Bulgaria’s veteran political bruiser Boyko Borisov to begin talks to form new government after electoral win

Head of the center-right GERB party and former prime minister Boyko Borisov speaks to media after his party won the country’s parliamentary elections, in Sofia, Bulgaria, March 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Bulgaria’s veteran political bruiser Boyko Borisov was due Monday to begin tough talks to form a lasting government and become prime minister for […]

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Bulgarian President Rumen Radev raps Turkey for ‘interference’ in general elections

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev (Photo by AFP) Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on Friday accused neighboring Turkey of “interference” in the country’s March 26 general elections and warned his government would not accept it. “Turkey is our neighbor, friend and partner and we insist on developing good neighborly relations,” Radev told public BNT television on Friday. […]

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Bulgaria prime minister Boyko Borisov resigns as opposition wins presidency

Outgoing Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov (photo by AFP) Bulgaria’s pro-West Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has resigned following the electoral loss of the ruling party’s favored candidate in the country’s presidential polls. People had gone to the polls in the second round of the presidential election on Sunday to choose between Rumen Radev, who enjoys the […]

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Pro-Russia presidential candidate, Rumen Radev poised to win Bulgaria presidency: Polls

Bulgarian pro-Russia presidential candidate, Rumen Radev (Photo by AFP) Opinion polls suggest Bulgaria’s pro-Russia opposition candidate Rumen Radev is expected to score a victory in the upcoming presidential run-off. A survey by Gallup International showed Friday that 51 percent of the voters in the Black Sea state support Radev in the election slated for November […]

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