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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: 2356

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: 618

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

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Loses Case for Sitnyakovo Palace at First Instance Court

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and his sister Maria-Louisa have lost the case for the Sitnyakovo royal residence at the court of first instance, according to a decision of the Sofia District Court.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1004

ABV May Look Into Options for Joining GERB-RB Coalition Govt  - Kalfin  

Left-wing ABV will study options for joining a coalition government of GERB and the Reformist Bloc if those two political forces accept ABV’s proposals, Ivailo Kalfin, chairman of ABV’s group in Parliament has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 771

Bulgarian Interim Gov't to Be Subject to Parliamentary Control

Caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki is to be questioned by lawmakers for the first time since assuming office on August 6.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 09:37 | Viewed: 709

PF Says GERB Failed to Include 'Key Priorities' in Gov't Program

Conservative GERB is refusing to adhere to some of the commitments on which it agreed with the Patriotic Front, PF's co-leader explained on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 08:38 | Viewed: 730

GERB to Receive Mandate to Form Bulgaria's Next Gov't

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is to give GERB leader Boyko Borisov the government mandate on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 5, 2014, Wednesday // 08:07 | Viewed: 935

Patriotic Front Refuses to Back GERB-RB Government Program

The nationalist coalition Patriotic Front (PF) which earlier said it would support a minority coalition between GERB and the Reformist Bloc (RB) has said it cannot approve the document.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 22:25 | Viewed: 978

ABV Yet to Decide on Having Minister in Bulgaria's Government

Left-wing Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) has not yet decided whether to participate in the next Bulgarian cabinet, ABV parliament group's Chairman Ivaylo Kalfin revealed Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 21:40 | Viewed: 743

DPS Leader: We Will Not Back Bulgaria's 'Anti-Nato, Anti-EU' Gov't

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) will be a determined opposition to a government that depends on the Patriotic Front, the party's leader Lyutvi Mestan said Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 906

Government Lineup Takes Shape

Amid rife media speculation on the lineup of the next government of Bulgaria, the website Dnevnik.bg publishes a tentative list of names, for which it got confirmation both from GERB and the Reformist Block (RB).

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1067

Bulgaria's Socialist MPs Instructed to Thumb Down on Gov't

The leadership of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has formally recommended lawmakers from the party to vote against the new government when names are to be put forward for a motion in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 17:31 | Viewed: 705

Draft Lineup Of Bulgaria's New Government Being Discussed, Media Speculation Rife

Bulgaria’s Reformist Bloc said on Tuesday it has supported the option of a coalition government with GERB leader Boyko Borisov as prime minister.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1227