Voting

Eurozone bond yields fall as 'patient' Fed pleases investors

Eurozone bond yields fell on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve struck a more cautious tone than many had expected as the world's largest economy mulls raising interest rates.

As predicted by many in the market, the Fed altered a pledge to keep rates near zero for a «considerable time» at the end of its two-day meeting on Wednesday.

Bulgaria's DPS Expels 2 MPs over Use of Preference Vote

Two lawmakers have been expelled from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS)'s group in Parliament for having availed of the preferential vote during the October 5 yearly elections.

Gyunay Hyusmen and Musa Palev made it into the legislature after having received enough support through the preference tool, which Bulgaria used last month for the first time in a general poll.

Election Bureau - final results: Iohannis 54.43 pct, Ponta 45.56 pct

Christian Liberal Alliance's candidate Klaus Iohannis got 54.43 percent (6,288,769 votes) in the second round of the presidential elections on Sunday, while Victor Ponta, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party - National Union for Romania's Progress - Conservative Party alliance polled 45.56 percent (5,264,383 votes), according to the final report on the election results the

Election Bureau - provisional final results: Iohannis 54.43 pct, Ponta 45.56 pct

Christian Liberal Alliance's candidate Klaus Iohannis got 54.43 percent of the vote in the second round of the presidential elections on Sunday, while Prime Minister Victor Ponta, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party - National Union for Romania's Progress - Conservative Party alliance polled 45.56 percent, according to the provisional final data released by the Central El

Bulgaria Could Have Compulsory Voting in 2015 - GERB Ex-IntMin

Mandatory voting could be introduced in Bulgaria as early as 2015, ruling party GERB's Deputy Chairman Tsvetan Tsvetanov says.

"For me it is more important to have 70-80% of voters determining representation in Bulgaria's Parliament, rather than 48 percent, as at the last vote," Tsvetanov, also a former Foreign Minister (2009-2013) told daily 24 Chasa.

Iohannis: I have voted today for a Romania of respect and prosperity, for a strong Romania

Candidate of the Christian Liberal Alliance (ACL) in the Sunday's presidential runoff election Klaus Iohannis said upon leaving the polling station that he has voted for a Romania of respect and prosperity, for a strong Romania.'

ForMin Corlatean: My proposal is to make statutory declaration available before voting day, on a website

Foreign Affairs Minister Titus Corlatean on Tuesday said that he proposed the Central Electoral Bureau (BEC) representatives that the statutory declaration should be made available for the electors on the internet before the voting day and signed afterwards, in front of the polling station president.

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