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INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ONTHE WASHINGTON POST: OUSTED KING'S PARTY LEADS BULGARIA VOTE

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

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KING`S MOVEMENT TO BECOME A POLITICAL PARTY SOON

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

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OPINION: RENETA INDZHOVA, FORMER PRIME MINISTER OF BULGARIA

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

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HRISTO BISSEROV - FORMER UDF GENERAL SECRETARY FOR STANDART DAILY:

The interview: - Mr Bisserov, what did the vote of the people show?

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DOGAN MET THE KING BRIEFLY

Ahmed Dogan, leader of MRF, was the first politician to congratulate personally Simeon II on the victory in the election night. He met the King when the latter was leaving the international press office.

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VICTOR EMMANUEL BACKS HIS COUSIN

`My cousin will be exclusively useful to Bulgaria,` said before Corriere de la Sera newspaper King of Italy Victor Emmanuel living in exile. He has no right to live in Italy by the constitution.

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PRODI: EU NEGOTIATIONS CONTINIUE

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.

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24 UDF SEATS MIGHT OPOSE PM KOSTOV

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,

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KOSTOV: STILL THINKING OF RESIGNATION

I may deliver my retirement but I will first consult with my colleagues, said UDF leader Ivan Kostov before BBC. The PM has not given an interview to BBC Bulgaria, said for `Standart` from London.

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KING ONE SEAT SHORT OF MAJORITY

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

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VMRO: BIPOLAR MODEL HARMED BULGARIA

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.

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SOFIYANSKI: UDF SHOULD BROADEN BASE

`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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FINAL SEATS IN THE PARLIAMENT

Following are the seats in the future Bulgarian parliament after counting 99,99% of the votes at Sunday`s General Elections.

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RESULTS AFTER COUNTING 99.87 % OF THE VOTES

Following are the results after counting 99, 99% of the votes at Bulgarian general Elections: National Movement Simeon II: 43, 5 %;

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ELECTION NEWS IN BRIEF

Media campaigning for the General Elections June 17 was in compliance with the laws, European Media Institute concluded after a two-weeks survey. ***

Politics | June 18, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 756

THE NEW YORK TIMES: EX-KING LEADS VOTE IN BULGARIA

By JOHN TAGLIABUE SOFIA, Bulgaria, Monday, June 18 — The former king's party was leading in Bulgarian elections early today, even though it appeared to fall short of its declared goal of a clear majority, dealing a heavy blow to the political forces that

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INDEPENDENT: VOTE ROYAL

18 June 2001 Did someone say Ruritanian? Admittedly, King Simeon's much-trumpeted return to the governing scene in Sofia is by an unconventional route ­ the man who was briefly king, or Tsar, of Bulgaria when he was six has founded a political party and

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INDEPENDENT: TRIUMPH OF THE BOY WHO FLED IN TERROR

By Justin Huggler 18 June 2001

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INDEPENDENT: BULGARIA VOTES FOR RETURN OF THE KING

By Justin Huggler in Sofia 18 June 2001

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EL PAIS: EL EX REY SIME?N II HABR?A OBTENIDO EL 42,1% DE LOS VOTOS SEG?N LOS PRIMEROS DATOS

Bulgaria acude a las urnas tras una campa?a marcada por la irrupci?n del ex monarca AGENCIAS | Sof?a

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