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Bulgarian Ethnic Turkish Leader: I Voted for National Interests

Lyutvi Mestan, leader of the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms party, cast his ballot in Bulgaria’s key general election on Sunday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 14:57 | Viewed: 754

Prosecutors Confirm Massive Voting Fraud Attempt in Bulgaria

Bulgarian prosecutors have confirmed that there was indeed an attempt for large-scale election fraud ahead of the country’s key Parliament vote on Sunday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1993

Bulgarian Left-Wing Leader: I Voted for My Children's Future

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev cast a ballot in the country’s general election on Sunday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 13:05 | Viewed: 861

Bulgarian Caretaker PM Scolds Opposition, Vows Fair Vote

Bulgarian caretaker Prime Minister Marin Raykov has criticized political leaders for “breaking the pre-election silence” ahead of Sunday’s crucial general election in the country.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1128

Bogus Weather Reports, Match Results, Comics Beat Exit-Poll Ban in Bulgaria

Bulgarian media beat a ban on the release of intermediate results from voting in the early general elections by using a number of tricks, including bogus weather reports, as cover to pass on runners' likely standings.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 12:08 | Viewed: 4047

Bulgaria Vote Marked by Relatively High Turnout

A relatively high voter turnout has been observed so far in Bulgaria’s crucial general election, according to the country’s electoral body.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 11:53 | Viewed: 943

Bulgarian President Reiterates Call for High Voter Turnout

President Rosen Plevneliev has once again urged Bulgarians to vote at the parliamentary elections on Sunday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 11:25 | Viewed: 750

Bulgaria's Surviving Self-Immolator: I Have No One to Vote for

Dimitar Dimitrov, one of the seven desperate Bulgarians who set themselves ablaze in poverty-stricken Bulgaria, has declared that he would not vote in Sunday’s general elections.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 911

Kuneva on Election Day: Show Your Love for Bulgaria!

Bulgaria’s former European Commissioner and current centrist party leader Meglena Kuneva voted in the country’s general elections early on Sunday.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1037

Bulgarian Electoral Body Seeks to Assuage Voting Fraud Fears

Bulgaria’s electoral body has assured citizens that Sunday’s crucial general election in the country will be fair.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 09:33 | Viewed: 842

Election Day Opens Calmly in Bulgaria – Authorities

There have been no major incidents since Election Day officially began in Bulgaria at 7 am on Sunday, according to the country’s Interior Ministry.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 08:59 | Viewed: 889

Bulgaria Bans Sales of Alcohol on Election Day

The sale and serving of alcoholic beverages has been banned on Election Day in Bulgaria.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 07:48 | Viewed: 1631

Bulgarians Head to Polls amid Fears of Massive Voting Fraud

Bulgarians head to the polls in a crucial general election on Sunday amid fears that the vote may be rigged on a massive scale.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 07:19 | Viewed: 1108

Bulgarians Vote in Crucial Early Elections, Deadlock Feared

Bulgarians go to the polls on 12 May in an early election, four months after mass protests against austerity measures and energy costs forced out the government of the center-right GERB party.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 12, 2013, Sunday // 06:14 | Viewed: 1560

Bulgaria President Condemns Hasty Comments on Illegal Ballots Scandal

Commenting on the scandal with the newly discovered pile of unaccounted-for ballots at a Kostinbrod-based printing house, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has emphasized that he has faith in the professionalism of investigative authorities.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 11, 2013, Saturday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1993

Bulgaria's Govt: All Valid Ballots Were Received on May 8

The press office of Bulgaria's caretaker Cabinet confirmed Saturday evening that its business relations with the now-infamous printing house in the western town of Kostinbrod have concluded on May 8.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 11, 2013, Saturday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1118

Bulgaria for Citizens Party: High Voter Turnout Will Curb Election Fraud Scheme

Meglena Kuneva, leader of the Bulgaria for Citizens Movement, has argued that the scandal with the newly discovered heap of illegally printed ballots is an attempt to steal the dignity of the people.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 11, 2013, Saturday // 20:08 | Viewed: 1313

Bulgaria's GERB Asks Legal Probe in TV7 Election Breaches

The formerly-ruling Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, is calling on the Central Electoral Commission, CEC, and the prosecution to investigate why and how one TV channel was able to severely violate the law during the day of reflec

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 11, 2013, Saturday // 19:48 | Viewed: 1313

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party: Attempted Election Fraud Equals Coup d'Etat

Lyutvi Mestan, leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS), has argued that the newly uncovered attempt at manipulating the results of the May 12 parliamentary elections constitutes an attempted coup d'etat.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 11, 2013, Saturday // 19:38 | Viewed: 1190

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry Admits Participation in Raid on Illegal Ballots Printing House

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry has confirmed its involvement in an overnight raid on a Kostinbrod-based printing house which uncovered some 350 000 illegal ballots.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 11, 2013, Saturday // 18:49 | Viewed: 1301

Socialists: Vote Manipulation Unprecedented in Bulgaria

The forgery of 350 000 ballots is an unprecedented crime against democracy, according to the Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP.

Politics » Elections 2013 | May 11, 2013, Saturday // 18:37 | Viewed: 1347
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