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Bulgaria's New Old PM Boyko Borisov: What Should Be Remembered

Boyko Borisov, who became Bulgaria's Prime Minister on Friday after Parliament gave him the "thumbs up", is certainly a sensation in Bulgaria's politics, being the only head of government who managed to get the office for a second time since democracy was

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2014, Friday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1976

Bulgaria Needs Govt Which Keeps its Promises - President

Bulgaria’s President has suggested that Bulgarian citizens are not that interested in whether their government has a left-wing, a right wing or a centrist orientation but whether they are keeping their promises.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2014, Friday // 15:42 | Viewed: 959

Bulgarian Socialist Party to Announce Top-Level Reshuffle

Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s leader Mihail Mikov is expected to propose changes to the party's Executive Bureau to address the crisis socialists are undergoing in the last year.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2014, Friday // 15:42 | Viewed: 873

Boyko Borisov Takes Over from Interim PM Bliznashki

Bulgaria's newly-appointed Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said he expects that his ministers will be able to get Bulgaria out of the current "free fall".

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2014, Friday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1167

Bulgarian MPs Approve New Cabinet, Ministers Sworn In

The members of Bulgaria's new Council of Ministers have been given the green light by lawmakers.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2014, Friday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1485

Boyko Borisov Approved by Lawmakers as Bulgaria PM

GERB leader Boyko Borisov has been backed by Parliament in his bid to become Bulgaria's Prime Minister.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2014, Friday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1390

DPS's Mestan: Bulgaria Returning to Pre-Democracy

Bulgaria is returning to the stage of pre-democracy and risks deviating from its European path, Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS)'s leader Lyutvi Mestan said on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2014, Friday // 12:29 | Viewed: 900

Bulgaria's Socialists to Be Fierce Opposition in Parliament - BSP Chair

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will vote against the new center-right government on Friday, the party's head Mihail Mikov said in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2014, Friday // 11:44 | Viewed: 562

PM Designate Boyko Borisov Vows to Ensure Bulgaria's pro-European Path

A pro-European cabinet is underpinned by a consensus that reforms are needed, the Bulgarian Prime Minister designate Boyko Borisov told lawmakers just before his candidacy is voted in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2014, Friday // 10:51 | Viewed: 592

Parliament To Vote On New Government

Bulgaria's National Assembly will vote on the new government formed by the two centre-right parties GERB and the Reformist Bloc (RB), plus one minister from leftist ABV.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2014, Friday // 07:36 | Viewed: 728

Bulgarian MPs to Vote on New Government Friday

Bulgaria’s Parliament will vote on Friday on the nomination of Prime Minister designate Boyko Borisov and the coalition cabinet he has formed.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 19:40 | Viewed: 776

Bulgaria’s PM Designate Borisov Unveils Coalition Government List

Bulgaria's Prime Minister-designate Boyko Borisov on Thursday unveiled the list of the 18 ministers in his coalition cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 17:38 | Viewed: 2353

Bulgaria's GERB Party Signs Partnership Deal with Left-Wing ABV

Bulgaria’s centre-right GERB party and left-wing ABV signed a partnership agreement on Thursday

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 17:24 | Viewed: 771

Bulgaria's GERB, Reformist Bloc Sign Coalition Deal

Bulgaria’s centre-right-GERB and right-wing Reformers Bloc (RB) on Thursday signed an agreement to form a coalition government.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 17:10 | Viewed: 889

ABV To Support GERB-RB Governance Programme, Gets Deputy PM Post

ABV, the leftist party of former President Georgi Parvanov will support the governance programme of GERB and the Reformist Bloc (RB), said deputy ABV leader Ivaylo Kalfin at a news conference.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 14:54 | Viewed: 832

Bulgaria’s Ministries of Agriculture, Transport, Regional Development, Need Extra Money

Bulgaria’s ministries of agriculture, regional development and transport have reported shortfalls which are expected to be covered by the budget update.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 12:24 | Viewed: 615

Damaged Section of Road to Bulgaria’s Bansko to Be Repaired by end-November

The damaged section of the road to the mountain resort of Bansko will be repaired by end-November and the two-way traffic will be restored, according to Bulgaria’s caretaker Regional Development Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva.

Politics » Domestic | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 11:15 | Viewed: 878

GERB, RB, PF Agree On Governance Programme

Centre-right parties GERB, Reformist Bloc (RB) and the nationalist coalition Patriotic Front (PF) agreed on a common governance programme, after nearly eight hours of negotiations, reports the BNT public broadcaster.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 22:41 | Viewed: 1008

Government Coalition Negotiations To Continue Overnight

After GERB got a mandate to form a government and its leader Boyko Borisov pledged to have it formed by Thursday morning or to return the mandate, the four-party negotiations are set to continue through the night.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 20:46 | Viewed: 723

Bulgarian President Hands Gov't Mandate to GERB

President Rosen Plevneliev has given Bulgaria's biggest party GERB a mandate to form a government.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 1230

Gov't Inspectorate Confirms 'Violations' at Agency for Bulgarians Abroad

The General Inspectorate has confirmed that the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad has issued thousands of certificates of Bulgarian origin without receiving any proof of their origin.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 685