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There Is Such a People Will Present Its Draft Cabinet to Three Political Parties

"There is Such a People" party will present its draft cabinet to the leaders of BSP, "Democratic Bulgaria" and "Stand up. BG! We are Coming!". In a letter to media, Toshko Yordanov, chairman of the ITN parliamentary group, said he would invite the three political forces to meetings and present the linrup and structure of the cabinet, because "everything must be transparent."

COVID-19: More than One Million Vaccinated in Bulgaria

More than one million have already been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Bulgaria, it is clear from the data in the Unified Information Portal. People with a completed vaccination cycle - those who have received one dose of Jansen or two doses of the other three approved vaccines in the EU - are now 1,001,143.

Flowers left in Tunca River in memory of Roma killed at Auschwitz camp

Flowers were laid in the Tunca River on Aug. 1 in memory of the Roma, or Gypsies, killed in the Auschwitz concentration camp on the occasion of the Romani Genocide Memorial Day in Turkey's northwestern province of Edirne.


Little Known Businessman Received Mandate to Form Bulgarian Government

Rumen Radev, the country's president, gave the mandate to Plamen Nikolov against the backdrop of growing tensions among the three parties representing popular protests against conservative former prime minister Boyko Borissov: 'There is Such a People', 'Democratic Bulgaria' and 'Stand Up Bulgaria'.

Bulgarian Politicians Comment on New PM Designate

Bulgarian politicians on Saturday commented on the designation of Plamen Nikolov by the largest parliamentary party, There Is Such a People (TISP). On Friday, Nikolov received a cabinet-forming mandate from President Rumen Radev.

Pamporovo Ski Resort Becomes Hub of Curative Tourism

The ski resort of Pamporovo has been attracting tourists for years, though not just in winter but during the warm months of the year as well, with its modern spa centres, outdoor swimming pools, as well as the sports opportunities it offers and the numerous hiking routes in the Rhodope Mountain.

Tangible Risk of Third General Election in A Year in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's anti-establishment party "There is such a people" (ITN), which is currently leading negotiations with other parties to form a government, has accused partner parties of having tried to influence the future government without having the right to do so, which according to parliamentary group leader Toshko Yordano, could lead to new elections - the third within a year.

Bulgaria Sees Growing Migration Pressure - Interior Minister

Bulgarian caretaker Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov told Parliament that migration pressure on the country is increasing. "We are indeed seeing an increased migration pressure, the kind of pressure that also existed before the caretaker government took office," Rashkov said during a parliamentary hearing on 30 July.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: New Cases Increase, 346 in Last 24 Hours

The new cases of coronavirus infection in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours are 346, and the fatalities are three, the data on the website of the Unified Information Portal show.

22,989 tests were performed in the last 24 hours. There are 797 hospital patients, of which 75 are in the intensive care unit. The active cases of COVID-19 are 8125, and the cured - 100.

Caretaker Financial Minister Vassilev: We Continue Our Work

 Ministry of Finance requested by the Ministry of Interior to conduct a check over the digging operations in Varna Lake.

The request was announced to BTV by the acting Minister of Finance Asen Vassilev. He clarified that for this case his administration does not have certain conclusions for a committed crime and therefore directs the signal to the "Economy Police".

Democratic Bulgaria Will Not Allow to Be Blackmailed Says Hristo Ivanov

For "Democratic Bulgaria" the people who will be included in the government are important - said the co-chairman of the political coalition Hristo Ivanov.

"The people who will enter a government cannot be just mailboxes or performers," he told on tv in a commentary on the statement of the deputy chairman of "There is such a people" Toshko Yordanov.

Bulgaria Winning Party Proposes Political Newcomer for PM

Bulgaria's winning party in the July elections, the political newcomer "There is Such a Nation", received a mandate to form a government from President Rumen Radev on Friday and proposed businessman Plamen Nikolov for its choice of Prime Minister.