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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Eight projects of six EU Member States will be the first to receive funding under the so-called Juncker Plan.
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.
Bulgaria will receive 500 refugees currently residing in other countries over the next two years, according to Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova.
Bulgaria has failed to fulfill its obligations under the EU Landfill Directive and has not taken the necessary steps to open new landfills matching EU requirements, according to a ruling or the European Court of Justice.
The deadline to reach a deal on the resettlement of 40 000 refugees from Italy and Greece expires on July 20.
The Bulgarian subsidiary of Czech power distributor CEZ has said it hopes that a Bulgarian court will take into account the importance of protecting human life and security of the grid when it rules on a customer complaint.
The European Commission (EC) took a decision to end the infringement procedure against Bulgaria, which had been launched after the country failed to fulfill its commitments on limiting air pollution.
Bulgaria will not obstruct the allocation of a bridge loan of EUR 7,160 B to Greece provided that there are firm guarantees enshrined in law that EU countries outside the euro zone will not be directly affected financially by potential unfavorable develop
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Luxembourg has ruled that the practice of the Bulgarian subsidiary of power distributor CEZ of placing electricity meters in districts inhabited predominantly by Roma higher than in other areas constitu
Jean Asselborn, Minister of Immigration and Asylum of Luxembourg, has expressed deep skepticism about the possibility of even a partial accession to Schengen of Bulgaria.
The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE) approved Wednesday draft EU rules on sharing and protecting the Passenger Name Record (PNR) data of people flying to or from the EU, and its use by member states and Euro
Bulgarian Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov revealed on Wednesday that the European Commission (EC) had assessed the efforts of the Bulgarian government on the judicial reform as satisfactory.
Bulgaria has received BGN 60 M in advance payment from the European Commission to launch operational program Environment 2014-2020, according to Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva.
The European Commission may open an infringement procedure against Bulgaria due to the lack of oversight of small hydropower plants, according to WWF-Bulgaria.
Bulgaria seeks to secure partial Schengen membership by October, according to Meglena Kuneva, Deputy Prime Minister for European Policies Coordination and Institutional Affairs.
Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, has admitted that dairy farmers in the EU, including Bulgaria-based ones, are going through a rough patch not only due to the Russian ban on imports of agricultural production from W
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