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Central Europe 10-05-2013

Bulgarians vote amid atmosphere of scandal

Bulgarians head to the polls on Sunday (12 May) to elect a new Parliament nearly three months after public outrage forced the government to resign. The snap election comes amid the fallout of a wiretapping scandal that exposed abuse of power.
Central Europe 17-04-2013

Commission asked to investigate Bulgaria’s ‘Watergate’ scandal

Hannes Swoboda, president of the Socialists and Democrats group in the European Parliament, called yesterday (16 April) on the European Commission to investigate a wiretapping scandal in Bulgaria.

Graham Watson: EU has to mobilise to put Bulgaria back on track

Sir Graham Watson, president of the European Liberal Democrats, voiced concern about the state of democracy in Bulgaria after he witnessed an assassination attempt on a fellow party leader in Sofia on Saturday (19 January).

Terror hits EU soil: Blast hits Israeli tourist bus in Bulgaria

An unprecedented terrorist attack shook the Bulgarian airport of Burgas yesterday (18 July) when a terrorist activated a bomb inside a bus packed with tourists freshly arrived from Israel for holidays in the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, killing at least eight and wounding 30. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said she was “appalled” and “deeply shocked” by the attack.