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New Bulgarian President Plevneliev Officially Assumes Office

Rosen Plevneliev has assumed office as Bulgaria's new President after an official inauguration ceremony in Bulgarian capital Sofia Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2189

Bulgaria First Couple, VP Leave Office Cheered by Citizens

Bulgaria's outgoing President Georgi Parvanov, his wife Zorka Parvanova, and his VP Angel Marin have now officially left the Presidency Building in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1324

New Bulgarian President Plevneliev: Bulgarian Unity Has Deep Roots

Rosen Plevneliev gave his first speech as Bulgaria's President at an official inauguration ceremony at the Unknown Soldier monument Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1457

Parvanov: During My Terms, Bulgaria Established Itself Globally

There was a strong foreign policy moment in the farewell speech of outgoing Bulgarian President Georgi Plevneliev, who finishes Sunday two 5-year terms.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1417

President Parvanov: President Plevneliev Must Work for Justice

Outgoing Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov gave his farewell speech at the handing down ceremony Sunday, after serving two terms in office.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1291

New Bulgarian President Plevneliev Salutes Army

The official ceremony for handing down of Bulgaria's Presidency from outgoing President Georgi Parvanov to Rosen Plevneliev has started in central Sofia Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1188

Bulgarian President Parvanov Steps Down, Enter Plevneliev

Sunday, January 22 is the day Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov officially hands the Presidency to successor Rosen Plevneliev.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1647

Who Is Who: Bulgaria's New Vice President Margarita Popova

Former Justice Minister Margarita Popova was nominated by the ruling centrist-right party GERB to run for Vice President of Bulgaria in the elections that took place on October 23 2011.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 09:42 | Viewed: 1269

Who Is Who: Bulgaria's New President Rosen Plevneliev

Rosen Plevneliev, former Bulgarian Regional Development Minister, was elected President on the ticket of the ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria part (GERB) on October 30 2011.

Politics » Domestic | January 22, 2012, Sunday // 09:36 | Viewed: 2231

Outgoing President Blasts Bulgarian PM over Rude Talk

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, crossed all acceptable boundaries with his public behavior, according to outgoing President, Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2012, Friday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1934

Penalty Imposed by Bulgaria's Judicial Council Seen as Retaliation

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has penalized Miroslava Todorova, Chair of the Union of Judges in Bulgaria (UJB) and a judge at the Sofia City Court (SCC), with a 15% wage cut for 2 years due to a "systematic failure to observe deadlines.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2012, Friday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1421

Bulgarian Govt, Opposition Clash over PM's Ties with Russian Mafioso

Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has denied accusations that Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has met with Interpol-sought Russian mafia thug Konstantin Tsiganov.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2012, Friday // 12:35 | Viewed: 1967

Bulgarian PM Stunned by No. of Ex-Communist Spies among Clergy

Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, says he is stunned by the number of agents and collaborators of the former Communist State Security, DS, among senior clergy at the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

Politics » Domestic | January 20, 2012, Friday // 09:01 | Viewed: 1935

Bulgaria's New President Thinks He's PM - Left Wingers

The speech delivered by Bulgaria's new President Rosen Plevneliev on Thursday would have been more appropriate if he was sworn in as Prime Minister instead, members of the oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party believe.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1338

Outgoing Bulgarian President: My Successor Has Similar Ideas

The most important task ahead of Bulgaria's new President Rosen Plevneliev is to "maintain the high degree of trust" in the Presidential institution, according to his predecessor, Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1331

Bulgarian PM: New President Must Unite Nation

Bulgaria's new President Rosen Plevneliev must be a unifying factor for the Bulgarian nation, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated in a laconic comment after Plevneliev was formally sworn into office Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1795

Absences, Posters 'Mar' Bulgarian President's Oath of Office

Angel Marin, Vice President during the two consecutive terms of Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov, was notably absent from the ceremony during which President-elect Rosen Plevneliev was sworn in.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1403

Plevneliev Pledges to Be 'Pragmatic' Bulgarian President

Rosen Plevneliev, who was sworn in as Bulgaria's new President on Thursday, vowed to be "the pragmatic President" during the lackluster speech he delivered in the country's Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 10:45 | Viewed: 1318

Bulgaria's New President: Predecessors Established Democracy

Bulgaria's new President Rosen Plevneliev pledged to defend the country's national interest during his first political speech since being sworn in.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1292

Plevneliev Sworn In as President of Bulgaria

Rosen Plevneliev from the ruling center-right party GERB got sworn in as the President of the Republic of Bulgaria at 10.05 Eastern European Time on Thursday, January 19, 2011.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2066

Plevneliev Is Bulgaria's 4th Democratically Elected President

Rosen Plevneliev, elected President in the fall of 2011 from the center-right party GERB of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, is the fourth democratically elected President in the history of Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 09:26 | Viewed: 1745