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A Socialist former Interior Minister, Mihail Mikov, has been elected as speaker of the new Bulgarian parliament.
As a new interim government under Marin Raykov took office, protesters have continued to rally in Sofia, albeit on a smaller scale than before.
A caretaker government has been appointed to run Bulgaria ahead of early general elections in May, the President announced.
As splits between the protesters open up, the president says he has been unable to find anyone suitable to lead a new government.
The European Union has again postponed a decision on Romania's and Bulgaria's accession to the passport-free Schengen zone.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said that early elections will be held on May 12, while demonstrators who caused the fall of the government said they would keep protesting.
Bulgarian demonstrators staged some of the largest rallies since the crisis erupted in the country and vowed to continue protests as their demands escalated.
Bucharest wants those countries that seem intent on continuing to block its accession to the passport-free Schengen area to explain their reasons.
Bulgaria's parliament on Wednesday confirmed a decision to abandon the Belene nuclear power plant project.
As rallies continue in Bulgaria - despite the resignation of the government of Prime Minister Boiko Borisov - the President is mulling appointing a caretaker government of experts.
Metropolitan Neofit of Ruse has been elected the new patriarch of Bulgaria’s Orthodox church amid social unrest which hit the country in recent weeks.
As Bulgaria's parliament approved his resignation, Prime Minister Borisov recalled the numerous death threats made against him over the years.
As the EU ponders Romania’s desire to join the passport-free Schengen area, Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta voices concern that instability in Bulgaria may affect its chances.
A new wave of protest rallies is looming in Bulgaria following the collective resignation of the prime minister and the centre-right GERB government.
After mass protests against high utility bills turned violent, the Bulgarian government has called it a day - PM saying he feels 'shamed' by the bloodshed.
Protest rallies against high utility bills and monopolies continued on Tuesday in Bulgaria.
A slew of official investigations, accusations and counter-accusations have dominated a campaign in which the former ruling GERB party has maintained its poll lead.
Investors considering Bulgarian markets will be cautious as long as the current political unrest continues, experts warn.
All Balkan contestants in the semi finals on Tuesday failed to qualify for Eurosong. Macedonia and Albania are still hoping they will qualify on Thursday show in Malmo.