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Bulgaria Ruling Party Files Last-Minute Constitutional Court Judge Nomination

Bulgaria's center-right ruling party GERB has nominated Grozdan Iliev, Deputy Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS), for a Constitutional Court judge.

Politics » Domestic | February 11, 2013, Monday // 19:19 | Viewed: 806

Bulgaria's Socialists May Embark on 'Anti-Flat Tax' Course ahead of Elections

The largest opposition party in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Socialist Party, is likely to set out to revise the country's flat 10% corporate and income tax rates at a party congress next week, just months ahead of the upcoming general elections.

Politics » Domestic | February 8, 2013, Friday // 18:15 | Viewed: 1182

PM Borisov: Buddha File Means Bulgarian Mafia on Last Feet!

The Buddha file, according to which Bulgaria's anti-mafia unit tried to recruit Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov as an organized crime informant in the late 1990s, is a plot meaning that the Bulgarian mafia is on its last feet, Borisov himself decla

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2013, Thursday // 19:34 | Viewed: 2941

Bulgaria's Parliament Rejects Proposed PM Hearing on Burgas Bombing

Bulgaria's Parliament has rejected a demand of right-wing leader Ivan Kostov for a hearing of Prime Minister Borisov on the government's stance on the Burgas bus bombing.

Politics » Domestic | February 7, 2013, Thursday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1722

Acad. Vodenicharov Becomes Bulgaria's Education Minister

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) newly elected President Acad.

Politics » Domestic | February 6, 2013, Wednesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1466

Bulgaria Govt to Prepare 3 New Laws by End of Term in Office

Bulgaria's center-right GERB government plans to prepare three new laws by the end of its term in office in summer.

Politics » Domestic | February 6, 2013, Wednesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1228

9,720 Votes Missing in Bulgaria's Nuclear Referendum

Official data published at the website of Bulgaria's election authority suggest that 9,720 votes at the January 27 referendum on nuclear energy went uncounted.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1059

Bulgarian PM Offers Perplexing Explanations in 'Buddha' Case Scandal

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has claimed that the police case for operative surveillance against him was launched because he has been a private bodyguard of Communist Dictator Todor Zhivkov and of former Tsar, Simeon Saxe-Coburg.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 2727

Bulgarian President Condemns Dogan Attack

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has once again condemned the gas pistol attack against former ethnic Turkish leader Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | February 5, 2013, Tuesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 924

Bulgarian Left-Wingers Demand Ad-Hoc Committee on 'Buddha' Scandal

The oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party has demanded the establishment of a parliamentary committee of inquiry that would discuss Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's alleged past as a secret informant for the country's anti-mafia unit back in the 1990s.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 20:33 | Viewed: 1442

MEP Slavi Binev: Bulgarian PM Is Mutra-Turned-Snitch

There is nothing more despicable that a third-rate, bighead mutra than a mutra who is also a snitch such as Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, according to MEP, Slavi Binev.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 18:53 | Viewed: 6972

Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Condemns 'Buddha'

The ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, issued a declaration strongly condemning "clandestine methods and discrediting war" waged against the formation.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 18:14 | Viewed: 1203

Bulgarian PM Didn't Agree to Become Police Mafia Informant - Officials

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov did not agree to be recruited as a secret informant by Bulgaria's anti-mafia unit back in the 1990s, police officials claimed on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1201

Bulgarian Regional Forestry Agency Head Fired for Corruption

The Director of the Regional Forestry Agency in the southwestern city of Blagoevgrad, Ivan Gergov, has been fired.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1554

Bulgaria Needs Referendum on Unemployment, Ecology – Finance Minister

Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has said that Bulgaria needs a referendum on the issues of unemployment and environmental protection.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgarian PM Admits to 'Buddha' Mafia Informant File

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has reportedly admitted the existence of a file codenamed "Buddha", which is alleged to contain information about his recruitement by Bulgaria's anti-mafia unit as an informant in the 1990s.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1485

Sofia Municipality to Offer E-Services as of May 2013

Starting May 2013, citizens of Sofia will be able to take advantage of 50 services of the Sofia Municipality through the e-government system, according to Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1378

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turks Demand 'European Minority Status'

Ethnic minorities in Balkan countries should be granted a "European minority status" to integrate them better into society, the new leader of Bulgaria's Turkish party has demanded.

Politics » Domestic | February 4, 2013, Monday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1397

Bulgarian GERB MP Faces Conflict of Interests Hearing

The Member of the Parliament from Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, Vyara Petrova, is facing a hearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Conflict of Interests.

Politics » Domestic | February 3, 2013, Sunday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1177

2 Bulgaria Security Officers Fired for 'Mafia Ties'

Two officers from Bulgaria's National Security Services have been released due to suspicions of ties with organized crime, stated Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1482

Interior Min: 'Humane' Bulgarian Judiciary Serves Criminals

Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has renewed attacks against a percieved ineffectiveness of the judiciary on the occasion of this week's shooting of alleged major drug boss Zlatomir Ivanov, aka Zlatko Baretata.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2013, Saturday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1213
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