The Bulgarian President, Petar Stoyanov has urged former King Simeon II to form a coalition government after his party's victory at polls on Sunday.
By Phelim McAleer and Theodore Troev in Sofia Simeon Saxe-Coburg, the former King Simeon II of Bulgaria, was on Monday consulting with advisers about the make-up of his new government after his political movement, set up less than three months ago, won a
According to the law the new Bulgarian parliament must gathered not later than July 17, exactly one month after the general elections. It will happen only after the election committee announces officially the names of the future members of parliament by t
The republic of Bulgaria may soon have the most powerful king in Europe, although he will not be wearing a crown. A two-month-old political movement founded by the balding 64-year-old Simeon Borissov Saxcoburgotski - otherwise known as Tsar Simeon II - is
A movement launched only two months ago by Bulgaria's former king soundly defeated the four-year-old ruling center-right coalition in the country's parliamentary elections yesterday. Simeon II thus became the first former monarch in post-communist Eastern
He was only nine when he was forced into exile more than half a century ago, but Bulgarians never forgot their former king, Simeon II. Two months after his triumphant return, voters desperate for a fairy-tale ending to the poverty, unemployment and other
The party of Bulgaria's former king swept to power in parliamentary elections, with results Monday giving a decisive win to the former monarch who pledged to fight corruption and raise living standards. With most of the vote counted, preliminary results a
A political movement founded two months ago by Bulgaria's ousted king was leading in today's parliamentary elections, opening the way for him to become prime minister. It would be the first time a member of one of Eastern Europe's royal families had regai
National movement Simeon II, chaired by King Simeon II, which won Sunday`s election will be registered as political party soon, Ognyan Gerdzhikov, freshly elected MP and close King`s legal adviser. Bulgarian women`s party and Oborishte movement, which als
After a decade of failed transition to political democracy and market economy in the general election 2001 the Bulgarian people showed a red card to the bipartism and the political and economic oligarchy. Since yesterday Bulgaria starts a new way, drawn o
The interview: - Mr Bisserov, what did the vote of the people show?
The situation in Bulgaria should not effect the talks on its accession, said the spokesman of Romano Prodi before BTA. The European Union has no particular conditions as far as political system is concerned so far it remains democratic.
Ivan Kostov has brought the Union of Democratic Forces to a complete fiasco, indicates the analysis of the official results of the Sunday general election. In the 39th National Assembly `National Movement for Simeon II` will have 120 mandates, UtdDF - 51,
Four political forces will be represented in the 39th National Assembly, according to preliminary results from Sunday`s general elections. By early Monday evening it was still unclear whether or not the Simeon II National Movement (SNM) wins an absolute m
The Bulgarian political model stands to win from the loss of the United Democratic Forces in Sunday`s parliamentary elections, Lyuben Dilov Jr., one of the leaders of the Gergyovden-VMRO coalition, told a news conference on Monday.
`The Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) should broaden its base and should not shun power-sharing. That`s all! ` Sofia Mayor Stefan Sofiyanski told BTA on the telephone, answering the question what is in store for the UDF.
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