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Bulgaria's PM Calls on Tsvetan Vasilev to Return to Bulgaria

Bulgarian authorities will discuss the possibility of seeking the extradition of KTB majority owner Tsvetan Vasilev from Serbia, caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki said on Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1368

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt to Allocate BGN 750 M to Projects Affected by EU Funds Freeze

Bulgaria's caretaker government is to decide Wednesday on allocating state funding of up to BGN 750 M for projects affected by an EU funds freeze under operational programs Environment and Regional Development.

Politics » Domestic | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 09:54 | Viewed: 1431

Bulgaria IntMin Proposes Fines for Municipalities over Floods

Caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov said Monday sanctions could be imposed on municipalities failing to carry out prevention activities against floods and other disasters.

Politics » Domestic | September 8, 2014, Monday // 13:03 | Viewed: 877

Bulgaria's Customs Agency Head Decries Shortfall of BGN 617 M by end-August

Bulgaria's Customs Agency faces a shortfall of BGN 617 M by end-August 2014, according to Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov.

Politics » Domestic | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1175

Bulgaria PM to Propose Budget Overhaul after Early Elections

Interim Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki described Bulgaria's financial situation as "extremely serious" and and a budget overhaul as "imperative".

Politics » Domestic | September 4, 2014, Thursday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1318

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Plagued by BGN 97M Budget Gap

The budget gap at Bulgaria's Interior Ministry stands at around BGN 97M, according to caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 15:17 | Viewed: 797

Bulgaria’s Struma, Hemus Motorways Listed as Key Priorities in Transport OP 2014-2020

The Struma and Hemus motorways are the main priorities under Operational Program “Transport”, according to Bulgaria’s caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 11:32 | Viewed: 931

Bulgaria’s Govt to Allocate Extra BGN 8M to Sofia Metro Line 2 Extension

Bulgaria’s caretaker government is to allocate BGN 8 M to the completion of the last metro station of the extension of the second metro line in Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2014, Tuesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1335

Threat to DPS Leader's Life 'Received' During Previous Parliament

A threat to Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) leader Lyutvi Mestan emerged during the term of the former legislature, the National Service for Protection (NSO) said.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2014, Monday // 20:52 | Viewed: 915

3 out of 4 Senior Executives of Bulgaria's Agriculture Fund Replaced Overnight

A total of three out of four senior executives of Bulgaria's State Fund Agriculture were replaced on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2014, Monday // 15:33 | Viewed: 839

Temenuzhka Yankova Appointed Deputy Chief of Bulgaria's Revenue Agency

Temenuzhka Yankova has been appointed Deputy Executive Director of Bulgaria's National Revenue Agency (NRA) through an order of caretaker Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2014, Monday // 13:51 | Viewed: 718

Bulgaria Has Failed to Solve Many Problems Identified Prior to EU Accession – British MEP

Bulgaria has failed to cope with many of the problems identified 7 years ago, according to Geoffrey Van Orden, former Rapporteur for the country in the European Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2014, Sunday // 16:59 | Viewed: 1729

Court Rules Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Should Return Saragyol to State

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha will have to return to the state the mountain chalet Saragyol, a Sofia court has decided.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1665

Bulgaria's Caretaker Transport Minister Approves 3 New Appointments

Caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova has made replacements at the Executive Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River, the Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company and the State Enterprise "Air Traffic Services Authority."

Politics » Domestic | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1089

Bulgaria's Caretaker Transport Minister Changes Port Burgas CEO

Diyan Dimov, head of Port Burgas in the period 2009-2013, has been reappointed through a decision of caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova.

Politics » Domestic | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1137

Bulgaria Should Prepare for Refugee Influx– Deputy Watchdog Chair

Vasil Varbanov, Deputy Chair of Bulgaria's State Agency for Refugees, has cautioned about a new wave of refugees.

Politics » Domestic | August 25, 2014, Monday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1275

Bulgarian ex-Tsar to Appeal Tsarska Bistritsa Ruling

Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, formerly Tsar and Prime Minister of Bulgaria, is to appeal a court ruling under which the royal residence Tsarska Bistitsa is a state property.

Politics » Domestic | August 24, 2014, Sunday // 11:52 | Viewed: 2919

Bulgaria's Ex Royal Palace Tsarska Bistritsa Declared State Property

A Sofia court has ruled that the royal residence Tsarska Bistritsa must be returned to the state by Bulgaria’s former Tsar and PM Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his sister Maria-Louisa.

Politics » Domestic | August 23, 2014, Saturday // 11:19 | Viewed: 2214

Caretaker Minister Changes Bulgarian Posts, Railways Chiefs

Bulgaria’s caretaker transport and communications minister Nikolina Angelkova has replaced the CEO of the state-run postal service and the board chairman of railway company BDZ.

Politics » Domestic | August 22, 2014, Friday // 19:20 | Viewed: 1207

Radan Kanev 'Ready to Fight' for Reformist Bloc Leadership

Former Reformist Bloc Spokesman Radan Kanev has said he considers himself fully capable of leading the right-wing coalition which is to elect its leader in September.

Politics » Domestic | August 22, 2014, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1002

Bulgarian Budget's Income Statement 'Written Up' - Interim PM

The income statement of the state budget was overestimated by about BGN 2 B back at the planning phase, Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki said.

Politics » Domestic | August 22, 2014, Friday // 07:56 | Viewed: 969