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Bulgaria Future PM Borisov: GERB Ministers Only in New Cabinet

Bulgaria PM-to-be and GERB leader, Boyko Borisov, has stated that only GERB members would fill the ministerial posts in his new cabinet.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 18, 2009, Saturday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1735

Ex-Bulgaria PM Stanishev: I Will Not Resign as BSP Leader

Bulgaria ex PM and BSP leader, Sergey Stanishev, has asked his party for a vote of confidence on his leadership.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 18, 2009, Saturday // 11:56 | Viewed: 964

Bulgaria Parliament Speaker: Election Law Changes Are Priority

Bulgaria's new parliament speaker, Tsetska Tsacheva, has stated that changing the election legislation will be one of the first things the new parliament will vote on.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 18, 2009, Saturday // 11:23 | Viewed: 1173

Bavaria CSU Backs Bulgaria New Ruling Party GERB

The Christian-Social Union of Bavaria has reaffirmed its support Friday for winner of Bulgaria's recent general elections, the GERB party of PM-to-be Boyko Borisov.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 17, 2009, Friday // 21:03 | Viewed: 1529

Top Leadership of Bulgarian Socialist Party Ready to Step down

Рўwelve of the twenty members of the Executive Bureau of the Bulgarian Socialist Party have declared their readiness to resign in the wake of the party's defeat in the July 5 elections.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 17, 2009, Friday // 19:33 | Viewed: 1106

Bulgaria Election Winner Opts for Individual Approach to Partners

The Deputy Parliament Speaker, Lachezar Ivanov, has stated that GERB will sign three separate memorandums in an attempt to form a minority government.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 17, 2009, Friday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgaria Nationalist Party Ataka to Sign GERB Memorandum

The leader of Bulgaria's far-right Ataka party, Volen Siderov, has stated that he will sign the memorandum to help GERB form a minority government.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 17, 2009, Friday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1420

Bulgaria May Merge Energy, Transport Ministries

Bulgaria's ministries of energy and transport will most likely be merged in a bid to cut expenses in the next minority government of the centre-right election-winner GERB.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 17, 2009, Friday // 12:55 | Viewed: 1129

Bulgaria Right Wing Gives GERB Memorandum Big Thumbs Down

Bulgaria's Blue coalition, which brings together the two biggest right-wing parties, will not sign the memorandum for political partnership offered by election winner GERB in a bid to secure support for its minority government.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 17, 2009, Friday // 12:01 | Viewed: 1296

Bulgaria Conservative Party Refuses to Sign GERB Memorandum

The European Conservatives and Reformists Group (ECRG) have not backed Bulgarian RZS party's plan to sign a memorandum to help GERB form a minority government.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 17, 2009, Friday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1429

GERB Moves to Curb Separatism in New Bulgarian Parliament

The Members of the new Bulgarian Parliament will no longer be able to switch from one parliamentary group to another, or to form new parliamentary groups.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 19:19 | Viewed: 1469

Temporary Mayor of Bulgaria Capital Sofia to Be Elected on July 29

The temporary mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia will be elected by the city council on July 29.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1010

Bulgaria Makes Attempt to Crack Down on Truant MPs

Bulgaria's new Parliament will make a new attempt to cope with the job-skipping problem by adopting changes to the regulations on the MPs work.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 14:28 | Viewed: 908

Bulgaria Future PM Borisov Vows to Announce Cabinet on July 21

The new cabinet appointments will be announced on July 21, Tuesday, almost a week earlier than the previously stated date of July 27.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 14:09 | Viewed: 1277

World Bank VP Kristalina Georgieva Won't Join Bulgaria Cabinet

The Bulgarian Vice President of the World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva, is not going to be part of the new Bulgarian government of the GERB party.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 14:01 | Viewed: 3960

Rightist Leader: Bulgaria Minority Government Is Experiment

One of the leaders of the rightist Blue Coalition has described the attempt of the GERB party to form a minority government in a state of crisis as an experiment, which must not be done.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 13:07 | Viewed: 1059

Bulgaria GERB Party Receives Cabinet Mandate

Boyko Borisov, leader of GERB party, winner in the recent general elections, was ordered on Thursday to form a government after his party ousted the Socialists in July 5 elections.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 11:15 | Viewed: 1076

Bulgaria Right-Wingers: Minority Government Risks Instability

Bulgaria's right-wing parties have expressed concerns over the formation of a minority government, as announced by election winner GERB, saying it may be threatened by instability.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 10:07 | Viewed: 981

BSP, DPS Offer Cut in Bulgaria Parliament Sessions Number

The parliament groups of the ex-ruling parties BSP and DPS have proposed that the number of the sessions in the new Parliament should be cut.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 15, 2009, Wednesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1038

Bulgarian Corruption-Tainted Outgoing Deputy Minister Turned MP

Bulgaria's outgoing Deputy Disaster Management Minister, who has had one of the most dashing and scandalous careers in the recent history of the country, has put an end to a hard dilemma.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 15, 2009, Wednesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1281

Bulgaria RZS Party Vows Unconditional Support for GERB Cabinet

The Order, Law and Justice Party (RZS) is going to extend full support to GERB's minority Cabinet, the RZS leader, Yane Yanev, declared Wednesday.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 15, 2009, Wednesday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1069