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French Diplomat: to Be Respected, EU Needs to Show Military Power
Graham Watson: Bulgaria PM Is Like Shiny Boeing Dreamliner
Liberal International to Award Assaulted Bulgarian Leader
Van Baalen: 'Fearless' Bulgarian Liberal Party Should Be in Power
Graham Watson: God Save Bulgaria, Turkish-Bulgarian Party
Mestan Succeeds Dogan as Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Leader after Assassination Attempt
Bulgaria Security Council to Discuss Opposition Leader Assassination Attempt
Bulgaria Socalists 'Appalled' by Opposition Leader Assassination Attempt
Bulgarian Right-Winger Condemns Attack against Key Politician
Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Condemn Attack against Opposition Leader
Bulgarian President Denounces Attempt against Key Politician
Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Leader Resigns after Surviving Attempt on His Life
Assaulted Dogan Returns to Turkish-Bulgarian Party Conference
Prosecutor: Assaulter of Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Was Badly Beaten
Bulgarian Nationalist Leader: Assault Will Consolidate Turkish Party
Bulgarian Ex-EU Commissioner Shocked by Assault against Dogan
Who Is Who: Assaulted Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Leader Ahmed Dogan
Assaulted Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Was about to Resign
Turkish-Bulgarian Party Congress Halted after Assault on Leader
Assault on Leader Is Assault against Bulgaria's Turks - Vice-Chair
Assaulted Turkish-Bulgarian Leader: Congress Will Be Remembered
Man Points Gun, Fails to Shoot Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Dogan
Man 'Lynched' after Assaulting Turkish-Bulgarian Leader
Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Dogan Safe after Assault
Dogan Rumored to Step Down as Turkish-Bulgarian Party Elects Leader

Sports

Dimitrov, Baghdatis Make It to Australian Open 3rd Round

Crime

Security Officers Injured Protecting Turkish-Bulgarian Leader's Assaulter
Video: Attempt on Bulgarian Turkish Leader's Life
Type of Gun Identified in Assault against Bulgaria's Dogan
Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Assaulter's Gun Misfired
Proceedings Started against Assaulter on Turkish-Bulgarian Leader
Gas Handgun Attacker of Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Identified
Bulgaria Interior Min Sent to Ethnic Turkish Party Congress after Assault
Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Assaulted with Gun at Party Congress

World

UK Special Forces on Alert over Algeria Hostage Crisis
Militant Leaders Killed, Hostages Freed in Algeria

Novinite Insider

Bulgaria's 'Post-Assassination' Dogan: Gas Pistol against Falcon's Wind

Politics

French Diplomat: to Be Respected, EU Needs to Show Military Power

EU countries need to show readiness to act swiftly and using force if needed, in order to have more bearing in the world, argued French ambassador to Sofia Philippe Autié.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 19:09

Graham Watson: Bulgaria PM Is Like Shiny Boeing Dreamliner

ALDE leader Graham Watson praised Bulgarian liberal opposition leader Ahmed Dogan at the expense of PM Boyko Borisov after an unsuccessful attempt on Dogan's life Saturday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 18:10

Liberal International to Award Assaulted Bulgarian Leader

The Liberal International will give its highest distinction to Ahmed Dogan, the leader of affiliated Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms, who survived an attempt on his life Saturday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 17:50

Van Baalen: 'Fearless' Bulgarian Liberal Party Should Be in Power

Liberal International president Hans Van Baalen offered his support for the Movement for Rights and Freedoms party, whose leader Ahmed Dogan survived an assassination attempt.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 17:42

Graham Watson: God Save Bulgaria, Turkish-Bulgarian Party

European Liberal Party president Graham Watson has expressed his outrage at the assassination attempt against affiliate Movement for Rights and Freedoms chair Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 14:16

Mestan Succeeds Dogan as Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Leader after Assassination Attempt

Lyutvi Mestan was elected as chair of Bulgaria's Movement for Rights and Freedoms party, ending 23 years of Ahmed Dogan being at the helm of the party.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 20:19

Bulgaria Security Council to Discuss Opposition Leader Assassination Attempt

Bulgaria's Consultative Council on National Security will disuss at its next sitting Saturday's failed assassination attempt against opposition Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 19:51

Bulgaria Socalists 'Appalled' by Opposition Leader Assassination Attempt

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party have issued a statement of strong condemnation of Saturday's assassination attempt against Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 19:25

Bulgarian Right-Winger Condemns Attack against Key Politician

Ivan Kostov, leader of the right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria party, has denounced Saturday's gun attack against Ahmed Dogan, leader of the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 18:03

Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Condemn Attack against Opposition Leader

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB party has condemned Saturday's armed assault against Ahmed Dogan, leader of the oppositional Movement for Rights and Freedoms party.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 17:20

Bulgarian President Denounces Attempt against Key Politician

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has resolutely denounced Saturday's assassination attempt against Movement for Rights and Freedoms party leader Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 17:12

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Leader Resigns after Surviving Attempt on His Life

Ahmed Dogan, founder and leader of the Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party DPS (Movement for Rights and Freedoms), resigned his post as party chairman four hours after an attempt was made on his life.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 17:11

Assaulted Dogan Returns to Turkish-Bulgarian Party Conference

Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Ahmed Dogan has returned to the party conference after an unsuccessful attempt on his life.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 16:43

Prosecutor: Assaulter of Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Was Badly Beaten

