Bulgaria president rejects appointment of new chief prosecutor

By |november 8th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian elections, corruption, judicial reform, News, Rumen Radev|

Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev refused on Thursday (7 November) to approve the appointment of the sole candidate for the post chief prosecutor, whose nomination recently sparked a series of street protests.

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Bulgarian PM destabilised by revelations about hidden political alliance

By |februar 20th, 2019|Ahmed Dogan, Boyko Borissov, BSP, Bulgarian elections, Delyan Peevski, DPS, European elections 2019, GERB, News, United Patriots|

In Bulgaria, the European elections are seen as a test for Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, at a time when his conservative GERB party are polling neck-and-neck with the socialists. Krassen Nikolov tells the inside story for EUelectionsBulgaria.com.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bulgarian PM destabilised by revelations about hidden political alliance

Bulgarian businessman hopes to team up with Le Pen after EU elections

By |januar 28th, 2019|Bulgaria, Bulgarian elections, EU elections 2019, far right, Marine Le Pen, News, United Patriots|

Veselin Mareshki, a Bulgarian businessman and leader of the party ‘Volya’ (‘Will’), will lead the list of candidates for the European elections in May, for a new far-right coalition that hopes to join forces with France’s Marine Le Pen.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bulgarian businessman hopes to team up with Le Pen after EU elections

Bulgarian President: I may be a general, but I don’t like warlike rhetoric

By |november 20th, 2017|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Bulgarian elections, Bulgarian Presidency, Canada, Donald Tusk, Elżbieta Bieńkowska, enhanced cooperation, European defence, Eurozone, future of EU, hybrid war, Jean-Claude Juncker, nationalism, News, pesco, Petro Poroshenko, populism, Romania, Russia, Schengen, Turkey, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin|

In a wide-ranging interview, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, whose country takes over the EU's  rotating six-month Presidency in January, discussed European policies, the upcoming Bulgarian Presidency, and  his contradictions with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.

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Borissov blames opposition for ‘untimely’ no-confidence vote

By |november 6th, 2017|Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian elections, Bulgarian Presidency, GERB, Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), nationalists, News, socialists|

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borissov on Saturday (4 November) blamed the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) for asking for a no-confidence vote at a time when the country is preparing to take up the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU. 

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‘Nazi salute’ scandal unfolds in Bulgaria

By |maj 19th, 2017|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Bulgarian elections, nationalists, Nazi, News|

A deputy minister in the new Bulgarian government resigned after a photo emerged of him giving a Nazi salute. Pressure is building on his boss, the leader of a nationalist party and the deputy prime minister in Boyko Borissov's cabinet, to resign as well.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘Nazi salute’ scandal unfolds in Bulgaria

Will a climate change denier chair the EU’s Environment Council?

By |maj 15th, 2017|Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian elections, Bulgarian Presidency, Climate Change, nationalists, Neno Dimov, News|

Bulgaria will take over the rotating EU presidency from 1 January 2018. Bulgarian journalist Ivaylo Atanasov warns that the environment minister in the third cabinet of Boyko Borissov, who will chair the Environment Council, is a climate change denier.

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Borissov appoints nationalist deputies to his third cabinet

By |maj 4th, 2017|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Bulgarian elections, Bulgarian Presidency, GERB, nationalism, nationalists, News, populism, United Patriots|

The winner of Bulgaria's parliamentary election, the center-right GERB party, named ministers yesterday (3 May) to a coalition government that will see its leader, Boiko Borissov, return as prime minister for the third time since 2009. The legislature ...

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Upon astrologer’s advice, Borissov to unveil cabinet on 4 May

By |april 25th, 2017|Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian elections, Bulgarian Presidency, gazprom, GERB, News|

Bulgaria’s Boyko Borissov is bound to be Prime Minister for a third time. In recent months he has confessed to following the advice of astrologers, who advised him not to unveil the new government before 4 May.

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Borissov’s GERB wins Bulgarian election, difficult coalition talks ahead

By |marec 27th, 2017|Boyko Borissov, BSP, Bulgarian elections, Bulgarian Presidency, GERB, Kornelia Ninova, News|

The centre-right GERB party of former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has won 32.7% of votes in the early parliamentary election in Bulgaria, data from the central electoral commission showed today (27 March), with 78.9% of the ballots counted.

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