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Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) drew on Monday the ballot list for the European Parliament elections in the country, scheduled for May 20.
The draw put the Bulgarian Green party in the first place in the list, which has 16 spots after the C
If the Supreme Administrative Court decides not to let the five Bulgarian nurses jailed in Libya run for MEPs, than it turns out that Parliament adopted a law against them, Yane Yanev, leader of the party that nominated them said.
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Bulgaria's Prime Minister and other governors are to discuss Monday the EU financial tools as well as the structural and cohesion funds, which will be absorbed by the country.
The session, which will be take place in the town of Plovdiv, is part of the g
Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Nihat Kabil is to take part in the session of the EU's Agriculture and Fishing Council in Luxemburg.
It is expected that during the meeting the councillors will define the regulations concerning the "Fruit and Vegetables"
An International Session of the Model European Parliament will be officially opened at Sofia University on Monday.
The European Commission has decided Bulgaria to host the project in the period April 14 - 22 on the occasion of the country's accession to
Bulgaria's Supreme Administrative Court will rule on whether five nurses jailed in Libya on charges of spreading the HIV virus can run for MEP seats.
Bulgaria's centre-right party "Order, Rule of Law and Justice" will lodge an appeal with the court after
Bulgaria's European Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, whose portfolio is consumer protection, vowed on Sunday to tackle the safety of consumer services.
There is not enough data on services offered throughout the bloc to ensure proper consumer protection in t
Bulgaria's Green party will present on Sunday its list of candidates for the forthcoming European Parliament elections on the slopes of mount Vitosha that overlooks capital Sofia.
The party submitted the signatures necessary for registration in the vote
Fourteen political parties and coalition and three independent candidates have been registered to join the race for Bulgaria's first European parliamentarians in May.
The deadline for registration at the Central Electoral Committee expired at 7 pm on Apr
Bulgaria's central electoral body refused to register the nominations of the five nurses and one doctor, held in Libya in a travesty HIV trial, for running in the upcoming MEP elections.
The European Parliament will not ease its pressure on Libya until the six Bulgarian medics are set free and return home.
The leader of the biggest nationalist party slammed the state for clumsily fumbling with the case of the five jailed nurses in Libya.
"I believe Bulgaria should have boycotted Libya as a trade partner.
Customs officers at Sofia airport foiled the smuggling of 16,000 undeclared euros, which turned out to be counterfeit.
The man, who attempted to take the money on a flight to London, is 44-year-old from the town of Haskovo.
Fierce political opponents unanimously slammed the campaign for nominating the death-sentenced medics in Libya for MEPs, as they registered their tickets for the upcoming vote.
The ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms is confident it will gain at least four seats in Bulgaria's upcoming first MEPs elections.
Parties, coalition and initiative committees, which are willing to join the race for Bulgaria's first European parliamentarians in May, have a few hours left to submit documents for registration at the electoral body.
Bulgaria's central electoral body faced with a new precedent on Friday after doctor Zdravko Georgiev, who was the only one acquitted in a HIV trial in Libya yet never allowed to return to his homeland, turned out to be featuring in two MEPs tickets.
Nadezhda Mihaylova, Bulgaria's former foreign minister and former leader of the biggest right-wing party the Union of Democratic Forces, has abandoned plans to run for MEP, it emerged on Friday.
Bulgaria's centre-right party "Order, Rule of Law and Justice" officially presented its MEP runners' list to the central election body on Friday.
The five nurses jailed in Libya on HIV-spreading charges and Doctor Zdravko Georgiev, who spent time in jail
The European Union signed on Friday an agreement with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania and Montenegro on visa facilitation, making it easier for the citizens of the three western Balkan countries to acquire EU visas.
European Commission vice-president Fra
Another one of Sofia Mayor's GERB party MEP hopefuls have dropped off the list, the party's head Tsvetan Tsvetanov announced.
Tsvetanov broke the news after he took the party's papers to the Central Election Committee.
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