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EPP Group Chairman: Bulgaria Not Ready for Grand Coalition

Joseph Daul, who heads the European People's Party (EPP) Group in the European Parliament, has urged Bulgarian politicians to form a government after uniting around certain priorities.

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Bakalov 'Ready to Remain IntMin' in Bulgaria's Next Cabinet

Caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov said on Thursday he was ready to retain the post in the next government, but "on certain conditions".

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First Tripartite Gov't Consultations Kick Off in Bulgaria's Parliament

Conservative GERB, right-wing RB and nationalist PF, until recently tipped to form the next Bulgarian government, are set to meet in Parliament.

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Bulgaria’s Interior Has Focused on Fighting Human Trafficking- Caretaker Minister

The efforts of Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry have been aimed at countering human trafficking since the beginning of August, according to caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov.

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Government Negotiations Agony Extends Into Next Week

GERB sets a deadline on Monday to the Reformist Bloc (RB) to make up its mind on the political formula of the next Bulgarian government.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 736

Interim PM Points Budget Overhaul as Only Way to Pay Back KTB Deposits

Caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki said Wednesday the update of 2014's budget would secure funding to allow depositors access to their savings at Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB).

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 729

Borisov 'Almost Ready' to Form Gov't Alone, Calls PF 'Unacceptable'

Center-right GERB is "nearly ready" to have a minority government on its own, leader Boyko Borisov declared after meeting European People's Party (EPP) Group head Joseph Daul.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1157

Bulgaria’s Security Agency Awarded Extra BGN 250 000 to Handle Migration Flows

Bulgaria’s government has earmarked an additional sum of BGN 250 000 for activities of the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 13:48 | Viewed: 498

EPP Group Chairman Urges Formation of Center-Right Gov't

European People's Party Group Chair Joseph Daul met leaders of conservative GERB party and right-wing Reformist Bloc, but also two parties to the left of the political spectrum.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 13:32 | Viewed: 532

GERB Heads Bulgarian Parliament's Budget, Legal Affairs Committees

Center-right GERB party, the biggest in Parliament, is to preside over the two temporary committees with the National Assembly formed Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 525

Three-Way Coalition Talks 'In Preparation' - Reformists' Co-Chair

A meeting between conservative GERB party, right-wing Reformist Bloc and nationalist Patriotic Front is currently being prepared, Radan Kanev from the RB has claimed.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 11:19 | Viewed: 495

President Plevneliev to Hold Consultations with Parliament Parties

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is to hold meetings with all parties in Parliament, but will receive them in reverse order starting from the smallest one, his press office has said.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 526

RB's Radan Kanev, GERB Negotiators Hold Unexpected Meeting

A surprising meeting was held Tuesday evening between Radan Kanev, co-Chairman of the Reformist Bloc, and members of GERB party's team tasked to carry out government consultations, sources say.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 09:42 | Viewed: 524

Bulgaria’s Caretaker PM Boasts about Successful Term in Office of Govt

Caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has insisted that Bulgaria’s caretaker government is about to complete a successful term in office.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 08:51 | Viewed: 600

Bulgaria’s Parliament Holds 1st Regular Sitting

Bulgaria’s new Parliament is to hold its first regular sitting on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 29, 2014, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 513

Reformist Bloc Turns Down GERB's Offer to Join Minority Gov't

Right-wing Reformist Bloc's Parliament group heads have rejected a proposal made by GERB leader Boyko Borisov that the two parties co-form a minority cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 14:28 | Viewed: 956

Boyko Borisov: GERB-RB Minority Coalition 'Single Option' to Form Gov't

The only possible scenario to have a new government in Bulgaria is a minority coalition between center-right GERB and right-wing Reformist Bloc, conservatives' leader GERB said Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 860

Tsvetan Tsvetanov Not Going To Be Interior Minister

Tsvetan Tsvetanov is not going to be Bulgaria's new interior ministry, he told the Nova TV breakfast show.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 11:35 | Viewed: 655

Minority Government Is Pointless - Reformist Bloc

The Reformist Bloc will not enter in a minority government, it is pointless, Traycho Traykov, Reformist Bloc member and former minister of economy, energy and tourism (2009-2012) in the previous GERB government.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 10:57 | Viewed: 592

Negotiations On New Government Continue On Tuesday

The chairpersons of the parliamentary groups are gathering on Tuesday upon the invitation of GERB leader Boyko Borisov to discuss the setting up of Bulgaria's new government.

Politics » Domestic | October 28, 2014, Tuesday // 07:32 | Viewed: 686

Bulgarian Lawmaker 'Bat Sali' Complains of 'Discrimination'

The controversial DPS lawmaker Aleksandar Metodiev, dubbed "Bat Sali", has said protesters demanding his resignation are discriminating against him.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 19:09 | Viewed: 726