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Ethnic Leader: Voting Restrictions Won't Harm Us

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party wants to show that the voting restrictions will in no way affect the party's turnout in the MEP vote, the ethnic leader Ahmed Dogan said after casting his ballot.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 20, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1050

Nationalists' Leader Cast a Ballot for "Bulgaria's Patriots"

The leader of Bulgaria's nationalists Volen Siderov said he cast a ballot for the patriots, who will defend the national interests in the European parliament.

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Turnout in Bulgaria's MEP Vote Climbs Slightly after Noon

Turnout in Bulgaria's MEP vote across the country averaged 13.24% around 2 pm, the Central Election Commission announced.

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PM: Bulgarians will Recognize False Heroes and Bullies in Politics

On the first-ever MEP vote, the Bulgarian citizens will recognize the false action heroes and the bullies in politics, country's PM said after he cast his ballot in polling station N 43. It is not a secret that there are certain politicians and businessm

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Bulgaria's President: Hesitant Vote Looming over Recent Political Scandals

It is possible the scandals on the tops of the judiciary and the executive powers, that marked the development of the MEP vote campaign, to make the voters hesitant, Bulgaria's president said after he cast his ballot on Sunday. There is always a penal vo

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Parliament's Speaker Voted for Dignified Bulgaria in EP

The Parliament's Speaker Georgi Pirinski voted for Bulgaria's dignified presence in the European Parliament, he himself said after casting his ballot on the MEP vote day.

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Extremely Low Turnout Marks Beginning of MEP Election Day

Only 4% of the Bulgarians eligible to vote have turned out at the polling stations to cast a ballot since the beginning of the MEP vote day, Central Election Commission (CEC) announced. About 2,75 % was the turnout in Bulgaria's second largest city Plovd

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Bulgarians Can Check Where to Vote via Internet

Bulgarians eligible to vote can check via Internet in which polling station they can cast their vote for the candidates in the first-ever MEP vote in the country. People can also obtain information for the polling stations abroad.

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EU Commish Kuneva: Bulgarians Must Vote

The Bulgarians must vote because they are all citizens and people, EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva said after she went out of the polling station on the MEPs vote day.

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GERB Chair 1st Among Party Leaders to Cast Ballot on Election Day

The leader of the GERB party was the first to cast his ballot in Bulgaria's MEP vote on Sunday.

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Bulgarian Village Boycotts MEP Elections over Potholed Main Road

The citizens of Bulgaria's west northern village of Drashan boycotted the first-ever MEP vote in the country, because of the potholed and dilapidated main road that passes through the village.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 20, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 905

Bulgaria Steps Up Security on Election Day

Nearly 2,000 policemen have been deployed to provide the security of the MEP vote in the capital Sofia. Here voters will be able to cast the ballot at 297 polling booths.

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Journalists Flock to Cover Bulgaria's First MEP Vote

Over eight hundred journalists from 80 media will gather at the international press center at the National Palace of Culture to cover the first MEP vote in the country. Foreign media interest in the MEP elections is considerably high considering the fact

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Bulgaria Opens 25 Polling Stations Abroad

Bulgaria opened 25 polling stations around the world for the first MEP vote in the country. The most polling stations are in Germany, 4; three will be opened in Turkey and France, two in Serbia and Greece.

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Bulgaria Votes in First-Ever European Elections

Bulgarians are heading to the polls on May 20 to elect 18 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). These are the first-ever European election for the country that joined the European Union on January 1, 2007.

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Bulgarians Reflect upon Vote Choice before First MEP Elections

A day before the first MEP vote, Bulgarians consider their vote for the 18 officials, who are going to represent the country in. On 20 May Bulgarians are given the chance to choose which of the runners are most eligible to represent the country in the Eu

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 19, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1047

Bulgarian Socialists Recover Ground in Last Week before MEP Vote

Support for Bulgaria's Socialists swelled in the last week of campaigning ahead of the European Parliament vote on Sunday, and they stand to gain the largest number of MEP seats, a poll showed on Friday. The Socialists, the senior partner in Bulgaria's t

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 18, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1138

EU, Libya "Close to Deal" on Bulgarian Medics

The European Union and the relatives of Libyan children infected with the HIV virus are in talks that could result in the release of five Bulgarian nurses, held in the northern African country, Darik News reported on Friday. The compromise solution propo

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Sofia Hosts Forum of CEI Countries' FMs

The foreign ministers of the countries of the Central European Initiative gathered Friday in the Boyana residence at the invitation of Bulgaria's FM Ivaylo Kalfin. The forum is in the framework of Bulgaria's president of the Initiative.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 18, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1110

Bulgaria Discusses EU Future

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva is to read Friday a lection on the block's future before the students of Burgas Free University. Commissioner Kuneva will also take part in a seminar on the topic "EU policies for consumers' protection", which ha

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Young Artists Find Bulgaria's Place in European Puzzle

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva awarded the winners in the contest "Bulgaria - Part of the European Puzzle" at a special ceremony on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1202