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GERB, Reformist Bloc Leave Door Open for New Gov't Talks

Bulgaria's largest party GERB and the Reformist Bloc have both taken a U-turn after initially saying they found it impossible to shake hands during the government consultations on Wednesday.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 14:05 | Viewed: 2386

CEC Fines DPS For Campaign Trail Solicitation In Foreign Language

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Committee (CEC) fined the leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) Lyutvi Mestan and MP Hyusein Hafsuzov for solicitation in foreign language, which is forbidden by law.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1904

Bulgaria's Parliament to Begin Work on October 27

The new National Assembly is to hold its opening session on October 27, at 14:00 EEST, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev announced.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 2261

Ataka's Volen Siderov Leaves Consultations at Bulgarian Presidency

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is set to meet on Wednesday all parties and coalitions entering the new Parliament after the October 5 early elections.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 2213

Bulgaria's GERB, Reformist Bloc to Hold Gov't Consultations

Right-wing Reformist Bloc is the third political force to meet conservative GERB as part of the consultations to form a coalition government with shared responsibility.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 07:45 | Viewed: 1835

GERB, DPS Talks on Government Formation Kick Off

The centre-right GERB and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) will negotiate on Tuesday afternoon on the formation and support for new government.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 5049

Meglena Kuneva's Party to Hold Internal Referendum on RB Role in Gov't

Movement Bulgaria for Citizens (DBG) is to hold an intra-party referendum on its members' attitude to participation in the next government.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 13, 2014, Monday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1811

DPS Offers 'Unconditional Support' to GERB Minority Cabinet

Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) leader Lyutvi Mestan said Monday his party would throw its unconditional support behind a single-party minority cabinet.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 13, 2014, Monday // 19:04 | Viewed: 2067

DPS 'Controlled' Interior Ministry at Local Level - Deputy IntMin

Politicization at the Interior Ministry is the biggest problem with probes into vote-buying schemes in Bulgaria, caretaker Deputy Interior Minister Filip Gunev said Monday.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 13, 2014, Monday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1511

Road to Macedonia, Greece Blocked by Protests over Unwanted DPS Lawmaker

The European route E-79 remained sealed off for hours on Monday as angry demonstrators voiced their anger at authorities' decision to hand out an MP seat to Aleksandar Metodiev from the DPS.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 13, 2014, Monday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2389

Bulgaria's Conservatives, Socialists Fail to Agree in Gov't Talks

The two biggest Bulgarian parties failed to shake hands at the consultations held in Parliament on Monday.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 13, 2014, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1944

Bulgaria PM Supports Coalition between GERB, Reformist Bloc, Patriotic Front

Bulgaria should have either a center-right alliance or a grand coalition, interim Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki believes.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2024

Rejection of Borisov as Bulgaria PM 'Wrong' - Reformist Bloc

Radan Kanev, one of the Reformist Bloc's leaders, admitted that its attempt to set out conditions about who will be Prime Minister in the next government was a mistake.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 12, 2014, Sunday // 10:46 | Viewed: 2121

Bulgaria without Censorship's Nikolay Barekov to Remain MEP

Ex-journalist Nikolay Barekov, who heads the Bulgaria without Censorship-led coalition that came sixth in Sunday's early elections, has renounced his lawmaker seat, the party said in a statement.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 10, 2014, Friday // 13:28 | Viewed: 2032

Minority Gov't 'Very Difficult to Create' in Current Situation - Boyko Borisov

There is no way to form a minority government under the current circumstances, conservative GERB's leader Boyko Borisov admitted, days after announcing intentions to form such cabinet.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 10, 2014, Friday // 11:41 | Viewed: 2440

How Are Seats Allocated in Bulgaria's New Parliament?

According to the statement of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC), Bulgaria's elections watchdog, lawmaker seats in the 43rd National Assembly are distributed as follows:Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) - 84 seats

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 10, 2014, Friday // 10:24 | Viewed: 2602

Bulgarian President 'to Call Parliament Parties' for Consultations Next Week

President Rosen Plevneliev is to have talks with the eight parties that entered the legislature as early as October 15, or next Wednesday, Presidency sources say.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 10, 2014, Friday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1575

Protesters Demand Withdrawal of DPS Lawmaker in Bulgaria's Dupnitsa

Hundreds are holding a rally in the town of Dupnitsa to vent their anger at the election of a controversial DPS lawmaker without enough votes cast in his favor.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 10, 2014, Friday // 08:33 | Viewed: 2076

Reformists Ready to Support Coalition with GERB 'Under Certain Conditions'

Bulgaria needs a coalition cabinet based on a written agreement and not the minority government that GERB proposes, a Reformist Bloc member said on Friday.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 10, 2014, Friday // 08:00 | Viewed: 1692

CEC Publishes Official Results Of Bulgaria's Early Elections

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission released the official final results of the country's early elections.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 15:13 | Viewed: 2646

Boyko Borisov: All Minister Names Are in My Head

All GERB ministers' names are in my head, party leader Boyko Borisov said.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | October 8, 2014, Wednesday // 11:41 | Viewed: 1826
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