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Associated PressUNITED NATIONS - Secretary of State Colin L. Powell briefly raised the possibility of suspending U.N. sanctions against Iraq on Wednesday as Russia and France have urged, but quickly backtracked and said the United States wants them lifted immediately....
ReutersSOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party MRF declined to work with a nationalist party on Tuesday, scuppering chances of a broad coalition government and deepening the political stalemate in the European Union's poorest country. The...
ReutersSOFIA (Reuters) - The center-right GERB has emerged from Bulgaria's election as the largest party but it is short of coalition options, and any new government will almost certainly need backing from a nationalist party which alarms the European Union....
Reuters* Rightist GERB government resigned during protests * Remains most popular party but unlikely to win majority * Discontent with poverty likely to persist By Angel Krasimirov SOFIA, May 12 (Reuters) - Bulgarians vote on Sunday in an election forced...
Reuters* GERB and Socialists neck-and-neck two days before poll * Hung parliament likely, hard to form new government * Uncertainty may hurt economy, prompt more unrest By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA, May 10 (Reuters) - Bulgaria's two main political parties were...
Tags: European Union, Polls, Finance, Bulgaria, Parliament
Reuters* Activists angry that ousted party looks set to win * Demonstrations forced resignation of government in Feb * Protests over corruption, high prices, austerity By Angel Krasimirov SOFIA, May 8 (Reuters) - Bulgarian activists vowed to take to the...
Tags: European Union, Bulgaria, Activism, Organized Crime, Voting
ReutersSOFIA, May 1 (Reuters) - Disgruntled fans of CSKA Sofia, upset at the way Bulgaria's most successful side are being run, have dug a grave in the middle of their pitch for the company which owns the club. Fans even erected a tombstone at the Bulgarska...
Reuters* Accusations of wiretapping may hurt party's popularity * Ex-minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov may be charged after vote * Wiretapping could undermine public, investor confidence By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA, April 30 (Reuters) - Bulgarian prosecutors on...
Tags: Lawyers, Prosecution, European Union, Bulgaria, Justice System
ReutersSOFIA, April 22 (Reuters) - Bulgaria's Football Union (BFU) has suspended referee Nikolay Yordanov for his performance in Levski Sofia's 2-1 league win at Litex Lovech on Saturday. Yordanov, one of the country's leading officials, has been banned for...
Tags: Civil Rights, Bulgaria, Racism
Reuters* Bulgaria struggling to impose rule of law * EU has justice system under special monitoring SOFIA, April 22 (Reuters) - The 11-year-old daughter of a convicted Bulgarian gangland boss has been freed, seven weeks after being kidnapped on the way to...
Tags: European Union, Bulgaria, Cocaine, Italy, Kidnapping
Reuters* Prosecutors want head of organised crime unit suspended * Graft, organised crime remain major problem in Bulgaria By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA, April 19 (Reuters) - The head of the Bulgarian police's organised crime unit is being investigated on...
Tags: Lawyers, Prosecution, European Union, Bulgaria, Corporate Crime
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