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Bulgarian Ombudsman Tabled as Caretaker PM

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, is conducting intensive negotiations with Ombudsman, Konstantin Penchev, for the latter's interim Prime Minister appointment.

Politics » Domestic | March 8, 2013, Friday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1237

Mayoral Election in Varna Could Be Delayed by 3 Months

The mayoral election in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna can be delayed by three months, according to the spokesperson of the Central Electoral Commission, Biser Troyanov.

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2013, Thursday // 12:17 | Viewed: 868

Sofia Mayor Reiterates She Won't Become Bulgarian Caretaker PM

Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Bulgaria's capital Sofia, has reiterated that she will not become the country's caretaker Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2013, Thursday // 11:18 | Viewed: 808

Bulgarian EU Commissioner Ruled Out as Interim PM

Bulgarian EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva would not be appointed Prime Minister of Bulgaria's caretaker government.

Politics » Domestic | March 7, 2013, Thursday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1063

President Vows Bulgaria Will Keep Up Fiscal Stability

Bulgaria will preserve its fiscal stability in the next two years even after street protests brought down the Borisov Cabinet, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev stated on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 6, 2013, Wednesday // 20:25 | Viewed: 760

Bulgarian President Complains All Potential Caretaker PMs Come under Fire

All of Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev's potential candidates for caretaker PM keep getting shot down by public criticism, Plevneliev himself has complained.

Politics » Domestic | March 6, 2013, Wednesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 1003

Embattled Varna Mayor Resigns

Embattled Varna Mayor, Kiril Yordanov, finally announced Wednesday he was resigning from the post he held for a number of years.

Politics » Domestic | March 6, 2013, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 2157

Bulgaria's Outgoing Cabinet Holds Last Meeting

The outgoing cabinet of the center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party GERB is holding Wednesday its very last meeting.

Politics » Domestic | March 6, 2013, Wednesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 980

Bulgarian Ruling Party Sponsor to Get Key Railway Station

Bulgaria's cabinet chaired by resigned PM Boyko Borisov is expected to grant a concession for the Plovdiv railway station to a company owned by a sponsor of the ruling GERB party.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1100

Bulgaria's Ombudsman Alarmed over Intimidation of Protesters in Varna

Organizers of the ongoing protest rallies in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna have been intimidated and pressured by "local businessmen and their bodyguards", Bulgarian Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev has alarmed.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 19:16 | Viewed: 1614

Bulgarian President: Caretaker Cabinet to Prioritize Social Policy, Economy

The Minister of Labor and Social Policy, the Minister of Economy and Finance, and a Minister of EU Funds will be Deputy-PMs in Bulgaria's future caretaker government, stated Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 19:03 | Viewed: 1180

Bulgarian Opposition Requests Temporary Moratorium on Executive Deals

Opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party has requested that parliament impose before being dissolved a moratorium on all binding contracts by the executive until the constitution of a regular government.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 18:26 | Viewed: 855

Bulgarian Capital Mayor Sacks 2 District Mayors

Bulgarian capital Sofia's mayor Yordanka Fandakova has requested the resignation of the mayors of Izgrev and Triaditsa districts Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 17:42 | Viewed: 997

Bulgarian President Defends Decision to Dissolve Parliament

Heady social and political events in Bulgaria mean that citizens' voices must be heard on elections, stated Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1325

Bulgarian President: Caretaker Cabinet to Be Appointed March 13 Earliest

Bulgaria's new caretaker cabinet can be appointed at the earliest on March 13, stated President Rosen Plevneliev Tuesday after the third and last attempt at regular cabinet formation fell through.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 989

Bulgarian Independent MPs Propose Banning Parties from Elections

Independent MPs Kiril Gumnerov and Stoyan Ivanov have proposed amendments to Bulgaria's Election Code providing that candidates for MPs can take part in elections only through national initiative committees.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 645

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Refuses to Form Interim Cabinet

Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) has expectedly rejected the mandate to form an interim Cabinet received by President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 783

Ruling Party Councilors in Bulgaria's Varna 'Ready to Quit En Bloc'

The entire group of city councilors at Varna Municipality from Bulgaria's ruling party GERB is ready to resign, its leader Ivan Portnih announced on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1052

No Changes to Bulgaria's Election Code despite Calls of Protesters

The parliamentary group of center-right party GERB will not amend the Election Code despite the demands of protesters, according to Iskra Fidosova, GERB MP and Chair of the Parliamentary Legal Affairs Committee.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 790

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Pledges to Reject Interim Govt Mandate

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) party has reiterated that it has no intention of forming an interim government.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 10:50 | Viewed: 520

Bulgarian President to Hand Interim Govt Mandate to Ethnic Turkish Party

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is expected to give an interim government mandate to the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms party on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | March 5, 2013, Tuesday // 08:06 | Viewed: 703
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