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One in Four Bulgarians to Vote for GERB in Next Elections – Poll

A total of 26% of Bulgarians would vote for the opposition center-right GERB party if elections took place today, the latest poll of Exacta Research shows.

Politics » Domestic | 1 hour ago | Viewed: 170

Fiasco and Hope After Bulgarian Government Resignation - Der Standard

Bulgaria is in the middle of a systematic crisis, but the civil society against the Oresharski cabinet is a ray of light for democracy, an Austrian media outlet speculates.

Politics » Domestic | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 300

President Rosen Plevneliev Urges Full Disclosure of 'KTB Files'

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev urged in a televised address to Parliament on Friday the full disclosure of the “KTB files”.

Politics » Domestic | 4 hours ago | Viewed: 336

President Plevneliev: Parliament to Solve Key Tasks Before Dissolution

President Rosen Plevneliev has asked parties to overcome their differences to resolve three pressing issues before the Parliament is dissolved.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 18:02 | Viewed: 754

GERB Leader Boiko Borisov Returns Mandate

Boyko Borisov, leader of the opposition party GERB, returned the mandate for forming a new Bulgarian government to Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 16:51 | Viewed: 984

Outgoing PM Plamen Oresharski: I Have No Regrets

Outgoing Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski said he was not sorry that he became a prime minister.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 520

Resignation 'Will Not Lead to Economic Recovery' - BIA Chairman

The resignation of the government will worsen Bulgaria's economic situation, as political struggles will scare investors away, an industrial union's Chairman believes.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 15:19 | Viewed: 628

Outgoing FM: Bulgaria Vulnerable to New EU Sanctions against Russia

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has rejected accusations of allowing a state of international isolation during his term in office.

Politics | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 535

Bulgarian Outgoing Ministers React to Cabinet Resignation

Most of Bulgaria's outgoing ministers have assessed their work in office as "positive" and have voiced warnings the next government would face a number of issues.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 14:40 | Viewed: 502

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova Does Not Want to Be a Minister

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova said she does not want to become a minister in an eventual future GERB government.

Politics | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 14:37 | Viewed: 413

Ambassador Hensel: Poland Is Keeping Close Watch on Ukraine

The crisis in Ukraine has been a cause for concern for the Polish government ever since its onset, according to Leszek Hensel, Ambassador of Poland to Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 13:35 | Viewed: 498

Gov't 'Worked in Most Difficult Environment in Recent History' - PM

Bulgaria's Prime Minister in resignation Plamen Oresharski made a statement in Parliament briefly before lawmakers approved his move to step down.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 12:32 | Viewed: 579

Procedure for Election of Supreme Court of Cassation Chair Kicks Off

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) opened Thursday a procedure for the election of a Chair of the Supreme Court of Cassation (VKS).

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 370

Bulgarian President to Call Talks after MPs Vote Gov't Resignation

Consultations are to be held among parliamentary parties shortly after lawmakers vote on the resignation of Bulgaria's cabinet, the President has announced.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 484

Bulgarian DPS Party Supports Georgieva's EU Foreign Policy Chief Bid

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish DPS party will most likely support the candidacy of the outgoing EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva for EU's foreign policy chief post.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 09:50 | Viewed: 518

Bulgarian Parliament Approves Government Resignation

Lawmakers overwhelmingly backed Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oreshaski's resignation submitted on Wednesday evening.

Politics » Domestic | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1384

Barekov-Led Party Coalition Splits, Leader Threatens to Quit Politics

Bulgaria's nationalist VMRO is due to vote whether to leave the coalition headed by Bulgaria without Censorship, a party headed by MEP and former journalist Nikolay Barekov.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 927

Government Postpones Agreement With Westinghouse For Successors

Bulgaria's Government left the signing of the agreement on the new unit of the Kozloduy NPP with the US company Westinghouse to their successors, report Bulgarian-language media.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 901

New National Strategy to Set Up Lobby of Bulgarians Living Abroad

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers has adopted a National Strategy for Bulgarian citizens and Bulgarian communities worldwide, the Government press center announced, Wednesday.

Politics | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 586

Gov't Allocates BGN 18 M to Ministries, Discusses Resignation

Budgets of Bulgarian ministries were reinforced at Wednesday's session held by the cabinet, amid expectations that the government is to step down.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 696

Racho Ribarov Appointed Honorary Consul of Lithuania to Bulgaria

The Bulgarian government has adopted a decision approving the opening of a consular office of the Republic of Lithuania in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 638
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