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Bulgarian Right Wing: Truth Will Stop Tape Scandal

The Bulgarian right-wing DSB party asked the Prosecutor's Office to publicly say if Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, attempted to halt a Customs probe.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 13:34 | Viewed: 1644

Just Three Parties to Make It to Next Bulgarian Parliament - Survey

No more than three parties - center-right GERB, Socialist BSP and ethnic Turkish DPS, are strong enough to enter Bulgaria's parliament if general elections were held today, says a survey.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1630

Bulgaria's Top Cop Accuses President of Anti-cabinet Plot

Former agents of the Communist State Security (DS), including President Georgi Parvanov, and Aleksei Petrov, are behind attacks on the Bulgarian cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | January 24, 2011, Monday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1580

Bulgaria PM, President Clash Again over Wiretap Scandal

Bulgaria's president discredited himself on Sunday after failing to explain his part in scandalous wiretaps, alleging that he and the prime minister lobbied for the owner of a local beer company.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2011, Sunday // 20:21 | Viewed: 1774

Bulgaria's Ex-Tsar, PM May Run for President

Bulgaria's former Tsar and Prime Minister, Simeon Saxe-Coburg, may run for presidency in the upcoming 2011 elections.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2011, Sunday // 12:39 | Viewed: 2688

Bulgaria's President Presents 'First Term' Book

Bulgaria's president presented on Sunday his book entitled "The First Term of Georgi Parvanov".

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2011, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1054

Bulgaria Ex Interior Min Accuses Customs Boss of Drug Ties

Rumen Petkov, Bulgaria's former socialist Minister of Interior, stated he fired the present Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov from the ministry upon discovering his ties to drug trafficking circles.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2011, Saturday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1874

Socialist Chair: Passed Confidence Vote Masks Bulgarian Govt Failure

The success of the vote of confidence for the Bulgarian government in Parliament only covers up its deep political and economic failures, according to opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2011, Saturday // 18:40 | Viewed: 1921

German Analyst: Political Situation Harms Bulgaria's Image

The image of the Bulgarian state has suffered a serious blow both domestically and internationally by the recent leaked secret tapes scandal, according to German political analyst Johanna Deimel.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2011, Saturday // 16:09 | Viewed: 2212

Bulgarian MP Denounces Party Making 'Discrediting' Claims

Iskra Fidosova, a key MP from Bulgaria's ruling party GERB, has issued an angry statement filled with rich epithets and figures of speech denouncing Yane Yanev, leader of a marginal political party, making "discrediting" claims against her.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2011, Friday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1710

Bulgarian Agriculture Ministry Mulls Support for Tobacco Sector

Advisory Board for tobacco will be established at the Bulgarian Agriculture Ministry and will include representatives of tobacco producers, companies, state administration and legislature.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2011, Friday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1658

Key Bulgarian MP Implicated in Corruption Scandal Claims

MP Iskra Fidosova, Co-Chair of the Parliamentary Group of Bulgaria's ruling party GERB, has been implicated in what is an alleged corruption scandal by the marginal conservative party RZS.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2011, Friday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1949

Bulgaria to Set Strict Targets in Waste Management

Bulgaria’s Environment Ministry is preparing a new Waste Management Act, which will set serious goals to municipalities for recycling of waste by 2010, the Eco Minister Nona Karadzhova has announced.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2011, Friday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2181

Bulgaria's FBI to Strengthen Work against Cybertorrorism

Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security (DANS) has decided to increase the number of computer experts in order to improve the efforts for combating cyberterrorism.

Politics » Domestic | January 21, 2011, Friday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1579

Bulgarian Govt Expectedly Survives Rerun Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's center-right government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expectedly survived a string of two confidence votes on Thursday, which it tabled to preempt a censure motion by the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 19:06 | Viewed: 2397

Bulgarian Parliament Decides to Rerun Confidence Vote

Opposition MPs have demanded that the Parliament recast the vote of confidence in the GERB cabinet, based on difficulties on the first roll-call procedure.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 18:30 | Viewed: 1447

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Expel Renegade from Parliamentary Group

High-profile renegade Kasim Dal is now officially expelled from the parliamentary group of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1286

Bulgarian PM Certain in Parliamentary Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov vowed to continue reforms and expressed hopes that Parliament will back the vote of confidence for his cabinet's overall policy.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1340

Bulgarian Rightists: We Hope to Regain Confidence in Cabinet

Rightist Blue Coalition will vote with abstentions in Thursday's confidence vote, announced co-leaders Martin Dimitrov and Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1352

Bulgaria Customs Boss: Conversation with PM Total Fake

The recently leaked phone conversation between Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov and head of the Customs Agency Vanyo Tanov is completely fake, according to the latter.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1239

Stanishev: Bulgarian Govt Opened Pandora's Box with Wiretapping

Bulgaria's Borisov Cabinet has become a hostage of the nationalist party "Ataka", Socialist Party leader and ex PM Sergey Stanishev stated during Thursday's confidence vote debate in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1161