Thousands of Bulgarians took part in anti-corruption protests demanding the resignation of the Socialist-led government in Sofia.
Attractive beaches, booked-out hotels, endless parties: tourism is booming in Bulgaria. Vacationers feel safe. The tourism industry is hoping for an exceptional season.
Bulgaria holds parliamentary elections on Sunday. Whatever the outcome, the next government would be well advised to continue the European course, says German Social Democrat politician Gernot Erler.
Bulgarians have backed two-time premier Boyko Borisov in a snap election. With newcomer populist groups also claiming seats, Borisov must form a coalition from a fragmented legislature.
Nationalists had tried to keep Bulgarian-Turkish dual citizens from voting in Bulgaria's upcoming parliamentary election. Meanwhile, Presidents Erdogan and Radev traded barbs.
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