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Bulgaria’s PM: Ministers Should Not Take Part in Campaign for Local Elections

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov plans to offer all ministers to refrain from participating in the election campaign for the upcoming local elections.

Politics » Domestic | March 15, 2015, Sunday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2575

Sarnitsa Municipality in SW Bulgaria Holds 1st Local Elections

The southwestern Bulgarian municipality of Sarnitsa is holding its first local elections.

Politics » Domestic | March 15, 2015, Sunday // 10:36 | Viewed: 976

Bulgaria's GERB to Contest Local Elections on Its Own

The executive committee of Bulgaria's main ruling party GERB has decided that the party will compete in the forthcoming local elections on its own.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2015, Saturday // 13:48 | Viewed: 2810

Bulgaria's ABV to Decide on Continuing Support for Cabinet in April

Left-wing ABV, one of the parties supporting Bulgaria's coalition government, will decide whether it will continue to provide its backing for the cabinet in April.

Politics » Domestic | March 14, 2015, Saturday // 12:55 | Viewed: 1312

Another Deputy Chair of Sofia City Court Resigns

Another of the deputy chairs of Bulgaria's Sofia City Court (SGS) – judge Nikolay Dimov resigned due to personal reasons.

Politics » Domestic | March 13, 2015, Friday // 18:59 | Viewed: 1131

EU to Grant Bulgaria BGN 10 M in Funding on Refugee Projects

The European Commission is to fund Bulgaria in the amount of BGN 10 M on emergency measures on account of the increased influx of emigrants in the country.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1133

Acquittal of Ex Registry Agency Head on Embezzlement Charges Revoked by Supreme Court

Bulgaria’s Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) has revoked the acquittal on the embezzlement case against the former head of the Registry Agency, Violeta Nikolova.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 13:05 | Viewed: 923

Bulgaria’s Ex Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov Quits as MP

Bulgaria’s Parliament has voted to terminate the term in office of MP Veselin Vuchkov, former Interior Minister.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 10:23 | Viewed: 872

MEP Barekov with 1 Lawmaker with Bulgaria Parliament after 2 Quit His Party

Two lawmakers of Bulgaria without Censorship, the party of MEP Nikolay Barekov in Bulgaria's Parliament, have left his entity.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2015, Thursday // 07:49 | Viewed: 810

Deputy Chair of Sofia City Court Resigns

Chairman of Bulgaria's Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS) Lozan Panov announced that one of the deputy chairs of Sofia City Court (SGS) – judge Ivo Dachev resigned on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 935

Georgi Kostov Appointed as New Interior Ministry Chief Secretary

Georgi Kostov has been appointed as new Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry, the President’s press office announced on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1030

Bulgaria’s Govt Proposes Georgi Kostov as New Interior Ministry Chief Secretary

Bulgaria’s government has nominated Georgi Kostov as new Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry following the resignation of Svetlozar Lazarov.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 884

Rumyana Bachvarova Gets MPs Approval to Be Next Interior Minister

Lawmakers have voted to approve current Deputy PM Rumyana Bachvarova as the country's next Interior Mininster.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1204

Bulgaria Nationalists Urge Debate on Bringing Back Death Penalty

The nationalist coalition Patriotic Front (PF) will insist on a social debate on whether the capital punishment should be reintroduced, its co-leader Valeri Simeonov has said.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 957

Bulgaria Ex Caretaker IntMin 'Nominated Head of Military Intelligence'

Yordan Bakalov, a former interim Interior Minister, is Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's proposal to take over the Defense Information Service, media sources say.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 10:48 | Viewed: 850

Bulgarian Parliament to Decide on IntMin Vuchkov's Resignation

The dismissal from office of Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov and the appointment of Rumyana Bachvarova are to be voted in Bulgarian Parliament Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 07:38 | Viewed: 1171

Who is Who: Rumyana Bachvarova, New Bulgarian Interior Minister

Bulgaria's Parliament approved on Wednesday, March 11, the appointment of Rumyana Bachvarova as Interior Minister.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 01:58 | Viewed: 1155

Public Trust in Bulgarian Judiciary Remains Critically Low, Legal Barometer

Gallup International revealed the results from its regular research on the fight against corruption and the condition of the judiciary in Bulgaria, alongside the civil initiative project Legal Barometer.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1894

Supreme Court Refuses Interpretative Ruling on Disclosure of Communist-Era State Security Agents

Bulgaria’s Supreme Administrative Court (VAS) has refused to issue an interpretative ruling on whether the so-called Files’ Commission (examining the Communist era secret services' files – editor's note) is authorized to disclose collaborators of the comm

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1054

Bulgaria's Justice Ministry Proposes Changes to Criminal Code to Fight Terrorism

Bulgaria's Justice Ministry published on Tuesday a bill amending and supplementing the Criminal Code, which is focused on providing adequate protection against terrorism.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2015, Tuesday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1061

Tsvyatko Georgiev Seen as Likely New Chief of Bulgaria’s Security Agency DANS

Deputy Interior Minister Tsvyatko Georgiev is one of the most likely successors to the head of Bulgaria’s domestic security agency DANS Vladimir Pisanchev, Trud daily reported on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | March 9, 2015, Monday // 21:58 | Viewed: 5279