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Borisov's Presidential Bid to Signal 'Bulgaria Govt Deadlock'

Boyko Borisov's nomination for president will be a sign that Bulgaria's cabinet has reached a standstill, analysts say.

Politics » Domestic | May 10, 2011, Tuesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1190

GERB Govt Broke the Back of Bulgarian Middle Class - Rightist Opposition

Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB has shattered the middle class in Bulgaria, according to key representatives of the rightist opposition party Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB).

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1280

Bulgaria PM Runs for President to Save Face - Analysts

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's likely bid for president may be interpreted as a move to get out of the political swamp he got himself into, say political analysts.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 1487

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader Set to Run against PM for President

The leader of the Bulgarian far-right, nationalist Ataka party, Volen Siderov, voiced open criticism on the decision of the ruling GERB party to not announce the name of their presidential candidate until August.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 13:07 | Viewed: 1438

Commissioner Georgieva Dashes Bulgarians' Hopes for Presidential Bid

EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, who recently became the first woman to top the most popular politicians' ranking in Bulgaria in 10 years, has denied once again intentions to run for Bulgarian president.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1637

Bulgarian Top Cop Confirms August Deadline for GERB Presidential Bid

The ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party will score a convincing victory at the upcoming presidential and local elections.

Politics » Domestic | May 9, 2011, Monday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1563

Bulgarian VP Intends to Withdraw from Politics End of Term

Bulgaria's Vice President Angel Marin gave an overview of his ten years in office in an interview for bTV Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2011, Sunday // 18:39 | Viewed: 1397

Bulgarian PM: It's Normal That I Don't Run for President

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov stepped up the intrigue on whether he'll run for president in the fall by arguing that his current office might excuse him from doing so.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2011, Sunday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1424

Bulgarian Socialists Press on Using Europol Report as Political Tool

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party has continued arguing that the recently published Europol report on organized crime undermines the Bulgarian government's claims to have succeeded in curbing crime.

Politics » Domestic | May 8, 2011, Sunday // 11:17 | Viewed: 1459

Bulgaria Ex Commissioner Firm over Presidency Bid - Report

Meglena Kuneva, former EU Commissioner for consumer protection, has already agreed to run for Bulgaria's president in the autumn despite speculations over her eligibility, insiders say.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2011, Saturday // 18:29 | Viewed: 1502

Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Vows to Win 10 Key Cities in Local Elections

Bulgaria's ruling centrist-right GERB party aims at winning 10 regional centers in the upcoming local elections in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | May 7, 2011, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1353

Borisov Tries to Cheer Up God-Forsaken Part of Bulgaria

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov paid a visit Friday to the northeastern town of Tervel in one of the most dilapidated parts of Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2011, Friday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1927

Interior Minister: Bulgaria Is Safe from Terrorist Attacks

Bulgaria has undertaken all necessary measures to counter any possible terrorist threat after the murder of Osama Bin Laden, according to Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2011, Friday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1660

Bulgarian President, PM Jovial, Crack Jokes during Army Parade

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov have demonstrated warm attitudes towards one another even though they are supposed to be political arch-enemies.

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2011, Friday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1718

New Movement Props Bulgarian Ex EU Commissioner Presidential Bid

Former Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister, Daniel Valchev, is planning to be one of the people behind an emerging political movement in the election year.

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2011, Friday // 12:28 | Viewed: 1388

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court Strikes Voters' Residency Requirement

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court, KS, revoked the text from the new Election Code pertaining to voters' permanent residency requirement.

Politics » Domestic | May 6, 2011, Friday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1668

Bulgarian Socialists Demand Hearing over Negative Europol Report

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, is asking for a Parliamentary hearing of Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, over the recent report of Europol, criticizing Bulgaria.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2011, Thursday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1802

Bulgaria's Ruling GERB Favors October 23 as Election Date

The ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party favors October 23 as the date of the upcoming presidential and local elections.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2011, Thursday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1424

Bulgarian Rightists: Ruling Party Should Endorse Our Presidential Runner!

The ruling Bulgarian centrist-right GERB party should endorse the rightist Blue Coalition candidate in the upcoming presidential elections, Martin Dimitrov, the coalition's co-leader, declared Wednesday.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2011, Wednesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1158

Bulgaria Ruling Party Caught off Guard by 'Borisov for President' News

The prospect of nominating Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for president proved to be a big surprise for his own party members.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2011, Wednesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1610

Bulgarian Left, Right Univocal in Roasting Govt

Even though the ruling centrist-right GERB party boasted the country's technical Aschengen readiness, it received criticism from both left and right opposition during the start of the new parliamentary session.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2011, Wednesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1338