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Hristov Grabs Bulgarian Rightists' Presidential Primaries with 56%

Rumen Hristov, vice-chair of the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), will be the Bulgarian rightist Blue Coalition's presidential candidate after getting close to 56% at the primary vote Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2011, Monday // 19:01 | Viewed: 1145

Sofia Mayor Fandakova to Seek Re-election as Ruling Party Candidate

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova will run again for the position in the fall elections as the candidate of ruling Bulgarian party, center-right GERB.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2011, Monday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1144

Bulgarian PM Roasts Former Allies over Primary Elections

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has bashed the rightist Blue Coalition over the vote buying that allegedly took part Sunday during its primary elections for presidential and Sofia Mayor candidates.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2011, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1015

Bulgaria Ex Deputy PM: Former Tsar Is Best Presidential Candidate

Daniel Vulchev, Former Bulgarian Education Minister, has termed Simeon Saxe-Coburg, former Bulgarian Tsar and Prime Minister, the best presidential candidate.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2011, Monday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1300

Proshkov Wins RIght-Wing Preliminary Sofia Mayor Election

Proshko Proshkov, Mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia's Lozenets district, won the preliminary vote for the city's Mayor runner within the rightist Blue Colaition.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2011, Monday // 08:37 | Viewed: 809

Hristov Wins Bulgarian Rightists' Preliminary Presidential Election

Rumen Hristov, the candidate of the Bulgarian Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), won the preliminary presidential elections within the rightist Blue Coalition on Sunday.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2011, Monday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1235

PM Borisov: Ex Tsar Would Be Best President of Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Sunday he had already found the person to run as GERB candidate in the upcoming presidential elections.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2011, Sunday // 12:26 | Viewed: 2395

Bulgarian Right Wing Decides on Election Runners

Bulgaria's right-wing Blue Coalition is holding Sunday preliminary elections to designate their nominations for President and Mayor of Sofia.

Politics » Domestic | June 12, 2011, Sunday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1188

Classic Bulgarian Actor Refuses to Run as Socialist Presidential Candidate

Beloved Bulgarian actor Stefan Danailov has stated he has no intentions whatsoever to run as candidate for the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party in the presidential elections in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2011, Saturday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1148

Outgoing Bulgarian President Reconfirms Will to Stay in Politics

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has resolutely stated his intention to remain at the forefront of Bulgarian politics after January 2012, when his second and last term in office expires.

Politics » Domestic | June 11, 2011, Saturday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1218

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party DPS Expels 6 New Dissenters

MP Korman Ismailov and five other dissenters have been expelled from the Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party DPS ("Movement for Rights and Freedoms").

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2011, Friday // 20:54 | Viewed: 1752

Long-Mulled No Confidence Vote Enters Bulgarian Parliament

Bulgaria's Socialist Party, BSP, and the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms, DPS, submitted in the Parliament Friday the long-mulled no confidence vote against the cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2011, Friday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1394

No Confidence Vote Targets Bulgaria PM Personally - Opposition

The upcoming no confidence vote against Bulgaria's center-right government is aimed at Prime Minister Boyko Borisov personally, an opposition leader has announced.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2011, Friday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1127

Sofia Residents Still Back GERB for Mayor's Post - Poll

The Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, is the favorite for the same post in the upcoming local elections, according to the latest survey of the Sova Harris polling agency.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2011, Friday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1006

Bulgarian PM Makes U-turn on Importance of Presidential Office

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced late Thursday the presidential office was very important for his ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, GERB, party.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2011, Friday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1272

Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Assuages E.Coli Fears

The man, who died in the hospital in Bulgaria's southern city of Haskovo, had not been infected with the deadly strain of the E. Coli bacteria.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2011, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1300

Bulgarian Nationalists Give GERB 'Last Chance'

Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party is going to give the ruling GERB one last chance to carry out the reforms promised two years ago.

Politics » Domestic | June 10, 2011, Friday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1550

Two No Confidence Votes Planned against Bulgaria Govt

Bulgaria's opposition plans to table a second no confidence vote against the center-right government of Boyko Borisov in case the first one fails to topple it, the socialist leader has said.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1001

Bulgarian Supreme Magistrates Accept Senior Resignations

Bulgarian Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) accepted Thursday the resignations of Kapka Kostova and Galina Zaharova.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1228

Bulgarian Nationalists Unwavering in Having Leader Head Anti-corruption Committee

Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party, issued Thursday a declaration noting violations in the Parliamentary code during voting for changes at several Committees.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1208

Latest Poll Confirms Slip in Bulgarian PM Approval Rating

The Gallup polling agency has registered for the very first time that the number of people disapproving of Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is higher than of those approving of him.

Politics » Domestic | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1295