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Budget Consultations between President, Parties Reach Deadlock

Politicians remained at loggerheads over amendments to the state budget at consultations which they attended at Bulgaria's Presidency on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | August 1, 2014, Friday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1031

Georgi Bliznashki 'to Be Prime Minister' in Interim Gov't

Lecturer and civil activist prof. Georgi Bliznashki will be Bulgaria's Prime Minister within the caretaker government due to be sworn in next week, a Bulgarian daily reports.

Politics » Domestic | August 1, 2014, Friday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1151

Lack of Quorum Foils Bulgarian Parliament's Last Regular Session

Lawmakers failed to reach quorum on Friday, when they were to hold their last regular meeting before President Rosen Plevneliev dissolves Parliament on August 6.

Politics » Domestic | August 1, 2014, Friday // 10:17 | Viewed: 871

President Calls Consultations on Budget Overhaul

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev is due to meet leaders of parties in Parliament on Friday to discuss the update of the state budget for 2014.

Politics » Domestic | August 1, 2014, Friday // 08:22 | Viewed: 897

BSP MP Tables Space Exploration Draft Law

In the last days of outgoing 42-nd National Assembly, the MP from the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) Martin Zahariev tabled a draft law on space exploration.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1626

Central Bank Deputy Governor Arrives at Bulgaria's Presidency

Kalin Hristov, Deputy Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB), arrived at Bulgaria's Presidency on Thursday afternoon.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1067

Parliament Fails to Reach Quorum, As GERB MPs Do Not Attend Session

Today's plenary session has been canceled due to a lack of quorum as Bulgaria's opposition party GERB refused to register in Parliament.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 10:46 | Viewed: 948

President Plevneliev 'to Hold Consultations' with Caretaker Gov't

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev will reportedly hold consultations with future ministers from the caretaker government, Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | July 31, 2014, Thursday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1239

Nikolay Barekov's Appointment at TV7 'A Mistake' - KTB Owner

Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) majority shareholder Tsvetan Vasilev said he had made a mistake by appointing MEP Nikolay Barekov as TV7 channel's CEO.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 17:46 | Viewed: 1358

Bulgaria's 3rd Biggest Party, DPS, Rejects Mandate to Form Govt

Lyutvi Mestan, leader of liberal party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), has rejected the mandate to form a government.

Politics » Domestic | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1246

Bulgarian Municipalities Seek Urgent Reforms, Greater Decentralization

The National Association of Municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria (NAMRB) has demanded  urgent reforms in municipal legislation from the next government.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1024

Nationalist MP Joins Bulgaria without Censorship Party

Dimitar Avramov, MP from nationalist party Ataka, has announced he is joining the Bulgaria without Censorship party of former TV host Nikolay Barekov.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 890

Bulgaria's Caretaker Government 'Could Have' Elections Minister

The interim cabinet due to be sworn in on August 6 could include a minister in charge of the upcoming early elections in October.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1016

Pernik – Sofia Road Expansion Project to Use EU Funding

Outgoing Regional Development Minister Desislava Terzieva has said that a project for the rehabilitation and expansion of the Pernik-Sofia road through Vladaya is being designed.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 12:43 | Viewed: 863

Bulgaria to Spend BGN 53 M on Traffic Monitoring Systems

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry will spend over BGN 53 M, VAT included, on traffic surveillance.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 12:07 | Viewed: 913

GERB to Win Most Votes in Next Election – IMP Poll

Bulgaria’s opposition center-right GERB party would have won 27.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 865

Georgi Bliznashki 'Agreed in Principle' to Be in Interim Gov't

Bulgarian lecturer prof. Georgi Bliznashki said on Monday he had given his consent "in principle" to join the caretaker cabinet due to be sworn in after August 6.

Politics » Domestic | July 29, 2014, Tuesday // 09:14 | Viewed: 1171

Bulgaria's President to Ask DPS to Form New Cabinet 'Wednesday'

President Plevneliev will ask the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), to form a new cabinet on July 30, local daily 24 Chasa reported, citing the President's press office.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2014, Monday // 14:13 | Viewed: 1132

Bulgaria's DPS 'Might Keep Gov't Mandate' - Socialist Group Chair

Bulgarian socialists' Parliament chief said Monday it was "likely" that liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) could decide not to return a mandate to form a government.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2014, Monday // 13:43 | Viewed: 944

Mikov’s Election to Cement Status Quo at BSP - Analysts

The election of Mihail Mikov as head of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will maintain the status quo at the party, political analysts told bTV channel on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2014, Monday // 12:19 | Viewed: 830

Former President's Party 'Ready for Talks' with BSP

ABV, the party of Bulgarian President (2002-2011) Georgi Parvanov, is ready to hold negotiations with the Bulgarian Socialist Party, former MEP Ivaylo Kalfin said.

Politics » Domestic | July 28, 2014, Monday // 11:04 | Viewed: 843