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Bulgaria's Ambassador to France Appointed Caretaker PM, Foreign Minister

Marin Raykov will head Bulgaria's caretaker government until the May 12 elections, the president officially announced on Tuesday, confirming earlier reports. He will also serve as foreign minister.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2013, Tuesday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2101

Bulgarian Scientist Tipped for Education Minister

The Deputy Chairman of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BAS, and its Scientific Secretary, Prof. Nikolay Miloshev, is the caretaker Education Minister.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2013, Tuesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 865

Bulgarian Ministry Boasts 28.2% Increase in Minimum Wage during GERB Govt Term

The minimum monthly wage in Bulgaria went up by 28.2% during the term in office of the outgoing center-right GERB government, according to reports of the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2013, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1035

Bulgarian Interior Minister Says Goodbye with Controversial Press Conference

Bulgaria's outgoing Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov staged a farewell press conference on Tuesday that local media have described as emotional and controversial.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2013, Tuesday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1045

Bulgaria's Deputy Ministers of Agriculture, Education, Resign

Svetlana Boyanova, Bulgaria's Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food, filed her resignation Tuesday, saying that the new Minister had to be given the opportunity to pick their team.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2013, Tuesday // 13:47 | Viewed: 1002

Caretaker PM to Represent Bulgaria at EU Council Summit

The brand-new Bulgarian caretaker Prime Minister, whose name is to be announced at 4 pm Tuesday, will represent Bulgaria at the European Council summit just two days later – on March 14.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2013, Tuesday // 11:45 | Viewed: 917

Bulgarian Ambassador to France Tipped as Most Likely Caretaker PM

Bulgaria's Ambassador to France Marin Raykov has been tipped as the most likely caretaker Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2013, Tuesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 1385

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt to Have 3 Deputy Prime Ministers

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is expected to appoint a caretaker government on Tuesday afternoon.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2013, Tuesday // 08:28 | Viewed: 1115

Bulgaria's President to Name Caretaker Govt

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, is expected to reveal the names in the caretaker government on Tuesday, instead of Wednesday as it was the earlier deadline.

Politics » Domestic | March 12, 2013, Tuesday // 07:47 | Viewed: 903

Resigned Bulgarian Ministers Sign Illegal Assets Memorandum

Senior Bulgarian government officials have signed a memorandum of cooperation amongst their institutions in implementing Bulgaria's newly adopted Illegal Assets Act.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2013, Monday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1078

Mafia Pushes to Destabilize Bulgaria amid Political Crisis - Analyst

Bulgarian mafia and oligarchy structures are sabotaging attempts to form a caretaker cabinet, according to political analyst Ognyan Minchev.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2013, Monday // 17:31 | Viewed: 6911

Bulgaria Parliament Chair: Not Enough Time for Election Code Changes

Bulgarian Parliament Chair Tsetska Tsacheva has said that the current Parliament has too little time and public trust to adopt the Election Code amendments sought by the protesters.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2013, Monday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1056

Rightist Leader: Bulgaria Has Enough Finances, Outgoing Govt Catastrophic

Bulgarian rightist party Democrats for Strong Bulgaria leader Ivan Kostov has renewed his criticism of outgoing PM Boyko Borisov's cabinet for failing to tackle people's problems.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2013, Monday // 16:01 | Viewed: 941

Outgoing Bulgaria PM Accepts Resignation of Deputy Labor Minister

Outgoing Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has accepted the resignation of Valentina Simeonova, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Policy.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2013, Monday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1118

Outgoing Interior Minister: 2 Versions for Abduction of Bulgarian Druglord’s Daughter

Outgoing Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has informed that the police are investigating two versions for the abduction of Lara Baneva, daughter of alleged Bulgarian drug lord Evelin Banev AKA Brendo.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2013, Monday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1190

Bulgarian Diplomat Tipped for Caretaker PM - Report

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, will most likely appoint as caretaker Prime Minister a Bulgarian living and working abroad.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2013, Monday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1914

Bulgarian Caretaker Govt to Be Revealed March 12

Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev, surprisingly announced he was going to reveal the names in the caretaker government on Tuesday, instead of Wednesday as it was the earlier deadline.

Politics » Domestic | March 11, 2013, Monday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1166

Bulgarian Rightist Leader Slams Resigned PM's 'Primitivism'

Bulgarian rightist Democrats for Strong Bulgaria party leader Ivan Kostov has criticized resigned PM Boyko Borisov for failing to handle the political crisis in Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2013, Sunday // 19:51 | Viewed: 893

Bulgarian Ex Commissioner Party Launches Anti-Crisis Measures

The Bulgaria for Citizens party led by former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva has unveiled a list of 31 points forming the backbone of the party's governance program.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2013, Sunday // 19:08 | Viewed: 887

President: Protests Could Change Bulgaria for Better

Ongoing massive protests in Bulgaria could impact a positive change on the contry, according to Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2013, Sunday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1024

Greens: Shady TIM Group Ruins Bulgaria

The murky TIM business group now poses a threat for Bulgaria's national security, stated co-chair of the Bulgarian Greens party Borislav Sandov.

Politics » Domestic | March 10, 2013, Sunday // 14:18 | Viewed: 3992
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