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Bulgaria's New MEPs to Stress Refugee Issues, Eurozone Accession

Bulgaria's new MEPs have cited eurozone and Schengen accession, the refugee influx, and the abolition of the progress reports of the European Commission as key priorities.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 7 hours ago | Viewed: 474

Bulgaria Issues Libya Travel Warning

Bulgaria on Monday warned its citizens against all travel to Libya due to escalating tensions in the North African country.

Politics | 8 hours ago | Viewed: 420

Bulgaria's President to Ask DPS to Form New Cabinet 'Wednesday'

President Plevneliev will ask the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), to form a new cabinet on July 30, local daily 24 Chasa reported, citing the President's press office.

Politics » Domestic | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 507

Bulgaria's DPS 'Might Keep Gov't Mandate' - Socialist Group Chair

Bulgarian socialists' Parliament chief said Monday it was "likely" that liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) could decide not to return a mandate to form a government.

Politics » Domestic | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 391

Mikov’s Election to Cement Status Quo at BSP - Analysts

The election of Mihail Mikov as head of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will maintain the status quo at the party, political analysts told bTV channel on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2014, Monday // 12:19 | Viewed: 412

Former President's Party 'Ready for Talks' with BSP

ABV, the party of Bulgarian President (2002-2011) Georgi Parvanov, is ready to hold negotiations with the Bulgarian Socialist Party, former MEP Ivaylo Kalfin said.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2014, Monday // 11:04 | Viewed: 416

Bulgaria's President to Give Gov't Mandate to Third-Largest Party

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is to hand a mandate to form a government to the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, a coalition partner in the outgoing cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2014, Monday // 08:41 | Viewed: 654

Bulgarian Socialists OK Stanishev’s Bid for 2 Term as PES President

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has nominated Sergey Stanishev for a second term in office as President of the Party of European Socialists (PES).

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2014, Sunday // 21:53 | Viewed: 585

Who is Who: Mihail Mikov, New Chair of Bulgarian Socialist Party

Mihail Mikov, the newly elected Chair of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), was born on June 16, 1960 in the northwestern town of Kula.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2014, Sunday // 21:40 | Viewed: 938

Mihail Mikov Elected Chair of Bulgarian Socialist Party

Mihail Mikov has been elected Chair of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2014, Sunday // 21:17 | Viewed: 872

Outgoing Bulgarian Socialist Leader to Run for 2 Term as PES President

Sergey Stanishev, outgoing leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has said he will run for a second term in office as President of the Party of European Socialists (PES).

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2014, Sunday // 14:09 | Viewed: 575

Voting in Turkey’s Presidential Election Starts at Bulgarian Border

Border crossing points on the Bulgarian-Turkish border have opened polling stations for Turkey’s presidential elections on August 10.

Politics | July 27, 2014, Sunday // 13:25 | Viewed: 636

Ukraine Snubs Discrimination at Summer Camp in Bulgarian Resort

Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry has sent a protest note to the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry over discriminatory treatment at a summer camp for children at a Black Sea resort.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 27, 2014, Sunday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1271

Bulgarian Socialist Party to Elect New Leader

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) is to elect its new leader at the 48th Congress of BSP on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | July 27, 2014, Sunday // 10:29 | Viewed: 673

One in Four Bulgarians to Vote for GERB in Next Elections – Poll

A total of 26% of Bulgarians would vote for the opposition center-right GERB party if elections took place today, the latest poll of Exacta Research shows.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2014, Friday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1022

Bulgarian Socialist Party Returns Mandate

The head of the BSP-led Coalition for Bulgaria parliamentary group Atanas Medrzhanov returned to President Rosen Plevneliev the mandate for formation of a government.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2014, Friday // 14:46 | Viewed: 893

Fiasco and Hope After Bulgarian Government Resignation - Der Standard

Bulgaria is in the middle of a systematic crisis, but the civil society against the Oresharski cabinet is a ray of light for democracy, an Austrian media outlet speculates.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2014, Friday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1135

President Rosen Plevneliev Urges Full Disclosure of 'KTB Files'

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev urged in a televised address to Parliament on Friday the full disclosure of the “KTB files”.

Politics » Domestic | July 25, 2014, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1127

President Plevneliev: Parliament to Solve Key Tasks Before Dissolution

President Rosen Plevneliev has asked parties to overcome their differences to resolve three pressing issues before the Parliament is dissolved.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1122

GERB Leader Boiko Borisov Returns Mandate

Boyko Borisov, leader of the opposition party GERB, returned the mandate for forming a new Bulgarian government to Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1446

Outgoing PM Plamen Oresharski: I Have No Regrets

Outgoing Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski said he was not sorry that he became a prime minister.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 855
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