The Bulgarian Parliament adopted at second reading amendments to the Tobacco and Tobacco Products Act, which allow the liberalization of the raw tobacco market in the country.
The Sofia Regional Court began Wednesday the trial of Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, who is being sued for libel.
The Bulgarian cabinet issued Wednesday an official proposal to President, Georgi Parvanov, to release from his duties the Director of the State Agency for National Security, DANS, Tsvetlin Yovchev.
The controversial, anti-government Bulgarian weekly Galeria made public Wednesday new revelations about Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, surrounding his properties and trips abroad.
Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, demands information about the profile of people who are spied on with special surveillance devices, SRS, and the effectiveness of their use.
Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, says he worked hard to create a really good team at the Interior Ministry and would not want to part with its Chief Secretary, Kalin Georgiev.
Employees of the Bulgarian State Agency for National Security (DANS) have been paid EUR 200 000 for leaking USB ports with taped phone conversations between senior government officials, according to Bulgarian daily "24 Chasa".
Bulgaria's Consultative National Security Council will discuss vital matters in the sphere of home affairs on Tuesday.
The appointment of Interior Minister and Deputy PM Tsvetan Tsvetanov as head of the campaign headquarters of the ruling center-right party GERB is completely wrong, according to the rightist Blue Coalition.
The authority of the Bulgarian Interior Minister to sign under the use of special surveillance devices (SRS) is going to be transferred to the Chief Secretary of the Interior, who will not be mandated to notify the Minister.
The recent scandal involving leaked phone conversations of high Bulgarian officials has started with an information leak from the State National Security Agency (DANS), according to Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov.
Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB will not team up with partners in the upcoming local and presidential polls in the autumn and is confident of its success, the interior minister said on Sunday.
Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB will not lead a smear campaign, the party spokesperson Sevdalina Arnaudova said Sunday at the presentation of the entire election headquarters staff for the presidential and local elections in October 2011.
The newly established Center for Prevention of Organized Crime and Corruption (BORKOR) will cost the Bulgarian state budget BGN 2 M per year, according to the unit's head, Rumen Milanov.
Organized members of the far-right nationalist party Ataka gathered and chanted slogans at the official commemoration of the death of Bulgaria's Apostle of Freedom, Vasil Levski.
Controversial Bulgarian businessman Aleksei Petrov, who is being sued on several counts, has praised the creation and leadership of the new Bulgarian anti-corruption unit, BORKOR.
The Central Operational Bureau of the Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, (DPS), has expelled from the party Kasim Dal, a former key figure in the formation.
The head of Bulgaria's national security agency, who resigned on Wednesday amid accusations about his office's performance, may be soon appointed security adviser of the prime minister.
The Central Operational Bureau of the Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, (DPS), is meeting Friday to decide on the faith of dissident party member Kasim Dal.
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