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Names of Caretaker PM’s Advisers to Be Unveiled Thursday

Bulgaria’s caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki is expected to have about 10 advisers, dnevnik,bg has reported.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 290

US Air Force F-15 Deploy to Bulgaria for Bilateral Training Event

A dozen US Air Force F-15s and some 180 personnel have been deployed at Bulgaria’s Graf Ignatievo Air Base to take part in a bilateral exercise with the Bulgarian Air Force.

Politics » Defense | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 495

Bulgaria Tightens Control over Honorary Consuls

Honorary consuls of Bulgaria will be obliged to present reports on their activity to the Foreign Minister every four years.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 13:38 | Viewed: 617

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Replaces 3 More District Governors

Bulgaria's caretaker government has replaced three more district governors, thereby reaching a score of eight new district governors since August 13.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 527

First Group of Vote Buyers Nabbed – Bulgaria's Interim PM

Тhe first group of people involved in vote buying has been busted, Bulgaria's caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki announced, Tuesday.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 807

Austrian Der Standard: Borisov Is Organizing a Comeback

Austrian daily Der Standard has published an article arguing that Boyko Borisov, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and current leader of the GERB party, is organizing a comeback.

Politics » Domestic | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1167

EU to Provide EUR 125M to Farmers Affected by Russian Food Embargo

The European Commission has announced it will provide aid of up to EUR 125M to agricultural producers affected by the Russian food embargo.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 18, 2014, Monday // 15:27 | Viewed: 756

Bulgaria without Censorship Strikes Alliance with Lider Party

MEP and ex-journalist Nikolay Barekov's Bulgaria without Censorship has sealed a coalition agreement with Lider ("Leader") party, Barekov himself announced.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | August 18, 2014, Monday // 15:04 | Viewed: 790

UK 'Has Moved Beyond Humanitarian Mission' in Iraq - DefMin

British Defense Minister Michael Fallon confirmed that his country was increasing its military involvement in conflict-torn Iraq.

Politics » Defense | August 18, 2014, Monday // 14:25 | Viewed: 777

Interior Minister Vows “No Mercy” for Vote Buying in October Elex

Caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov on Monday vowed “no mercy’’ for vote buying at the upcoming elections and ruled out a repeat of Kostinbrod fake ballots scandal.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | August 18, 2014, Monday // 12:46 | Viewed: 712

Bulgaria Mulls Raising Minimum Wage in 2015

Bulgaria's Ministry of Labor and Social Policy will propose an increase in the minimum wage in 2015, according to caretaker Minister Yordan Hristoskov.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2014, Monday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1090

Bulgaria's PM Appoints Two Diplomats as Deputy Foreign Ministers

Valentin Poryazov and Rumen Aleksandrov are to be deputies to interim Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov, the Bulgarian government's press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 18, 2014, Monday // 11:51 | Viewed: 752

Ex-President Parvanov: I’ll Stay in Politics but Outside Parliament

Former President Georgi Parvanov said on Monday he will remain active in Bulgaria’s political life without running for member of parliament in the October election.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | August 18, 2014, Monday // 10:07 | Viewed: 725

Head of EU's Competitiveness Program 'Asked to Resign' by EconMin

Еli Milusheva, the director of the Operational Program Competitiveness managed by the Economy Ministry, is to resign, official sources say.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 18, 2014, Monday // 10:02 | Viewed: 915

Coalition of Bulgaria's GERB, DPS 'in Preparation' – BSP Chairman

It is "obvious" that an alliance between conservative GERB and liberal DPS is in the making, socialist party leader Mihail Mikov said on Sunday.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | August 18, 2014, Monday // 09:35 | Viewed: 847

Ex Foreign Minister Solomon Passy Quits Bulgaria’s NDSV Party

Former Foreign Minister Solomon Passy has left liberal party NDSV (National Movement for Stability and Progress) and called for its dissolution.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1004

Ex-PM Vows 10 Muslim Deputy Ministers if GERB Wins Early Elections

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB and former Prime Minister, has argued that Bulgaria’s next government should have at least 10 Muslim Deputy Ministers.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1252

PES Leader Says Will Back Georgieva’s Nomination for Top EU Post

Sergei Stanishev has said he’ll back Kristalina Georgieva for the post of EU foreign policy chief if EU leaders decided to give the position to the European People’s Party.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 15, 2014, Friday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1297

Bulgaria Likely to Lose BGN 24M under Operational Program Transport

Bulgaria may lose EU funding of BGN 24M under the "Transport" Operational Program, according to Nikolina Angelkova, caretaker Transport Minister.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 15, 2014, Friday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1492

Rearmament of Bulgarian Army To Cost BGN 1B by 2020

The rearmament of the Bulgarian army will cost BGN 1B by 2020, according to caretaker Defense Minister Velizar Shalamanov.

Politics » Defense | August 15, 2014, Friday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1600

GERB Leads The Polls By 7% - Survey

If elections for Bulgaria's parliament were held now, GERB would get 23% of the votes, shows a Gallup survey.

Politics » Early Elections 2014 | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 17:10 | Viewed: 1397
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