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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 | July 25, 2014, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1272

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: 1290

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: 1601

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: 939

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: 1066

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: 881

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: 904

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: 634

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: 750

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: 1997

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: 1150

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: 1458

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: 1128

Bulgaria's New Environment Minister 'Has No Degree' from Munich

Stanislav Anastassov, who became Environment Minister in June, does not hold a Bachelor's degree from the Technical University of Munich as previously reported.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 659

Bulgaria Can Handle 1,000 Migrants Monthly – Interior Minister

Bulgaria implements all necessary measures to manage the influx of immigrants, Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev said, Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 593

Bulgaria's Government Holds 'Last' Meeting Before Resignation

Cabinet members arrived at the Council of Ministers for what is expected to be their last session before Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski steps down.

Politics » Domestic | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1063

Bulgarian MPs Not to Renew Work, Await Gov't Resignation

Lawmakers in Bulgarian Parliament failed to agree on whether any session should be held until the cabinet of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski resigns.

Politics » Domestic | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 905

Socialist 'Dissident' Member Kadiev Enters Party Leadership Race

Georgi Kadiev, known for his usual criticism at decisions of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has officially become a candidate to head the party.

Politics » Domestic | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 12:55 | Viewed: 627

Prosecutors to Probe Ex Agriculture Fund Execs over Delayed Projects

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister is to alert the prosecuting authority about activities of the former chief executive of the State Fund Agriculture (SFA) and his deputy.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 17:42 | Viewed: 666

Watchdog Head: MPs from All Parties Requested Wiretapping Data

MPs from all political parties have approached the National Special Surveillance Devices Oversight Office, according to the director of the unit.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 17:00 | Viewed: 591

Bulgaria's PM: Budget Update Not Necessary So Far

The fiscal performance in the first half of 2014 does not require an update of the state budget, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | July 21, 2014, Monday // 16:02 | Viewed: 693