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Preparation for Bulgaria’s EU Presidency Delayed, Marred by Chaos

The preparation of Bulgaria’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2018 has been delayed, there is a shortage of qualified cadres, weak coordination among responsible institutions has been established, important public proc

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 15:29 | Viewed: 2344

EC’s Representation in Bulgaria Denies Johannes Hanh Made Anti-Bulgarian Statements

The European Commission’s Representation in Bulgaria has denied that European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hanh made statements of a negative nature about Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 3437

BSP's Ninova Demands Announcement of Names of Deputies Who Voted for CETA

BSP’s chairwoman Korneliya Ninova has called for the names of Bulgarian European deputies who supported the free-trade agreement with Canada – CETA to be made public and for the parties which nominated them to bear political responsibility.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 17:35 | Viewed: 2395

EC: Audit of Euro Funds Not Complete, Funding Not Frozen

The European Commission confirmed on Tuesday that an audit of Bulgaria has been carried out in relation to the funds for science and education but specified that the report from the audit is not ready and funding has not been stopped, reported BTA.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 20:02 | Viewed: 2036

EU Commission: Talks with Bulgaria on Funding Cuts 'Confidential'

The European Commission has neither confirmed nor denied information from Bulgarian officials about a pending freeze of payments under a science and education program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2017, Monday // 16:44 | Viewed: 2746

Bulgaria's GDP to Grow 2.9% in 2017, but Election May Delay Investment

The Bulgarian economy will grow by 2.9% this year, according to a winter forecast of the European Union, the European Commission says in its winter forecast.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2017, Monday // 15:11 | Viewed: 3118

Bulgaria to Lose EU Money over 'Irregularities' in Education OP

Bulgaria's Education Ministry has said the country will certainly be imposed a "financial correction" by the European Commission over the way Operational Program Science and Education for Smart Growth (SESG) has been managed so far.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2017, Monday // 14:09 | Viewed: 2563

Ex-PM 'Informed by EU Migration Commissioner' of Fresh Aid to Bulgaria

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has argued EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos "personally informed" him about EUR 6.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 6, 2017, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 2268

Walloon PM Says Bulgaria Should Quit EU

Wallonia's Minister-President has said Bulgaria should leave the EU, alongside other Eastern European countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 6, 2017, Monday // 13:36 | Viewed: 6373

Bulgaria Ready for Schengen, EU's Tajani Tells President Radev

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and European Parliament President Antonio Tajani met on Monday evening as part of Radev's visit to Brussels that continues Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 07:08 | Viewed: 4981

Juncker: We Need A Lady As Bulgaria's EU Commissioner

Bulgaria can wait with the nomination of a new Bulgarian European Commissioner until after the election of a new government, said Rumen Radev after his meeting with EC President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 30, 2017, Monday // 21:31 | Viewed: 3814

Juncker Pledges Support for Bulgaria's Interim Govt

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has promosed to support the incoming caretaker government of Bulgaria that is due to take over on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 26, 2017, Thursday // 13:15 | Viewed: 2595

Timmermans: Monitoring Does Not Obstruct Bulgaria’s EU Presidency

The continuation of monitoring of the judicial system in Bulgaria is not in the way of its rotating presidency of the Council of the EU as of January 1, 2018, commented to journalists the Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 25, 2017, Wednesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 2298

EC: Growing Doubts of Wrongful Influence in SJC, Politically Engaged Prosecutor General

Growing doubts of wrongful influence in the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC), the key importance of the upcoming selection of a new SJC, limited progress in combating corruption, the need for a new anti-corruption law and a new effective body for combating

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 25, 2017, Wednesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 3211

72% of Bulgarians Want CVM To Continue

72% of Bulgarians want the European Commission to continue with its annual reports on the state of the judicial system in Bulgaria, showed a survey of Eurobarometer ordered by the EC.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 25, 2017, Wednesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 2123

EU Urges Bulgaria to Adopt New Anti-Corruption Laws

Bulgaria needs "a new legal framework" on the fight against corruption, changes to public administration legislation, and establish a mechanism for public reporting on high-level cases under investigation, the European Commission believes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 25, 2017, Wednesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 6575

EU to Deliver New CVM Report of Bulgaria Late This Year

Bulgaria needs a "track record in terms of bringing high level cases to a successful conclusion in court," the EU Commission believes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 25, 2017, Wednesday // 12:29 | Viewed: 6657

EU Commission to Publish CVM Reports on Bulgaria, Romania

The European Commission is set to unveil the reports measuring Bulgaria and Romania's progress in reform on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 25, 2017, Wednesday // 07:05 | Viewed: 2954

Bulgarian Appointed as Eurostat Acting Director

Mariana Kotzeva has become the Acting Director-General of Europe's statistics body, Eurostat, as of the beginning of this year, the agency has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 10:32 | Viewed: 5729

World Bank: Entire Bulgarian Generation Needed To Reach EU Standards

Bulgaria has to continue to improve collectability of taxes and take measures for reducing the size of the grey economy, recommended the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 21:35 | Viewed: 3074
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