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Bulgaria’s Next Parliament to Consist of 7 Parties - Poll

Seven parties will enter Bulgaria’s next Parliament, according to a survey of polling agency Exacta Research Group conducted on September 15-19.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | 6 hours ago | Viewed: 250

Parties Get Meagre Donations From Supporters

Bulgaria's parties declared the meagre BGN 192 000 in donations from supporters for the upcoming elections, reports Nova TV.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | 6 hours ago | Viewed: 211

GERB 'Needs 200 000 More Votes' for Majority - Pollster

Center-right GERB stands a chance to make an absolute majority at the upcoming snap poll, a sociologist said Tuesday.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 23, 2014, Tuesday // 10:09 | Viewed: 318

New EUR10 Banknote Starts Circulating on September 23

A new EUR 10 banknoteof the Europa series will enter into circulation on 23 September 2014, according to a media statement of the European Central Bank (ECB).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 22, 2014, Monday // 18:14 | Viewed: 581

3 Parties Certain to Make It into Bulgaria’s Next Parliament - Poll

Three political parties are certain to enter Bulgaria’s next Parliament, including center-right party GERB, the Bulgarian Socialist Party, and liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), according to a survey.

Politics » Domestic | September 22, 2014, Monday // 15:34 | Viewed: 828

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Foreign Minister Arrives in New York for UN General Assembly Session

Bulgaria’s caretaker Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has arrived in New York on a working visit to take part in the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly.

Politics | September 22, 2014, Monday // 14:39 | Viewed: 623

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova to Be Awarded German Order of Merit

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova will be awarded an Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by German ambassador to Bulgaria Detlef Lingemann.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2014, Monday // 14:24 | Viewed: 573

PACE Pre-Electoral Delegation Urges Bulgarians to Vote on Oct 5  

The pre-electoral delegation of PACE said it is satisfied with the improvements to Bulgaria’sElection Law but noted the lack of trust in democracy is a cause for concern.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 19, 2014, Friday // 20:28 | Viewed: 808

Bulgaria Adopts EUR 113.5 M Maritime and Fisheries Program 2014-2020

Bulgaria’s EU Funds Management Coordination Council has proposed a budget of EUR 113.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 19, 2014, Friday // 16:51 | Viewed: 907

Bulgaria without Censorship 'to Block Border with Turkey' before Elections

Ex-journalist and MEP Nikolay Barekov's Bulgaria without Censorship party has pledged to set up a blockade at the Bulgarian-Turkish border on October 1.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 19, 2014, Friday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1567

Smaller Parties 'to Deliver Surprises' at Early Elections - Expert

Parties with a smaller electorate might yield surprises at Bulgaria's forthcoming snap vote on October 5, a sociology from polling agency Afis said.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 19, 2014, Friday // 11:19 | Viewed: 852

NATO Warships to Drop Anchor in Bulgaria's Varna

Canadian HMCS Toronto and Spanish ESPS Almirante Juan de Borbón are to arrive at the Black Sea city of Varna on Friday, the Bulgarian Navy has reported.

Politics » Defense | September 19, 2014, Friday // 09:44 | Viewed: 1409

Finance Ministry Holding Talks on EUR 800 M Loan by EIB

Bulgaria's interim Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has announced the Finance Ministry is negotiating on a new loan from the European Investment Bank.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 21:22 | Viewed: 946

Turkey's Chief Prosecutor Meets Bulgarian Justice Minister

Turkish Chief Prosecutor Hasan Erbil met his Bulgarian counterpart Sotir Tsatsarov on Thursday, officials say.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1017

Bulgarian Party Withdraws 2 Candidates over Affiliation to Fmr State Security

A political party called Nova Bulgaria ("New Bulgaria") removed the names of two MP candidates from its list for the October 5 early elections.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1152

MEPs to Hear Kristalina Georgieva on October 2

Kristalina Georgieva, the nominee to become EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, will be questioned at the European Parliament on October 2, the EP press office has announced.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 17:45 | Viewed: 892

Bulgaria Calls on Russia to Free Estonian Official

Caretaker Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said he is seriously concerned with the abduction of Estonian police official Eston Kohver on September 5, 2014.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1196

Filmmaker to Set Up Party on Bulgaria's Independence Day

A new political party, the Movement 22 September, is to be founded on the same date next week, filmmaker Rosen Elezov.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 15:40 | Viewed: 886

PACE Delegation Arrives on Pre-Electoral Visit to Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki is to receive Thursday a four-member delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 09:36 | Viewed: 900

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Headcount May Increase by 1700

Bulgaria’s caretaker Interior Minister has argued that the Ministry needs to increase its total headcount by 1700.

Politics » Domestic | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1068

FT: Vision 2020 Could Be Seen as 'Distancing Bulgaria From Moscow'

Bulgaria must boost defense spending in response to Russia's invasion in Ukraine and the situation in the Middle East, caretaker Defense Minister Velizar Shalamanov told the Financial Times' beyondbrics blog.

Politics » Defense | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 20:36 | Viewed: 1402