Pro-Russian candidate wins first round of Bulgarian election

By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA, Nov 7 : Socialist-backed candidate Rumen Radev, who has called for an end to European Union sanctions against Russia, won the first round of Bulgaria’s presidential election, partial official results showed today. Radev’s close-fought victory over ruling party candidate Tsetska Tsacheva makes the former air force commander favourite to win a […]

Bulgaria announces new candidate Georgieva for UN leadership race

By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA, Sep 28 : Bulgaria nominated its European commissioner, Kristalina Georgieva, today for the post of United Nations Secretary-General and withdrew support from its previous candidate Irina Bokova. Georgieva, a vice-president of the Commission who is responsible for sorting out the EU’s budget after Britain’s vote to leave the bloc, has a […]