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Bulgaria's Election Officials Play Down Machine Voting Failure

The Central Election Commission (CEC) has fended off claims that the vote might be contested due to the lack of electronic voting.

Politics » Domestic | 3 hours ago | Viewed: 351

Electronic Voting Scrapped in Bulgaria's Snap Election

Bulgarians will not be able to use a voting machine in March 26's early election, officials say.

Politics » Domestic | 8 hours ago | Viewed: 861

Bulgaria's Vice President 'Cannot Give Up Party Overnight'

Vice President Iliana Iotova has fended off claims that the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) is wielding influence on the presidency.

Politics » Domestic | February 25, 2017, Saturday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1361

Bulgaria's Ex IntMin Secretary Denies Using Office for Political Appointments

Former Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Georgi Kostov has described his dismissal as an instance of "lawlessness" and has repeatedly argued he was pressured into stepping down.

Politics » Domestic | February 25, 2017, Saturday // 12:36 | Viewed: 1207

NY Times: In Bulgaria, a Businessman Who Talks (and Acts) Like Trump

After Donald Trump's surpising victory in the US eletion, Bulgaria has become one of the formerly Communist countries in the East going through a surge of populist politicians, the New York Times has noted in a profile of businessman Veselin Mareshki.

Politics » Domestic | February 25, 2017, Saturday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1894

Bulgaria's Election Commission Delays Decision on Voting Machines

Election authorities in Bulgaria are not to decide until Saturday on whether voting machines will be commissioned for the snap poll due in a month.

Politics » Domestic | February 25, 2017, Saturday // 09:32 | Viewed: 1233

BSP's Ninova: I Have Long Waited To Settle Things With Mr. Borisov Man-To-Man

BSP’s leader Korneliya Ninova announced that she has waited for a long time to settle things with Boyko Borisov man-to-man.

Politics » Domestic | February 24, 2017, Friday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1713

Former Regional Governor of Haskovo Indicted for Biser Flood

The former regional governor of Haskovo Irena Uzunova has been indicted for the flood in the village of Biser, reported Focus agency.

Politics » Domestic | February 24, 2017, Friday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1438

Tunnels Along Struma Highway To Be Inspected on February 27,28

The tunnels along the Struma highway and the Trayanovi vrata tunnel on the Trakia highway will be inspected on February 27 and 28, announced the press centre of the Road Infrastructure Agency.

Politics » Domestic | February 24, 2017, Friday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1320

Former PM Borisov Suspects Imminent Manipulation of Elections

GERB’s leader Boyko Borisov has expressed his suspicions about a manipulation of the elections and the appearance of certain personalities in the interim government making appointments.

Politics » Domestic | February 24, 2017, Friday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1427

PM Gerdzhikov: I Asked Georgi Kostov To Resign

In response to the accusations that there was pressure for the dismissal of the Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry Georgi Kostov, interim Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov admitted that he did “ask” him to tender in his resignation but adamantly deni

Politics » Domestic | February 24, 2017, Friday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1365

CEC To Decide on Offer for Delivery of Machines for Electronic Voting

The Central Election Commission must decide on Friday whether the only firm which made an offer for the delivery of machines for electronic voting fulfils the requirements.

Politics » Domestic | February 24, 2017, Friday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1074

Election Campaign Starts in Bulgaria

The official election campaign for the snap parliamentary elections started on Friday.

Politics » Domestic | February 24, 2017, Friday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1432

Bulgarians Abroad Not To Be Able To Mark Preferences on Ballots in Snap Elections

Bulgarians who will vote in the country in the snap parliamentary elections on March 26 will be able to note their preference for a candidate for parliamentary deputy on the list of the preferred political formation but Bulgarians voting abroad will not b

Politics » Domestic | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1662

Prosecutor’s Office Checking Chief Interior Secretary’s Signal

The interim Minister of Interior Plamen Uzunov has been questioned in relation to the signal submitted by the former Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry Georgi Kostov that political pressure was put on him.

Politics » Domestic | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1424

Bulgaria Ranks 2nd in Utilisation of EU Funds for SMEs

Bulgaria ranks second in terms of the utilisation of European funds for small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs), announced in Sofia European Internal Market Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1592

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court Abolishes Compulsory Voting

Bulgaria’s Constitutional court has abolished unanimously compulsory voting, reported Praven Svyat.

Politics » Domestic | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1889

Gallup: 73% of Bulgarians Support Trump's Policy Against Migrants

The majority of adult Bulgarians – 73% approve of the idea for citizens of certain Muslim countries to be forbidden entry in Bulgaria – an idea similar to Donald Trump’s policy.

Politics » Domestic | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1943

Two Groups of Foreign Observers To Monitor Elections in Bulgaria

The observers from the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights with OSCE who will arrive in Bulgaria for the parliamentary elections are 19.

Politics » Domestic | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 13:52 | Viewed: 1180

Sofia Municipality Evacuated Due To Bomb Signal

An evacuation has begun of the building of Sofia Municipality in Moskovska St.

Politics » Domestic | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1825

CEC To Approve Technical Model, Protection of Election Ballot

On Thursday, the Central Election Commission must approve the technical model and the protection of the ballot for the snap parliamentary elections which will be held on March 26.

Politics » Domestic | February 23, 2017, Thursday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1063
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