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President Plevneliev, Vice-President Biden Discuss Ukraine

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev discussed the Ukraine crisis with US Vice-President Joe Biden over a phone conversation on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 18, 2014, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 766

Ukraine, EU, Russia, US Strike Deal in Geneva

Participants in Geneva's four-way meeting have agreed on measures to wind down tensions in the east and south of Ukraine.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 18, 2014, Friday // 01:39 | Viewed: 1029

MEPs Oppose South Stream, Seek Sanctions against Russian Energy Firms

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution opposing the South Stream gas pipeline and recommending a search for alternative sources of gas supplies for the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2374

Bulgaria's GERB to Get Most EU Votes, Socialists Come Second – Poll

A total of 37% of Bulgarians are disappointed with the political party they support, a public opinion poll of Exacta Research Group shows.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 14:54 | Viewed: 912

Bulgaria to Spend BGN 31.5 M on Repairing Second-, Third-Class Roads

A total of BGN 31.

Politics » Domestic | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 13:38 | Viewed: 880

Peevski 'Second' in DPS's EU Elections list

Bulgarian MP Deliyan Peevski, whose appointment as head of the national security agency sparked nationwide outrage, will reportedly be second in his Party's EU Elections list.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 10:17 | Viewed: 708

Ukraine, EU, Russia, US to Meet in Geneva

Representatives of Ukraine, the EU, Russia and the US are to discuss the situation in Eastern and Southern Ukraine in Thursday's meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 09:20 | Viewed: 717

MEP Monika Panayotova Will Not Run in EU Elections

Bulgarian center-right GERB's MEP Monika Panayotov announced she will not run in European elections due on May 25.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 789

Bulgaria's President Accuses Russia of Destabilizing Ukraine

Bulgaria's Presient Rosen Plevneliev accused Russia of undermining the international law and destabilizing Ukraine.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1208

EC Rejects Suspending Rural Development Payments to Bulgaria

The European Commission has not suspended rural development payments to Bulgaria, according to Roger Waite, EC Spokesman for Agriculture and Rural Development.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 982

Bulgaria "Could Remain EU's Poorest Country Even after 2020"

Bulgaria could still have to catch up with average European levels of economic and social development after 2020, a report by the National Audit Office argues.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1171

Approval Ratings of Bulgaria's Parliament, President Decline - Poll

Only some 15.1% of Bulgarians approve of the work of the President, according to a study conducted between 1 -12 April 2014 by the Institute of Modern Politics.

Politics | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 781

MEPs Seek Mandatory "Made-in" Labeling to Boost Product Safety

The European Parliament voted Tuesday to make "Made-in" labelling mandatory for non-food products sold on the single market.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 12:12 | Viewed: 652

Bulgaria's Electoral Commission Initiates Personal Data Abuse Probe

Bulgaria's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) has vowed to refer personal data abuse tip-offs to the Commission for Personal Data Protection and the prosecuting authority.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 869

Bulgarian Parliament to Mark 135th Anniversary of Tarnovo Constitution

Bulgaria's Parliament will hold a ceremonial sitting to mark the 135th anniversary of the adoption of the Tarnovo Constitution.

Politics » Domestic | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 806

Parliament Finally Overturns Audit Office Act Veto

The Bulgarian Parliament voted against President Plevneliev's veto on amendments to the Audit Office Act.

Politics » Domestic | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 944

Signature of Bulgraria's Ombudsman Turns Up in Party EU list

Bulgaria's National Ombudsman Konstantin Penchev has announced he found his signature included in the EU elections registration of a party that splintered off Ataka.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 16:46 | Viewed: 869

Bomb Signal Alerts Sofia Courthouse

Police are checking the Sofia courthouse after a bomb signal on Tuesday afternoon.

Politics » Domestic | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 898

EP Approves Right to Basic Bank Account for All EU Residents

Anyone legally residing in the EU would have the right to open a basic payment account, under a new law passed by European Parliament on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 914

German MEP Will Run in Greek EU Elections

A German liberal MEP declared he would run for a Greek party he founded to protest over austerity policies applied to Athens.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 961

Bulgarian Activist to Run in Greek EU Elections

Bulgarian Konstantina Kuneva will run for a Member of the European Parliament from the left-wing Greek party Coalition of the Radical Left, also known as SYRIZA.

Politics » European Elections 2014 | April 15, 2014, Tuesday // 13:03 | Viewed: 983
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