Bulgaria: Movement for Rights and Freedoms Will Not Take Part in New Government, Will Support Cabinet Proposed by New Parties

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms will not support a government of the election losers - GERB and BSP, but is ready to support a cabinet of the new parties in the next parliament without participating in it, the leader of the Movement Mustafa Karadayi

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 16:18 | Viewed: 3903

‘Sofa-gate’ Brings More Headaches for EU

The protocol scandal that overshadowed the EU leaders’ recent visit to Turkey keeps unfolding, raising questions about Council President Charles Michel’s reaction, but also about the EU’s consistency in asking Ankara to adhere to the Istanbul Convention.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 9, 2021, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 3626

VMRO Claim Multiple Irregularities, Seeks Annulment of Vote Results in Turkey

The nationalist VMRO party is seeking annulment of results of voting in Turkey for a new Bulgarian parliament.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2764

Housing Prices in Bulgaria Soared by 30 Percent over Decade – Eurostat

Housing prices in Bulgaria have risen by more than 30% since 2010.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2021, Friday // 13:39 | Viewed: 3973

MEP Elena Yoncheva Under Fire for Alleged Money Laundering

The Anti-Corruption Commission for Illegal Assets Forfeiture (ACCIAF) has filed a claim in court for the confiscation of BGN 158,000 from MEP Elena Yoncheva.

Politics | April 9, 2021, Friday // 13:02 | Viewed: 3526

Bulgaria: CEC Removes Boyko Borissov, Six Others from Elected MPs List

The Central Election Commission on April 8 removed six people from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms and two from the GERB-​​UDF coalition from the list of elected MPs upon receipt of their requests.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 11:30 | Viewed: 3237

Violence Escalates in Belfast, Police Use Water Cannons to Quell Tide

There was further unrest and violence in Belfast on Thursday night as nationalist and loyalist youths clashed at interfaces in the west of the city.

Politics | April 9, 2021, Friday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2230

Bulgaria: Distribution of Seats in 45th National Assembly – Update

According to the final allocation of seats in the 45th Parliament, announced by the CEC, GERB will have 75 Members of Parliament, "There is such a people" - 51, BSP - 43, MRF - 30, Democratic Bulgaria - 27, "Stand up! Mafiosi out!" - 14.

Politics » Elections | April 9, 2021, Friday // 09:50 | Viewed: 2886

Bulgaria: Anti-Epidemic Measures Eased – Health Minister

Health Minister Kostadin Angelov issued an order regulating the anti-epidemic measures in Bulgaria for the period April 12 - 30, the Health Ministry press centre informed on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | April 9, 2021, Friday // 09:26 | Viewed: 5829

Ukraine’s President Goes to Donbass as Russia Builds up Troops on Common Border

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will visit eastern Ukraine on Thursday to assess the situation in the region following a rise in tension with Russia over a long-running conflict.

Politics | April 8, 2021, Thursday // 14:42 | Viewed: 2473

Bulgaria: Non-Food Retail Chains Resume Work after Threat to Stage Protests

Under the threat of a possible protest issued by non-food hypermarkets  yesterday, the authorities decided to open them.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2021, Thursday // 13:10 | Viewed: 3516

Putin and Xi Tighten Embrace amid Souring Relations with West

They're not leaders for life — not technically, at least.

Politics | April 8, 2021, Thursday // 12:47 | Viewed: 2500

Breaking News: Bulgaria’s PM Boyko Borissov Resigns His Seat in Parliament

The Chairman of GERB and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov gave up his seat as Member of the National Assembly.

Politics » Domestic | April 8, 2021, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 6528

US Ready to Expel Russian Diplomats, Impose New Sanctions

The US administration has completed an intelligence review of Russia’s alleged election interference and the SolarWinds hack and may soon announce retaliatory actions, Bloomberg reported, citing "three people familiar with the matter.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 8, 2021, Thursday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2857

Bulgaria’s President Ready to Convene National Assembly, Government Formation in Limbo

President Rumen Radev will convene the National Assembly in accordance with the term laid down in the Constitution and after the Central Election Commission (CEC) has published the names of the elected Members of the National Assembly in the State Gazette

Politics | April 8, 2021, Thursday // 09:31 | Viewed: 2808

Maya Manolova: Borissov Wants to Stay in Power for Life

Boyko Borissov insists on convening the Grand National Assembly to remain prime minister for life, wrote leader of "Stand up.

Politics | April 7, 2021, Wednesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 2985

Bulgaria’s Election Winner Borissov Challenges His Political Rival to Form Government

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov told an April 7 Cabinet meeting of the scenarios he envisages for the possible formation of a new government in Bulgaria.

Politics » Elections | April 7, 2021, Wednesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 4013

Russia Rattles Sabers Again: Mass Military Drills Seen as Threat to Ukraine

Russia announced the start of mass military drills, ratcheting up tensions with neighboring Ukraine amid Western concerns about the risk of renewed fighting.

Politics | April 7, 2021, Wednesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 2662

Boyko Borissov: Slavi Trifonov Shouldn’t Bug out But Assume Responsibility

“My fellow politician Slavi Trifonov should not defect, but come to the fore and assume responsibility.

Politics | April 7, 2021, Wednesday // 11:57 | Viewed: 3108

Boyko Borissov: I’m Ready to Single out Ten MPs to Support Trifonov

For the sake of stability, we are ready to single out 10-20 MPs to support a prospective government, said Prime Minister Boyko Borissov during a meeting with members of his cabinet.

Politics » Elections | April 7, 2021, Wednesday // 10:46 | Viewed: 2992

Election Results with 100% Counted Vote: Six Parties Enter Bulgarian Parliament

Bulgaria’s Central Election Commission (CEC) on April 6 announced the election results based 100% of the tally sheets processed.

Politics | April 7, 2021, Wednesday // 09:01 | Viewed: 3657
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