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Bulgaria's Central Election Committee has decided to slap a fine on nationalist party Ataka (Attack) for breaking the law with their MEP election video.
The Committee ruled on the clip after the head of the election headquarters of Simeon II National Mov
Young people have the amazing chance of being among the builders of modern Bulgaria and modern Europe, the Balkan country's EU commissioner Meglena Kuneva said before students in Sofia University.
Kuneva's lecture titled "The Young People and Europe" mar
Four of the most powerful EU member states have harshly criticized Brussels for not taking seriously its promise to maintain pressure on Bulgaria and Romania to complete promised legal reforms, the Financial Times reported.
The European Parliament has urged the Commission "to review its policy tools vis-? -vis Libya" given Tripoli's failure to ensure a fair trial for five Bulgarian nurses and one Palestinian doctor accused of intentionally infecting children with the AIDS vi
Bulgaria's Central Election Committee will get five cars for its needs for the upcoming MEP elections as soon as possible, State Administration Minister Nikolay Vassilev said on Thursday.
The cars will be of the Peugeout brand, Vassilev told Darik News.
The European Parliament is to decide whether to make an amendment in its human rights report for 2006 concerning the case of the Bulgarian nurses on a death row in Libya.
The amendment, which was proposed by the Bulgarian MEP Antonya Parvanova, provides
Bulgaria's Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) announced Wednesday that another rightist fraction - New Time will offer them support in the upcoming MEP elections.
Six out of 218 runners in Bulgaria's first MEP elections were revealed to have been state security collaborators.
One of the candidates was on the pay-roll and the other five worked secretly, the head of the secret files committee Evtim Kostadinov announ
A survey has showed that Bulgaria's socialists would garner some 23% of the votes in the upcoming MEP elections, followed by Sofia Mayor's party GERB with 16%.
This would have been the situation if the elections have been held last week, the National Cen
European Commission experts have warned that Bulgaria is one of the 24 country members that still haven't implemented the directive for markets of financial instruments in its laws and this may lead to sanctions.
This is one of the most important EU dire
The names of Bulgaria and Romania, which joined the European Union at the beginning of the year, have been added to the current EU-Russia partnership agreement.
A joint statement to this effect was signed in Luxembourg by Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey
Seventeen foreign nationals, citizens of the European Union and permanent residents in Bulgaria, have applied for joining the country's first vote for European parliamentarians, the central election body announced.
Bulgarian centre-right Union of Free Democrats (UFD) vowed to keep its campaign for the European Parliament elections low-key, focusing on issues rather than attention-seeking events.
"Our goal is not to have loud concerts, but to give the voters a clear
Bulgarian centre-right GERB party, whose unofficial leader is popular Sofia mayor Boyko Borissov, kicked off its campaign for the European Parliament on Sunday with a rally and a concert in the capital.
The party, which was officially registered last yea
Bulgaria's centrist party Simeon II National Movement officially launched their MEP pre-election campaign on Saturday.
Bulgaria's Union of the Democratic Forces party officially launched its MEP pre-election campaign with a volleyball game on Saturday.
Bulgarian National Television refused to air the two MEP pre-elections videos of country's ultra-nationalist party Ataka, it became clear on Friday.
The state TV channel refused their airing because the videos show the personalities of Ex-FM Solomon Pass
Bulgarian Socialists retained their leading position in public opinion polls ahead of next month's MEP vote in the country, but the gap to second-placed GERB party has shrunk drastically, according to a survey by pollsters Alfa Research.
The MEP pre-election campaign of Bulgaria's socialist formation is to be officially opened Friday evening in the seaside city of Varna.
The Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev will take part in the event.
The president of the European Parliament Hans-Gert Poettering called for the release of the five nurses sentenced to death in Libya from the Parliament tribune in Sofia.
Thirteen political parties, one coalition and two independent candidates, who were registered to join the race for Bulgaria's first European parliamentarians, started to roll out their pre-election campaigns on April 20.
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