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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: 1726

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: 1808

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: 1618

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

Bulgaria PM among Ruling Party Candidates for President

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is among the candidates of the ruling GERB party considered to run in the upcoming presidential elections in the autumn, the interior minister said.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2011, Wednesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1437

Bulgarian Right Wing Selects Presidential Nominee by End of May

The so-called "internal elections" for presidential and mayoral nominees of the Bulgarian right wing are going to be held no later than the end of May.

Politics » Domestic | May 3, 2011, Tuesday // 16:16 | Viewed: 1425

Sure Reelection for Incumbent Sofia Mayor Fandakova, Poll Predicts

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova is very likely to win a second term in the Bulgarian local elections in the fall of 2011, according to a fresh poll.

Politics » Domestic | May 2, 2011, Monday // 18:57 | Viewed: 1451

Bulgaria's Ex-EU Commissioner Vows to Be Non-Partisan President

Bulgaria needs a non-partisan President, Meglena Kuneva, Bulgaria's former EU Commissioner, stated Monday.

Politics » Domestic | May 2, 2011, Monday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1341

'Raging' Bulgarian Socialists Chant 'Djankov, GERB Go Home!"

Around 7,000 supporters of the Bulgarian Socialist Party gathered on a rainy May Day in Sofia for their traditional rally, this year in protest of Bulgaria's center-right GERB cabinet.

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2011, Sunday // 14:27 | Viewed: 2202

Bulgarian Socialist Leader Begets First Child on Labor Day

Leader of the Socialist Party and Bulgarian ex-PM Sergey Stanishev became a father Sunday, when in the small hours his daughter was born.

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2011, Sunday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1840

Bulgarian Socialists Launch 'Day of Rage' from Plovdiv

Supporters of the Bulgarian Socialist Party have started their nationwide string of protests on occasion of the International Labor Day in Plovdiv.

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2011, Sunday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1339