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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: 1269

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

New Head of Bulgaria's Executive Forest Agency Appointed

Toni Krastev has been appointed the new executive director of Bulgaria's Executive Forest Agency.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1141

Interim PM Georgi Bliznashki Reveals Names of Ten Advisers

Bulgaria's Caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has announced the names of ten advisers who are to enter his team, the Council of Ministers' press office said.

Politics » Domestic | August 21, 2014, Thursday // 11:00 | Viewed: 2053

Names of Caretaker PM’s Advisers to Be Unveiled Thursday

Bulgaria’s caretaker PM Georgi Bliznashki is expected to have about 10 advisers, dnevnik,bg has reported.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1082

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Replaces 3 More District Governors

Bulgaria's caretaker government has replaced three more district governors, thereby reaching a score of eight new district governors since August 13.

Politics » Domestic | August 20, 2014, Wednesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1049

Austrian Der Standard: Borisov Is Organizing a Comeback

Austrian daily Der Standard has published an article arguing that Boyko Borisov, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and current leader of the GERB party, is organizing a comeback.

Politics » Domestic | August 19, 2014, Tuesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1919

Bulgaria Mulls Raising Minimum Wage in 2015

Bulgaria's Ministry of Labor and Social Policy will propose an increase in the minimum wage in 2015, according to caretaker Minister Yordan Hristoskov.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2014, Monday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1390

Ex Foreign Minister Solomon Passy Quits Bulgaria’s NDSV Party

Former Foreign Minister Solomon Passy has left liberal party NDSV (National Movement for Stability and Progress) and called for its dissolution.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1193

Ex-PM Vows 10 Muslim Deputy Ministers if GERB Wins Early Elections

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB and former Prime Minister, has argued that Bulgaria’s next government should have at least 10 Muslim Deputy Ministers.

Politics » Domestic | August 17, 2014, Sunday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1429

Bulgaria's Caretaker PM Appoints 8 Deputy Ministers at 6 Ministries

Bulgarian caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has appointed eight deputy ministers at six ministries.

Politics » Domestic | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1446

New Customs Agency Head Vows Prosecutors' Probe into its Affairs

Vanyo Tanov, Customs Agency head, has vowed a probe of the prosecuting authority into the entity.

Politics » Domestic | August 14, 2014, Thursday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1210

Pleven Is Bulgaria's Fastest Depopulating City

Only 35 Bulgarian cities/towns have increased their population, according to the National Statistical Institute (NSI).

Politics » Domestic | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2341

Bulgaria's Caretaker Govt Replaces 5 District Governors

Five new district governors are to be appointed at the proposal of Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki.

Politics » Domestic | August 13, 2014, Wednesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1403

Vanyo Tanov To Return to Bulgaria's Customs Agency

Vanyo Tanov will be reappointed as a head of Bulgaria's Customs Agency, said the interim Finance Minister Rumen Porozhanov at a news conference.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1309

President Plevneliev for FT: Our Oligarchs Are Addicted to State Money

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev has leveled strong criticism at the country’s politicians and oligarchs for relying too heavily on public funds, the FT reports.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 2008

Bulgaria's Caretaker PM: Budget Update Is Inevitable

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki has suggested that a budget update is unavoidable.

Politics » Domestic | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1637