Bulgarian President Rumen Radev wins second term with landslide victory

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev won a second term in office by a wide margin on Sunday as voters in the European Union’s poorest country backed his strong anti-corruption message, exit polls showed. Radev, 58, defeated his challenger Anastas Gerdzhikov, also 58, winning 66% to 32% in the presidential run-off after nearly winning outright in the… Read More Bulgarian President Rumen Radev wins second term with landslide victory

Bulgaria to hold snap parliamentary election on July 11

Bulgaria will hold a snap parliamentary election on July 11, after a third and final attempt to form a government following April 4 polls that led to a fragmented parliament failed, President Rumen Radev said on Wednesday. Long-serving Prime Minister Boyko Borissov’s centre-right GERB again emerged as the largest party after last month’s election but… Read More Bulgaria to hold snap parliamentary election on July 11

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borissov tests positive for coronavirus

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Sunday he had tested positive for coronavirus and would stay at home for any treatment for the time being, as recommended by his doctors Borissov, who met Keith Krach, U.S. undersecretary of state for economic affairs on Friday, has informed the U.S. Embassy in Sofia of the situation,… Read More Bulgarian PM Boyko Borissov tests positive for coronavirus