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Deputy Chair of Bulgaria's Financial Supervision Commission Resigns

Dimana Rankova, Deputy Chair of the Financial Supervision Commission (FSC) in charge of the Investment Activity Supervision unit, has resigned.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2012, Tuesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 570

Bulgaria Appoints Interim Head of Anti-Corruption Unit

Eleonora Nikolova has been appointed as the interim head of Bulgaria's Center for Prevention of Organized Crime and Corruption (BORKOR), it has been announced.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2012, Tuesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 821

Bulgarian Parliament to Discuss Increase of Highway Speed Limit

Bulgaria's MPs will discuss on Tuesday the proposed legislative amendments that would allow the country's highway speed limit to grow from 130 km/h to 140 km/h (87 mph).

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2012, Tuesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 3024

Bulgaria's PM Sacks 1 More Adviser

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has fired his adviser Rumen Milanov, it has been announced.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2012, Monday // 17:46 | Viewed: 744

Left-Winger Claims Bulgaria Will Pay Costly for Scrapping Belene N-Plant

Bulgarians will have to pay much higher electricity bills due to the government's decision to abandon the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project, according to Sergey Stanishev, leader of left-wing oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2012, Monday // 16:36 | Viewed: 606

No-Confidence Vote Officially Scrapped in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Parliament expectedly decided that the planned no-confidence vote against the ruling centrist-right GERB will not take place.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2012, Monday // 14:49 | Viewed: 688

Bulgaria's Parliament to Discuss Failed No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's Parliament will hold a sitting on Monday on which a recently submitted no-confidence motion against ruling centrist-right GERB is scheduled to be discussed.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2012, Monday // 11:17 | Viewed: 510

Ex EU Commissioner: Bulgaria's Rulers, Opposition in Backstage Deal

Bulgaria's rulers from the center-right party GERB and their supposed opposition operate in agreement, according to ex EU Commissioner and aspiring political leader Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | April 22, 2012, Sunday // 19:26 | Viewed: 800

Bulgarian PM Mocks Left-Wing Leadership Battle

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has stated he is "amused" by the battle between Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leader Sergey Stanishev and his opponent, Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2012, Saturday // 18:11 | Viewed: 674

Bulgaria's Ex-President Eyes Victory in 2013 General Elections

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012) has declared that his Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) should obligatory achieve "a convincing victory" at the 2013 general elections.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2012, Saturday // 17:24 | Viewed: 762

Bulgaria's Ex-PM Vows to Be 'More Than a Leader' of Left-Wingers

Bulgaria's former Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev (2002-2012) has declared his ambition to defeat the ruling centrist GERB with his left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and save his country from crisis.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2012, Saturday // 17:03 | Viewed: 558

Bulgarian PM Boasts about Building 'Life-Changing Highways'

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has reiterated his satisfaction with the ongoing construction of highways in his country.

Politics » Domestic | April 21, 2012, Saturday // 15:11 | Viewed: 938

Five Bids Filed for Smart Waste Management System in Sofia

Five candidates have filed bids for the creation of a smart waste management system in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | April 20, 2012, Friday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1352

Bulgaria's Left-Wingers Side with Another Far-Right Party on Belene

Left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and far-right VMRO will engage in common actions as both formations struggle to revive the abandoned Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.

Politics » Domestic | April 20, 2012, Friday // 11:59 | Viewed: 645

Bulgarian PM Fires Ex Intelligence Head as Adviser, Scandal Alleged

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has fired Gen. Kircho Kirov whom he appointed as an adviser only two months ago, after dismissing him as head of the National Intelligence Service.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 18:21 | Viewed: 2644

Bulgarian Left-Winger Blames Rulers for Canceled No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB has deliberately ruined the planned no-confidence vote against it by forcing MPs from the far-right Ataka to withdraw their signatures from the motion, left-wing leader Sergey Stanishev has claimed.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 16:57 | Viewed: 595

No-Confidence Vote Canceled, Bulgarian Ruling Party Says

The planned no-confidence vote against Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB will not take place, according to Parliamentary Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 644

Bulgaria Far-Right Drops Support for No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party has decided to withdraw its support for the upcoming no-confidence vote against the ruling centrist-right GERB.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 14:09 | Viewed: 640

Bulgarian President Dreams of Bright IT Future

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev believes that his country may become regional leader and a factor of global importance in the IT sector.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 13:31 | Viewed: 874

Bulgarian Far-Right May Withdraw Support for No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's far-right Ataka (Attack) party may withdraw its support for the upcoming no-confidence vote against ruling centrist-right GERB, it has been reported.

Politics » Domestic | April 19, 2012, Thursday // 12:41 | Viewed: 505

Bulgarian Right-Wingers Propose 'Lustration' Draft Bill

The right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) has proposed a lustration draft bill and constitutional amendments that will prevent the possibility of it being overturned by the Constitutional Court (KS).

Politics » Domestic | April 18, 2012, Wednesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 900