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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

Bulgaria Right Wing Cries Foul over Secret Service Agent in New Government

Bulgaria's biggest right-wing party, the Union of Democratic Forces, convenes on Saturday to discuss its response to the proposed new minority government of GERB party, on the back of reports that it may not support it in parliament.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 25, 2009, Saturday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1457

Bulgaria Rightist Coalition Gives GERB Government Big Thumbs Down

The Bulgarian rightist Blue Coalition will abstain from voting for the cabinet proposed by the future Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 24, 2009, Friday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1382

Bulgaria President Parvanov Issues Decree for Borisov Cabinet

President of Bulgaria, Georgi Parvanov, has issued Friday a decree, offering the National Assembly to pass Boyko Borisov's nominee for Prime Minister.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 24, 2009, Friday // 12:30 | Viewed: 1197

Bulgaria PM-to-Be: Blue Coalition Must Quit Being Hypocritical

Bulgaria's incoming Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, slammed Thursday night the rightist Blue Coalition which had raised its concerns over the nomination of Bozhidar Dimitrov as a Minister without Portfolio in the new GERB cabinet.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 20:08 | Viewed: 1283

New Defense Minister: Modern Army Is Must for Bulgaria

Bulgaria's incoming Defense Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, declared his Ministry's main challenge and priority would be to have a modern army with less expenses.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1239

Bulgaria Incoming Education Minister Promises Calm

Bulgaria's incoming Education Minister, Iordanka Fandakova, defined the calm start of the school year as the current priority of her Ministry.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1064

Novinite.com Blitz: Will Bulgaria's New GERB Government Be Stable?

Will Bulgaria new cabinet be stable? What should be its top priorities? Novinite.com has asked top officials, businessmen, journalists, foreigners living in Bulgaria, and general public figures.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 16:30 | Viewed: 3949

Bulgaria Labor Minister: Social Dialogue Must Be Restored Urgently

Urgent restoration of the social dialogue at all levels will be the first thing that the new Minister of Labor and Social Works, Totyu Mladenov, will do.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 16:14 | Viewed: 994

Bulgaria Incoming Foreign Minister Declares Pro-EU Policy

Bulgaria's incoming Foreign Minister, Rumiana Jeleva, declared all local interests, including energy security, would be realized only within a common EU policy context.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1212

Bulgaria Incoming Regional Minister Certain of Ability to Help

The nominee to become Bulgaria's Regional Minister, Rosen Plevneliev, declared he was living private business with the deep conviction he would be able to help improve the State.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 15:19 | Viewed: 1047

New Bulgaria Minister: Friendship with Borisov Made Me Accept Nomination

The New Minister without Portfolio of Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov, accepted the nomination because of the friendship with the incoming PM, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1026

5 MPs, 1 MEP Turn Ministers in Bulgaria New Government

Five recently elected members of parliament and one MEP on the ticket of the center-right GERB party have made their way into Bulgaria's next government, it emerged on Thursday after the prime minister-designate proposed his new ministers.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1388

Bulgaria Deputy Ministers to Become Known July 27

Bulgaria's future Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Thursday he was to announce the names of the deputy ministers on July 27.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 14:46 | Viewed: 926

Bulgaria Rightist Coalition Calls for Separate Vote for Each Minister

The Bulgarian rightist Blue Coalition will propose that each minister candidate be elected by separate voting in the Parliament on July 27.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 14:28 | Viewed: 947

Borisov's Great Surprise: Bulgaria New Economy Minister Traykov

The great surprise of the new Bulgarian cabinet presented Thursday by the future Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is the new Economy Minister, Traycho Traykov.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 14:10 | Viewed: 1811