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Bulgarian Farmers Invited to Apply for EU Funding of EUR 50 M for New Equipment

Bulgarian farmers will be granted EUR 50 M for purchasing agricultural equipment under the Rural Development Program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 29, 2015, Saturday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1140

Serbian Minister Criticizes Bulgaria for Sending Troops to Macedonian Border

Serbia’s Minister of Labor, Employment, Veteran and Social Policy, Aleksandar Vulin, has criticized Bulgaria’s decision to dispatch troops to the Macedonian border in order to curb the number of asylum seekers entering the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 27, 2015, Thursday // 07:50 | Viewed: 2321

Bulgaria Detains 310 Illegal Migrants at Borders Aug 13-20

Bulgarian authorities have detained 310 people trying to illegally enter the country between August 13 and August 20, a 50% increase over the previous seven-day period, dnevnik.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 23, 2015, Sunday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2088

Bulgaria Needs Effort to Incite Investment - Commissioner Georgieva

Bulgaria must do more to create favorable conditions for investment under the so-called "Juncker Plan", the EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 17, 2015, Monday // 09:18 | Viewed: 1753

Bulgaria, Macedonia to Benefit from EUR 17 M in EU Funds under Cross-Border Program

The European Commission approved on Wednesday the Bulgaria-Macedonia Cross-Border Cooperation Programme.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 6, 2015, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 3679

'Anti-Begging' Campaign in Sweden Sparks Outrage

A poster campaign by anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats has divided the opinions in downtown Stockholm.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 5, 2015, Wednesday // 12:58 | Viewed: 2723

Bulgarian Beekeepers to Receive BGN 3.5 M in Aid under "de minimis"

Around 5000 Bulgarian beekeepers will receive a total of BGN 3.5 M under the “de minimis” aid scheme, according to an announcement of the State Fund Agriculture.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 5, 2015, Wednesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 2012

Bulgarian Dairy Producers Unlikely to Be Awarded Compensations by EC

The European Commission has currently no intention of paying pay compensations to Bulgarian dairy producers due to the decrease in the price of the raw material and the losses caused by the Russian embargo, according to Agriculture Minister Desislava Tane

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 4, 2015, Tuesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 2085

Bulgaria Would Profit from EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement – Deputy PM Kuneva

Bulgaria is very interested in the signing of a Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Japan, according to Deputy Prime Minister for European Policies Coordination and Institutional Affairs Meglena Kuneva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 3, 2015, Monday // 19:30 | Viewed: 2531

Bulgaria Opens 1st Procedure under Operational Program Environment 2014-2020

The Bulgarian Managing Authority of operational program Environment 2014-2020 has launched the first grant-awarding procedure.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 3, 2015, Monday // 18:30 | Viewed: 1982

EU Commissioner Georgieva Urges Bulgaria to Improve Disaster Prevention

Bulgaria should work harder on preventive measures to avoid natural disasters, EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 3, 2015, Monday // 13:25 | Viewed: 2345

EU 'Launching Procedure' against Bulgaria over Treatment of Debtors

The EU Commission has started an infringement procedure against Bulgaria over legislation which allows fast-track cases for debtors, a Bulgarian solicitor has claimed.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 1, 2015, Saturday // 13:59 | Viewed: 3327

EU Adopts Bulgaria-Serbia Cross-Border Program worth EUR 34 M

The European Commission has approved the Interreg IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bulgaria-Serbia 2014-2020.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 31, 2015, Friday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2484

Bulgaria to Participate in EU Operation on Tackling Human Traffickers in Mediterranean

The Bulgarian government approved on Wednesday the participation of one serviceman in the EU Naval Force Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR MED) operation.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 29, 2015, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 2451

Council of Europe anti-torture Committee Head Condemns Bulgaria’s Failure to Report Police Brutality Cases

Mykola Gnatovskyy, President of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT), has argued that police brutality constitutes a systemic problem in Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 27, 2015, Monday // 13:46 | Viewed: 2033

EU to Allocate EUR 25 M to Bulgaria, Turkey for Cross-Border Cooperation

The European Commission (EC) will allocate EUR 25 M of EU funding to Bulgaria and Turkey for cross-border cooperation on environmental protection and sustainable tourism.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 24, 2015, Friday // 13:01 | Viewed: 3231

EU Allocates EUR 6.3 M to Bulgaria for Recovery after Severe Winter

The European Commission (EC) allocated on Thursday EUR 6.3 M from the EU Solidarity Fund to Bulgaria in order for the country to deal with the damages caused by the severe winter conditions in the beginning of the year.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 14:44 | Viewed: 2518

PM Borisov Highlights Bulgaria’s Contribution to EU Security in Talks with Mogherini

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov boasted about Bulgaria’s contribution to the EU’s security, portraying the country as one of the worst hit by increasing migratory pressure at a meeting with Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Fo

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2262

EU Foreign Policy Chief Mogherini To Meet with Bulgaria’s PM, President in Sofia

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, will meet with President Rosen Plevneliev and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in Sofia on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2015, Thursday // 08:03 | Viewed: 2468

8 Projects of 6 EU Countries among First Batch to Get Funding under ‘Juncker Plan’

Eight projects of six EU Member States will be the first to receive funding under the so-called Juncker Plan.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 21:30 | Viewed: 2795

Bulgaria with Third-Lowest Govt Debt to GDP Ratio in EU in Q1, 2015

In the first quarter of 2015, Bulgaria had the third-lowest government debt to GDP ratio in the EU, at 29.6%, preceded by Estonia with 10.5% and Luxembourg with 21.6%, according to Eurostat data.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 22, 2015, Wednesday // 18:49 | Viewed: 2934