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Bulgarian Police Chief Secretary Set to Quit

Bulgaria's Chief Secretary of the Interior, Kalin Georgiev, has confirmed that he is about to resign, according to newly sworn-in Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 10:01 | Viewed: 831

Bulgaria Set to Replace 8 MPs, 1 MEP

Eight new Bulgarian Members of Parliament are expected to be sworn in, replacing elected lawmakers who took oath of office as ministers in the country’s Socialist-led government on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 30, 2013, Thursday // 09:27 | Viewed: 1146

Bulgarian Outgoing Caretaker PM: Put End to Political Revolutions

Bulgaria's new Prime Minister, Plamen Oresharski, took over the political leadership from his predecessor, the caretaker premier, Marin Raykov.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 18:21 | Viewed: 1679

Bulgaria's New Interior Minister Recommends Swift Reforms

Bulgaria's new Interior Minister, Tsvetelin Yovchev, has suggested that both the country and the Interior Ministry are in a state of crisis.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 927

Bulgaria's New PM: We Must Stick to Right Path

Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has suggested that the new government may not succeed in making people rich but the most important task is to make sure that the country is on the right path.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1519

Bulgarian Nationalist Accuses Ex-Rulers of Siding with Successors

Volen Siderov, leader of the Bulgarian nationalist Ataka (Attack) party, has accused the center-right GERB of striking a secret deal with the newly elected Socialist-led Cabinet of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1415

Bulgarian Ex-PM on New Cabinet: Better Than No Govt at All

Bulgaria’s former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov (2009-2013) wished luck on the country’s new government, saying it was “better than no government at all.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1279

Who Is Who: Bulgaria's New PM Plamen Oresharski

Plamen Oresharski, who was endorsed by the Bulgarian Socialist Party, was officially approved in Parliament Wednesday as Bulgaria’s new Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 13:57 | Viewed: 4335

Bulgaria's New Govt Takes Oath of Office

Bulgaria's newly elected government headed by Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski took an oath of office.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 1381

Bulgarian MPs Approve 'Oresharski' Cabinet

The Bulgarian Parliament approved Tuesday the country's new Cabinet tabled by Former Finance Minister, Plamen Oresharski, who was nominated for PM by the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 2656

Bulgarian Gymnast Legend Tipped for Deputy Sports Minister

The name of Bulgarian legendary gymnast, Yordan Yovchev, has popped up Wednesday as the first known Deputy Minister in the new Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1092

Bulgaria's Ex Top Cop, Media Mogul, Clash in Parliament

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Deputy Chair of center-right party Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB), and former Interior Minister has said that it is clear who calls the shots in the future government – socialist leader Sergey Stanishev and his wif

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1183

Bulgarian Nationalist Chief: We May Topple Govt Anytime

Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party will topple the new Cabinet on the spot upon noticing any lobbyism or actions against the interests of the people, according to party leader, Volen Siderov.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 940

Socialist Leader: Bulgarians Demanded Change at May 12 Snap Elections

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, presented Wednesday in Parliament the nomination of Plamen Oresharski for Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 510

Bulgaria's Left-Wing Vows Support for Oresharski Govt

The parliamentary group of Coalition for Bulgaria, led by the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, will support the proposal for new Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 748

Bulgarian Turks Leader Mocks Ex-PM’s Firefighting Past

I have never allowed myself to reprimand the former Prime Minister, Boiko Borisov, for the fact that a firefighter can become a premier or a PE teacher- an Interior Minister, the leader of the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, Lutvi Me

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 373

Oresharski Presents Govt Proposal in Bulgarian Parliament

We need from all political formations, social partners and civil society to give us an initial vote of confidence so that we can start working on our program, said Bulgarian Prime Minister Nominee.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1707

Borisov: Nationalists Cemented New Bulgarian Govt

Bulgaria's new Cabinet has become cemented due to the far-right nationalist Ataka party, says GERB leader and former Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 943

Bulgarian Nationalist Chief Personally Secured Govt Vote

The needed quorum of 121 Members of the Bulgarian Parliament in the crucial Wednesday vote on the new Cabinet has been provided in person by the leader of the far-right nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1189

Quorum for Govt Vote Reached in Bulgarian Parliament

The needed 121 Members of the Parliament have registered Wednesday for the crucial vote on the new Cabinet proposal, which started at 9 am.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1103

Tightlipped Bulgarian Nationalist Chief Arrives in Parliament

The leader of Bulgaria's far-right nationalists Ataka party, Volen Siderov, has arrived in the Parliament slightly after 8 am Wednesday morning, but kept the suspense by declining any comments for the media.

Politics » Domestic | May 29, 2013, Wednesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 625
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