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Bulgarian President, PM to Discuss Ambassadorial Reshuffle

President Rosen Plevneliev and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov are meeting Wednesday morning, the press office of Bulgaria's new head of state said in a statement.

Politics » Domestic | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 08:31 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgarian Socialists Expose New Case of Police Brutality

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has stepped up calls for the resignation of Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, citing yet another example of police brutality.

Politics » Domestic | January 24, 2012, Tuesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1411

Bulgarian Opposition Mulls No-Confidence Vote over Police Brutality

The Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, will use the entire parliamentary arsenal to obtain clear answers from Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, on the more and more frequent cases of police brutality.

Politics » Domestic | January 24, 2012, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1365

Bulgarian PM Appoints New Deputy Economy Minister

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov has appointed a new Deputy Economy Minister, the government press service announced.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2012, Monday // 20:32 | Viewed: 1569

Bulgarian Prosecution Stops 'Tapegate' Investigation over 'Unknown Offender'

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has stopped the investigation of the "Tapegate" scandal on the grounds of an unknown offender.

Politics » Domestic | January 23, 2012, Monday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1475

PES Chair Stanishev: I Hope New Bulgarian President Will Be Independent

Bulgaria's new President Rosen Plevneliev needs to be an independent figure to ensure a proper balance of powers in the country, said PES and Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 19:48 | Viewed: 1402

New Bulgarian President Alludes to Party Allegiance

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has inadvertently insinuated his commitment to ruling GERB party at his second public appearance since assuming office Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 15:48 | Viewed: 1388

New Bulgarian President Plevneliev Officially Assumes Office

Rosen Plevneliev has assumed office as Bulgaria's new President after an official inauguration ceremony in Bulgarian capital Sofia Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2189

Bulgaria First Couple, VP Leave Office Cheered by Citizens

Bulgaria's outgoing President Georgi Parvanov, his wife Zorka Parvanova, and his VP Angel Marin have now officially left the Presidency Building in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1324

New Bulgarian President Plevneliev: Bulgarian Unity Has Deep Roots

Rosen Plevneliev gave his first speech as Bulgaria's President at an official inauguration ceremony at the Unknown Soldier monument Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1457

Parvanov: During My Terms, Bulgaria Established Itself Globally

There was a strong foreign policy moment in the farewell speech of outgoing Bulgarian President Georgi Plevneliev, who finishes Sunday two 5-year terms.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1417

President Parvanov: President Plevneliev Must Work for Justice

Outgoing Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov gave his farewell speech at the handing down ceremony Sunday, after serving two terms in office.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1290

New Bulgarian President Plevneliev Salutes Army

The official ceremony for handing down of Bulgaria's Presidency from outgoing President Georgi Parvanov to Rosen Plevneliev has started in central Sofia Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1188

Bulgarian President Parvanov Steps Down, Enter Plevneliev

Sunday, January 22 is the day Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov officially hands the Presidency to successor Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1647

Who Is Who: Bulgaria's New Vice President Margarita Popova

Former Justice Minister Margarita Popova was nominated by the ruling centrist-right party GERB to run for Vice President of Bulgaria in the elections that took place on October 23 2011.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1269

Who Is Who: Bulgaria's New President Rosen Plevneliev

Rosen Plevneliev, former Bulgarian Regional Development Minister, was elected President on the ticket of the ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria part (GERB) on October 30 2011.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 09:36 | Viewed: 2230

Outgoing President Blasts Bulgarian PM over Rude Talk

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, crossed all acceptable boundaries with his public behavior, according to outgoing President, Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2012, Friday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1934

Penalty Imposed by Bulgaria's Judicial Council Seen as Retaliation

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has penalized Miroslava Todorova, Chair of the Union of Judges in Bulgaria (UJB) and a judge at the Sofia City Court (SCC), with a 15% wage cut for 2 years due to a "systematic failure to observe deadlines.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2012, Friday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1421

Bulgarian Govt, Opposition Clash over PM's Ties with Russian Mafioso

Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has denied accusations that Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has met with Interpol-sought Russian mafia thug Konstantin Tsiganov.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2012, Friday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1967

Bulgarian PM Stunned by No. of Ex-Communist Spies among Clergy

Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, says he is stunned by the number of agents and collaborators of the former Communist State Security, DS, among senior clergy at the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2012, Friday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1935

Bulgaria's New President Thinks He's PM - Left Wingers

The speech delivered by Bulgaria's new President Rosen Plevneliev on Thursday would have been more appropriate if he was sworn in as Prime Minister instead, members of the oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party believe.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1338