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Bulgarian Doctors Cancel Mass Protests

The mass protest rallies of Bulgaria physicians were canceled Wednesday, after Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, new Health Minister, Stefan Konstantinov, and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov signed an agreement with the Doctors Union.

Politics » Domestic | October 6, 2010, Wednesday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1537

Bulgarian MPs No-Confidence Debate Marred by Bickering

The Bulgarian Parliament debated for hours Wednesday the pointless issue of the no-confidence vote against the cabinet with bickering and mutual accusations of irresponsibility and populism.

Politics » Domestic | October 6, 2010, Wednesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1273

Bulgarian Constitutional Court Upholds Controversial Penal Provisions

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court has rejected the appeals against the adoption of Penal Code amendments that have been opposed vigorously by the President and the Socialist and centrist opposition.

Politics » Domestic | October 6, 2010, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1419

Bulgaria Parliament Elects New Health Minister

Bulgaria's parliament has expectedly supported the nomination of Stefan Konstantinov for new health minister to replace Anna-Maria Borisova, who quit last week over a funding row that has put hospitals in debt.

Politics » Domestic | October 6, 2010, Wednesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1381

Bulgarian MPs to Debate No Confidence Vote, New Minister

Bulgaria's Parliament is set to debate Wednesday the first ever no confidence vote of the Borisov Cabinet and the appointment of a new health minister.

Politics » Domestic | October 6, 2010, Wednesday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1163

Bulgarian Rightists Won't Vote for New Health Minister Nominee

The Bulgarian right-wing Blue Coalition will abstain at the Parliament vote Wednesday for the new nomiee for Minister of Health, Stefan Konstantinov.

Politics » Domestic | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 20:11 | Viewed: 1064

Bulgarian Employers Cry Foul at Social Security Tweak

Registered organizations of Bulgarian employers raised a univocal outcry at plans on the part of cabinet to raise the payments for retirement by 3%.

Politics » Domestic | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1393

Bulgarian Govt Tweaks Social System, Ups Payments

The Bulgarian government decided to up payments for social security upon retirement by 3% in a bid to relieve the country's strained health care system.

Politics » Domestic | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1595

Bulgarian ex-PM Deplores Ruling Party 'Insolence', Winks at President

The ruling GERB party is on a campaign to overwhelm all state powers and to lead Bulgaria to ruin, stated leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and ex-PM Sergey Stanishev Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | October 3, 2010, Sunday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1452

Bulgaria PM Sure of Success at Presidential Vote, Tips 5 Runners

Bulgaria's prime minister has expressed conviction that his party has among its ranks at least five likely nominees able to sweep next years' elections for the high, though largely ceremonial, office of president.

Politics » Domestic | October 2, 2010, Saturday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1545

Bulgarian Socialists Deny Having Presidential Nominees

The Bulgarian Socialist Party has denied that its leader Sergey Stanishev named two nominees for the 2010 Presidential Elections saying his words were misconstrued by the media.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 21:00 | Viewed: 1256

Parvanov Schools Borisov to Watch Tongue, Be Manly

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has extended friendly advise to his major political opponent, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, amidst intriguing statements made by the latter.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1732

Bulgarian Top Socialist Throws President Nominees Names

The leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and former Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev, announced Friday two possible party nominations for the 2011 presidential elections – Ivaylo Kalfin and Stefan Danailov.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1455

Bulgarian Top Financier Pledges Support for Health Minister

Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, declared he assumes full responsibility for an eventual failure of Bulgaria's latest health minister-to-be, Stefan Konstantinov.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1382

Troubled Bulgarian Registry Agency with New Head

Violeta Nikolova has been appointed at the post of Executive Director of Bulgaria's troubled Registry Agency, the Justice Ministry press center informs Friday.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1881

Bulgarian PM: New Health Minister Was My 10-Month Top Choice

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Friday his nominee for the country's latest health minister, Stefan Konstantinov, has actually been his top choice for many months.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1269

Opposition Socialists Accuse Bulgarian PM of Slander

The use of same criteria to assess the work of former and current ministers is the strongest proof for the consistent and fair policies of the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party, Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, says.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1208

No-Nonsense Bulgaria PM Borisov: I Am No Bragger, Just Very Tired Man

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, known for his fiery rhetoric, has fumed over allegations that he is no stranger to boastful speeches and manners in an emotional interview for a local TV channel.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1221

Prosecutors Deny Bulgaria FinMin Charged

Bulgaria's prosecutors have refuted reports that charges have been raised against Finance Minister Simeon Djankov over accusations of leaking classified information.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1108

Bulgarian Opposition Collects 76 No-confidence Signatures

The two major opposition formations in Bulgaria - the Socialist Party (BSP) and the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) – collected 76 signatures for the no-confidence vote against the cabinet "Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 12:29 | Viewed: 1188

Bulgaria FinMin to be Charged over Classified Info Leak - Report

Bulgaria's prosecutors will raise charges against Finance Minister Simeon Djankov over accusations of leaking classified information, local media reports said.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1065
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