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Bulgaria's Ex Rulers to Seek Early Elections in September

Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has stated that early general elections in September would be the best scenario for the country.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1454

Bulgaria's Oresharski Announces 3rd Deputy PM

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oreshrski has announced the nomination of a third deputy PM, who will be in charge of economy and investments in the Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 2085

Mafia in Bulgaria Has Become Plain To See – Judges' Association Spokesperson

Neli Kutskova, judge at the Sofia Appellate Court and Spokesperson for the Bulgarian Judges' Association, BJA, has argued that the intermingling of state institutions and organized crime has become patent and the country has a fa?ade democracy to show to

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1562

Bulgaria's Ombudsman to Act as Guarantor in Talks between Govt, Protesters

Bulgarian Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev has accepted an invitation to be a guarantor in a potential dialogue between protesters and state institutions.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 11:36 | Viewed: 1434

Female Banker to Be Appointed Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister – Report

A female banker from Sofia is tipped to become the third Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1242

Bulgaria's New Security Chief Must Not Have Wiretapped Journalists - NGO

France-based international NGO Reporters Without Borders has voiced concern over the controversy surrounding the still undecided appointment of a new head of Bulgaria's DANS, the state security agency that is supposed to combat corruption and organized cr

Politics » Domestic | June 25, 2013, Tuesday // 08:17 | Viewed: 1144

Thousands Join 11th Day of Anti-Govt Rallies in Bulgaria

Thousands have gathered in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia to protest against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski for an eleventh straight day.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2013, Monday // 20:34 | Viewed: 2282

Bulgarian Socialists to Erect Wall of Shame in Front of Sofia HQ, Inspired by Stanishev

Bulgarian socialists have vowed to erect a wall of shame in front of the headquarters of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, on Positano Street #20 in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2013, Monday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1192

Bulgaria's Transport Minister: Restructuring Cargo Unit of Railway Co Is High Priority

Bulgarian Transport Minister Danail Papazov has indicated the restructuring of the cargo unit of the Bulgarian State Railways company, BDZ, as a priority during a visit to the Black Sea city of Burgas.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2013, Monday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1118

Bulgarian President to Launch Talks with Parties amid Protests

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will hold extensive consultations with the parliamentary and extra-parliamentary parties in connection to the ongoing protests in the country this week.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2013, Monday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1361

Bulgaria's Socialist Leader Complacent: No Protests Outside Sofia

Bulgarian Socialists' leader has defended the new government his party heads as thousands of protesters have been rallying for days, calling for its resignation.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2013, Monday // 13:39 | Viewed: 1173

Bulgaria New Rightist Leader: GERB Will Not Be Back, Socialists Lie

Bulgaria’s socialists are trying to scare people into accepting their government by saying that the former rulers are waiting just around the corner, a newly elected right-wing leader argues.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2013, Monday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1120

Any Suspicious Appointees Out, Bulgaria PM Confirms

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has firmly confirmed his determination to dismiss anybody whose reputation rouses suspicions.

Politics » Domestic | June 24, 2013, Monday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1010

Bulgaria's Ex President Critical of Cabinet, Backs Protesters

Ongoing protests in Bulgaria are well-grounded, given the lack of transparency and the questionable moves by new cabinet led by PM Plamen Oresharski, according to former President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2013, Sunday // 18:55 | Viewed: 1467

Radan Kanev Elected Chair of Democrats for Strong Bulgaria

Radan Kanev has been elected chair of rightist party Democrats for Strong Bulgaria Sunday following the resignation of longtime leader and former Bulgarian PM Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2013, Sunday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1587

Bulgaria’s Protests May Bring Back Borisov, Topple Him Again - Kostov

Ivan Kostov, former leader of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party and former prime minister, has warned the ongoing protests can provide no political solution.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2013, Sunday // 14:48 | Viewed: 2636

Bulgarians Gear Up for 10th Day of Mass Anti-Govt Rallies

For the tenth day in a row, outraged Bulgarians will stage Sunday evening nationwide protest rallies against the Socialist-led government of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2013, Sunday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1477

FBI Scandal - Bulgaria's Ethnic Turks Long-Time Leader 'Revenge'

Bulgaria’s ethnic Turks’ long-time leader Ahmed Dogan stands behind the outrageous decision to appoint а shady media mogul the country's security chief, a dissenter form the party has alleged.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2013, Sunday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2006

Bulgaria's Die-Hard Rightists to Elect New Leadership, Replace Kostov

Ivan Kostov, long-time leader of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party, is to officially quit the political scene on Sunday, picking a deputy for his successor.

Politics » Domestic | June 23, 2013, Sunday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1764

Bulgaria's Former Rulers Ready to Return to Parliament if Socialists Say 'Sorry'

Bulgarian former ruling party GERB's parliamentary group is ready to stop boycotting parliamentary sittings if it gets adequate treatment from political rivals, stated GERB chair and former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2013, Saturday // 18:37 | Viewed: 1300

Leaders of Minor Bulgarian Liberal Party Resign

Hristina Hristova resigned from the position of chair of liberal Bulgarian party National Movement for Stability and Prosperity, together with the other members of the party's leadership.

Politics » Domestic | June 22, 2013, Saturday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1095
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