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Bulgaria Election 2013 Parallel Count Poses Risks - Expert

As all major Bulgarian political parties, except former ruling GERB, teamed up to organize a parallel ballot count in the upcoming May 12 general elections, an expert has warned it may mumble-jumble figures.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1641

Former Sofia Prosecutor Confessed: 'Watergate' Recordings Authentic

Former Sofia city prosecutor has confirmed that the latest batch of recordings in the so-called 'watergate' scandal, which led to his resignation, are authentic, according to reports.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 07:59 | Viewed: 943

Stanishev Says Bulgarian Ex-PM Scared to Get Rid of Aide

Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, has stated that former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov (2009-2013) is scared to get rid of his main aide, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 6, 2013, Monday // 18:50 | Viewed: 919

Ex Bulgarian PM Expects Wiretapping 'Smear War' in Bulgaria

The wiretapping scandal raging on in Bulgaria will intensify, forewarned GERB party leader and former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 19:10 | Viewed: 1496

Ex PM Borisov: Aide Is Honest, Bulgarians Don't Care about Wiretapping

Ordinary Bulgarians don't care too much about the ongoing wiretapping scandal in the country, according to GERB party leader and former PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 5, 2013, Sunday // 18:37 | Viewed: 1755

Bulgaria's Ex Regional Development Minister Probed by Prosecutors - Report

Rumen Petkov, a member of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), has argued that former Regional Development Minister Lilyana Pavlova is being investigated by the prosecuting authority in connection with the change of status of a plot of land on the Burgas

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 4, 2013, Saturday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1182

OSCE Report on Bulgaria's Early Elections Mentions Wiretapping Scandal

An interim report of the Election Observation Mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) dispatched to Bulgaria for the May 12 early parliamentary elections mentions a wiretapping scandal and fears of undue intervention of

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 4, 2013, Saturday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1497

Bulgarian Roma Youth Launch Anti Vote Buying Campaign

About fifty young Roma are launching a campaign to convince their fellow citizens to not sell their vote in the May 12 snap general elections.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 4, 2013, Saturday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1680

Bulgaria Liberals, Ethnic Turk Mavericks Team Dubbed Elections 2013 Big Surprise

The coalition between the former king's party, widely considered a marginal liberal party, and the ethnic Turkish 'dissidents' may spring the biggest surprise in the upcoming elections, pollsters say.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 3, 2013, Friday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1307

Top Bulgarian Socialist: 3 Y of Jail Separate Ex PM, Tsvetanov

Bulgarian Socialist leader, Sergey Stanishev, says the only difference between former Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, and his Deputy, former Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, is the number of years they will spend in prison.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 3, 2013, Friday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1467

Ex Top Cop Predicts Triumph for GERB at Bulgaria's May 12 Elections

Former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has argued that the prospects for a resounding victory of center-right party GERB at the May 12 parliamentary elections leave the opponents deeply embittered.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 2, 2013, Thursday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1207

Bulgaria Ex PM Sides with Embattled Interior Minister over 'Watergate'

Bulgaria's former prime minister has vowed his fervent support for the interior minister in his cabinet a day after prosecutors alleged he was behind illegal wiretapping.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 1, 2013, Wednesday // 19:46 | Viewed: 1374

Bulgarian Socialists Angry on Labor Day, Eager to Win Vote

The Bulgarian Socialist Party gathered some 30 000 supporters on a Labor Day rally in the capital Sofia on Wednesday, May 1.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 1, 2013, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1377

Bulgaria's Embattled Ex-Interior Min Ready to Give Up Immunity after Vote

Bulgaria’s former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has declared that he is ready to give up his immunity, but only after the upcoming general elections on May 12.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 1, 2013, Wednesday // 11:45 | Viewed: 1181

Kuneva Urges Bulgaria’s Ex-Interior Min to Give Up Immunity

Bulgaria’s former European Commissioner Meglena Kuneva has called upon controversial former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov to give up his immunity, so that he could stand trial.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 1, 2013, Wednesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 942

Bulgaria's Ex Top Cop Too Busy to Study Prosecution's Incriminating Statement

Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov told journalists Tuesday that he needed time to study the incriminating statement of the Sofia City Prosecutor's Office before offering comments.

Politics » Elections 2013 | April 30, 2013, Tuesday // 20:47 | Viewed: 1210

Bulgaria's Ex Top Cop: Election Campaign Spiraled Out of Control

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Former Interior Minister and deputy chair of center-right party GERB, has refused to offer concrete comments on the announcement of the prosecuting authority that there was sufficient evidence indicating that he had committed a crime.

Politics » Elections 2013 | April 30, 2013, Tuesday // 20:11 | Viewed: 1097

Prosecutors: Bulgarian Ex-Interior Min Responsible for Illegal Snooping

The Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office has established that former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has committed a crime, as he has been deemed responsible for the illegal wiretapping done by the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Elections 2013 | April 30, 2013, Tuesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1544

Bulgaria's Ex Ruling Party Wants Part in Election Parallel Count

Bulgaria's former ruling party GERB have requested to take part in an initiative annouced by the former opposition to peform a parallel count of the May 12 general elections.

Politics » Elections 2013 | April 30, 2013, Tuesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1073

Expert Predicts 20-Seat Margin in Favor of Bulgaria's GERB

Bulgaria’s center-right GERB party will win approximately 100 seats in Parliament at the upcoming elections in May, according to Mihail Konstantinov, a mathematician and former head of state-owned IT company Information Services.

Politics » Elections 2013 | April 30, 2013, Tuesday // 12:47 | Viewed: 893

Ex Bulgarian Ruling Party MP Lashes Out against GERB 'Snooping, Racketeering'

Ivan Petrov, MP in Bulgaria's last Parliament from former ruling GERB party, has voiced strong criticisms against anti-democratic practices which according to him are rampant in the party.

Politics » Elections 2013 | April 30, 2013, Tuesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1029
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