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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

Bulgaria Govt Faces First No Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's center-right government is set to be challenged for the first time since the beginning of its term in a motion of no confidence initiated by the opposition over its health care policy.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2010, Friday // 07:48 | Viewed: 1206

Bulgarian Opposition Confirms Cabinet No-Confidence Vote

The two major opposition formations in Bulgaria - the Socialist Party (BSP) and the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), have announced they will submit their no-confidence vote.

Politics » Domestic | September 30, 2010, Thursday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1035

Bulgarian PM: Health Minister Ousted over Loss of Party Trust

Bulgaria's Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova, has resigned because she failed to coordinate her idea of hospital copay with the leadership of the ruling, center-right GERB party.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 20:51 | Viewed: 1456

Bulgarian Security Chief Exposed as Communist Services Agent

A special panel, investigating Bulgaria's communist-era police files exposed Wednesday 12 more employees of the National Security Services (NSO) as collaborators and agents of the former Communist State Security.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 1595

Bulgarian Prisons Receive BGN 8 M Boost

The Bulgarian GERB cabinet decided Wednesday to slate an additional BGN 8 M for the country's prison system in order to secure the normal functioning of the detention centers.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1534

Bulgarian Right-Wing Lauds Health Minister's Ousting

Commentaries from Bulgaria's main political formations came pouring in Wednesday in the aftermath of the "surprise" resignation of the Health Minister from the cabinet of the ruling, center-right GERB party, Anna-Maria Borisova.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1579

Bulgaria's Health Minister Claims Copay Not Determined Yet

The Bulgarian Health Minister Anna-Maria Borisova has stated that the exact percentage of the copay has not been determined.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1304

Bulgarian MPs Vote Procedures on Ombudsman Election

Bulgaria's Parliament will discuss on Wednesday the procedure and the committee for the secret election of a new Ombudsman.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1180

Bulgaria's Government to Discuss 2011 Draft Budget

Pensions and salaries in Bulgaria will not be changed in 2011, the Finance Ministry's draft 2011 State Budget Act says.

Politics » Domestic | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 08:43 | Viewed: 1902

Bulgarian Opposition Unites on Cabinet No-confidence Vote

The two major opposition formations in Bulgaria - the Socialist Party (BSP) and the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) finally found common ground on the cabinet's no-confidence vote.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2010, Tuesday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1309

Bulgarian Right Wing Demands Health Minister Ousting

Bulgaria's right-wing Union of Democratic Forces Party (UDF) demanded Tuesday the resignation of Health Minister, Anna-Maria Borisova.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2010, Tuesday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1204

Fractured Bulgarian Agrarians Vow to Unite for Elections

Bulgaria's many agrarian parties, which have been increasingly disunified and marginalized over the last 20 years, might come together for local and presidential elections 2011.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2010, Monday // 20:13 | Viewed: 1105

New Site Measures Bulgarian PM Adherence to Promises

A new site was launched in Bulgaria Monday with its creators aiming at limiting politicians' promises that later remain unfulfilled.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2010, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1228

Bulgaria FinMin to be Quizzed over Classified Info Leak

Finance Minister Simeon Djankov will be interrogated over accusations of leaking classified information, Sofia prosecutor has announced.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2010, Sunday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1268

Bulgarian Labor Ministry to Provide Internships for Youngsters

The Bulgarian Labor Ministry will launch a new project from October 1, which will give opportunity to people under 29 years of age to gain experience in their field of study as interns.

Politics » Domestic | September 26, 2010, Sunday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1267

Bulgarian Mayor: Plovdiv Is Not Sofia's Dumpsite

The Mayor of Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv, Slavcho Atanasov, warned about civil unrest if the capital Sofia sends more of its waste there.

Politics » Domestic | September 24, 2010, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 2393

Reshuffle Hits Bulgaria's Flawed Registry Agency

The leadership of Bulgaria's Registry Agency will be dismissed following the recent discovery of public procurement orders' violations, the justice minister has announced.

Politics » Domestic | September 23, 2010, Thursday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1792
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