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Bulgarian Deputy Agriculture Minister Ousted, Too - Report

Svetlana Boyanova, Bulgarian Deputy Agriculture Minister, will be reportedly dismissed from her position as the cabinet reshuffle in the country continues.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2011, Thursday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1635

Bulgaria's New Transport Minister Sworn Into Office

Bulgaria's Deputy Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski will be put in charge of the department in the wake of Minister Tsvetkov's surprising resignation, the parliament decided.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2011, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1713

Bulgaria's New Transport Minister: Predecessor Couldn't Cope with EC

Wednesday's dismissal of Bulgaria's ex-Transport Minister, Alexander Tsvetkov, was due to his inability to communicate properly with the European Commission, according to his successor, Ivaylo Moskovski.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2011, Thursday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1582

Bulgaria PM Vows Reshuffle in Agriculture Ministry Too

The wave of reshuffles that swept Bulgaria's government on Wednesday will have a follow-up in the agriculture ministry in a bid to improve EU funds absorption, the prime minister has said.

Politics » Domestic | May 19, 2011, Thursday // 10:21 | Viewed: 1656

Bulgarian Cabinet Undergoes 'Highly Principled' Reshuffle - Wrap-up

Bulgaria's Cabinet saw Wednesday a reshuffle of key figures, which, while not completely unexpected because of various rumors running for months, came as a bid of a surprise.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 22:44 | Viewed: 1905

Bulgaria's Ex-Transport Minister Claims He Resigned, Was Not Ousted

Bulgaria's former Transport Minister Alexander Tsvetkov has claimed he resigned his post over "personal reasons" and was not ousted due to failed policies and lobbyist deals.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 1337

Bulgarian PM on Cabinet Reshuffle: Pragmatic In, Pretentious Out

The Bulgarian Cabinet changes announced Wednesday, including the resignation of one minister, are based on "principled rules," Prime Minister Boyko Borisov declared.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 19:22 | Viewed: 1425

Mitreva Bids Farewell to Bulgarian Social Security Institute in Tears

Hristina Mitreva, head of Bulgaria's Social Security Institute (NOI), delivered a melodramatic farewell speech in front of a crowded hall, full of NOI employees, representatives of employees associations and labor unions.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 19:13 | Viewed: 2665

Sofia's Traffic Police Governing Body Kicked Out

A total of six people from the governing body of Bulgarian capital Sofia's Traffic Police Department was forced to retire Wednesday by country's Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1587

Belene N-Plant Claimed Bulgaria Deputy Energy Minister Post

Bulgaria's Deputy Energy Minister Mariy Kosev, who resigned on Wednesday, said his removal was prompted by "a change in the political environment" and the appointment of "a more politicized candidate".

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1602

Bulgaria Govt to Face No-Confidence Vote despite Reshuffle

Left and right-wing opposition parties have made it clear they have not given up plans to demand a no-confidence vote against the government, despite the expected spate of cabinet reshuffles.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1472

Deputy to Succeed Bulgaria's Transport Minister

Bulgaria's Deputy Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski will be put in charge of the department in the wake of Minister Tsvetkov's surprising resignation, the government has decided.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1390

Bulgaria Deputy Economy, Energy Minister Quits Too

Bulgaria's deputy minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism Mariy Kossev has resigned, it emerged on Wednesday just minutes after the news about the resignation of Transport Minister Alexander Tsvetkov broke.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1428

Bulgaria's Transport Minister Ousted over Investigation, Failures - Report

Even though Bulgaria's Transport Minister Alexander Tsvetkov has formally resigned his post over "personal reasons", there are indications that he was ousted because of failed policies and lobbyist deals.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1534

Bulgaria's Transport Minister to Be Succeeded by Deputy - Report

Bulgaria's Deputy Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski will be put in charge of the department in the wake of Minister Tsvetkov's surprising resignation, according to reports.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1180

Bulgaria Transport Minister Surprisingly Resigns

Bulgaria's transport minister Alexander Tsvetkov has unexpectedly submitted his resignation, it emerged on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 1443

Who Is Who: Bulgaria's Transport Minister Alexander Tsvetkov

Alexander Tsvetkov, Bulgaria's Minister of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications in the Cabinet of the center-right GERB party, resigned his post on Wednesday, May 18, 2011.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1172

Bulgarian MPs Vote Yes on Kicking NOI Director Out

The Members of the Bulgarian Parliament voted Wednesday to release from her duties the head of Bulgaria's Social Security Institute (NOI) Hristina Mitreva.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1250

Bulgarian Nationalists Fall Out with Ruling GERB

The leader of the Bulgarian far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, has launched another attack on the ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party.

Politics » Domestic | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 2014

Bulgarian Conservative Leader Hints at Cabinet Reshuffles

The Bulgarian Ministers of Transport and Agriculture, Alexander Tsvetkov and Miroslav Naydenov, will be dismissed over failure to fulfill their obligations and pre-election scheming, announced Yane Yanev, leader of the conservative Order, Law and Justice,

Politics » Domestic | May 17, 2011, Tuesday // 18:40 | Viewed: 1333

Bulgarian Nationalists Mar Batak Martyrs Commemoration

Members and followers of Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party marred Tuesday the ceremony dedicated to the martyrs of the Batak massacre.

Politics » Domestic | May 17, 2011, Tuesday // 18:21 | Viewed: 2314