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Bulgaria FBI Head Tipped for Second Term

Bulgaria's government will issue on Wednesday an official proposal for the president to re-appoint Konstantin Kazakov as Director of the State Agency for National Security, DANS.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2012, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 612

Bulgaria Set to Wrap Up Crucial E-Govt Project in 2013

Bulgaria plans to fully implement next year the much needed and long-delayed e-government project.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2012, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 679

Full Smoking Ban Survives in Bulgaria, PM to Stay in Power

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Economic Committee has rejected amendments that would have lifted the country's full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2012, Tuesday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1380

Bulgaria's Rulers Still Ahead of Opposition - Poll

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB party is still more popular than its major political rivals, according to the latest poll conducted by the National Center for Study of Public Opinion.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2012, Tuesday // 11:21 | Viewed: 767

Bulgaria's President's Office Granted Zero Pardons in November

The Bulgarian Pardons Committee at the President Office issued zero pardons in November out of a total of 60 applications by 33 convicted persons.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2012, Tuesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 635

Bulgaria's Judicial Council Holds Last-Minute Review of Chief Prosecutor Election Rules

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) will review Tuesday the procedure for electing a Chief Prosecutor just two days ahead of the vote.

Politics » Domestic | December 18, 2012, Tuesday // 08:55 | Viewed: 431

Bulgarian MP Still Desperate to Lift Full Smoking Ban

Evgeni Stoev, MP from Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB, has no intention of withdrawing his proposal to lift the country's full smoking ban in enclosed public spaces.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2012, Monday // 19:00 | Viewed: 930

Bulgaria's Interim Chief Prosecutor Complains about Scarcity of Corruption Trials

Boyko Naydenov, interim Chief Prosecutor and head of Bulgaria's National Investigative Service, has criticized the lack of results in fighting corruption and thefts in 2012.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2012, Monday // 17:27 | Viewed: 720

Bulgarian President Backs Opening of Islamic Institute in Sofia

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has spoken in favor of the opening of an Islamic institute of higher education in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2012, Monday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1327

Decision Postponed on Notorious Bulgarian Prosecutor

The Ethics Committee at Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council has postponed its decision on notorious prosecutor Galya Gugusheva for January 2013.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2012, Monday // 17:11 | Viewed: 513

Bulgarian Anonymous Hack FinMin Website

The Bulgarian unit of the Anonymous has hacked the official website of the finance ministry.

Politics » Domestic | December 17, 2012, Monday // 12:17 | Viewed: 3263

Bulgarian PM Snubs again WikiLeaks as Communist Slander

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, reiterated over the weekend that cables of US diplomats with allegations about his criminal past, disclosed by WikiLeaks, were a Socialist conspiracy and complete non-sense.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2012, Sunday // 19:56 | Viewed: 7860

Bulgarian Top Cop Obstructed Recovery after Pernik Quake

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has obstructed the fast absorption of funds, slated by the Cabinet for people affected by the strong earthquake in the western region and city of Pernik.

Politics » Domestic | December 16, 2012, Sunday // 18:47 | Viewed: 894

Bulgaria PM Vows 2nd Term in Office for Finance Minister

Simeon Djankov will get a second term in office as Finance Minister if center-right party GERB wins the 2013 parliamentary elections, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | December 15, 2012, Saturday // 19:57 | Viewed: 626

Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Aborts Key Election Code Vote

Bulgaria's ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, is halting all debates on the embattled Election Code and will resume them only after an apology from the opposition.

Politics » Domestic | December 14, 2012, Friday // 15:02 | Viewed: 861

Lack of Quorum Halts Bulgarian MPs Key Election Code Vote

The Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament, Tsetska Tsacheva, dismissed Friday all present MPs due to lack of quorum.

Politics » Domestic | December 14, 2012, Friday // 12:32 | Viewed: 596

Bulgaria's Ruling Party Pushes Back-Door Changes to Electoral System

At the Parliamentary elections in 2013, voters in Bulgaria will not have the right to rearrange party lists of MP candidates.

Politics » Domestic | December 13, 2012, Thursday // 12:06 | Viewed: 789

Bomb Threats Close 2 Courts in Varna, 1 in Sofia

A little after 8 a.m. on Thursday, the 112 emergency phone line received a tip-off that bombs had been planted at two courts in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna.

Politics » Domestic | December 13, 2012, Thursday // 10:41 | Viewed: 852

Bulgarian Rulers Reveal They Have Constitutional Judge Candidate

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB party has a candidate in mind for a constitutional judge, GERB leader and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov revealed Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 684

Bulgarian PM Jokingly Hints Top Cop May Succeed Him

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov hinted on Wednesday that Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov may one day succeed him.

Politics » Domestic | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 15:40 | Viewed: 717

Bulgaria Govt Grants 6 Mineral Exploration Permits

Bulgaria's government approved Wednesday the issuance of six mineral exploration permits.

Politics » Domestic | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1225
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