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Bulgaria’s GERB Party, ABV Movement Hold Govt Talks

Center-right party GERB, the winner in the early elections on October 5, is holding coalition talks with the left-wing Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) Movement.

Politics » Domestic | October 19, 2014, Sunday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1243

GERB, Bulgaria without Censorship, End Unsuccessful Govt Talks

Center-right party GERB and the Bulgaria without Censorship coalition have ended failed to reach agreement on forming a government.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2014, Friday // 18:06 | Viewed: 1333

Bulgarian Trade Unions Threaten Protests over Planned Merger of Customs, Revenue Agency

Trade union representatives at Bulgaria’s Customs Agency have threatened protests unless their demands, including the termination of the merger with the National Revenue Agency (NRA), are discussed.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2014, Friday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1132

Interim PM Believes Bulgarian Gov't Will Be Formed in Up to 3 Weeks

A new government will be set up because otherwise Bulgaria will not be able to update the budget, caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki said.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2014, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 999

GERB, Bulgaria without Censorship to Hold Gov't Talks Friday

Conservative GERB party and the centrist coalition Bulgaria without Censorship are set to meet for consultations in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | October 17, 2014, Friday // 07:59 | Viewed: 1073

Bulgaria's GERB, Patriotic Front Agree on Forming New Government

Bulgaria’s center-right party GERB, the winner in the early elections on October 05, and the nationalist coalition Patriotic Front have agreed on forming a new government, Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 18:33 | Viewed: 3169

Iva Yordanova Takes Over Agency for Bulgarians Abroad

Iva Yordanova, an adviser of interim Deputy Prime Minister Iliyana Tsanova, is the new head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, the government's press office has announced.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1617

Bulgaria’s GERB Starts Coalition Talks with Nationalist Formation Patriotic Front

Bulgaria’s center-right party GERB, the winner in the early elections on October 05, will hold talks on forming a new government with representatives of nationalist coalition Patriotic Front.

Politics » Domestic | October 16, 2014, Thursday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1337

Sofia City Court Halts Hearing in Ataka Leader Case

Sofia City Court has halted the hearing of the case against nationalist leader Volen Siderov who is accused of hooliganism and infliction of minor injuries to a police officer.

Politics » Domestic | October 15, 2014, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 844

GERB to Seek Reformist Bloc’s Support for Forming Government Wednesday

Centre-right GERB, the biggest party in Bulgaria’s new parliament, will meet the right-wing Reformist Bloc on Wednesday for consultations over formation of government.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 21:00 | Viewed: 970

GERB Declines DPS’ Offer  of Support for Minority Government

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) on Tuesday reiterated its opposition to any minority government coalition comprising nationalist parties in Bulgaria’s parliament.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1045

Justice Ministry Demands International Expert Appraisal of Bulgaria’s Prosecuting Authority

A proposal for updates to the judicial reform strategy drafted by the team of caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov envisages an independent international expert appraisal of the state of Bulgaria’s prosecuting authority.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 769

Bulgaria Should Not Change its Election Laws Too Frequently - NGO

Vanya Nusheva from Transparency International has commented that Bulgaria cannot change election laws every time some party is dissatisfied with the results as the country would end up with an unsustainable election system.

Politics » Domestic | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 11:10 | Viewed: 635

There Are Active Islamic State Cells in Bulgaria – Expert

There are active cells of the Islamic State in Bulgaria, Arabist Kiryak Tsonev told Bulgaria's National Television, Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 13, 2014, Monday // 10:41 | Viewed: 1606

Protesters Block International Road Demanding Withdrawal of DPS's MP 'Bat Sali'

Residents of Bulgaria's city of Kyustendil will block the international road to Gyueshevo, the border checkpoint with Macedonia at noon, Monday.

Politics » Domestic | October 13, 2014, Monday // 08:59 | Viewed: 766

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Deputy PM Demands Road Toll System

Ekaterina Zaharieva, Bulgaria’s caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development and Investment Planning, has underscored the need to introduce a road toll system.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1067

Ataka Leader Demands Trial Against Defence Minister

The caretaker Defence Minister Velizar Shalamanov deserves a court trial, Volen Siderov, leader of the left-wing nationalist party Ataka told the bTV national channel morning show.

Politics » Domestic | October 9, 2014, Thursday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1009

Executive Director of Bulgaria’s Port Burgas Removed from Office

Argir Boyadzhiev has been removed from the post of director and member of the Board of Directors of Port Burgas.

Politics » Domestic | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 11:58 | Viewed: 804

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council Fails to Elect Military Appellate Court Chair

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has failed to elect a Chair of the Military Appellate Court.

Politics » Domestic | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 758

Bulgaria’s President: Failure to Form Govt Would Lead to Disaster

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has suggested that a failure to form a Parliament and a government after the early elections on October 5 would be detrimental to the country.

Politics » Domestic | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1229

Deputy PM Zaharieva: 78% of Regional Development Ministry Budget Spent in H1 2014

Bulgaria's Ministry of Regional Development budget lacks some BGN 10-11M needed for the maintenance of roads in the winter season.

Politics » Domestic | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 606