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Bulgarian PM's Party Will Only Be Part in Govt if It Wins Election

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said his conservative GERB party will not participate in any cabinet made after the early election unless it emerges it gets the biggest share of the vote.

Politics » Domestic | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 510

Bulgaria's PM 'May Stay in Office Until January'

President Rosen Plevneliev and outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov have pondered an option to keep the current government in office until the new head of state takes over in January, daily 24 Chasa says, citing its own sources.

Politics » Domestic | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 584

Bulgaria Amends Foreign Nationals Law, Adding 'Humanitarian Visas'

Bulgarian lawmakers voted on Friday to introduce tougher requirements for long-term visa applicants who represent foreign entities.

Politics » Domestic | December 3, 2016, Saturday // 10:07 | Viewed: 1049

Bulgaria to Curb Movement of Migrants

Bulgaria's outgoing Interior Ministry Rumyana Bachvarova has said authorities are preparing to restrict the movement of migrants within Bulgaria's territory.

Politics » Domestic | December 3, 2016, Saturday // 09:14 | Viewed: 924

Bulgaria's President Willing to Give Reformist Bloc Mandate to Form Govt

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said he has a strong preference for giving the Reformist Bloc coalition a mandate to form a government.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2016, Friday // 21:26 | Viewed: 1031

Harmanli Riots: Scabies Found among Some Migrants

A sixth of migrants examined in the center of Harmanli, southern Bulgaria, have got scabies, authorities say.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2016, Friday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1118

Bulgaria PM Leaves EU Commissioner Choice to Interim Govt

"It is up to the interim government to propose an EU Commissioner," Bulgaria's outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 2, 2016, Friday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1103

Bulgaria's Chief of Defense Steps Down over President-Elect

Chief of Defense Gen Constantin Popov is resigning, Focus News Agency reports.

Politics » Defense | December 2, 2016, Friday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1461

Bulgaria PM Returns Govt Mandate to President

Bulgaria's outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has returned the mandate to form a government on Friday after receiving it from President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2016, Friday // 11:04 | Viewed: 4637

Nationalist Head Warns of 'External Pressure' on Bulgaria amid Effort to Form Govt

External pressure is probably being applied on Bulgaria to avoid the formation of a nationalist-led cabinet, Patriotic Front co-leader Krasimir Karakachanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2016, Friday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1037

Bulgaria's President to Hand Govt Mandate on Friday

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will begin the last-ditch effort to secure a new government on Friday to avoid a new early election.

Politics » Domestic | December 2, 2016, Friday // 09:23 | Viewed: 944

Bulgaria's Borisov Discusses Readmission With Afghani Authorities

In a telephone conversation with the head of the executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, outgoing Prime Minister Borisov has underlined the commitment of Bulgaria to the recovery and development of the country.

Politics | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 18:31 | Viewed: 1189

Bulgarian MPs Approve BGN 200 M Increase in Funds for Municipalities

MPs approved at second reading of the draft budget for 2017 the proposal of the Council of Ministers for a BGN 200 M increase in financing for municipalities.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1216

MPs Approve BGN 10 M for Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Parliament has approved an additional BGN 10 M for the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN) and BGN 500,000 for Sofia University St, Kliment Ohridski, reported Focus agency.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 15:23 | Viewed: 904

Bulgarian MPs Keep Party Subsidies Intact despite Referendum

Bulgarian lawmakers have voted to retain the value of state subsidies allocated to parties after parliamentary elections to BGN 11 per vote.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1239

Bulgaria's Minimum Wage Goes Up as of Next Year

Bulgarian MPs have approved the a new minimum wage that will be introduced on January 01, 2017.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1605

Bulgarian Socialist Head Admits to Disagreeing with President-Elect on Judicial Reform

Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leader Korneliya Ninova has acknowledged her disagreement with President-elect Rumen Radev, backed by her party, on how a key reform to the judicial system should proceed.

Politics » Domestic | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1708

Ex US Ambassador to Bulgaria Quits as OSCE Envoy, Moves to Russian Law Firm

Former US Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick will join Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners (EPA&P), a Russian law firm, as of January 2017.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 1, 2016, Thursday // 07:28 | Viewed: 1335

Earthquake Hits Bulgaria's Blagoevgrad

An earthquake has just been felt in the southern city of Blagoevgrad.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 21:39 | Viewed: 1823

MPs Reject BGN 10 M for Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Deputies in Parliament unexpectedly rejected the BGN 10 M increase in the budget of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) on Wednesday, reported BNR.

Politics » Domestic | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1220

EC Vice President Georgieva Denies Charges of Conflict of Interest

Outgoing Vice President of the EC Kristalina Georgieva has announced in a statement published by the press centre of the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria that there is no conflict of interests with respect to her current and her future job.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 17:29 | Viewed: 1475
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