Politics

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 | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 350

Bulgaria Remits 84% of Afghanistan's Debt

Bulgaria has remitted almost 84% of Afghanistan's debt accumulated in the 70s and 80s of the 20th century and rescheduled the remaining debt for 10 years.

Politics | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 441

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: 370

Hungary's Navracsics Deprived of Citizenship Portfolio in New EC Panel

Hungary's Tibor Navracsics will not be in charge of the citizenship portfolio in the new European Commission, according to Jean-Claude Juncker, President-elect of the new EC.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 463

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: 948

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: 734

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: 681

EU Commission 'Should Adopt New Approach' to Disasters, Emergency - MEP

The European Commission needs a more comprehensive and coordinated approach to disaster and emergency response, MEP Iliana Iotova has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 07:37 | Viewed: 505

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: 4924

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: 1217

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: 737

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: 751

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: 1250

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: 1096

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: 1135

Nationalist Ataka Refuses Government Talks With GERB

As expected, the left-nationalist party Ataka refused to have government consultations with the centre-right GERB.

Politics | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1253

There Will Be Centre-Right Government In 10 Days – Reformist Bloc MP

I would like to tell the Bulgarians that in 10 days the country will have a centre-right government, Atanas Atanasov, an elected MP from the Reformist Bloc (RB), said during the Nova TV morning talk show.

Politics | October 18, 2014, Saturday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1273

EC Approves Project for Upgrade of Fire Services in Bulgaria

The European Commission has approved a project for the upgrade of fire fighting services under Operational Program Regional Development 2007-2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 17, 2014, Friday // 20:02 | Viewed: 1123

PES Leader Stanishev Wants his MEP’s Immunity Lifted ASAP

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Party of European Socialists (PES), has said he will insist that he be stripped of his immunity from prosecution on the basis of his status as an MEP as soon as possible.

Politics | October 17, 2014, Friday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1072

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: 1298

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: 1106