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Bulgarian Creator of Torrent Tracker Faces Court

 Pre-trial proceedings for an offense against intellectual property have been opened against a 31-year-old citizen of the southern Bulgarian city of Plovdiv.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1944

Controversial Sofia Court Head Drops Property Case

Vladimira Yaneva, the controversially appointed head of the Sofia City Court (SCC) boasting a family friendship with Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has withdrawn from the notorious Sofia Properties case.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1669

Bulgarian Interior: EU Funding Wrongly Listed as Donations

Donations received by the Bulgarian Interior Ministry in the first half of 2011 amount to BGN 3 871 000 or 40% less, compared to the same period of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1713

Sofia to Defend Garbage Tax before Supreme Court

Sofia Municipality will appeal the decision of Administrative Court Sofia City (ACSC) on household waste tax, according to Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2011, Monday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1726

Bulgarian Police Set New Donations Record

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry has set a new record of donations, collecting another BGN 9 M in the second quarter of 2011.

Politics » Domestic | August 8, 2011, Monday // 11:00 | Viewed: 1866

Bulgaria's Whistle-Blowing Traffic Cop Faces Court Trial

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry is set to file a Court claim against traffic police officer, Konstantin Ivanov, who revealed the umbrella policy of the institution towards traffic violations committed by its donors.

Politics » Domestic | August 7, 2011, Sunday // 13:44 | Viewed: 2370

Notorious Bulgarian Ethnic Turk Stages Pre-Election Circus

The sidewalk in front of the office of Bulgaria's Central Election Committee, CEC, became Friday the witness of a real crowd of presidential hopefuls wishing to register.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2011, Friday // 13:36 | Viewed: 2011

Key Bulgarian Presidential Candidate Challenges PM to Run Against Her

Representatives of the initiative committee that endorses Bulgaria's ex-EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva for President expressed their certainty she would defeat every runner the ruling centrist-right GERB comes up with.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2011, Friday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1239

Bulgarian PM Hints He Might Enter Presidential Race

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, offered yet another controversial statement regarding his possible run for the presidential office in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | August 5, 2011, Friday // 11:45 | Viewed: 1386

Bulgaria's Electoral Body Starts Accepting Presidential Bids

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) starts accepting registration documents of political parties, coalitions and initiative committees for the presidential elections on August 05.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2011, Thursday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1165

Traffic Police Officer Pressured to Resign After Uncovering Donations Scandal at Bulgarian Interior Ministry

Traffic Police officer Konstantin Ivanov, who revealed the umbrella policy of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry towards traffic violations committed by its donors, has been forced to resign after 20 years on the job.

Politics » Domestic | August 4, 2011, Thursday // 16:52 | Viewed: 2062

Bulgarian Court Snubs Garbage Tax Formation Principles in Sofia

The Sofia Administrative Court has declared Sofia Municipality's method of calculating garbage tax illegal.

Politics » Domestic | August 2, 2011, Tuesday // 09:17 | Viewed: 1554

Bulgarian Court Suspends Tree Felling Ban in Ex Tsar's Properties

Administrative Court Sofia- District (ACSD) has revoked the tree felling ban in the forests of former Bulgarian Tsar and former Prime Minister, Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his sister Maria-Louisa.

Politics » Domestic | August 1, 2011, Monday // 13:58 | Viewed: 2127

Bulgarian Socialists Hold Traditional Mount Buzludzha Festivities

The traditional Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) meeting at Mount Buzludzha is being held Saturday, under the motto "After 120 Year – Contemporaries of the Future.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2011, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1787

Bulgarian Interior Ministry to Gradually Phase Out Donations

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has said that the Interior will gradually stop accepting donations.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2011, Friday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1079

Bulgarian Judges, Human Rights NGO, Oppose Results of Sofia City Court Inspection

Criminal judges from the Sofia City Court (SCC) have opposed the probe carried out by the Inspectorate at Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS).

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2011, Thursday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1357

Independent MPs Declare Temporary Peace with Bulgarian Parliament Chair

Bulgarian independent MPs have temporarily suspended their call for the resignation of Parliamentary Chair Tsetska Tsacheva.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2011, Thursday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1137

Bulgarian Opposition: Lukoil License Revocation Is Dramatic PR

The revocation of the Lukoil Bulgaria license is a theatrical play that would only lead to the increase of fuel prices, according to the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2011, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1188

Bulgarian Right Wing Lauds Measure against Lukoil

Bulgaria's right-wing Blue Coalition declared Wednesday firm support for the actions of Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, and the Director of the Customs Agency, Vanyo Tanov, regarding Lukoil.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2011, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1090

CIA Data on Roma Contradicts Bulgarian National Stats

There are about 870 000 Bulgarian Roma, according to Tsvetelin Kanchev, leader of the Bulgarian Evroroma" party.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2011, Wednesday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1776

First Work Day in Bulgaria Parliament for Truant Turk Leader

Ahmed Dogan, leader of the ethnic Turkish party, member of parliament and top non-attender of its sessions, made headlines on Tuesday after turning up at the National Assembly for the no confidence vote against the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 20:48 | Viewed: 1220