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Plovdiv Mayor Signs Contract for BGN 30 M Loan from EBRD

Ivan Totev, Mayor of the Plovdiv Municipality, has signed a contract with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for a loan of around BGN 30 M.

Politics » Domestic | October 24, 2014, Friday // 16:37 | Viewed: 633

GERB Meets BSP Friday in Second Round of Coalition Talks

GERB will complete the second round of consultations over potential formation of a government coalition with talks with Socialists on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | October 24, 2014, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 806

ABV Will Stay Out of Gov't, But Will Back Some GERB Policies

Differences remain between conservative GERB and left-wing ABV and the latter will not take part in the government, ABV's Ivaylo Kalfin said Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 789

PF Urges Power Price Freeze, Anti-Crime Steps Ahead of Talks with GERB

Freezing power prices and boosting police presence in regions with high rates of crime attributed to Roma population will be two key demands of Bulgaria’s nationalist coalition Patriotic Front in a new round of talks with GERB on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 923

Dimitar Vladimirov Appointed Deputy Head of State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad

Dimitar Vladimirov was appointed Deputy Head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad (SABA), announced by the Government press office.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 16:23 | Viewed: 816

Subsidies for Political Parties in Bulgaria Up 10 Times in 10 Years

Political parties in Bulgaria have increased their subsidies 10 times in the past ten years, according to calculations of the Finance Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 786

GERB, Reformist Bloc Take ‘Step Forward’ in Coalition Talks

At a meeting that was not announced in advance, the Reformist bloc and GERB have come one step closer to а coalition agreement, according to a statement of Rumyana Bachvarova from Bulgaria’s biggest party.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 21:54 | Viewed: 1299

Iva Yordanova Resigns as Deputy Head of Agency for Bulgarians Abroad

Iva Yordanova has resigned as Deputy Head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad (SABA), Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1063

Bulgarian Socialists Ready for New Talks with GERB, Mikov Says  

The Socialists will take part on a second round of consultations over forming a government coalition if GERB extended an invitation for meaningful political negotiations, Socialist leader Mihail Mikov said on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1000

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: 5241

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: 1396

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: 894

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: 888

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: 1389

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: 1224

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: 1244

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: 1334

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: 1140

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: 999

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: 1074

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: 3173