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Bulgarian PM to Resign If GERB Loses Presidential Elections

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Saturday that he will resign immediately if his party GERB loses the forthcoming presidential elections scheduled to take place on November 6.

Politics » Domestic | September 4, 2016, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 4163

Four-Day Check for Drunk Drivers To Start Tonight

As of 22:00 hrs tonight until 02:00 hrs on Septemebr 6, traffic police will carry out checks for drunk drivers, reported the Ministry of Interior.

Politics » Domestic | September 3, 2016, Saturday // 15:39 | Viewed: 4248

Long Queue at Bulgaria-Greece Border

Thousands of holiday-makers have been stalled for hours at the border with Greece.

Politics » Domestic | September 3, 2016, Saturday // 13:21 | Viewed: 4638

GERB to Take Part in Presidential Elections Independently

GERB will take part in the elections independently, announced the Vice Chairman of GERB and chief of the National Pre-Election Headquarters of the party, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | September 3, 2016, Saturday // 13:19 | Viewed: 3904

Bulgarian MPs Reject Tighter Rules for Exposure of ex-Security Agents

Lawmakers have turned down a proposal that would have barred authorities from announcing names of people affiliated to the Soviet-era security apparatus without their consent.

Politics » Domestic | September 2, 2016, Friday // 10:42 | Viewed: 4098

Bulgaria's Reformist Bloc Nominates ex-EconMin for President

The Reformist Bloc (RB) coalition, the junior partner in Bulgaria's minority government, has raised the candidacy of Traycho Traykov, a former Economy Minister, for the upcoming presidential elections.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1882

Bulgaria Govt Partners Vow to Work Together Until End of Term

The coalition between GERB and the Reformist Bloc is to last after the presidential elections and continue its work until the next general ones, the cabinet's press office quotes party leaders as saying after a Thursday meeting.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 4555

Pironkova Drops Out of US Open in 2nd Round

Bulgaria's highest-ranking female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova on Wednesday suffered a defeat in the second round of US Open, failing to make it past Johanna Konta of the UK.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 4435

Bulgaria's PM to Run for President in 5 Years

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made clear he will take part in the presidential elections, but not on November 06, but in 2021.

Politics » Domestic | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 09:12 | Viewed: 2487

Bulgaria PM Takes Over Preparations for EU Presidency

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is assuming the position of National Coordinator for the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU, the government has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2016, Wednesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 4989

Bulgaria's New Border Police Chief Takes Over after Public Tender Scanal

Svetlan Kichikov, the current head of the the border police ships, has been reappointed to take over the border police directorate of Bulgaria, Interior Ministry officials have said.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2016, Wednesday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1835

Bulgaria's Govt OKs Tightening Rules in Some Migrant Centers

Bulgaria's government has approved changes to the statute of the national refugee agency that pave the way for the introduction of a restricted movement regime at some of the migrant and refugee accommodation facilities.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2016, Wednesday // 11:17 | Viewed: 2026

Air Force Ex-Chief Challenges Bulgaria PM over Presidential Vote

The former Bulgaria Air Force Commander has vowed to defeat Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov if the latter decides to run in the forthcoming presidential elections.

Politics » Domestic | August 31, 2016, Wednesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 4192

Bulgarian Socialists Approve Presidential Nomination of Ex Air Force Chief

Former Air Force Commander Maj Gen Rumen Radev is to be registered as the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)'s contender in the November 06 presidential elections, party leader Korneliya Ninova has said.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2016, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 4240

Bulgaria's Main Ruling Party to Name Presidential Pair on Oct 2

GERB party of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said it will unveil its candidates for President and Vice President of the country on October 02.

Politics » Domestic | August 30, 2016, Tuesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1747

Bulgaria Demands Deployment of 300 Frontex Staff

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said the structure of the migrant inflow in to the country has been changing in the last few months.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2016, Monday // 16:21 | Viewed: 5564

Maverick Socialist Enters Bulgarian Presidential Race

Tatyana Doncheva, the deputy head of left-wing Movement 21 party, has said she will be running for president in November.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2016, Monday // 15:23 | Viewed: 4421

Bulgaria's GERB to Keep Silent on Presidential Candidate by September 20

The party of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is set to unveil the name of its presidential nominee by September 20, but might not announce it even later, Borisov's deputy has made clear.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2016, Monday // 09:42 | Viewed: 2012

Nationalist Presidential Candidate Calls for Tougher Approach to Turkey, EU

The presidential candidate of Bulgaria's leading nationalist parties has called on the country to tone up its communications with both the EU and Turkey, the public radio has reported.

Politics » Domestic | August 29, 2016, Monday // 07:37 | Viewed: 1934

Bulgarian Socialist Presidential Candidate Hits Campaign Trail

The presidential candidate of Bulgarian Socialists Maj Gen Rumen Radev is embarking on a series of meetings with voters to unveil his election platform.

Politics » Domestic | August 25, 2016, Thursday // 14:55 | Viewed: 4745

Bulgaria’s ABV Party Backs Rumen Radev for President

Left-wing ABV party has endorsed the nomination of Maj Gen Rumen Radev for the forthcoming presidential elections.

Politics » Domestic | August 18, 2016, Thursday // 14:21 | Viewed: 2813