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Bulgarian Ex-President Sets on Election Tour to Woo Socialists

Bulgarian media are widely reporting Friday that former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov is continuing his tour of the country, now as a candidate to chair the Bulgarian Socialist Party.

Politics » Domestic | March 9, 2012, Friday // 08:24 | Viewed: 731

Top Bulgarian Socialist Honors Journalists on International Women's Day

The leader of the opposition left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, and former Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev, sent Thursday flowers to all female parliamentary reporters on the occasion of International Women's Day.

Politics » Domestic | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 16:20 | Viewed: 877

No Unpardonable Crimes Exist, Bulgarian VP Says

Bulgaria's Vice President Margarita Popova has stated that there are no crimes that she never would pardon.

Politics » Domestic | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 744

Bulgarian MPs Clash over State Servants Act

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament passed at first reading Thursday amendments to the State Servants Act.

Politics » Domestic | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 13:59 | Viewed: 795

Bulgaria PM: Bonus Repayment Orders Were Populist

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has termed his order for the repayment of bonuses received by government officials as "populist", citing the low salaries and the huge responsibilities of public office holders.

Politics » Domestic | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 11:31 | Viewed: 954

Bulgarian Vice President to Present Staff of Pardons Body

Vice President Margarita Popova will present Thursday the chair and the members of the Pardons Committee.

Politics » Domestic | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 08:31 | Viewed: 767

Ruling Party MP: Unemployed Bulgarian Youths Are Mostly Marginals

Center-right ruling party GERB has termed the majority of unemployed youths in Bulgaria as "marginals".

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 842

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Warns against Over-Criminalization Tendency

Chief Prosecutor Boris Velchev has spoken out against the persisting striving in Bulgarian lawmakers to criminalize "everything which Bulgarian society finds unpleasant".

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1143

Bulgarian Ethnic Turks Leader: Consulting Fee Was Not Bonus

The leader of the Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, Ahmed Dogan, refused to return his huge consultancy fee, saying it had not been a bonus.

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1474

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Leader Impressed by New President

The leader of the Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, Ahmed Dogan, admitted that he had been impressed by the country's new President, Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 772

Libel Lawsuit against Bulgaria's Top Cop to Start on April 27

The first hearing for the libel lawsuit against Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov initiated by Miroslava Todorova, a judge at the Sofia City Court (SCC) and Chair of the Bulgarian Judges Association (BJA), will be held on April 27 at the Plovdiv Regiona

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 951

Bulgarian Socialists: Ex President's Ambition Is Problematic

Key figures from the opposition, left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party are becoming fed-up with the aggressive behavior of former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 13:03 | Viewed: 804

Bulgarian Govt Officials Returned Bonuses Worth Over BGN 600 000

Bulgarian government officials have returned bonus payments amounting to BGN 603 675.62, according to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1015

Inmate: Ex Bulgarian VP Asked for Money to Grant Pardons

Former Bulgarian Vice President has asked USD 10 000 to grant a pardon to a felon, according to inmate H.

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 734

Bulgarian PM Discloses Information on Returned Bonuses

Bulgaria is anticipating information Wednesday on senior officials returning or not their bonuses for 2010 and 2011, as this is the deadline to do so.

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 715

Bulgaria Moves toward E-Govt with Paper-Free Foreign Min

Bulgaria's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has become the country's first paper-free ministry by discarding all paper document flow, it announced Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1305

Bulgaria Top Cop: Police, Courts Are Like 'Communicating Vessels'

Bulgaria's Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov has made a clumsy attempt at toning town a war of words he led in the past few months with the judicial system.

Politics » Domestic | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 20:16 | Viewed: 831

Bulgarian Socialist Leader: Ex-President's Bid Is Divisive

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov's annoucement that he will run for leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party might have negative effects on the party, commented current chair Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 19:14 | Viewed: 899

Former President to Run for Chair of Bulgarian Socialist Party

One month and a half after his second term in office expired, former President Georgi Parvanov confirmed that he would run for Chair of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) at the upcoming congress in May.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2012, Monday // 20:51 | Viewed: 1168

Bulgaria's Ex EU Commissioner Ranks in Top 3 of Most Trusted Politicians - Poll

Bulgaria's center-right ruling party GERB is gradually losing support but still retains its advantage over its political rivals, according to a poll conducted by Alpha Research at the end of February.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2012, Monday // 18:07 | Viewed: 1043

Bulgarian PM Extends Bonus Return Deadline

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has extended to Wednesday the deadline for ministers, their deputies, heads of political cabinets, regional governors and their deputies to return or donate all bonuses they have received

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2012, Monday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1522