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Bulgaria’s President: New Elections Are Not an Option

Bulgaria needs a functioning Parliament and a government elected by it, according to President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | October 20, 2014, Monday // 16:32 | Viewed: 523

Bulgaria's GERB to Hold New Gov't Talks with Four Parties

Center-right party GERB is to hold another round of negotiations with four parliamentary parties this week, its leader Boyko Borisov said.

Politics » Domestic | October 20, 2014, Monday // 15:17 | Viewed: 688

GERB Starts Closed-Door Meeting to Discuss Gov't Options

A session of conservative GERB party's officials is being held behind closed doors in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 20, 2014, Monday // 12:50 | Viewed: 472

ABV’s Kalfin Says GERB-BSP Coalition Could Provide Stability

Bulgaria needs to have a stable government coalition that will place state interests above those of political parties, a leading member of left-wing ABV movement said on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 20, 2014, Monday // 10:33 | Viewed: 483

Bulgaria’s GERB Party, ABV Movement Willing to Extend Coalition Talks

Center-right party GERB and the left-wing ABV Movement have reached agreement on most of the issues on the agenda of the coalition talks.

Politics » Domestic | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1036

Bulgaria to Create Search&Rescue System for Aviation Accidents

Bulgaria has to build a single search and rescue system for aviation accidents, according to caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Politics » Domestic | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 15:18 | Viewed: 910

Bulgaria’s GERB Party, ABV Movement Hold Govt Talks

Center-right party GERB, the winner in the early elections on October 5, is holding coalition talks with the left-wing Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) Movement.

Politics » Domestic | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 12:09 | Viewed: 949

Nationalist Ataka Refuses Government Talks With GERB

As expected, the left-nationalist party Ataka refused to have government consultations with the centre-right GERB.

Politics | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1073

There Will Be Centre-Right Government In 10 Days – Reformist Bloc MP

I would like to tell the Bulgarians that in 10 days the country will have a centre-right government, Atanas Atanasov, an elected MP from the Reformist Bloc (RB), said during the Nova TV morning talk show.

Politics | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1084

EC Approves Project for Upgrade of Fire Services in Bulgaria

The European Commission has approved a project for the upgrade of fire fighting services under Operational Program Regional Development 2007-2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 17, 2014, Friday // 20:02 | Viewed: 953

PES Leader Stanishev Wants his MEP’s Immunity Lifted ASAP

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Party of European Socialists (PES), has said he will insist that he be stripped of his immunity from prosecution on the basis of his status as an MEP as soon as possible.

Politics | October 17, 2014, Friday // 19:03 | Viewed: 914

GERB, Bulgaria without Censorship, End Unsuccessful Govt Talks

Center-right party GERB and the Bulgaria without Censorship coalition have ended failed to reach agreement on forming a government.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2014, Friday // 18:06 | Viewed: 1137

Bulgarian Trade Unions Threaten Protests over Planned Merger of Customs, Revenue Agency

Trade union representatives at Bulgaria’s Customs Agency have threatened protests unless their demands, including the termination of the merger with the National Revenue Agency (NRA), are discussed.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2014, Friday // 17:18 | Viewed: 945

Interim PM Believes Bulgarian Gov't Will Be Formed in Up to 3 Weeks

A new government will be set up because otherwise Bulgaria will not be able to update the budget, caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki said.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2014, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 859

GERB, Bulgaria without Censorship to Hold Gov't Talks Friday

Conservative GERB party and the centrist coalition Bulgaria without Censorship are set to meet for consultations in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2014, Friday // 07:59 | Viewed: 936

Bulgaria's GERB, Patriotic Front Agree on Forming New Government

Bulgaria’s center-right party GERB, the winner in the early elections on October 05, and the nationalist coalition Patriotic Front have agreed on forming a new government, Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 18:33 | Viewed: 2906

Iva Yordanova Takes Over Agency for Bulgarians Abroad

Iva Yordanova, an adviser of interim Deputy Prime Minister Iliyana Tsanova, is the new head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, the government's press office has announced.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1439

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: 1017

Bulgarian Army Gets 10 US Armoured Personnel Vehicles

The Bulgarian Army will get 10 armorued personnel vehicles Commando Select made by the US company Textron Systems, reports the Sega daily.

Politics » Defense | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1026

Bulgaria’s GERB Starts Coalition Talks with Nationalist Formation Patriotic Front

Bulgaria’s center-right party GERB, the winner in the early elections on October 05, will hold talks on forming a new government with representatives of nationalist coalition Patriotic Front.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1250

Bulgaria’s President to Attend 10th Asia-Europe Meeting in Milan

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev is to arrive in Italy on a working visit for the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit of Heads of State and Government (ASEM10) in Milan.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1057