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Bulgarian Rightist Leader Calls for 'Strong State, Regulation'

Strengthening of state institutions and stronger regulation is the way to overcome problems with the oligarchy and oligopolies, stated rightist leader Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 09:27 | Viewed: 682

Rightist Leader: Bulgaria Doesn't Need New Constitution amid Crisis

The political crisis that has gripped the country following the resignation of PM Boyko Borisov's cabinet mandates swift policy actions, stated rightist leader and former PM Ivan Kostov in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 618

Bulgarian Parliament to Vote Cabinet Resination

The Bulgarian Parliament will vote Thursday morning the unexpected resignation of PM Boyko Borisov's cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | February 21, 2013, Thursday // 08:32 | Viewed: 2591

Protesters Surround CEZ HQ in Sofia

Thousands of protesters have gathered in front of the CEZ headquarters in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 21:30 | Viewed: 2744

Protesters in Sofia Block Orlov Most Junction

Pro- and anti-government protesters in downtown Sofia have parted ways, thereby preventing a potential escalation of tension and clashes.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 19:59 | Viewed: 1448

Pro, Anti-Govt Protesters Meet in Front of Parliament Building in Sofia

Hundreds of protesters gathered Wednesday evening at the Orlov Most junction in Sofia and headed for the Parliament building.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 18:54 | Viewed: 1388

Bulgaria Very Likely to Hold Early Elections End-April

After the announcement of the collective resignation of Bulgaria's center-right GERB government, all parties represented in Parliament made clear that they would seek early elections.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 18:34 | Viewed: 2062

Bulgaria Parliament to Fill Constitutional Court Vacancy by Friday

Bulgaria's Parliament will vote Thursday to fill the vacancies at the Constitutional Court and the Commission for Establishing Property Acquired from Criminal Activity, according to Iskra Fidosova, Chair of the Parliamentary Legal Affairs Committee.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 833

Bulgarian GERB MPs to Vote 'Yes' on Govt Resignation

The parliamentary group of the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, will vote yes Thursday on the resignation of the government.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 17:33 | Viewed: 919

Bulgaria Deputy PM: GERB Will Score Crushing Victory at Elections

Center-right ruling party GERB will unanimously back the collective resignation of the Cabinet on Thursday and will not accept a mandate to form a caretaker government, according to Iskra Fidosova, Deputy Chair of the parliamentary group of GERB.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgarian Socialists Snub Forming Caretaker Govt

The Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, will return the mandate to appoint an interim government and calls on all other parliamentary represented parties to do the same.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1205

Fans of GERB Govt Urge Support for Bulgaria PM on Facebook

A few hours after Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced the collective resignation of the Cabinet, his fans set up a Facebook group "Protest in Support of Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1253

Appointing New Govt in Bulgaria after Resignation

According to article 111 of the Bulgarian Constitution, the powers of the Council of Ministers shall be terminated by: a vote of no confidence; accepting the resignation of the Council of Ministers or of the Prime Minister, or upon the latter's death.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1052

Pro-Govt Protesters in Bulgaria to Lay Flowers to Honor Injured in Protests

Pro-government protesters plan to lay flowers to honor the injured in Tuesday's protests at the Orlov Most junction in Sofia and the Parliament building.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 992

Bulgarian President Says He'll Comment on Cabinet Resignation Thursday

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is to make a statement on Wednesday's surprising resignation of the country's government on the following day, his press office has stated.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 859

Bulgaria May Be En Route to Third Ever Caretaker Govt

A caretaker government may succeed Bulgaria's center-right cabinet of Boyko Borisov, who resigned shockingly on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1268

Bulgarian Conservative Leader Ready to Become PM

The leader of the marginal conservative Order, Law and Justice party, RZS, Yane Yanev, declared Wednesday he was ready to become the next Prime Minister of the country.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 959

Bulgarian PM Refutes FinMin, Says He Is Definitely Fired

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has declared that he does not intend to work any longer with Finance Minister Simeon Djankov.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1654

Bulgaria Govt Resignation Panicked, Desperate Move - Socialist Leader

The resignation of Bulgaria's government is a panicked, desperate move, according to the leader of the major opposition Socialist party.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1905

Bulgaria's FinMin Withdraws Resignation, Vows to Work for New Term

Bulgaria's finance minster, who was shockingly dismissed earlier in the week only to be followed by the resignation of the whole government, has said he remains in office.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1240

Bulgaria's Major Opposition Party Remains Silent on Cabinet Resignation

The Bulgarian Socialist Party is yet to come up with an official statement regarding the shocking resignation of the country's center-right GERB government.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 685
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