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Boyko Borisov Threatens To Return Mandate

GERB leader Boyko Borisov told journalists in Parliament he might return the government mandate next Wednesday, if no agreement is reached.

Politics » Domestic | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 521

Parliament Starts Debate on Budget Overhaul, C-Bank's Report on KTB

Bulgarian lawmakers are discussing amendments to the 2014 budget and two documents about the situation at Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 602

President Plevneliev Begins Consultations with Parties Friday

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is to hold consultations with the left-wing ABV and ultra-nationalist Ataka on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | October 31, 2014, Friday // 07:58 | Viewed: 405

Bulgaria's GERB, RB Ready to Sign Coalition Agreement

Conservative GERB and right-wing Reformist Bloc are ready to strike a coalition agreement after tripartite talks with the Patriotic Front at the National Assembly, leaders say.

Politics » Domestic | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1073

EPP Group Chairman: Bulgaria Not Ready for Grand Coalition

Joseph Daul, who heads the European People's Party (EPP) Group in the European Parliament, has urged Bulgarian politicians to form a government after uniting around certain priorities.

Politics » Domestic | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 16:30 | Viewed: 532

Bakalov 'Ready to Remain IntMin' in Bulgaria's Next Cabinet

Caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov said on Thursday he was ready to retain the post in the next government, but "on certain conditions".

Politics » Domestic | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 15:23 | Viewed: 497

First Tripartite Gov't Consultations Kick Off in Bulgaria's Parliament

Conservative GERB, right-wing RB and nationalist PF, until recently tipped to form the next Bulgarian government, are set to meet in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 13:35 | Viewed: 826

Bulgaria’s Interior Has Focused on Fighting Human Trafficking- Caretaker Minister

The efforts of Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry have been aimed at countering human trafficking since the beginning of August, according to caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov.

Politics » Domestic | October 30, 2014, Thursday // 10:28 | Viewed: 478

Government Negotiations Agony Extends Into Next Week

GERB sets a deadline on Monday to the Reformist Bloc (RB) to make up its mind on the political formula of the next Bulgarian government.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 889

Interim PM Points Budget Overhaul as Only Way to Pay Back KTB Deposits

Caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki said Wednesday the update of 2014's budget would secure funding to allow depositors access to their savings at Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB).

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 849

Borisov 'Almost Ready' to Form Gov't Alone, Calls PF 'Unacceptable'

Center-right GERB is "nearly ready" to have a minority government on its own, leader Boyko Borisov declared after meeting European People's Party (EPP) Group head Joseph Daul.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1318

Bulgaria’s Security Agency Awarded Extra BGN 250 000 to Handle Migration Flows

Bulgaria’s government has earmarked an additional sum of BGN 250 000 for activities of the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 13:48 | Viewed: 617

EPP Group Chairman Urges Formation of Center-Right Gov't

European People's Party Group Chair Joseph Daul met leaders of conservative GERB party and right-wing Reformist Bloc, but also two parties to the left of the political spectrum.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 647

GERB Heads Bulgarian Parliament's Budget, Legal Affairs Committees

Center-right GERB party, the biggest in Parliament, is to preside over the two temporary committees with the National Assembly formed Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 618

Three-Way Coalition Talks 'In Preparation' - Reformists' Co-Chair

A meeting between conservative GERB party, right-wing Reformist Bloc and nationalist Patriotic Front is currently being prepared, Radan Kanev from the RB has claimed.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 571

President Plevneliev to Hold Consultations with Parliament Parties

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is to hold meetings with all parties in Parliament, but will receive them in reverse order starting from the smallest one, his press office has said.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 645

RB's Radan Kanev, GERB Negotiators Hold Unexpected Meeting

A surprising meeting was held Tuesday evening between Radan Kanev, co-Chairman of the Reformist Bloc, and members of GERB party's team tasked to carry out government consultations, sources say.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 09:42 | Viewed: 608

Bulgaria’s Caretaker PM Boasts about Successful Term in Office of Govt

Caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has insisted that Bulgaria’s caretaker government is about to complete a successful term in office.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 673

Bulgaria’s Parliament Holds 1st Regular Sitting

Bulgaria’s new Parliament is to hold its first regular sitting on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 537

Reformist Bloc Turns Down GERB's Offer to Join Minority Gov't

Right-wing Reformist Bloc's Parliament group heads have rejected a proposal made by GERB leader Boyko Borisov that the two parties co-form a minority cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 967

Boyko Borisov: GERB-RB Minority Coalition 'Single Option' to Form Gov't

The only possible scenario to have a new government in Bulgaria is a minority coalition between center-right GERB and right-wing Reformist Bloc, conservatives' leader GERB said Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 871