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UN Top Job: Bulgaria Dropped Bokova Partly 'at Urge of Berlin' - FT

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov changed his country's nomination for UN Secretary General in part "at the urging of Berlin, which favours Ms [Kristalina] Georgieva," the Financial Times has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 795

Bulgaria Only Took In 6 Migrants from Greece Since September

Bulgaria compares to most other EU member states which have not accepted a big enough share of the 160 000 migrants from Italy and Greece, EU data released on Wednesday shows.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1108

Bulgaria's PM, UK DefMin Discuss Migrant Readmission Agreements

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon who was on a visit to Sofia on Wednesday, the cabinet says.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 08:26 | Viewed: 789

Bulgaria's PM 'Not Commenting' Reports of Parliament Speaker's Presidential Nomination

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said he is "not commenting" on information that Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva is the nomination of his GERB party for the presidential elections.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 22:26 | Viewed: 938

UN System Is Broken, Not Broke, Georgieva Tells Politico

Bulgaria's new UN chief nominee Kristalina Georgieva has said she is "relentless" and that makes her better placed than António Guterres, the fontrunner in the informal votes among UN Security Council members.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 19:04 | Viewed: 1012

Bokova to Continue UN Race Despite Bulgaria's Change of Candidate

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova has said she will "continue the race" to head the United Nations.

Politics | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1433

Bulgaria's FM Calls on Bokova to Leave UN Race

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has suggested Irina Bokova should rethink her participation in the race for UN Secretary General after the government's decision to change the official candidate of the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1034

EU Commission VP Accepts UN Top Job Nomination from Bulgaria

EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said she accepts the nomination of Bulgaria's government for UN Secretary General.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1586

Rosen Zhelyazkov Appointed Head of Bulgarian Electronic Management Agency

The Council of Ministers appointed on Wednesday Rosen Zhelyazkov as the new chairman of the State Agency for Electronic Management for a period of five years.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1194

Bulgaria To Pay First BGN 3.4 M Installment For Refugees in Turkey

The government approved the additional expenses on the budget of the Ministry of Foreign affairs for 2016 for the purpose of paying the first Bulgarian installment to the Facility for Refugees in Turkey, reported the press centre of the Council of Ministe

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1195

BSP, Lyava Balgariya To Start Discussions On Non-Confidence Vote

The parliamentary group of BSP Lyava Balgariya has decided to start discussions with other political parties for submitting a vote of non-confidence against the Borisov 2 Cabinet after, earlier on Wednesday, the Council of Ministers nominated European Com

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 793

DPS Leader Karadayi: Georgieva's Nomination For UN Secretary General Is Very Superficial Move

DPS leader Mustafa Karadayi described as a “very superficial move” the decision of the government to nominate European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva for UN Secretary General.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 815

Bulgarian President Plevneliev Calls For Unity On New UN Secretary Nomination

President Rosen Plevneliev called on all Bulgarian politicians to deal responsibly with the new Bulgarian nomination for UN Secretary General, to overcome their partisan interests and personal convictions and become part of the effort for Bulgaria to succ

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1198

BSP: Georgieva's Nomination For UN Secretary General Is Shame For Bulgaria

BSP demanded that PM Borisov come to Parliament and present the reasons for the decision of the government to nominate European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva for UN Secretary General.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1004

GERB, Reformist Bloc Approve Georgieva's Nomination For UN Secretary General

GERB and the Reformist Bloc approve of the decision of the government to nominate European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva as Bulgarian Candidate for UN Secretary General, stated PM Borisov on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 791

Bulgarian PM: Georgieva Is More Successful Nomination For UN Secretary General

“Get ready for severe compromising campaigns against us,” stated PM Borisov during the governmental meeting on the decision of the government to support the nomination of European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva for UN Secretary General.

Politics | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 11:39 | Viewed: 999

Bokova To Comment On Bulgarian Government's New UN Nomination Soon

Irina Bokova will comment on the decision of the Bulgarian government to nominate the Vice President of the European Commission Kristalina Georgieva as Bulgarian Candidate for UN Secretary General as soon as she gets more details.

Politics | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 912

Bulgarian PM Nominates European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva For UN Secretary General

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced that he is nominating the European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources Kristalina Georgieva for Secretary General of the UN.

Politics | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1757

EUR 160 M in Financial Assistance For Bulgaria Matter Of Days

The European Commission has pointed out that the financial assistance of EUR 160 M for Bulgaria, an obligation undertaken by its Chairman Jean-Claude Junker in Bratislava, is “a matter of days and not weeks,” reported NewEurope.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 905

Bulgarian UN Secretary General Candidate Bokova: I See No Serious Reason To Withdraw

“I see no serious reason to withdraw.

Politics | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1188

BSP Leader Ninova: Borisov's Government Prepares Ethnic Change in Bulgaria

BSP leader Korneliya Ninova has stated that the government is preparing an ethnic change in Bulgaria via the permanent placement of refugees in Bulgarian municipalities.

Politics » Domestic | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1623