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Bulgarian President's Ex-Chief of Staff: My Resignation Wasn't Political

Tsvetlin Yovchev, who resigned as Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev’s Chief of Staff on Tuesday, has reiterated that there were no political reasons behind his stepping down.

Politics » Domestic | April 10, 2013, Wednesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 806

Bulgarian President's Chief of Staff Calls It Quits

Tsvetlin Yovchev, the Chief of Staff of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, has resigned, local media informed on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2013, Tuesday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1060

Bulgarian President Refers New Sea Act to Constitutional Court

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has referred to the Constitutional Court the new amendments to Bulgaria's Sea Act on grounds of a presumed violation of the public interest.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2013, Monday // 20:09 | Viewed: 750

Controversial Ex GERB MP Left Bulgaria over Fear for Family

Emil Dimitrov, former controversial Member of the Parliament from the centrist Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, has left Bulgaria and is currently in another EU Member State.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2013, Monday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1441

Acquitted Ex Bulgarian Health Min: I Fell Pray of Mob Law

I was a scapegoat for the huge problems in Bulgaria's healthcare system, former Health Minister Bozhidar Nanev says in interview in the eve of World Health Day.

Politics » Domestic | April 7, 2013, Sunday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1087

Bulgaria's GERB Disown Disgraced Former Leading MP

Former Bulgarian ruling party GERB "have nothing to do" with their own former MP Emil Dimitrov, who was recently determined to have been in conflict of interest as MP, stated GERB vice-chair Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2013, Saturday // 19:10 | Viewed: 871

Bulgaria VP: Wiretapping Scandal Erodes Trust

The wiretapping scandal roaring in Bulgaria will negatively affect trust in institutions, no matter what the truth turns out to be, said Bulgarian Vice-President Margarita Popova.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2013, Saturday // 17:32 | Viewed: 797

Bulgaria Back on Track, after '60 Y Socialist Rule' - Ex-FinMin

The economic hardships suffered by Bulgarians are largely due to "60 years of socialist rule", according to former Bulgarian Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov.

Politics » Domestic | April 6, 2013, Saturday // 12:43 | Viewed: 2177

Dogan Attacker: No One Can Save You from People's Wrath

Oktay Enimehmedov, the man who shocked Bulgaria by pointing a gas pistol at former ethnic Turkish party leader Ahmed Dogan, has written a letter in Sofia's jail.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2013, Thursday // 10:36 | Viewed: 860

PACE Delegation to Arrive on Pre-Electoral Visit to Bulgaria

The six-member PACE delegation, led by Andreas Gross (Switzerland, SOC), will arrive in Bulgaria on a two-day mission to assess the electoral framework and campaign prior to the early parliamentary elections to be held in the country on 12 May.

Politics » Domestic | April 4, 2013, Thursday // 08:15 | Viewed: 714

Nationalist Leader: Gabon Offers Higher Pensions than Bulgaria

Volen Siderov, leader of nationalist party Ataka, has suggested that pension rates in Bulgaria are lower than African countries.

Politics » Domestic | April 3, 2013, Wednesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1237

Ex Bulgarian FinMin: Economic Situation Is Worst in 23 Years

Former Finance Minister Plamen Oresharski has described the current economic situation in Bulgaria as the most unfavorable for the past 23 years.

Politics » Domestic | April 1, 2013, Monday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1361

New 'Snooping' Scandal Surfaces in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor, Sotir Tsatsarov, is ordering a probe over recent information the Interior Ministry has spied illegally on politicians, businessmen, magistrates and journalists.

Politics » Domestic | March 29, 2013, Friday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1104

Employees of Bulgaria's Port Varna Stage Protest

Workers at Bulgaria's largest Black Sea port, Port Varna, will stage a new protest Thursday to oppose a project for converting a large portion of the port to pedestrian use.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2013, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 993

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt to Earmark Resources to Help Poorest

Bulgaria's caretaker government will announce Thursday the money it will allocate from the budget for measures to assist low-income groups.

Politics » Domestic | March 28, 2013, Thursday // 08:39 | Viewed: 747

Bulgaria's EU Competiveness Official Sacked - Report

Bulgaria's caretaker Economy and Energy Minister, Asen Vassilev, has fired Kiril Geratliev, head of the EU Competitiveness Funds Directorate at the Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | March 27, 2013, Wednesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 715

Bulgaria's GERB Denies Covering up for Ex AgriMin

The Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, has firmly rejected claims they have been providing political cover-up for former Minister of Agriculture Miroslav Naydenov.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2013, Tuesday // 17:38 | Viewed: 693

Ex Bulgarian AgriMin: Scandalous Agri Fund CEO Framed Me

Former Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture Miroslav Naydenov insists he has been charged in a case that "simmered" in the prosecution's office for three and half years in awaiting the most favorable moment to attack him.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2013, Tuesday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1163

Charged Bulgaria Ax Agri Min: Socialists Pressured Prosecution to Frame Me

The Bulgarian Socialist Party has pressured the prosecution to act against him, claimed Tuesday former Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture Miroslav Naydenov.

Politics » Domestic | March 26, 2013, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 577

Over 20 Life Threats Registered against Bulgaria's Ex Interior Minister

Bulgaria's Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry, Kalin Georgiev, has said that the decision to keep former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov under special protection was driven by the total of over 20 threats to his life.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 19:57 | Viewed: 1158

Bulgarian Football Legend Backs Students Association, Denies Plans to Enter Politics

Bulgarian football legend Hristo Stoichkov has said that he has no intentions of getting into politics but he will back students who asked him to become their patron.

Politics » Domestic | March 23, 2013, Saturday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1196
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