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Outgoing FM: Bulgaria Vulnerable to New EU Sanctions against Russia

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has rejected accusations of allowing a state of international isolation during his term in office.

Politics | 12 minutes ago | Viewed: 12

Bulgarian Outgoing Ministers React to Cabinet Resignation

Most of Bulgaria's outgoing ministers have assessed their work in office as "positive" and have voiced warnings the next government would face a number of issues.

Politics » Domestic | 37 minutes ago | Viewed: 20

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova Does Not Want to Be a Minister

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova said she does not want to become a minister in an eventual future GERB government.

Politics | 40 minutes ago | Viewed: 85

Ambassador Hensel: Poland Is Keeping Close Watch on Ukraine

The crisis in Ukraine has been a cause for concern for the Polish government ever since its onset, according to Leszek Hensel, Ambassador of Poland to Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | 1 hour ago | Viewed: 191

Gov't 'Worked in Most Difficult Environment in Recent History' - PM

Bulgaria's Prime Minister in resignation Plamen Oresharski made a statement in Parliament briefly before lawmakers approved his move to step down.

Politics » Domestic | 2 hours ago | Viewed: 204

Procedure for Election of Supreme Court of Cassation Chair Kicks Off

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) opened Thursday a procedure for the election of a Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS).

Politics » Domestic | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 173

Bulgarian President to Call Talks after MPs Vote Gov't Resignation

Consultations are to be held among parliamentary parties shortly after lawmakers vote on the resignation of Bulgaria's cabinet, the President has announced.

Politics » Domestic | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 273

Bulgarian DPS Party Supports Georgieva's EU Foreign Policy Chief Bid

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish DPS party will most likely support the candidacy of the outgoing EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva for EU's foreign policy chief post.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 288

Bulgarian Parliament Approves Government Resignation

Lawmakers overwhelmingly backed Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oreshaski's resignation submitted on Wednesday evening.

Politics » Domestic | 6 hours ago | Viewed: 778

Barekov-Led Party Coalition Splits, Leader Threatens to Quit Politics

Bulgaria's nationalist VMRO is due to vote whether to leave the coalition headed by Bulgaria without Censorship, a party headed by MEP and former journalist Nikolay Barekov.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 782

Government Postpones Agreement With Westinghouse For Successors

Bulgaria's Government left the signing of the agreement on the new unit of the Kozloduy NPP with the US company Westinghouse to their successors, report Bulgarian-language media.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 751

New National Strategy to Set Up Lobby of Bulgarians Living Abroad

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers has adopted a National Strategy for Bulgarian citizens and Bulgarian communities worldwide, the Government press center announced, Wednesday.

Politics | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 463

Gov't Allocates BGN 18 M to Ministries, Discusses Resignation

Budgets of Bulgarian ministries were reinforced at Wednesday's session held by the cabinet, amid expectations that the government is to step down.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 582

Racho Ribarov Appointed Honorary Consul of Lithuania to Bulgaria

The Bulgarian government has adopted a decision approving the opening of a consular office of the Republic of Lithuania in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 507

EIB to Assist Bulgarian Railway Infrastructure Co in Tariff Formation

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide technical aid to Bulgaria's National Company Railway Infrastructure (NRIC).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 400

Russia to Boost Crimea-Based Black Sea Fleet

Russia is to enforce its Black Sea Fleet stationed on the Crimean Peninsula, which broke away from Ukraine in mid-March.

Politics » Defense | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 603

EC Approves Bulgaria's Public Procurement Strategy 2014-2020

The European Commission has approved Bulgaria's newly adopted National Strategy for the Development of the Public Procurement Sector in 2014-2020.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 723

Bulgaria's New Environment Minister 'Has No Degree' from Munich

Stanislav Anastassov, who became Environment Minister in June, does not hold a Bachelor's degree from the Technical University of Munich as previously reported.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 526

Bulgaria Can Handle 1,000 Migrants Monthly – Interior Minister

Bulgaria implements all necessary measures to manage the influx of immigrants, Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev said, Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 437

Bulgaria's Government Holds 'Last' Meeting Before Resignation

Cabinet members arrived at the Council of Ministers for what is expected to be their last session before Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski steps down.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 10:55 | Viewed: 732

EU Regional Policy Commissioner: Bulgaria to Sign PA with EC Very Soon

EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn, has announced that the Partnership Agreement between Bulgaria and the European Commission is to be signed very soon.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 683
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