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Bulgaria: PM Denkov will personally monitor the activity of 13 Departments, Mariya Gabriel - 4

Bulgarian Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov will personally monitor the activities of 13 departments, and Deputy Prime Minister Maria Gabriel - 4, announced the government press service.

The Prime Minister will monitor the activities of several agencies, including Intelligence and National Security, the National Statistical Institute and the Patent Office.

Jacinda Ardern replaced by Chris Hipkins as New Zealand PM

Hundreds gathered to applaud Jacinda Ardern as she left New Zealand's parliament to resign as prime minister on Wednesday, before Chris Hipkins was swiftly sworn in as her replacement.

Ardern said last week she no longer had "enough in the tank" after steering the country through natural disasters, its worst-ever terror attack and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Democratic paradigm

The decision by the prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, to step down from office does not just signal a rare moment of humanity in politics, it is also a paradigm of democratic culture.

By making the decision she made, Jacinda Ardern showed that the relationship of political representatives with their office should never be allowed to become anything more than a "job."

Vucic announced significant changes in the government after the elections

However, now he does not want to comment on who could be the new prime minister.
"Significant changes ... Some of those who are now ministers will remain in the government, but there will be significant changes. I am very satisfied with the work of Ana Brnabic, but I would not comment on who will be the new prime minister.

Twenty parties to run in Greek general elections

Twenty parties and coalitions will be running in Greece's snap general elections on July 7, out of a total of 24 which submitted a request to participate, the Supreme Court announced on Wednesday.
Some of the candidate parties recalled their request and others were rejected for not submitting the required paperwork.

Prime Minister of New Zealand goes on Maternity Leave

New Zealand's youngest leader for the past century - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern - will become a mother. The newly-elected Prime Minister plans to take maternity leave in June this year. 37-year-old Ardern became prime minister in October 2017. A few days earlier, she had already known her pregnancy, but she nevertheless accepted the post.