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November 21, 2014, by Alex Bivol

Romania’s constitutional court validated on November 21 the outcome of the presidential elections in the country, officially naming Sibiu mayor Klaus Iohannis president-elect. The final results published by the country’s […]

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Romanian PM Ponta enters presidential run-off as favourite

November 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta enters the presidential run-off on November 16 as the favourite against his opponent, Sibiu mayor Klaus Iohannis, ...

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What should be on the new Bulgarian cabinet’s to-do list?

November 7, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer and Alex Bivol

With Bulgaria’s 43rd National Assembly having voted to approve the new cabinet headed by Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, there will be much more ...


Bulgaria’s President Rossen Plevneliev, head of an altered state

November 7, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

When Bulgarian head of state President Rossen Plevneliev thanked Boiko Borissov on November 6 for presenting him with a proposed cabinet to forward to ...

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    Bulgarian elections 2014: Setting the scene
    October 3, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    As Bulgarians, or at least a percentage of them, prepare to head for the ballot booths on October 5, the question is not whether Boiko Borissov and his GERB party […]