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Bulgaria New PM Borisov Vows to Curb All Abuse, Budget Leaks

Bulgaria's new Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, who was formally sworn in on Monday, has vowed that his government was taking up a complete audit of all Ministries.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 19:44 | Viewed: 2292

Bulgaria New Minister without Portfolio Spied on the Vatican

Bulgaria's new Minister without a portfolio, Bozhidar Dimitrov, who was sworn in on Monday as part of the government of Boyko Borisov, used to spy to on the Vatican.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 17:44 | Viewed: 2702

Ex Bulgaria Deputy PM Presents EU Fund Coin to New Government

Bulgaria's former Deputy PM in charge of European Funds, Meglena Plugchieva, has presented new PM Boyko Borisov with a silver coin to represent EU funds.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria New Transport Minister Vows to Restore EU Trust

Restoration of the European Union trust in Bulgaria at 100% is the top priority of the new Transport Minister, Alexandar Tsvetkov.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1264

Bulgarian New Finance Minister: First Task Is to Cut Expenditure

Bulgaria's new Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, first task will be to cut expenses by BGN 1,5-2 B.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1288

New Bulgaria Minister: Agriculture May Be Economy's Engine

In the time of global economic crisis, agriculture may be the locomotive that will drag Bulgaria's economy.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1183

Bulgaria New Regional Development Minister Sees Crisis as Huge Opportunity

The current economic and financial crisis is golden time for reforms, Bulgaria's new regional development minister said upon taking over from his predecessor, adding he will grab the opportunity.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1218

Bulgaria Ethnic Turkish Leader: New Government Has 100 Days to Prove Itself

Amidst wide-spread debates about how long Bulgaria's new minority government will survive, the leader of the ethnic Turkish party denounced the forecast he recently made.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1137

New Bulgaria PM Borisov Cracks Sabotage Jokes during Transfer of Power

Bulgaria's incoming Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, demonstrated a fresh sense of humor during Monday's ceremony for the transfer of power.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1995

Socialist Stanishev Transfers Power to New Bulgaria PM Borisov

Bulgaria's outgoing Socialist Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev, officially transferred power Monday noon to his successor, the leader of the GERB party, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1400

4 Ministers in Bulgaria's New Government Are Women

The new Bulgarian government of the GERB party and PM Boyko Borisov, which was sworn in Monday noon, consists of 12 men and 4 women.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 12:23 | Viewed: 2274

Ex Bulgaria Finance Minister Doubts New Govt's Crisis Plans

Ex Bulgaria Finance Minister, Plamen Oresharski, has stated that he doubts that the new GERB government can cope with the global financial crisis.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 952

New Bulgaria Government of PM Boyko Borisov Sworn In

Bulgaria's new government headed by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov of the GERB party was sworn in Monday morning.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 11:51 | Viewed: 2743

Parliament Approves New Bulgaria Government of GERB Party

The Bulgarian Parliament approved the country's new government of the GERB party with 162 votes in favor.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1306

Bulgaria New PM Culls Deputy Ministers, Attracts Experts Only

Experts and businessmen, not political figures, have reportedly been invited to become deputy ministers in Bulgaria's new center-right government of GERB party.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 11:44 | Viewed: 1861

Boyko Borisov Elected New Prime Minister of Bulgaria

The leader of the GERB party, Boyko Borisov, was elected Monday the new Bulgarian Prime Minister after a vote in Parliament.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1702

Ethnic Turkish MP: Ataka Links to Government Are Undemocratic

The leader of the parliamentary group of ethnic Turkish DPS party, Lyutvi Mestan, has stated that his party will not remain isolated for long.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgaria Rightist Leader: Outgoing Govt Hides Real Scope of Crisis

The Co-Chair of Bulgaria's rightist Blue Coalition, Martin Dimitrov, accused Monday in Parliament the outgoing Socialist-led government of hiding the truth about the dimensions of the economic crisis.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 11:37 | Viewed: 943

Bulgaria Nationalists: Our Voice Will Be Heard with GERB Govt

The leader of Bulgaria's nationalist party "Ataka", Volen Siderov, declared Monday in Parliament that the party would throw its support behind the new GERB government.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 11:14 | Viewed: 884

Ex PM Stanishev: Coalition for Bulgaria Will be Strong Opposition

Ex-Bulgaria Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has stated that his socialist Coalition for Bulgaria party will provide a strong opposition for Bulgaria's new government.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1143

Bulgaria Conservatives Back GERB Govt Unconditionally for 6 Months

The leader of the conservative RZS ("Order, Law, Justice") party, Yane Yanev, has pledged unconditional support for Bulgaria's new government of the GERB party.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 10:58 | Viewed: 898