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EXIT POLLS IN BULGARIAN GENERAL ELECTIONS

Following are the final results of the votes at Bulgarian General Elections, June 17: ***

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 586

WIRED: EX-KING PLEDGES NEW START FOR BULGARIA AFTER POLLS WIN

Former Bulgarian king Simeon II faces tough coalition talks Monday after early election results showed his party sweeping to power 55 years after he was forced into exile after World War II. The 64-year-old former monarch, who has spent most of his life a

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 814

EU: BULGARIA IS COMMITTED TO CHANGES

Bulgaria is committed to changes and European standards, Council of Europe Secretary General Walter Schwimmer said in a special declaration in relation to the Sunday`s parliamentary elections. Schwimmer points out Bulgaria`s decisive role in maintaining p

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 936

FT: BULGARIA LOOKS AT TELECOMS DEAL

The economist tipped to be Bulgaria`s finance minister in the new administration led by the former King Simeon II has said the privatisation of Bulgaria`s state telecom company will be a priority. Milen Velchev, who until May was a vice-president for emer

Politics | June 20, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 741

CROWD IN SOFIA: `OFF WITH SOFIYANSKI!`

A group of some 50 or so UDF supporters blocked `Rakovski` Street, in front of the UDF seat and shouted against Sofya mayor Stefan Sofyanski and media today. A well-informed source reported by Standart daily also added that UDF Executive body had been dis

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 679

DB PREDICTS BETTER RATING FOR BULGARIA

Deutsche Bank expectations are that the credit rating of Bulgaria will rise at least by one step from the current rate `B+`, according to `Fitsch IBKA` and `Standard and Powers`, and `B2` according to `Moody`s`, said on the `Darik` radio Petar Botousharov

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 747

STANDART DAILY: UDF TAKE POLITICAL ASPIRIN

The question of the retirement of the one who lost the elections is both trivially boring and specifically important. Boring because nothing new is hidden in it - it's only the first question asked.

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 815

MRF WITH IDEAS FOR GOVERNMENTAL CHAIRS

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms coalition considers important the ministries of agriculture, environment and waters, regional development and public works and education, so that it can protect the rights of its supporters. Emel Etem, Deputy Chair of

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 642

TWO FORMER PARLIAMENTARY PARTIES WITH LESS THAN 1%

Two parliamentary represented parties, the Euro-Left and George Ganchev`s party, garnered less than 1 per cent in Sunday`s elections, about as much as Tsar Kiro National Alliance led by the chief of a Roma clan, which has no parliamentary experience, BTA

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 715

KING`S CANDIDATE BACK TO THE LIST AGAIN

The Supreme Administrative Court returned once again King`s candidate Ventseslav Dimitrov at the top of the Movement`s list in Razgrad, North East Bulgaria. Court`s decision is final.

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 711

PRESIDENT STOYANOV INVITES KING ON FRIDAY

Prresident Peter Stoyanov invites King Simeon II and representatives of the Simeon II National Movement, as winners of Sunday`s general election, for a meeting on Friday. King`s coalition won by a landslide victory the June 17 parliamentary elections an

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 788

TOP REPORTER ATTACKED HEAVILY BY UDF SUPPORTERS

Famous Bulgarian journalist was attacked today late afternoon by United Democratic Forces supporters in front of UDG headquarters at Rakovski street downtown Sofia. Mrs.

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 622

ABC: SIME?N II: «NO TENDR?A INCONVENIENTE EN JURAR LEALTAD A LA REP?BLICA PORQUE ES LO QUE SIMBOLIZA A BULGARIA»

SOF?A. Ram?n P?rez-Maura, Ramiro Villapadierna, enviados especiales

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 964

NO RESIGNATION OF PM KOSTOV TODAY

The resignation of PM Ivan Kostov, leader of the United Democratic Forces (UDF) was not discussed during the meeting of the National Executive Council of the party held today, Nadejda Mihailova and Dimitar Abadjiev announced. `We are not a court and we wi

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 755

THE KING PROMISE HIS LOYALTY TO THE REPUBLIC

In an interview for the prominent Spanish newspaper ABC conducted by Ram?n P?rez-Maura and Ramiro Villapadierna King Simeon II said that he is confident to promise loyalty to the Republic as the symbol of Bulgaria. This is the first ever interview of Kin

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 779

NUMBER OF VOTES AFTER THE BULGARIAN ELECTIONS

Following is the number of votes after processing 100% of the tally sheets at Sunday`s General Elections.

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 699

THE INDEPENDENT: BULGARIA'S VICTORIOUS EX-KING SETS HIS SIGHTS ON PRESIDENCY

Simeon II, swept to power on a massive protest vote, must prove he can root out corruption and deliver on promises to reform economy By Justin Huggler in Sofia

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BBC: EX-KING URGED TO BUILD COALITION

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.

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 743

FINANCIAL TIMES: EX KING PLANS GOVERNMENT

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

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CNN: FORMER KING SEEKS BULGARIA COALITION

Bulgaria's former king is searching for a coalition ally after his election victory looked set to leave him one vote short of an absolute majority in parliament.

Politics | June 19, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 775

WHAT NEXT: NEW GOVERNMENT CLEAR AFTER JULY 17

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

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