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Elections 2009 Leaves European Voters Cold

More than 50% of Europeans may not head for the polls to vote for European Parliament members, as they say they are not interested in the elections,

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 13, 2009, Monday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1605

Bulgaria Right-Wing Leader: War is Waged against Us

The new leadership of the biggest right-wing party in Bulgaria, the Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), has been refused court registration.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 13, 2009, Monday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1388

Bulgaria Foreign Minister: 8% Coalition Election Threshold Nonsense

Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Minister, Ivaylo Kalfin, described Saturday the 8% coalition's election threshold as nonsense.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 11, 2009, Saturday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1448

Roma Party Leader: Bulgaria Roma Votes Are Easy to Buy

Ilya Iliev, the leader of the Roma party DROM, has said that integration for his people into Bulgarian society is impossible without representation in parliament.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 10, 2009, Friday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1976

New Parliamentary Group Parcels Bulgaria Right Wing

Two months before the end of its term Bulgaria's parliament saw the establishment of a new parliamentary group, headed by Yane Yanev,

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 10, 2009, Friday // 10:14 | Viewed: 1061

Bulgaria MPs Squabble over Election System Amendments

The Bulgarian MPs from the Commission on changes in the election legislature decided Thursday to keep the election system intact.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 19:56 | Viewed: 1835

Bulgaria Ethnic Turks Pretty Sure to Be in Next Govt

The leader of the ethnic Turkish party has expressed reserved confidence that his formation will be among the ruling parties after the general elections in the summer.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 15:41 | Viewed: 1758

Four Rightist Bulgarian MPs Leave Democrat Forces

Four members of the Bulgarian parliament want to leave the rightist group of the United Democrat Forces (UDF).

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1327

GERB Nominates Sofia Mayor Borisov for Bulgaria's Next PM

The chair of the GERB Party Tzvetanov has formally declared that Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov would become Bulgaria's next Prime Minister, should GERB win a majority in Parliament.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 7, 2009, Tuesday // 08:39 | Viewed: 1676

Runners in Bulgaria European Vote to Register by May 12

Bulgarian parties and coalitions, willing to join the race for MEPs, should submit their papers to the Central Electoral Commission by May 12, it was announced on Monday.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 6, 2009, Monday // 19:10 | Viewed: 1133

Bulgarian Government to Reconsider Budget 2009 Spendings

The Bulgarian Government should reconsider Budget 2009 spendings in order to generate surplus.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 6, 2009, Monday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1972

US Envoy Calls for More Measures for Transparent Elections in Bulgaria

US Ambassador Nancy McEldowney has urged all political parties in Bulgaria to implement the additional measures proposed by the Integrity Pact for an Independent and Democratic Vote in Bulgaria.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 2, 2009, Thursday // 18:45 | Viewed: 1385

Bulgaria President Announces EP Elections Date

European Parliament elections will be held on June 7 in Bulgaria, President Georgi Parvanov announced Thursday.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 2, 2009, Thursday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1390

Bulgaria MPs Approve New Vote Buying Punishments

Bulgarian MPs have passed a new set of punishments for anyone found to be involved in 'vote buying' after the second reading of a new bill Thursday.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 2, 2009, Thursday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2472

New Center-Right Coalition Rises on Bulgaria’s Political Horizon

A new center-right coalition emerged in Bulgaria's political life Wednesday.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | April 1, 2009, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1840

No Contemplation Day ahead of MEP Vote in Bulgaria

A shorter pre-election campaign and no day for contemplation are some of the steps Bulgarian authorities plan to take to make the vote for European Parliament members less cumbersome.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | March 30, 2009, Monday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1235

Bulgarian Donkey Runs for Parliament in Varna

For the first time ever a live donkey is set to run for Member of Parliament in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | March 30, 2009, Monday // 13:34 | Viewed: 3220

Bulgaria Faces Summer Collapse - Sofia Mayor

Sofia mayor Boyko Borisov, whose party has been tipped as the likely winner in the upcoming general elections in Bulgaria, forecast a collapse of the state in the summer.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | March 30, 2009, Monday // 13:08 | Viewed: 1644

Bulgaria GERB Firmly Rejects Rumors of Coalition with Socialists, Ethnic Turks

GERB will never and not by any means enter a coalition wit the Bulgarian Socialist and ethnic Turks, according to the party leader Tsvetan Tsvetanov.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | March 28, 2009, Saturday // 15:27 | Viewed: 2260

UK Conservative Party Leader Cameron Welcomes Bulgaria Opposition MP Yanev

The UK Conservative Party leader, David Cameron, welcomed Thursday in London the Chair of Bulgaria's rightist opposition party "Order, Law, Justice", MP Yane Yanev.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | March 27, 2009, Friday // 16:28 | Viewed: 3840

Bulgaria to Spend BGN 40 M on Elections in 2009

Two separate elections, for the Bulgarian Parliament and the European Parliament, will cost Bulgaria BGN 40 M.

Politics » EU & Parliamentary Elections 2009 | March 27, 2009, Friday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1304
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