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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: 1231

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: 688

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: 1005

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: 772

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: 710

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: 731

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: 936

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: 981

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: 747

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: 918

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: 1068

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: 706

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: 1236

Reformist Bloc Co-Chair Ready to Become Bulgaria’s Prime Minister

Radan Kanev, Co-Chair of right-wing formation the Reformist Bloc, has announced he would accept an offer to become Prime Minister as long as he has the support of the party and of his family.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 914

Reformist Bloc to Present Ministerial Nominees to GERB Party

Center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) and right-wing formation the Reformist Bloc continue talks on forming a government talks on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 08:10 | Viewed: 829

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Says PF Ready to Form Government

Bulgaria’s Patriotic Front is ready to accept a mandate to form a government, the nationalist coalition’s co-chairman Krasimir Karakachanov said on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | November 3, 2014, Monday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1232

Bulgaria's BDC Could Send Experts to GERB-RB Gov't

The Bulgarian Democratic Center (BDC) is ready to send experts to enter the prospective minority coalition of conservative GERB and right-wing Reformist Bloc, BDC officials say.

Politics » Domestic | November 3, 2014, Monday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1004

PM Georgi Bliznashki 'Has No Information' about Bulgarian Jihadis

Bulgaria's security services have not provided any information about citizens of the country fighting on the side of Islamic State (IS), caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki said Monday.

Politics » Domestic | November 3, 2014, Monday // 12:15 | Viewed: 604

President Plevneliev to Meet PF, BDC Representative for Gov't Talks

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is set to meet officials from nationalist Patriotic Front and from Bulgarian Democratic Center as government consultations continue on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | November 3, 2014, Monday // 10:05 | Viewed: 715

GERB Ready to Accept RB’s Radan Kanev as Prime Minister

Bulgaria’s biggest party GERB could accept a cabinet led not by Boyko Borisov, but by Radan Kanev, one of the leaders at right-wing Reformist Bloc.

Politics » Domestic | November 3, 2014, Monday // 07:38 | Viewed: 1195

GERB, RB To Hold Another Round Of Negotiations

The negotiation teams of GERB and the Reformist Bloc (RB) are meeting in the National Assembly building on Sunday afternoon to discuss a programme declaration and outline government priorities, reports the BGNES wire service.

Politics » Domestic | November 2, 2014, Sunday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1011