Politics

GOVERNMENT RESPONDS: ALL EXPENSES WITHIN LIMITS

All current government expenses are within the limits of the national budget projections was announced today at a regular meeting of the Council of Ministers. Yesterday experts from King`s team appealed to the government to stop all privatization deals an

Politics | June 21, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 464

SOFYANSKI: KOSTOV MUST LEAVE NOW

Mayor of Sofia Srefan Sofiyanski, former interim Prime Minister in 1997, appealed the executive body of Union of Democratic Forces must resign and Prime Minister Ivan Kostov should step back with dignity. `I appeal it not as a mayor, just as a regular par

Politics | June 21, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

KING`S EXPERTS TO CLOSE PRIVATIZATION AGENCY

National Movement Simeon II, which won general election last Sunday, will close down the Privatization Agency and will establish a new institution charged with the management of the state-owned assets, an MP from the region of Haskovo informed. The new ag

Politics | June 21, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

REUTERS: BULGARIA`S ECONOMIC OUTLOOK SEEN UPBEAT AFTER VOTE

Elisaveta Konstantinova Reuters

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 513

AP: ALL THE KING`S MEN

BURT HERMAN Associated Press Writer

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

STEN ASK: BULGARIA MUST SPEED UP EU NEGOTIATIONS

Bulgaria is lagging behind in the negotiations on the EU accession, said at a press conference Ambassador of Sweden, Sten Ask. He was the first European diplomat to hold a press-conference after the general election.

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 491

EURO PARLIAMENT: BULGARIA WILL ENTER EU IN 2007

The European Parliament (EP) considers that 2007, the year Bulgaria has set for joining the European Union, is a realistic one. A text to this effect is included in a draft resolution proposed in Brussels by MEP Jeffrey Van Orden, a rapporteur for Bulgari

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 472

KING`S EXPERTS: STOP PRIVATIZATIONS UNTIL WE COME

The economic team of the Simeon II National Movement, which garnered 43 per cent in the June 17 parliamentary elections and 50 per cent of the parliamentary seats, called on the current government to spend wisely the budget money, to stop the privatisatio

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 436

THE TIMES: TWO-MINUTE BRIEFING

Deposed Monarchies Are monarchies really returning to Europe? That seems to be what is happening in Bulgaria, and the trend may spread through the Balkans.

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 474

THE GUARDIAN: BULGARIA VOTES FOR RETURN OF MONARCH

BULGARIA` S former king, Simeon II, was last night leading his political party to victory in a general election that marked the first time an eastern European country had returned a monarch to power.

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 506

AFP: EX-KING EYES COALITION TALKS, BUT UNLIKELY TO BE PM

Bulgaria` s ex-king Simeon II went to ground in his former royal palace Tuesday as he prepared the tough task of forming a stable government following his historic weekend election victory.

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 445

CNN: UDF NOT CLEAR YET

The movement led by former King Simeon II fell one seat short of an absolute majority in Bulgaria`s parliamentary elections, final results show.

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 749

EXIT POLLS IN BULGARIAN GENERAL ELECTIONS

Following are the final results of the votes at Bulgarian General Elections, June 17: ***

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

WIRED: EX-KING PLEDGES NEW START FOR BULGARIA AFTER POLLS WIN

Former Bulgarian king Simeon II faces tough coalition talks Monday after early election results showed his party sweeping to power 55 years after he was forced into exile after World War II. The 64-year-old former monarch, who has spent most of his life a

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 563

EU: BULGARIA IS COMMITTED TO CHANGES

Bulgaria is committed to changes and European standards, Council of Europe Secretary General Walter Schwimmer said in a special declaration in relation to the Sunday`s parliamentary elections. Schwimmer points out Bulgaria`s decisive role in maintaining p

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 542

FT: BULGARIA LOOKS AT TELECOMS DEAL

The economist tipped to be Bulgaria`s finance minister in the new administration led by the former King Simeon II has said the privatisation of Bulgaria`s state telecom company will be a priority. Milen Velchev, who until May was a vice-president for emer

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

CROWD IN SOFIA: `OFF WITH SOFIYANSKI!`

A group of some 50 or so UDF supporters blocked `Rakovski` Street, in front of the UDF seat and shouted against Sofya mayor Stefan Sofyanski and media today. A well-informed source reported by Standart daily also added that UDF Executive body had been dis

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 396

DB PREDICTS BETTER RATING FOR BULGARIA

Deutsche Bank expectations are that the credit rating of Bulgaria will rise at least by one step from the current rate `B+`, according to `Fitsch IBKA` and `Standard and Powers`, and `B2` according to `Moody`s`, said on the `Darik` radio Petar Botousharov

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 459

STANDART DAILY: UDF TAKE POLITICAL ASPIRIN

The question of the retirement of the one who lost the elections is both trivially boring and specifically important. Boring because nothing new is hidden in it - it's only the first question asked.

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 523

MRF WITH IDEAS FOR GOVERNMENTAL CHAIRS

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms coalition considers important the ministries of agriculture, environment and waters, regional development and public works and education, so that it can protect the rights of its supporters. Emel Etem, Deputy Chair of

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

TWO FORMER PARLIAMENTARY PARTIES WITH LESS THAN 1%

Two parliamentary represented parties, the Euro-Left and George Ganchev`s party, garnered less than 1 per cent in Sunday`s elections, about as much as Tsar Kiro National Alliance led by the chief of a Roma clan, which has no parliamentary experience, BTA

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 466
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