The assaulter who attempted to kill Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms party Ahmed Dogan was beaten into "bad shape", according to prosecutor Nikolay Kokinov.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 16:38

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader: Assault Will Consolidate Turkish Party

The assassination attempt against Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Ahmed Dogan has been made possible by the gross negligence of security officers, according to nationalist Ataka party leader Volen Siderov.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 16:31

Bulgarian Ex-EU Commissioner Shocked by Assault against Dogan

Former Bulgarian European Commissioner Meglena Kuneva has condemned the assault against Ahmed Dogan, leader of Bulgaria's centrist Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 15:50

Who Is Who: Assaulted Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Leader Ahmed Dogan

An unsuccessful attempt was made on the life of Ahmed Dogan, founder and leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party DPS (Movement for Rights and Freedoms), on Saturday, January 19, 2013, during a party conference in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 14:59

Assaulted Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Was about to Resign

Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Ahmed Dogan was going to announce his resignation in the speech interrupted by an unsuccessful assassination attempt Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 14:46

Turkish-Bulgarian Party Congress Halted after Assault on Leader

The hall in which Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms party was having its national congress has been evacuated by police after the assassiation attempt against leader Ahmed Dogan.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 14:37

Assault on Leader Is Assault against Bulgaria's Turks - Vice-Chair

The assault against Movement of Rights and Freedoms chair Ahmed Dogan is an assault agains all the supporters of the party, stated vice-chair Lyutvi Mestan.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 14:04

Assaulted Turkish-Bulgarian Leader: Congress Will Be Remembered

Saturday's 8th national congress of the Movement of Rights and Freedoms party will be long remembered, stated leader Ahmed Dogan, just before being assaulted.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 13:42

Man Points Gun, Fails to Shoot Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Dogan

The man who attacked Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms party leader Ahmed Dogan pointed a hand gun right at his face, but failed to shoot him.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 13:01

Man 'Lynched' after Assaulting Turkish-Bulgarian Leader

Delegates of Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms party have mercilessly assaulted the attacker who pointed a hand gun at their leader Ahmed Dogan during the party congress Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 12:51

Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Dogan Safe after Assault

Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms party leader Ahmed Dogan has not been harmed during the assault on his person at the party's national convention Saturday.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 12:41

Dogan Rumored to Step Down as Turkish-Bulgarian Party Elects Leader

Bulgaria's liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms party is convening at an important national conference Saturday, on which they will elect a leader.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 11:18

Sports

Dimitrov, Baghdatis Make It to Australian Open 3rd Round

Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov and Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis made a winning battle at the Australian Open men's doubles 2nd round and have advanced to the next turn of the top tennis tournament.

Sports | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 10:37

Crime

Security Officers Injured Protecting Turkish-Bulgarian Leader's Assaulter

2 officers from Bulgaria's National Security Service have been injured while trying to cover and drag away the person who made an unsuccessful assassination attempt against Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Ahmed Dogan.

Crime | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 18:38

Video: Attempt on Bulgarian Turkish Leader's Life

An unsuccessful attempt was made on the life of Ahmed Dogan, founder and leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party DPS (Movement for Rights and Freedoms), on Saturday, January 19, 2013, during a party conference in Sofia.

Crime | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 16:59

Type of Gun Identified in Assault against Bulgaria's Dogan

Bulgarian police have identified the gun used in the attack against Movement for Rights and Freedom leader Ahmed Dogan as Turkish-made 9mm gas pistol Ekol Volga.

Crime | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 16:21

Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Assaulter's Gun Misfired

The man who attacked Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Ahmed Dogan attempted twice to fire his handgun, but the weapon misfired.

Crime | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 15:32

Proceedings Started against Assaulter on Turkish-Bulgarian Leader

Bulgarian police have already started proceedings against the detained man who assaulted with a handgun Movement for Rights and Freedoms chair Ahmed Dogan at the party congress Saturday.

Crime | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 15:15

Gas Handgun Attacker of Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Identified

Bulgarian police have identified the man who attacked Movement for Rights and Freedoms party leader Ahmed Dogan at the party's congress Saturday.

Crime | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 13:24

Bulgaria Interior Min Sent to Ethnic Turkish Party Congress after Assault

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has ordered Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov to go to the National Palace of Culture, where Movement for Rights and Freedoms party Ahmed Dogan chair was assaulted during the party congress.

Crime | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 13:09

Turkish-Bulgarian Leader Assaulted with Gun at Party Congress

Bulgarian Movement for Rights and Freedoms longtime leader Ahmed Dogan has been assaulted by a man carrying a hand gun at the party congress in Sofia Saturday.

Crime | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 12:31

World

UK Special Forces on Alert over Algeria Hostage Crisis

UK PM David Cameron has ordered a mobilization of UK army special units on readiness to intervene in the hostage crisis in Algeria.

World | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 12:01

Militant Leaders Killed, Hostages Freed in Algeria

3 key militant leaders have been killed and dozens of international hostages are reported to have been freed in the In Amenas hostage crisis in Algeria.

World | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 10:13

Novinite Insider

Bulgaria's 'Post-Assassination' Dogan: Gas Pistol against Falcon's Wind

Ahmed "Falcon" Dogan, chieftain of Bulgaria's liberal-ethnic-Turkish "Movement for Rights and Freedoms" (DPS), survived an assassination attempt.

Novinite Insider » Opinions | January 19, 2013, Saturday // 16:45
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