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Bulgaria's Ex President Petar Stoyanov to Run Again - Report

Former Bulgarian President Petar Stoyanov, one of the emblematic figures of the Union of Democratic Forces and the country's transition to democracy, may join again the race for the presidential office, according to reports.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1574

Leftist Sofia Mayor Hopeful Said to Eye Presidency Instead

Georgi Kadiev, who was named as the leftist Bulgarian Socialist Party's most probable candidate for Mayor of the capital Sofia, may end up as its presidential runner instead.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1027

Incumbent Praised as Ruling Party's Top Choice for Sofia Mayor Runner

Yordanka Fandakova, the current Mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia, has been named as the ruling centrist-right GERB party's top choice for the upcoming local elections in the fall.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 15:33 | Viewed: 1041

Bulgarian PM Sets 'Date' for Announcing Presidential Candidate

The presidential candidate of Bulgarian ruling party GERB for elections in the fall will most likely be announced September 4, stated Tuesday PM Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1063

Socialist Sofia Mayor Hopeful: Rightist Primaries Marred

The mutual accusations of vote buying have marred the otherwise good practice of staging preliminary votes, commented Sofia Mayor candidate from the Bulgarian Socialist Party Georgi Kadiev.

Politics » Domestic | June 14, 2011, Tuesday // 09:08 | Viewed: 866

Proshkov to Be Rightist Candidate for Sofia Mayor after 60% at Primaries

Proshko Proshkov, Mayor of the Bulgarian capital Sofia's Lozenets district, won the primary vote for the city's Mayor runner within the rightist Blue Colaition with 60%, show final results.

Politics » Domestic | June 13, 2011, Monday // 19:08 | Viewed: 1093

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: 1147

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: 1163

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: 1026

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: 1301

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: 827

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: 1241

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: 1204

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: 1772

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: 1395

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: 1008

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