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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 | 5 hours ago | Viewed: 346

President Plevneliev Criticises Guy Verhofstadt's Recommendations

Bulgaria will not give in to someone else's suggestions when setting up its new government said in Brussels Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev, reports the Club Z website.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 19:31 | Viewed: 744

GERB, Patriotic Front Agree On Coalition Support For Government

The right-centre GERB and the nationalist Patriotic Front reached an agreement on coalition support for the new government.

Politics | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 17:17 | Viewed: 811

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: 577

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: 735

ALDE President: Bulgaria Should Form Govt without Nationalist Formations

The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Party has issued recommendations about the makeup of Bulgaria’s new government.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 09:06 | Viewed: 816

Bulgaria’s President to Take Part in European Council Meeting Oct 23-24

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will arrive Thursday in Brussels on a two-day working visit related to a European Council meeting.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 07:35 | Viewed: 588

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: 670

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: 852

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: 643

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: 757

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: 1147

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: 919

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: 857

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: 648

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: 5065

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: 1364

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: 873

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: 877

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: 1376

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: 1214