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Bulgarian Ombudsman Tipped to Become Caretaker PM

Bulgaria's National Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev has been tipped to become Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister, according to local media reports.

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1036

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Declares It Won't Form Interim Cabinet

Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms is not interested in forming an interim Cabinet, the party's leader, Lyutvi Mestan, told reporters on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 15:31 | Viewed: 766

Bulgarian MPs Start Petition on Convocation of Grand Assembly

Bulgarian independent MPs have launched a petition calling for the convocation of a Grand Assembly tasked with drafting a new Constitution.

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 14:55 | Viewed: 816

Bulgarian Left-Wingers Urge Rulers to Stay Clear of Caretaker Govt

Bulgaria's ruling center-right GERB should by no means take part in the country's caretaker government, Sergey Stanishev, leader of the oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party, has declared.

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 14:55 | Viewed: 717

Sofia Mayor Rules Out Becoming Caretaker PM

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has refuted rumors that she may be appointed as Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 14:22 | Viewed: 838

Bulgaria's Ex Tsar Asks Calls for Unity among Political Forces

Simeon Saxe-Coburg, Bulgaria's ex Tsar (in 1943-1946) and ex Prime Minister (in 2001-2005) has issued a statement, calling on political powers in the country to act responsible in order to maintain stability amid the sensitive situation in the country.

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1751

Bulgaria Parliament Fills 3 Vacancies at Illegal Assets Commission

Bulgaria's Parliament has filled the three vacancies at the Commission for Establishing Property Acquired from Criminal Activity (CEPACA).

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 878

Grozdan Iliev Fills Bulgarian Constitutional Court Vacancy

The Bulgarian Parliament elected without any debates judge Grozdan Iliev to fill the vacancy at the Constitutional Court (KS).

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 11:45 | Viewed: 897

Ethnic Turkish Chief to Sue Bulgarian PM for Slander

The honorary chairman of the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, Ahmed Dogan, is considering suing outgoing Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, for slander.

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 11:06 | Viewed: 973

Bulgarian Nationalists Boycott Caretaker Govt Consultations

Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party is going to boycott the consultations with President Rosen Plevneliev for the appointment of a caretaker government.

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 10:41 | Viewed: 846

Bulgarian MPs Vote on Constitutional Court Nomination

Bulgaria's Parliament will vote Friday to fill the vacancy at the Constitutional Court (KS).

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 08:47 | Viewed: 549

Bulgarian President Launches Consultations on Caretaker Govt

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is launching Friday consultations with all political parties after the Parliament voted Thursday the resignation of the Cabinet "Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 22, 2013, Friday // 08:05 | Viewed: 840

Socialist Leader for CNN: Bulgarians Can't Stand It Anymore

Protests in Bulgaria are not only about austerity, but about returning power to the people and holding new elections, Socialist opposition leader told CNN as the government of his arch rival resigned.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 20:08 | Viewed: 2262

New Rallies in Bulgaria Want All Tainted Parties Out

Despite the accepted resignation of Bulgaria's government, protest rallies were organized again – though on a much smaller scale - in major Bulgarian cities Thursday night.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1740

Bulgarian PM's Assassination Claim Was Distraction - Ex-Interior Min

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's claim that former ethnic Turkish party leader Ahmed Dogan masterminded a plan to assassinate him was intended as a distraction from Borisov's resignation, according to former Interior Minister Rumen Petkov.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 17:48 | Viewed: 967

Bulgaria's PM Learned about Assassination Plot on His Life 2 Weeks Ago

Bulgaria's outgoing prime minister, who resigned shockingly on Wednesday, has said he learned about a plotted assassination attempt on his life just two weeks ago.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1690

German Media: What Took Bulgarians So Long To Stage Revolt

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has called on Bulgarian parties to show a high sense of responsibility during the current government crisis and to unite efforts to find a way out.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1933

Bulgarian President Says Cabinet Resignation Was Irresponsible

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has criticized Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for his unexpected decision to resign on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1983

Bulgaria President to Give Mandate to GERB Party on Monday

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev said he will hand down on Monday the mandate for forming a new government to the biggest party in parliament – GERB.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1338

Kuneva's Party Starts Referendum Petition on Allowing Recall of Bulgarian MPs

A nationwide petition will be started by the end of the week for a referendum on allowing Bulgarian citizens to recall politicians they have elected, according to Borislav Tsekov, one of the leaders of the Bulgaria for Citizens Movement.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1077

Liberal Party: Resigned Bulgarian PM Tried to Inflame Ethnic Conflict

Leader of Bulgarian liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms Lyutvi Mestan has dismissed resigned PM Boyko Borisov's claim that former Movement leader Ahmed Dogan had plotted an assassination attempt against Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2090
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