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Georgi Kostov appointed as Deputy Chief Secretary of Interior

Georgi Kostov, outgoing director of the Burgas police directorate, has been appointed Deputy Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 939

Bulgaria’s Govt Dismisses President of State Reserve Agency

Bulgaria’s new government has dismissed the President of the State Agency State Reserve and War-time Stocks, Emil Kolev, appointing Stanimir Peev as his successor.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 858

Bulgaria's Main Ruling Party Mulls Introduction of Compulsory Voting

Conservative GERB, the winning party of the October 5 early elections, is considering changes to the Electoral code that might introduce compulsory voting next year, the party's deputy parliament group head Tsvetan Tsvetanov says.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1071

DPS Leader Mestan Warns against Rescheduling Turkish-Language News

Proposals to reschedule news broadcasts in Turkish hosted by the Bulgarian National Television are dangerous, Movement of Rights and Freedoms (DPS) head Lyutvi Mestan said on Tuesday.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1085

Bills on Interior Ministry, DANS to Be Submitted to Parliament

Amendments to the structure of Bulgaria's Ministry of Interior and the state security agendy DANS are to be tabled on Wednesday, the biggest party GERB's Parliament group chair Tsvetan Tsvetanov has said.

Politics » Domestic | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 09:32 | Viewed: 859

Bulgaria's PM Borisov Appoints More Deputy Ministers

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov appointed a total of fifteen ministers on Tuesday, the government's press office says.

Politics » Domestic | November 11, 2014, Tuesday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1012

Caretaker Deputy Ministers Keep Their Posts in PM Borisov’s Government

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Monday appointed several deputy ministers under proposals made by the respective heads of ministries.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1199

Bulgaria’s President Praises Achievements of Caretaker Govt

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has praised the caretaker government for successfully organizing a smooth transition to a new Cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 13:38 | Viewed: 861

Bulgaria’s Transport Minister: Hemus Motorway Is Priority Task

Ivaylo Moskovski, Bulgaria’s Transport Minister, has said that the project for the Hemus motorway will be implemented under the Transport Operational Program regardless of the fact that it is plagued by a shortfall of BGN 500-600 M.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1874

Amendments to Interior Ministry Act Should Be Expected - IntMin

Newly-appointed Minister of Interior Veselin Vuchkov has said he is not planning to propose a new act for his institution.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 11:09 | Viewed: 815

Bulgaria's Democracy Turns 25

Bulgarians mark on November 10 the 25th anniversary of the overthrow of the communist regime amidst 150 days of protests against the Socialist-led government.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 08:32 | Viewed: 1709

Bulgarian Gov't To Appoint Deputy Ministers on Monday

The new Bulgarian ministers are to propose the names of their deputies, with newly-appointed Prime Minister Boyko Borisov having the final say.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1155

Bulgarian President, ex-PM to Assess Work of Interim Gov't

President Rosen Plevneliev and former caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki are due to outline the results of the interim government's three-month tenure.

Politics » Domestic | November 10, 2014, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 677

Right-Wing MP Vows New State Intelligence Agency, Security Sector Reform

Atanas Atanasov, MP from Bulgaria’s right-wing formation the Reformist Bloc, has vowed security sector reform.

Politics » Domestic | November 9, 2014, Sunday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1190

Interior Ministry's Deficit to Reach BGN 170 M in 2014

The fiscal gap in Bulgaria's Ministry of Interior is currently projected to reach BGN 170 M by end-2014, its new head Veselin Vuchkov said.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2014, Saturday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1157

GERB to Start Consultations with Society on Constitutional Changes

Conservative GERB, the main party in the Bulgaria's government, is due to being consultations involving non-governmental organizations and civil society representatives about amendments to the constitution, Parliament Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva said.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2014, Saturday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1331

Who Are Bulgaria's New Ministers?

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his cabinet involving participation or support from a total of four parties were approved and sworn in by the National Assembly on Friday. You can find more by clicking the links.

Politics » Domestic | November 8, 2014, Saturday // 10:39 | Viewed: 3393

Bulgarian Socialist Party Reshuffles its Executive Bureau

Dimitar Dabov, Evgeni Uzunov, and Angel Naydenov have been removed from the Executive Bureau of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) at the proposal of BSP Chair Mihail Mikov.

Politics » Domestic | November 7, 2014, Friday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1244

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: 2093

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: 981

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: 916