Prime Ministers of Bulgaria

MEP Claims to Have 'Co-organized' Bulgaria's Summer Protests in 2013

Nikolay Barekov, a Bulgarian MEP, said on Tuesday he organized anti-government street protests in the summer of 2013 alongside now ruling GERB party of PM Boyko Borisov.

GERB, which was in opposition at the time, has openly admitted to having sent dozens of activists in front of the Parliament's building in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Speaker of Croatian Parliament Arrives in Bulgaria on 1-Day Visit

The Speaker of the Croatian Parliament Josip Leko arrives in Bulgaria Monday on a 1-day visit at the invitation of Bulgarian counterpart Tsetska Tsacheva.

Leko will be officially greeted in front of the Monument to the Unknown Soldier in Sofia, where he will lay wreaths, according to reports of the Bulgarian National Radio.

Bulgaria's Former PM Holds No Ambitions of Returning to BSP Leadership

Bulgaria's former Prime Minister Sergei Stanishev holds no ambitions of returning to the leadership of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Stanishev, who is currently one of Bulgaria's 17 Members of the European Parliament (MEP), will focus on his leadership of the Party of European Socialists (PES).

Bulgaria Parliament Appoints New Audit Office Head

Tsvetan Tsvetkov, the single candidate to take over the National Audit Office, has been approved by an overwhelming majority in Bulgaria's Parliament.

As many as 146 MPs voted to back Tsvetkov. Only one rejected him, and twenty-one abstained, most of them being from the socialist opposition. The nationalist Ataka party did not take part in the vote.

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