Elections held for councils of national minorities
BELGRADE -- According to first unofficial estimates of the CeSID agency, the list led by Sulejman Ugljanin has won the election for the Bosniak National Council.
The preliminary results will be announced on Monday, while the final results will be known on Thursday at the latest.
BELGRADE - The elections for national councils of national minorities are being held in Serbia, and voters choosing their councils in direct elections can cast their ballot at one of 881 polling stations from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.
There are 456,444 eligible voters that have been registered on the special electoral roll.
Bulgaria's northeastern town of Kaspichan is holding a referendum on banning the exploitation of a medical waste incineration facility.
Around 2800 residents of Kaspichan are eligible voters in the local referendum, according to reports of the Bulgarian National Radio.
Polls open at 6 am and close at 7 pm on Sunday.
Locals may cast their ballots at six polling stations.
A primary indicator of democracy is the presence of an opposition. The strength of that opposition and its ability to work freely are crucial for a healthy democracy, and the fact that the opposition can provide an alternative safeguards the hope for democracy.
Europe is finding it hard to discover a new economic structure to overcome the current crisis and to maintain the fundamental 'EU acquis' on freedom and democracy while keeping itself globally competitive and innovative
The Foreign Ministry's decision on establishing the polling stations abroad was based on the analysis of the way the 2009 presidential election unfolded, as well as on the proposals made by the Romanian diplomatic missions, Secretary of State with the Foreign Affairs Ministry Radu Podgorean explained in a release this Saturday to AGERPRES.