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Prime Minister of Bulgaria (2017-present)

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Boyko Borisov: Prime Minister of Bulgaria (2017-present)
Boyko Metodiev Borisov is a Bulgarian politician who has been Prime Minister of Bulgaria since May 2017. He was also Prime Minister from 2009 to 2013 and from 2014 to January 2017, making him Bulgaria's second-longest serving Prime Minister to date.

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60 arrested as Bulgaria’s largest anti-government protest in 2 months descends into violence (VIDEO)

60 arrested as bulgaria’s largest anti-government protest in 2 months descends into violence (video)
Thousands took to the streets of the Bulgarian capital, Sofia on Wednesday to demand the resignation of longtime Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. The rally was marred by clashes between demonstrators and..
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Bulgarian PM to quit if parliament backs plan to change constitution

bulgarian pm to quit if parliament backs plan to change constitution
Boyko Borisov says he will step down if his plan for assembly election is approved The Bulgarian prime minister said on Friday he would resign if parliament approved his plans to call elections for a..
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Desperate state of Bulgaria reflects poorly on EU principles

desperate state of bulgaria reflects poorly on eu principles
The rule-of-law crisis that has convulsed the European Union in recent years has mainly focused on “democratic back-sliding” in Hungary and Poland ,as ruling parties in those states have sought to..
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Bulgarian PM says opponents trying to undermine him to block euro entry

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Wednesday accused his political opponents of trying to undermine his government with the aim of blocking Bulgaria's deeper integration into the European..
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Fugitive Bulgarian tycoon says he will launch political movement

A Bulgarian gambling tycoon who fled the country to escape criminal charges said on Monday he was launching a political movement from abroad to challenge the government of Prime Minister Boyko..
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Bulgaria extends epidemic emergency until end of June

Bulgaria will extend the epidemic emergency until the end of June to fight the spread of the coronavirus after an increase in new registered cases, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Wednesday.
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Bulgaria to reopen shopping malls from Monday as virus curbs eased

Bulgaria will allow shopping malls to reopen on Monday as part of its push to ease restrictions imposed two months ago to stop the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on..
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Easing lockdown measures, Bulgaria to allow movement outside local communities

Bulgaria plans to lift a ban on people travelling outside their local communities next week as it begins easing coronavirus restrictions, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Sunday.
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Bulgarian churches to remain open on Palm Sunday, Easter

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Thursday that Bulgaria's Orthodox churches and temples will be open for traditional Palm Sunday and Easter services despite the coronavirus outbreak, saying many..
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Bulgaria to pay medics on coronavirus frontline extra

Bulgaria will raise the salaries of all medics involved in treating coronavirus patients by 1000 levs ($566) per month as it steps up measures to contain the fast-spreading infection, Prime Minister..
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Bulgaria to declare state of emergency over coronavirus

Bulgaria plans to declare a state of emergency to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Thursday as the country's confirmed cases rose sharply to 23.
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Bulgaria's Borissov says good neighbors can resolve migrant crisis

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Tuesday he hoped for a swift resolution to prevent a resurgence of the migrant crisis after Turkey relaxed curbs on the movement of thousands of asylum..
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Bulgarian PM to meet Turkey's Erdogan on Monday amid migrant worries

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will meet Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, his office said, after a Turkish official said Ankara had opened its borders for migrants seeking to reach..
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Bulgaria tightens control on border with Turkey

Bulgaria is tightening security along its border with its southeastern neighbor Turkey after groups of migrants in Turkey headed toward the frontier, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Friday.
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Bulgaria has no link to truck death incident in UK: PM Borissov

The people found dead in a truck in Britain could not have boarded the vehicle in Bulgaria because it had not entered the country since its registration there in 2017, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko..
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Bulgaria football chief quits after racist abuse at England match

bulgaria football chief quits after racist abuse at england match
Bulgaria's football union chief, Borislav Mihaylov, resigned Tuesday, a day after a match against England was twice halted because of racist abuse. Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov had urged..
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Bulgaria v England racism: Bulgarian prime minister calls for football chief to resign

Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borissov calls for the head of the country's football association to resign after England players were racially abused in Sofia.
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Bulgarian football chief told to quit in racism row

Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borissov calls for the head of the country's football association to resign after England players were racially abused in Sofia.
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Bulgarian PM urges soccer chief to resign amid racism furor

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has called on the president of the country's football union (BFU) to resign following racist abuse that marred the Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and..
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Espionage probe not aimed against Russia, says Bulgarian PM

A Bulgarian investigation into alleged espionage involving Russian non-governmental organizations is not intended to influence relations with Moscow, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Wednesday.
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Bulgaria's Borissov says hopes for deal in EU top job summit fight

Prime Minister Boyko Borrisov said disagreement over the EU's top jobs had pitted nations against each other but that he hoped that EU leaders would find a way to unite behind a deal at a third day of..
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Bulgaria's Borissov says Georgieva is out of race for EU council head

Bulgarian candidate Kristalina Georgieva is out of the race to head the European Council, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Monday after marathon negotiations between EU leaders over the..
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Bulgaria ready to protect North Macedonia's airspace with F-16 jets

NATO member Bulgaria could help protect its southwestern neighbor North Macedonia's airspace if it completes a deal for the purchase of eight F-16 aircraft from the United States, Prime Minister Boyko..
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