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MP from WCC-DB Left the Party and Released a Compromising Recording with Kiril Petkov
Radostin Vassilev left the WCC-DB parliamentary group. He presented an online recording of the National Council of "We Continue the Change". On the recording, Kiril Petkov explains that "they will 'launder' Boyko Borissov and this is part of the agreement.
Why Is Hungary Inundating Europe with Freed People Smugglers?
(L-R) Italian PM Giorgia Meloni, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen talk during an EU Summit in Brussels, Belgium, 23 March 2023. EPA-EFE/OLIVIER HOSLET Please, reintegrate somewhere else!
Meloni urges ‘pragmatic’ IMF approach to Tunisia bailout
Italy's Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has said the International Monetary Fund should take a "pragmatic" approach to a bailout for Tunisia, in comments to other G7 leadersin Japan.
The North African country reached a deal in principle with the IMF in October for nearly $2 billion to shore up its troubled economy, but discussions have since stalled.
The EU has set the dates for the European Elections in 2024
Europeans will head to the polls from June 6 to 9, 2024, to elect the next MEPs, Politico reported.
European Union diplomats approved the dates for the European elections on Wednesday, announced the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU.
By electing 705 MEPs from 2024 to 2029, EU citizens could shake up not only the European Parliament but also the European Commission.
Bulgarian MEP Eva Maydell could replace Mariya Gabriel in the European Commission
Bulgarian MEP Eva Maydell from GERB and the group of the European People's Party is expected to replace Mariya Gabriel in the European Commission, Politico reported.
Bulgarian PM Candidate Mariya Gabriel has resigned as EU Commissioner
European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Mariya Gabriel has submitted her resignation and it has been accepted by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, according to a Commission announcement. Earlier, the Commission announced that European Commissioner Gabriel is on unpaid leave.
Athens Condemns Alleged Vote-Buying Arrest of Greek Politician in Albania
A Greek expatriate mayoral candidate in the southern Albanian municipality of Himara, Fredi Beleri, was arrested at midnight on Thursday by the Albanian police outside his business premises on suspicion of paying people for their votes, causing strong condemnation from officials in Athens.
GERB’s Proposed PM Fails to Impress Bulgarian Opposition
Mariya Gabriel, GERB's European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth. Photo: European Parliament.
GERB expects to receive a mandate from President Rumen Radev to form a government. The party is yet to announce other offerings for ministerial positions.
Von der Leyen visits Kyiv as Russia marks war anniversary
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen hailed Ukraine as "the beating heart of today's European values" in a deeply symbolic visit to Kyiv on Tuesday as Russia marked its World War Two Victory Day.
Putin, at Red Square military parade, calls for victory in Ukraine
President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday vowed Russia's military would be victorious in Ukraine and blamed Western countries for the conflict, comparing the fighting to World War II during a military parade on Red Square.