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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: 895

Bulgaria Blue Coalition Leader Vows All-out Support for Borisov Cabinet

The Co-Chair of Bulgaria's rightist Blue Coalition, Ivan Kostov, vowed Monday in Parliament an all-out support for the government of Boyko Borisov.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 10:57 | Viewed: 958

Bulgaria New PM Borisov Outlines Top Priorities for GERB Government

Bulgaria's incoming Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, outlined the priorities of his government of the GERB party before the voting of the cabinet in Parliament Monday.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1086

Bulgaria Right Wing to Back New Government despite Qualms

Bulgaria's two biggest right-wing parties decided to support the new minority government of GERB hours before it was put to the vote in parliament on Monday.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 10:00 | Viewed: 952

Bulgaria New PM Picks Pollster for Political Cabinet Head - Report

The head of Market Links polling agency has been tipped to lead the political cabinet of the new Bulgarian prime minister, local media reports say.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 09:48 | Viewed: 1038

Bulgaria Ethnic Turks Firmly Oppose New Government

The ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, which was a coalition partner in Bulgaria's latest government, will vote against the new center-right cabinet of GERB leader Boyko Borisov, it was decided at a meeting that went late into the night on S

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 09:18 | Viewed: 1199

Bulgaria Parliament Votes New Government

The center-right government of Boyko Borisov, leader of the winner in the recent general elections GERB party, will be put to the vote in parliament on Monday amid great expectation for a hassle-free approval.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 27, 2009, Monday // 07:29 | Viewed: 1170

Bulgaria Future Finance Minister Plans BGN 2 B Budget Optimization

Bulgaria's future Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, plans to optimize the 2009 budget by cutting BGN 2 B of expenses, in order to avoid huge deficit.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 26, 2009, Sunday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1712

Ex-Minister: Criterion in Bulgaria Seems to Be PM Friendship

Criterion in Bulgaria is whether you are friend with the Prime Minister or not, former Foreign Minister, Ivaylo Kalfin, said.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 26, 2009, Sunday // 17:11 | Viewed: 1376

Bulgaria Blue Coalition: Our MPs Are Not State Security Agents

The members of the parliament from the parliamentary group of the right wing Blue Coalition are not former State Security Agents.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 26, 2009, Sunday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1581

Six New MPs to Enter Bulgaria Parliament

In the begging of the next week six new members of the parliament will be sworn in the Bulgarian National Assembly, replacing some of those who will become ministers.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 26, 2009, Sunday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1484

Bulgaria New GERB Ministers "Have Resignation" in Their Pocket

Every minister in the new Bulgarian government will hand in his resignation if he fails to fulfill his promises and meet the voters' expectations, the prime minister's top aide said.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 25, 2009, Saturday // 18:59 | Viewed: 1532

Bulgaria Right Wing to Back New Government despite Qualms

Bulgaria's biggest right-wing party, the Union of Democratic Forces, decided to support the new minority government of GERB party, when it is put to the vote in parliament on Monday.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 25, 2009, Saturday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1565

Bulgaria Socialists Vow to Vote against New Minority Government

A high ranking member of Bulgaria's Socialist Party has denied media reports that the formerly ruling formation may support the new center-right GERB government.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 25, 2009, Saturday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1295

Former Rightist Runner for Sofia Mayor Eyes New Race

Martin Zaimov, the right-wing runner in the local elections for Sofia mayor in 2007, is willing to join the contest again, but only if he gets the support of the current mayor and next prime minister.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 25, 2009, Saturday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1181

Bulgaria Secret Service Agent-Turned-Minister Stays Unrepentant

Bozhidar Dimitrov, the Director of the National History Museum and former collaborator of the secret services, who triggered a political storm after being proposed for minister in the new government, says he has no regrets.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 25, 2009, Saturday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1385