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Bulgaria Opposition Leader Names Top 10 Most Corrupt Mayors

The leader of the opposition conservative right-wing Order, Law and Justice Party has triggered yet another controversy by drawing up a list of the ten most corrupt mayors in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | May 20, 2009, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 2468

Sofia Mayor Borisov Gets 30-Day Leave over Broken Leg

Sofia Mayor and GERB party leader, Boyko Borisov, is already on a 30-day leave for home treatment after he broke his leg during a football game Thursday night.

Politics » Domestic | May 15, 2009, Friday // 15:51 | Viewed: 9019

Sofia Mayor Borisov Breaks Leg during Sports Game

Sofia Mayor and GERB leader Boyko Borisov has broken his leg while playing a sport on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2009, Thursday // 20:08 | Viewed: 2577

Bulgaria Cabinet Moves to Take over Sofia Garbage Collecting

The Bulgarian government approved Thursday the draft of the Sofia garbage management act with which the state is taking over the garbage collecting of the Bulgarian capital.

Politics » Domestic | May 14, 2009, Thursday // 14:13 | Viewed: 3849

Bulgaria Socialists, Sofia Mayor Remain at War over Waste Issue

The municipal Councilmen from BSP demanded an emergency meeting with Chief Prosecutor, Boris Velchev, over the way the City Hall deals with waste removal.

Politics » Domestic | May 11, 2009, Monday // 20:59 | Viewed: 1496

Sofia Municipality, Bulgaria Govt at Daggers Drawn over Garbage

In line with their history of bad blood, Sofia municipality has taken a firm stand against the government's plans for a shut-down of the capital only operational landfill by 2010.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2009, Sunday // 16:20 | Viewed: 2238

Mayor Borisov: Sofia Guaranteed EUR 1,5 B from EU Funds in 2010

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov declared Thursday that in 2010 Bulgaria's capital was guaranteed about EUR 1-1,5 B of EU funding.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2009, Thursday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1791

Bulgaria Blue Coalition: No More Underhand, Criminal Machinations

The Bulgarian rightist Blue Coalition has said Saturday that it will not allow any more underhand and criminal machinations in political life.

Politics » Domestic | May 2, 2009, Saturday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1704

Bulgaria Socialist PM on May Day: We Will Win Elections

The leadership of the ruling Bulgarian Socialist Party organized Friday a rally and a concert to celebrate May Day, also known as Labor Day (May 1) in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2009, Friday // 16:27 | Viewed: 2186

Bulgaria Supreme Court Declares UDF Leader's Registration Legit

Bulgaria's Supreme Cassation Court revoked Thursday the decision of the Sofia City Court denying registration of the UDF leader, Martin Dimitrov.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2009, Thursday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1395

Bulgaria to Introduce Environmental Car Tax in 2010

Car owners in Bulgaria will pay environmental taxes instead of the current excise duty starting form January 1, 2009.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2009, Thursday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2585

22 Bulgaria MPs Questioned over Secret Information Leak

22 Bulgarian MPs will be interrogated in the investigation into the leaking of secret information from the parliament.

Politics » Domestic | April 30, 2009, Thursday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1781

Bulgaria Govt Plans to Shut down Controversial Dumpsite

The crisis headquarters, established by the prime minister in a bid to organize better garbage collection in the capital, announced plans for a shut-down of Sofia only operational landfill by the end of the year.

Politics » Domestic | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1449

Sofia Mayor Demands Declassifying Drug Boss Josic Case

Boyko Borisov, Sofia's Mayor demanded Saturday the complete declassification of the case of Balkan Drug Lord, Sreten Jocis.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1632

Bulgaria Interior Minister Admits Failure in Solving Abductions

Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Mihail Mikov, said Saturday, that abductions have become an attractive business in the country due to his Ministry's failure to deal with them.

Politics » Domestic | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1830

Anti-Russia Rally Casts Shadow on Sofia Energy Summit

Members of the Bulgarian Association for Free Speech "Anna Politkovskaya" staged Friday a protest rally against the Sofia Energy Summit.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2009, Friday // 19:09 | Viewed: 2207

Bulgaria Chief Police Commissar Retires over Housing Scandal

Bulgaria's Interior is forcing the Head of the "Protective Police" Directorate, Chief Commissar, Zhivko Zhivkov, into early retirement.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2009, Friday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1474

Bulgaria Interior Minister: We Will Guard Mayor Borisov as National Treasure

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry will keep Sofia's Mayor and leader of the GERB party, Boyko Borisov, safe if needed.

Politics » Domestic | April 24, 2009, Friday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1519

Bulgaria Young Talents to Receive Govt Subsidies

Nearly 1 800 Bulgarian children will receive stipends through the Program for Protection of Talented Youth.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2009, Thursday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1067

Bulgaria Government to Forbid Cash Payments over BGN 30 000

Cash payments over BGN 30 000 will be forbidden in Bulgaria as part of government's attempt to fight the grey economy.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2009, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1455

Sofia Mayor Fears Socialists, Turks Plan Attempt on His Life

Sofia's Mayor, Boyko Borisov, declared the socialists and the ethnic Turks are planning an attempt on his life.

Politics » Domestic | April 23, 2009, Thursday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1611
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