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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: 526

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: 965

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: 868

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: 663

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: 600

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: 693

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

Hundreds Protest over DPS's 'Bat Sali', Policy on KTB

Various demonstrations were held in front of the Parliament building as the legislature kicked off its opening session Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1143

Reformist Bloc's Radan Kanev Demands 'Responsible Government', Reforms

Rebuilding of trust in Bulgaria's parliamentarism, judiciary and administrative reforms and combating corruption are the main priorities of the Reformist Bloc, listed by parliamentary group co-chairperson Radan Kanev in his remarks in the National Assembl

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 17:33 | Viewed: 625

DPS Leader Fears Bulgaria Will Be Governed By 'Anti-European' Coalition

An "unprincipled" coalition with national populist parties is even a worst scenario than new elections, the leader of liberal DPS, Lyutvi Mestan, warned.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1009

Tsetska Tsacheva Appointed Bulgaria's Parliament Speaker

GERB's Tsetska Tsacheva was overwhelmingly approved Parliament Speaker of the 43rd National Assembly.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 16:16 | Viewed: 901

Socialist Leader Mihail Mikov Vows BSP Will Be Constructive Opposition

The Bulgarian Socialist Party will throw its support behind all projects of national importance, the party's Chairman Mihail Mikov said at the 43rd National Assembly's inaugural session.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 15:54 | Viewed: 650

Bulgaria’s Caretaker PM Predicts New Govt in 10 Days

Georgi Bliznashki, caretaker Prime Minister, has expressed hopes that Bulgaria will have a new government within 10 days.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 789

GERB Leader Boyko Borisov Is Ready To Be Prime Minister

“I am ready to assume the full responsibility, though I am aware that this will be detrimental to the party,” Boyko Borisov, leader of GERB - the party with largest number of seats in Parliament said at the opening session.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 15:05 | Viewed: 979

Bulgaria's New Parliament Convenes For First Session

Bulgaria's newly elected MPs convened at the first session of the country's 43-rd National Assembly.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 14:33 | Viewed: 772

Bulgaria’s 43rd National Assembly to Hold Inaugural Session

Bulgaria’s 43rd National Assembly is to hold its first sitting at 2 pm on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 27, 2014, Monday // 09:27 | Viewed: 794

Radan Kanev, Meglena Kuneva to Co-Chair Reformist Bloc MP Group

The leaders of the right-wing Reformist Bloc's two biggest parties are to head its parliamentary group if a government is formed, the leaders themselves confirmed on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 16:24 | Viewed: 937

Patriotic Front Ready to Consider Taking Part in Next Bulgarian Gov't

The nationalist coalition Patriotic Front is ready to review its previous decision not to have ministers in Bulgaria's next cabinet, its co-head Valeri Simeonov said on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 11:14 | Viewed: 898

GERB, BSP Doubt Stability of Next Bulgarian Gov't

Even the prospects of a hypothetical coalition to govern Bulgaria are slim, conservative GERB's leader Boyko Borisov announced after meeting socialist counterpart Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | October 26, 2014, Sunday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1418

Plovdiv Mayor Signs Contract for BGN 30 M Loan from EBRD

Ivan Totev, Mayor of the Plovdiv Municipality, has signed a contract with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for a loan of around BGN 30 M.

Politics » Domestic | October 24, 2014, Friday // 16:37 | Viewed: 995

GERB Meets BSP Friday in Second Round of Coalition Talks

GERB will complete the second round of consultations over potential formation of a government coalition with talks with Socialists on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | October 24, 2014, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 1063