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Bulgarian Socialists Nominate Ex-Top Cop for Parliament Speaker

Socialist MP and former Bulgarian Minister of Interior Mihail Mikov is the Bulgarian Socialist Party's candidate for speaker of the new Bulgarian Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2013, Monday // 15:35 | Viewed: 880

Bulgaria's Judicial Council Seeks Disciplinary Action against Ex Sofia City Prosecutor

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has proposed initiating disciplinary action against former Sofia City Prosecutor Nikolay Kokinov over actions which breached the ethics code of Bulgarian magistrates and eroded public confidence in the judiciary

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2013, Monday // 14:38 | Viewed: 887

Bulgarian VP: Former Ruling Party Needs to Be Heard

Bulgaria needs a broad consensus government that will take up ideas from all parties according to Vice-President Margarita Popova.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 19:25 | Viewed: 857

Bulgaria Former Ruling GERB to Propose Tsacheva for Parliament Chair Again

Tsetska Tsacheva, speaker of Bulgaria's last parliament, will be former ruling party GERB's new candidate for parliament chair, according to newly elected GERB MP Emil Radev.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2013, Sunday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1397

Varna Municipal Council Appeals Reinstatement of Interim Mayor

The Municipal Council in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna has appealed the reinstatement of interim Mayor Hristo Bozov.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2013, Saturday // 18:49 | Viewed: 1263

Bulgarian President Accepts Chief of Staff’s Resignation

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has officially accepted the resignation handed by his Chief of Staff, Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | May 17, 2013, Friday // 18:47 | Viewed: 1187

Hristo Bozov Reinstated as Interim Varna Mayor

The Administrative Court in Bulgaria's Black Sea City of Varna has ruled to reinstate Hristo Bozov as interim Mayor of the city.

Politics » Domestic | May 17, 2013, Friday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1153

Supreme Prosecuting Authority Backs Appeal of Controversial Dismissal of Bulgarian Judge

Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Prosecutor's Office has backed the cassation appeal of judge Miroslava Todorova against her disciplinary dismissal by the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS).

Politics » Domestic | May 16, 2013, Thursday // 16:07 | Viewed: 908

Evgeni Dikov Appointed Interim Sofia City Prosecutor

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has voted unanimously to appoint Evgeni Dikov interim Sofia City Prosecutor.

Politics » Domestic | May 16, 2013, Thursday // 13:11 | Viewed: 834

Supreme Court to Issue Final Ruling of Controversial Dismissal of Bulgarian Judge

A five-judge panel of the Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) will review Thursday morning the appeal of former Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association (BJA), Miroslava Todorova, against her disciplinary dismissal by the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS).

Politics » Domestic | May 16, 2013, Thursday // 12:43 | Viewed: 869

Bulgaria’s Senior Prosecutor Security Beefed Up after Turning on GERB

Bulgaria’s senior prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov arrived at the meeting of the Supreme Judicial Council on Thursday in a armored jeep and more heavily guarded than usually.

Politics » Domestic | May 16, 2013, Thursday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgaria's Ex-PM Mysteriously Meets Farmers, Escapes Journalists

Bulgarian center-right party GERB leader and former PM Boyko Borisov has held a meeting with agriculture producers Tuesday, but has not appeared to answer journalist's questions.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2013, Tuesday // 14:44 | Viewed: 976

Top Bulgarian Socialist Threatens to Sue Tsvetanov for Libel

Bulgaria's Socialist leader Sergey Stanishev announced he will sue the former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov for defamation.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2013, Friday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1454

Bulgarian Conservative: Djankov Was Sacked for Corruption

Simeon Djankov, Finance Minister in the formerly-ruling GERB Cabinet was sacked over a corruption tipoff coming from the leader of the conservative Order, Law and Justice party, RZS, Yane Yanev.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2013, Friday // 12:16 | Viewed: 1284

Evgeni Dikov to Act as Interim Sofia City Prosecutor

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov will propose that Evgeni Dikov be moved from the Supreme Prosecutor's Office of Cassation to the Sofia City Prosecutor's Office to act as interim administrative head of the entity.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2013, Thursday // 11:48 | Viewed: 703

Bulgaria's Judicial Council to Start Procedure for Appointing Sofia City Prosecutor

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) is to open Thursday a procedure for the appointment of a Sofia City Prosecutor.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2013, Thursday // 08:51 | Viewed: 714

Bulgaria to Open Svilengrad-Kapitan Andreevo High-Speed Rail Line

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Marin Raykov and caretaker Transport Minister Kristiyan Krastev will open Thursday a high-speed rail line connecting the southern city of Svilengrad to the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2013, Thursday // 08:18 | Viewed: 2053

Bulgaria for Citizens: GERB Govt Spent Millions on Strange Trips

The Cabinet of former Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, and his GERB party have spent BGN 25 M just on business trips during their three and a half years in office.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2013, Wednesday // 20:50 | Viewed: 1177

Ex Interim Varna Mayor Appeals His Dismissal

The former interim Mayor of Bulgaria's Black Sea City of Varna, Hristo Bozov, is appealing his dismissal.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2013, Wednesday // 20:09 | Viewed: 875

Prosecutors Grill Bulgaria's Ex Agriculture Minister over Wiretap Leak

Former Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov was interviewed Wednesday at the Specialized Prosecutor's Office in connection with the ongoing illegal wiretap leak probe.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2013, Wednesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 937

Bulgarian Prosecution Confirms Interviewing Ex PM over Illegal Wiretapping Probe

Former Prime Minister and leader of center-right party GERB Boyko Borisov was interviewed Tuesday by the prosecuting authority as part of the probe over the so-called Bulgarian Watergate scandal.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2013, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 798
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