Newswires: Bulgarian President Sets Date of Snap Election for July 11

Bulgaria will hold a snap parliamentary election on July 11, after a third and final attempt to form a government following April 4 polls that led to a fragmented parliament failed, President Rumen Radev said on Wednesday.

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EU Commissioner on Internal Market: Europe Must Be at the Helm

Europe will remain open to everyone but will no longer be naive in the face of the rapidly changing world and will seek to be in the driving seat, Commissioner Thierry Breton told EURACTIV and a group of media ahead of the presentation of the update of th

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Director of Bulgarian National TV Opposes Elections Date

“As far as I understand, it's very likely that the election will be held on will be July 11th.

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2021, Wednesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 882

Association of Prosecutors Alerts EU Institutions: Judiciary Independence in Bulgaria at Risk

The Association of Prosecutors in Bulgaria (APB) has alerted the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Venice Commission, the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) and the ambassadors of EU countries, the US and the UK in Bulgaria about "

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2021, Wednesday // 14:24 | Viewed: 873

Biden Hopes to Meet Putin during His European Tour in June

US President Joe Biden said his team is working to schedule a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to Europe next month, Bloomberg reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2021, Wednesday // 12:52 | Viewed: 895

Bulgaria: Slavi Trifonov Posts Caustic Reply to Borissov’s Criticism on Facebook

The leader of Bulgaria’s There Is Such a People (TISP) political party, cable television presenter Slavi Trifonov, hit back in a Facebook post on May 4 after Boiko Borissov’s GERB party sharply criticised TISP for its role in the rapidly-approved amendmen

Politics » Domestic | May 5, 2021, Wednesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1130

EU Commissioner for Justice: Bulgaria Should Step up Reforms, Media Freedom Is Essential for Democracy

Surely the pace of reforms in Bulgaria is not as fast as we would like.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 4, 2021, Tuesday // 16:10 | Viewed: 2053

Helicopters to Fly over Sofia Center in Rehearsal of Military Valor Day Celebrations

Bulgarian Air Force aircraft will carry out low-flying practice flights over Alexander Nevsky Square in capital city Sofia on May 5 ahead of the following day’s Armed Forces Day, the Ministry of Defence said.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2021, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1828

Putin’s Bravado Puts to Test Western Determination to Help Ukraine


Politics | May 4, 2021, Tuesday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1830

Without GERB Bulgaria Is Doomed to Lurch from Crisis to Crisis – Outgoing Prime Minister

If the Bulgarian government is not formed by the GERB party the country will lurch from crisis to crisis, outgoing prime minister and GERB leader Boyko Borissov said on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2021, Tuesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 1724

EU Summons Russian Ambassador over Retaliatory Sanctions

The European Union summoned the Russian ambassador on Monday after Moscow put eight EU nationals, including top Brussels officials, on a blacklist in retaliation for sanctions by the bloc.

Politics | May 4, 2021, Tuesday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1508

Bulgaria: President Radev to Meet with Parliamentary Parties, Discuss Nominations for CEC

President Rumen Radev will meet on May 5 with the parliamentary forces, which are to make nominations to the Central Election Commission (CEC), the President's Press Secretariat said on Monday.

Politics » Domestic | May 4, 2021, Tuesday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1720

Western Balkans – Lukewarm Or Too Hot to Handle?


Politics | May 3, 2021, Monday // 15:02 | Viewed: 2641

Bulgaria: Outgoing Prime Minister with Grim Prognosis for Next Election

“No cabinet will be formed after the early elections in Bulgaria and the caretaker cabinet appointed by Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev will continue to govern for months”, predicted this country’s outgoing Premier Boyko Borissov.

Politics » Domestic | May 3, 2021, Monday // 14:39 | Viewed: 5612

Bulgaria's Outgoing Premier Lashes out at Amendments to Election Code

Outgoing Prime Minister and GERB leader Boyko Borissov Monday criticized the recent revisions to the electoral legislation, saying they were damaging to democracy.

Politics » Domestic | May 3, 2021, Monday // 12:15 | Viewed: 2025

Bulgarian Socialist Party to Return Cabinet-Forming Mandate on 5 May


Politics » Domestic | May 3, 2021, Monday // 09:27 | Viewed: 2077

Bulgarian Socialist Party to be Handed Mandate to Form Government

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev will give the mandate for the formation of the government to the Bulgarian socialists on Saturday (1 May), his office announced on Thursday.

Politics » Domestic | May 1, 2021, Saturday // 20:51 | Viewed: 2662

Bulgaria Added to Russia’s List of “Unfriendly States”

Bulgaria has been added to Russia's "blacklist" of unfriendly countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2021, Friday // 18:34 | Viewed: 5815

Bottom Line of America’s Longest War – Costs of Afghanistan Conflict

America’s longest war, the two-decade-long conflict in Afghanistan that started in the wake of the Sept.

Politics | April 30, 2021, Friday // 16:11 | Viewed: 2121

US Supports Bulgaria

US embassy in Sofia came out with an official statement in support of Bulgarian sovereignty in a Facebook post

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2021, Friday // 15:56 | Viewed: 3446
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