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Bulgaria President: No Worries about New Chief Prosecutor

Bulgaria's new Chief Prosecutor elect Sotir Tsatsarov was a good choice, commented President Rosen Plevneliev Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | January 6, 2013, Sunday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1137

Bulgarian Left-Wingers Say Coalition with Rulers Impossible

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev has completely ruled out the possibility of his party forming a coalition with the ruling centrist-right GERB after the 2013 elections.

Politics » Domestic | January 5, 2013, Saturday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1200

Bulgarian President Proud of His 1st New Year Address

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has declared that he is proud of his first New Year address to the nation since assumed office in 2012.

Politics » Domestic | January 5, 2013, Saturday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgarian Cabinet to Impose Full Ban on Dunes Construction

The Cabinet will table in the Bulgarian Parliament Monday a proposal for a full ban on construction activities on plots listed as sand dunes.

Politics » Domestic | January 5, 2013, Saturday // 13:15 | Viewed: 13777

Bulgarian Govt Repeals Outrageous Construction Permit for Protected Area

A decision of Bulgaria's Directorate for National Construction Control has repealed a permit issued for residential construction in a protected area with sand dunes on the Black Sea coast near the top resort of Nessebar.

Politics » Domestic | January 4, 2013, Friday // 17:55 | Viewed: 1278

Socialist Chief Lashes Out against Bulgaria's Rulers, President over Electoral Law

Sergey Stanishev, head of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party and the Party of European Socialists, and ex PM, has slammed Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev for being subservient to the Borisov Cabinet and the ruling party GERB.

Politics » Domestic | January 4, 2013, Friday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1212

Bulgaria's New Chief Prosecutor to be Sworn in Jan 10

Sotir Tsatsarov is to be sworn in as Bulgaria's new prosecutor general on January 10 for a seven-year term, the prosecutor's office announced on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | January 4, 2013, Friday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1123

Tourism Official Axed over 'Colorado' Blunder in Bulgarian President's Speech

The photo of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado used in the New Year's address of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev ended up on the website of tourist company Balkantourist as a result of "copy – paste" by a negligent official of the firm.

Politics » Domestic | January 3, 2013, Thursday // 18:18 | Viewed: 2062

Sofia Municipality Attracted Investments of over BGN 2 B in 2 Years

The Sofia Municipality has attracted over BGN 2 B in investments over the past two years, according to Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Politics » Domestic | January 3, 2013, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1356

Bulgarian PM Ordered Government Penance

Penance's of the government has been ordered by Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | January 2, 2013, Wednesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1356

Bulgaria PM Hopes to Sweep Elections 2013 to Avert Collapse

Bulgaria's ruling party hopes to win the elections later this year in a bid to preserve the political stability in the country and avert financial collapse, the prime minister has said.

Politics » Domestic | January 2, 2013, Wednesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1542

Minimum Wages in Bulgaria Up, Pensions - as of April

Starting January 1, 2013, the minimum wage in Bulgaria increases by BGN 20 to BGN 310.

Politics » Domestic | January 1, 2013, Tuesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 3537

Bulgaria's President: 2013 - Chance for Stronger Civil Society

As he addressed the nation minutes before the New Year set in, President Rosen Plevneliev urged fellow Bulgarians to turn their backs on nostalgia and hatred and fight for a stronger civil society in 2013.

Politics » Domestic | January 1, 2013, Tuesday // 09:27 | Viewed: 1137

Bulgaria Top Cop Blocks Road to Main Winter Resort Bansko

Bulgarian Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov participated Sunday in a protest that blocked the entry road to Bulgaria's top winter resort, Bansko.

Politics » Domestic | December 30, 2012, Sunday // 17:27 | Viewed: 2380

President Plevneliev with Highest Approval Rating among Bulgarian Politicians

President Rosen Plevneliev has the highest approval rating among Bulgarian politicians, according to a poll of the Institute of Modern Politics (IMP).

Politics » Domestic | December 27, 2012, Thursday // 19:41 | Viewed: 2187

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party To Bring No-Confidence Motion against GERB Govt

Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) will start preparing a no-confidence vote against the center-right GERB government after the New Year holidays, according to Lyutvi Mestan, Deputy Chair of DPS.

Politics » Domestic | December 27, 2012, Thursday // 18:39 | Viewed: 974

Bulgarian Judges Association Terms Chief Prosecutor Election Unconstitutional

The Bulgarian Judges Association (BJA) has insisted that the new Chief Prosecutor was elected and appointed in breach of the Constitution.

Politics » Domestic | December 27, 2012, Thursday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1003

French Film Star, Luxury Mogul, Invited to Seek Bulgarian Citizenship

Bernard Arnauult, Chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, and legendary French actor Gerard Depardieu, who are fleeing France over high wealth tax rates, have received an invitation to become Bulgarian citizens.

Politics » Domestic | December 27, 2012, Thursday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1850

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Calls for Expert Cabinet

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party has argued that a government of experts should assume office in 2013.

Politics » Domestic | December 26, 2012, Wednesday // 20:04 | Viewed: 1446

Notorious Bulgarian Lobbyist Cleared of Perjury

Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) has conclusively upheld the acquittal of notorious businessman and alleged court lobbyist Krasimir Georgiev, aka Krasio the Black, on perjury charges.

Politics » Domestic | December 26, 2012, Wednesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 1767

Bulgaria PM: After Elections, GERB Won't Form Coalitions

If current Bulgarian ruling party GERB cannot form a cabinet after 2013 general elections, they will stay in opposition, according to party chair and Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | December 23, 2012, Sunday // 20:12 | Viewed: 1501
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