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Bulgaria's Govt Warns of 'Plot to Discredit PM'

The head of the Bulgarian government's press office has warned that yet another plot has been carried out, aimed at tarnishing the Prime Minister's reputation, during the latter's visit to London on Wednesday and Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | February 6, 2016, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1348

Bulgaria’s New Education Minister Kuneva Vows Transparency

It’s a matter of courage to make reforms in the education sector, Bulgaria’s newly appointed Education Minister Meglena Kuneva said on Wednesday shortly after parliament endorsed her nomination.

Politics » Domestic | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 18:49 | Viewed: 1177

Bulgarian Parliament Elects Meglena Kuneva as New Education Minister

Bulgaria’s parliament endorsed the nomination of Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva as the country's new education minister on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1399

Bulgarian Parliament to Vote on Kuneva's Nomination for Education Minister

The Bulgarian parliament will decide on Wednesday whether to approve the the nomination of Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva as the country's new education minister.

Politics » Domestic | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1106

Bulgaria MPs Remain Divided ahead of Vote on Education Min Candidate

As lawmakers are set to vote on the candidacy of Meglena Kuneva to become Bulgaria's next Education Minister, it is not clear how much support she will gain.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2016, Tuesday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1144

MPs from Bulgaria's Ruling Coalition to Hear Candidate for New Education Minister

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Meglena Kuneva, who is candidate for becoming the country's new education minister, will be presented to MPs from the parties constituting the coalition government on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 2, 2016, Tuesday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1336

Bulgaria to Introduce ID Cards with Biometric Data

Bulgaria will introduce new identity cards that will contain biometric data allowing passage through electronic gates at the EU airports, Deputy Interior Minister Krasimir Tsipov has said.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2016, Monday // 20:18 | Viewed: 3235

Bulgaria's President: Communist-Era Officials Still Wield Influence

The same old people affiliated to the Bulgarian Communist Party (BKP) that ruled the country during the Cold War are still attempting to dominate society, President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2016, Monday // 13:18 | Viewed: 2066

Bulgarian MPs Divided over Deputy PM's Candidacy for Education Minister

Lawmakers remain divided as Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva is expected to be the government's proposal to take over as Education Minister.

Politics » Domestic | February 1, 2016, Monday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1248

Bulgaria's Education Minister Expected to Resign on Monday

Bulgaria's Education Minister Todor Tanev is expected to submit his resignation on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | January 31, 2016, Sunday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1577

Tensions within Bulgaria's Junior Govt Partner RB as Party 'Intends to Quit'

The People’s Party for Freedom and Dignity (NPSD), which is part of the Refomist Bloc (RB) coalition, might quit the bloc because of discontent with coalition partners, media reports suggest.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2016, Saturday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1390

Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor: Judicial Body's Resignation 'Impossible'

There is no legal mechanism allowing the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) to step down, in line with demands of the main ruling parties, Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has said.

Politics » Domestic | January 30, 2016, Saturday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1480

Bulgaria’s Reformist Bloc Nominates Meglena Kuneva as New Education Minister

Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva has been nominated as new Bulgaria’s Education Minister to replace Todor Tanev.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2016, Friday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1628

Junior Coalition Partners to Determine Bulgaria's New Education Minister

The parties constituting the junior coalition partner – the Reformist Bloc (RB) will determine on their own the candidate for new education minister of Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2016, Friday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1398

Bulgarian PM to Discuss Nominees for New Education Minister with Coalition Partners

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will discuss the candidates for a new education minister with the junior coalition partners from the Reformist Bloc (RB) on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | January 29, 2016, Friday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1372

Bulgaria PM Borisov Asks Education Minister to Resign

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has demanded the resignation of Education and Science Minister Todor Tanev and his entire team.

Politics » Domestic | January 28, 2016, Thursday // 16:37 | Viewed: 2502

Bulgaria Opposition Demands New Rules for Disclosing Names of Ex-Security Agents

The biggest opposition party of Bulgaria submitted a bill that would change the procedure of disclosing affiliation of Bulgarian citizens to the Soviet-era security services and the military intelligence.

Politics » Domestic | January 28, 2016, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1478

Ex-Justice Minister Takes Over as Bulgaria's Deputy Ombudsman

A former Justice Minister was approved by Parliament on Thursday as a Deputy to the National Ombudsman of Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | January 28, 2016, Thursday // 10:27 | Viewed: 1289

Bulgarian PM Says Govt Took Away Billions from Mafia

The "oligarchs and mafia" affected by a crackdown on smuggling and other measures are seeking political support to make up for incurred losses, Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Domestic | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1733

Bulgaria Govt Refrains from Calling for Top Judicial Body's Resignation

The cabinet of Bulgaria has refused to urge the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS), the high decisonmaking body of the judiciary, to step down, despite criticism against it in the EU Commission's report published Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1430

Bulgaria’s Governing Coalition Urges Top Judicial Body to Dissolve Itself

Bulgaria’s governing coalition on Tuesday urged the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) to dissolve itself following a string a scandals involving VSS members in recent days.

Politics » Domestic | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 19:51 | Viewed: 1613