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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: 1234

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: 683

Bulgarian Parliament to Vote on Cabinet Resignation Thursday

Bulgaria's Parliament will vote on the center-right GERB government's resignation on Thursday, it has been made clear.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 2566

Bulgarian President Cancels Consultations with Opposition

The consultations of President, Rosen Plevneliev, with the opposition, left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, scheduled for Wednesday have been cancelled.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 11:41 | Viewed: 656

Bulgarian Ministers Taken Aback by PM's Resignation

Several Bulgarian ministers were taken by surprise Wednesday, as Prime Minister Boyko Borisov shockingly announced that he and his cabinet are to resign later that day.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1439

Bulgarian Right-Winger Calls for Snap Elections

Bulgarian right-wing leader Martin Dimitrov has called for snap elections in the aftermath of the Cabinet's shocking resignation on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 11:11 | Viewed: 691

Ousted Bulgarian FinMin Tight-Lipped on PM's Resignation

Outgoing Finance Minister Simeon Djankov, whose resignation was announced Monday, declined to comment on the decision of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to resign.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1005

Bulgaria Govt Resignation Was The Only Way Out – Kuneva

Bulgaria's government had no other choice but to resign and quell mass protests, according to former EU commissioner Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1110

Bulgarian Nationalists Join Calls for Caretaker Govt

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgaria's marginal far-right Ataka (Attack), has joined calls made by other parties for the establishment of a caretaker government in the aftermath of the Cabinet's shocking resignation on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 10:45 | Viewed: 808

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Leader Demands Caretaker Govt

All parliamentary represented political parties must firmly state to President, Rosen Plevneliev, they would not attempt to form a new government within the term of the current Parliament, according to ethnic Turkish leader, Luytvi Mestan.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 10:25 | Viewed: 862

Bulgarian Interior Minister Applauds PM's Resignation

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has proven himself as a "true statesman" by announcing his resignation, Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov declared Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 842

Bulgaria PM Quitting: I Won’t Be Part of Caretaker Govt

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov firmly stated his party won't be part of a caretaker government as he announced the resignation of his cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1671

Bulgarian Righ-Wing Leader: Govt Resignation Is Defection

The resignation of the Prime Minister is a defection of his ruling party GERB from their duties and responsibilities, according to right-wing leader, Ivan Kostov.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 10:02 | Viewed: 887

Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Party Welcomes Govt Resignation

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), Bulgaria's predominantly ethnic Turkish party, has welcomed the upcoming resignation of the country's center-right GERB government.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 588

Bulgaria in Emergency Situation as Govt Shockingly Resigns

Bulgaria woke up on Wednesday in an emergency situation, though not officially declared, after the government shockingly announced its resignation.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 2227

Bulgaria PM: Every Drop of Blood is Shame for Us, We Quit

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said the threats of turning the massive protests bloody has made him shockingly announce the resignation of his government on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 09:42 | Viewed: 3494

Bulgarian Parliament Set to Vote on Cabinet Reshuffle

Parliament is to vote Wednesday on the Cabinet reshuffle demanded by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 08:46 | Viewed: 673

Bulgarian Socialist Party to Abstain from Vote on Cabinet Reshuffle

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will abstain from the discussion and voting of the proposed Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday, according to BSP leader Sergey Stanishev.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 18:12 | Viewed: 727

Bulgarian Left-Wing Opposition Mulls Boycotting Parliament

Bulgaria's left-wing oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) considers boycotting the country's Parliament ahead of the general elections in July.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 17:12 | Viewed: 838

Bulgarian PM Unperturbed by Mass Protests, Enjoys Game of Football

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov was apparently not worried by the fact that tens of thousands protested against high electricity bills on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1178

Bulgarian Protest 'Activist' Exposed as Close to GERB

Representatives of the Initiative Committee for the protest rallies against high utility bills in Bulgaria have strongly distinguished themselves from Daniela Pelovska, who was presented as their leader.

Politics » Domestic | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 1353
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