Bulgaria for Citizens

Right wing politician Nayden Zelenogorski is leaving the Union of Democratic Forces, UDF, to continue his "fight for freedom, democracy and prosperity" by joining the Bulgaria for Citizens project of ex EU Commissioner, Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | June 28, 2012, Thursday // 14:02 | Viewed: 794

Bulgarian President Launches Talks with Judicial Power

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev is beginning Thursday a series of meetings with representatives of the judicial power in the country.

Politics » Domestic | June 28, 2012, Thursday // 09:13 | Viewed: 773

Bulgaria's Rulers Propose Banning Ministers from Heading Election HQs

Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has vowed that center-right ruling party GERB will initiate amendments banning the appointment of a Minister, Deputy Prime Minister or Prime Minister as head of a party's election campaign head

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 539

Bulgarian MPs Pass Veto on Controversial Forestry Act

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament passed Wednesday the veto of President Rosen Plevneliev on the Forestry Act.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1092

Bulgaria Ex-EU Commissioner Ready to Form Coalition with Any Party

Bulgaria for Citizens, the political formation set to be created by former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, does not rule out the possibility of entering a coalition government with any of the countries larger parties, it has been made clear.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 11:43 | Viewed: 557

Owner of Bulgaria's Most 'Popular Car' Invited to Join GERB

The Bulgarian man, who made headlines due to his car hood boasting the portrait of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has been invited to join Borisov's ruling GERB party.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1251

Bulgaria Scraps 'Career Bonuses' for Supreme Judicial Council

Bulgaria's Parliament expectedly scrapped the amendments to the country's Judiciary Act that would allow the current members of the Supreme Judicial Council tol be automatically promoted once their terms in office expire.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 10:48 | Viewed: 556

Bulgarian Rulers Said to Mull Winning Majority by Changing Legislation

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB party is about to amend the country's electoral legislation, paving its way towards winning an easy majority in the 2013 general elections, according to a media report.

Politics » Domestic | June 27, 2012, Wednesday // 10:20 | Viewed: 631

President: Bulgaria Should Sort Its Own Election Problems

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said that Bulgarians should not look to Brussels to solve problems with the election process in their country.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2012, Tuesday // 18:52 | Viewed: 636

Bulgarian PM Borisov Poses as Tender, Artsy Sexist

New Bulgarian lifestyle magazine Love Style has come out this week with a material shedding valuable light on the intimate life of macho Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2012, Tuesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1340

Bulgarian GERB MP Probed for 'Forestry Act Lobbyism'

Emil Dimitrov, Member of the Parliament from Bulgaria's ruling party GERB, is being probed by the Parliamentary Committee on Conflict of Interests.

Politics » Domestic | June 26, 2012, Tuesday // 10:38 | Viewed: 678

Bulgarian Far-Rights Want Culture Min Axed over Speaking Turkish, Swearing

Bulgarian far-right Ataka (Attack) party wants Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov to be fired, since he allegedly "spoke Turkish and swore" during a meeting with representatives of the Bulgarian and Turkish film industries.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2012, Monday // 17:55 | Viewed: 852