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ARCHIVE - 20 January 2013

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Politics

New Right-Wing Union Emerges in Bulgarian Politics

Bulgaria's right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria, DSB, and the civil association "Unity" laid Sunday the foundations of a joint political union.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 19:54

Bulgarian MP Offers to Defend Dogan's Attacker Pro Bono

A Bulgarian lawyer and Member of the Parliament from the conservative Order, Law and Justice party, RZS, is offering to defend pro bono the man who attacked with a gas pistol ethnic Turkish leader, Ahmed Dogan.

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

Bulgaria's Former Tsar: Attack on Dogan Must Be Firmly Condemned

The attack on the life of Ahmed Dogan, who until Saturday was the leader Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, is an outrageous act which must be undoubtedly condemned.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 17:54

Bulgaria's Etnic Turkish Party Blasts Police for Failing to Protect Dogan

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry sending just eight policemen to an event where over 2 000 people are expected to gather is outrageous.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 17:24

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Leader: National Security Failed to Protect Dogan

Bulgaria's National Security Services, NSO, are fleeing from responsibility in failing to carry out their duty to guard a political leader who is not only local but on European level.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 17:04

Bulgaria's Mestan: Murder for Show Is Still Murder

Execution style and staged murders are murders despite their outcome, according to Lyutvi Mestan, the new leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 16:39

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Mulls No Confidence Vote for Attack on Dogan

The leadership of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, will include the attack on the life of Ahmed Dogan, now DPS honorary Chairman, in the forthcoming non-confidence vote against the Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 16:18

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Demands International Probe in Attack against Dogan

The leadership of Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, will demand an international probe in the attack on the life of Ahmed Dogan, Bulgarian ethnic Turkish leader and DPS honorary Chairman.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 16:03

New Ethnic Turkish Leader Blasts Bulgarian Govt for 'Shifting Focus' in Attack on Dogan

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms party, DPS, does not accept the shift of focus regarding the attack on the life of Ahmed Dogan, Bulgarian ethnic Turkish leader and DPS honorary Chairman.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 15:32

Bulgarian PM: Assassination Attempt against Dogan 'Probably Not Staged'

Saturday's attack against key Bulgarian oppositional politician Ahmed Dogan was "probably not staged", according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 14:54

Society

Bulgarians Want Ethnic Turks to Be Probed for Battery of Dogan's Attacker

Thousands of Bulgarians have united in outrage from live footage showing delegates of the ethnic Turkish party DPS beating a man who attacked their leader Ahmed Dogan with a gas pistol.

Society | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 18:28

Voting in Novinite.com's 'Personality in the News' Poll 2012 Completed!

Voting in Novinite.com and Novinite.bg's annual poll for "Personality in the News" 2012 ended at midnight on January 19, 2013.

Society | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 07:55

Sports

Turkey to Tighten CSKA's Security in Dogan Attack Aftermath

Turkish police have offered to tighten the security of Bulgarian football club CSKA after Saturday's attack against ethnic Turkish politician Ahmed Dogan in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Sports | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 14:01

Crime

Dogan Attacker Had Ties with Sofia Drug Lord - Top Cop

Oktay Enimehmedov, the ethnic Turkish man who attacked key Bulgarian politician Ahmed Dogan, used to have close ties with notorious Sofia drug lord Hristo Shirev, according to Bulgaria's Interior Minister.

Crime | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 13:25

Dogan Attacker May Face Up to 6 Years in Jail

Oktay Enimehmedov, the 25-year-old man who assaulted Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Ahmed Dogan with a gas pistol, may face up to six years behind bars, according to Bulgaria's Deputy Chief Prosecutor.

Crime | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 12:53

Attacker of Key Bulgarian Politician 'Did Not Want to Kill Him'

Oktay Enimehmedov, the 25-year-old man who assaulted Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Ahmed Dogan with a gas pistol, believed he was probably going to die during his attack, it emerged on Sunday.

Crime | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 12:15

Dogan Attacker Faces Hooliganism, Death Threat Charges

The man who attacked Bulgarian Turkish leader Ahmed Dogan with a gas pistol during a televised speech will be charged with grave hooliganism and death threat, according to a prosecutor.

Crime | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 11:25

3 Blank Cartridges, No Magazine Found in Dogan Attacker's Pistol

A total of three blank cartridges were discovered in the gas pistol used in Saturday's assault against Bulgarian ethnic Turkish politician Ahmed Dogan, according to experts.

Crime | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 10:47

Dogan Attacker Was Sober, Sane

The man who attempted to shoot Bulgarian ethnic Turkish leader Ahmed Dogan with a gas pistol on Saturday was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs during the attack.

Crime | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 10:08

World

Obama Officially Begins 2nd Term Sunday

Recently reelected US- President Barack Obama officially begins his second term today, a day ahead of his public swearing in.

World | January 20, 2013, Sunday // 11:02
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