Ivaylo Kalfin

Bulgaria's Georgieva to Be Appointed EU Budget Commissioner - Report

Kristalina Georgieva, outgoing EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, is likely to be appointed Budget Commissioner in the next EC panel, according to sources close to the matter.

Citing Bulgarian sources speaking on condition of anonymity, news portal Euractiv suggests that Georgieva will be awarded the budget portfolio.

Ex-President Parvanov: I’ll Stay in Politics but Outside Parliament

Former President Georgi Parvanov said on Monday he will remain active in Bulgaria’s political life without running for member of parliament in the October election.

Parvanov, who served two successive terms of office from 2002 to 2012, told Nova TV channel that he was not in politics to make a living and seeking a seat in parliament does not befit a head of state.

The New Bulgarian PM Georgi Bliznashki: What Should Be Remembered

A brief sketch on Georgi Bliznashki, the caretaker Prime Minister to assume office on Wednesday, and his recent activities.

Bliznashki: from High-Ranking Socialist Party Member to Civil Rights Activist

With several landmark books on parliamentary rule, the 57-year-old Georgi Bliznashki is the second professor to become PM in Bulgaria's most recent history.

ABV Movement of Ex President Parvanov to Register as Party

The ABV Movement (Alternative for Bulgarian Revival) of former two-term President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012) will become a party.

Parvanov announced Monday that he felt guilty about the dissatisfying performance of the party at the European Parliament elections and had requested a vote of confidence by the governing body of the formation.

Ivaylo Kalfin: EU Must Focus Beyond Fiscal Indicators

Ivaylo Kalfin is a Bulgarian socialist member of European Parliament and a former Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister (2005-2009).

In the European Elections 2014, Kalfin will lead the list of the newly-formed Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) movement, of former President Georgi Parvanov.

South Stream-Bulgaria: Work on Local Pipeline Section Continues

The South Stream-Bulgaria company has assured that work on the local section of the gas pipeline project continues.

The comments of the South Stream-Bulgaria company, as cited by ITAR-TASS, came after the announcement of the European Parliament that the project should not be implemented.