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Bulgarian PM Makes U-turn on Importance of Presidential Office

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced late Thursday the presidential office was very important for his ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2011, Friday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1272

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Assuages E.Coli Fears

The man, who died in the hospital in Bulgaria's southern city of Haskovo, had not been infected with the deadly strain of the E. Coli bacteria.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2011, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1300

Bulgarian Nationalists Give GERB 'Last Chance'

Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party is going to give the ruling GERB one last chance to carry out the reforms promised two years ago.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2011, Friday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1562

Two No Confidence Votes Planned against Bulgaria Govt

Bulgaria's opposition plans to table a second no confidence vote against the center-right government of Boyko Borisov in case the first one fails to topple it, the socialist leader has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1005

Bulgarian Supreme Magistrates Accept Senior Resignations

Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) accepted Thursday the resignations of Kapka Kostova and Galina Zaharova.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1236

Bulgarian Nationalists Unwavering in Having Leader Head Anti-corruption Committee

Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party, issued Thursday a declaration noting violations in the Parliamentary code during voting for changes at several Committees.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1219

Latest Poll Confirms Slip in Bulgarian PM Approval Rating

The Gallup polling agency has registered for the very first time that the number of people disapproving of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is higher than of those approving of him.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1295

Bulgaria's PM: GERB Has No Need to Have President in Office

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, surprisingly announced that his ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party does not need the presidential office.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1467

Bulgaria Supreme Magistrates Decide on Senior Resignations

Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is going to decide on the resignations of Kapka Kostova and Galina Zaharova.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 09:13 | Viewed: 936

More Senior Bulgarian Judges Resign over Controversial Appointments

Kapka Kostova and Galina Zaharova have joined two other senior judges in resigning from the Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) in protest against controversial judiciary appointments.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1449

Bulgaria PM Sees Sharp Decline in Popularity - Poll

Two years after taking office as Bulgaria's prime minister, Boyko Borisov has seen his approval ratings dip sharply, according to a new poll.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1368

Bulgarian Rightist MEP Denounces Kuneva Presidential Bid as `Abstract`

 The presidential nomination of former EU Commissioner is amorphous, according to Bulgarian EPP MEP Nadezhda Mihaylova-Neynski.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1350

Bulgaria's PM 'Announces' 2016 Presidential Bid

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov claimed he would run for President, but not in the upcoming elections in the fall of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1151

Bulgaria Appoints New Deputy Health Minister

Kiril Dobrev will replace Mihail Zortev as Bulgaria's new Deputy Health Minister, the ministry has announced.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1369

Nationalist Leader Threatens to Destroy Bulgaria's Parliamentary Majority

There is a very strong possibility that the Bulgarian far-right Ataka (Attack) party, the ruling centrist right GERB's only ally, may vote against it, should a no-confidence vote be called.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1382

Nationalist Leader Dumped as Bulgaria's Anti-Corruption Head

The proposal to appoint Volen Siderov, leader of the nationalist Ataka party, as Chairman of the Parliamentary Anti-Corruption Committee, was voted down Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgarian President to Meet FinMin, Opposition over Fiscal Stability Pact

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov will hold talks with FinMin Simeon Djankov and the Bulgarian Socialist Party over the so-called Financial Stability pact authored by Djankov.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2011, Tuesday // 20:20 | Viewed: 1367

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader to Head Parliament Anticorruption Committee

Volen Siderov, leader of the extreme nationalist Ataka party, will be the new head of the Bulgarian Parliament's Committee on the Fight against Corruption.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2011, Tuesday // 18:24 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgarian President Secretly Backs Kuneva's Presidential Nomination-Rightist Leader

Asked to comment on the newly announced presidential bid of ex EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, Martin Dimitrov, leader of the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), insisted that President Georgi Parvanov was secretly pulling the strings of the candidacy.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2011, Tuesday // 15:36 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgarian Right-Wing Leader: Interior Minister Is Failure

The no confidence parliamentary vote against the Bulgarian cabinet must be over the failure in internal security and public order, according to right-wing leader, Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | June 7, 2011, Tuesday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1440

Bulgarian Rightist Leader Spurns Ex-EU Commissioner's Presidential Bid

Meglena Kuneva, Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner and current Presidential runner, is actually the three-way coalition's candidate, according to rightist Blue Coalition's leader, Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | June 6, 2011, Monday // 15:16 | Viewed: 1240