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EU Puts Out Air Safety Blacklist

The European Union has issued a a first-ever blacklist banning more than 90 airlines from operating in its sky.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1271

Judiciary, Home Affairs Stumble Bulgaria En Route to EU

European Commission experts have proposed the enforcement of a safeguard clause for Bulgaria in the justice and home affairs field. Their report has been prepared after an inspection conducted from February 20 to 24, 2006.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1464

France Delays Ok on Bulgaria's EU Accord after May

France has launched the procedure for ratification of Bulgaria and Romania's EU Accession Treaty, but it will wait to complete it until after the EC releases its May report.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1126

EU Introduces Single Driving Licence

EU Member states have agreed on a plan to replace the 110 existing types of driving licences with a single document to be valid across the bloc. The plan is expected to be officially approved by EU ministers at a meeting on 27 March.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1310

Van Orden Pleased with Bulgarian Crime Fight

The EU rapporteur for Bulgaria praised the country's boosted efforts to fight corruption and organized crime. There is still a long way to go but Bulgaria is on the right track, Geoffrey van Orden has said in an interview for Borba, a newspaper in Veliko

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 19, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 852

Dutch Affirm Support for Bulgaria's EU Entry

The Dutch people want Bulgaria to join the European Union (EU), but you have to prepare for that entry, the Netherlands' Ambassador to Bulgaria HE Willem van Ee said. Van Ee, who was on a visit to the Black Sea town of Burgas, commented that sufficient p

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1608

French Youth Mostly Supportive of Bulgaria in EU

More than 50% of young Frenchmen support the EU enlargement process and the accession of Bulgaria and Romania, a Eurobarometer research shows.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1243

Youths Discuss Bulgaria's EU Future

Bulgaria's future in the European Union (EU) was discussed at the European Boards' Meeting of AEGEE (Association des Etats Generaux des Etudiants de l'Europe) under the motto "Through the difficulties to the stars".

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1311

Agriculture Ruled out as EU Entry Stumble for Bulgaria

EU Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel was assured agriculture will not be a stumble on the path of Bulgaria towards full EU membership.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2191

PM Enchants EU Envoys on Bulgaria's Progress

Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev was affirmative on all institutions' commitment to work for achieving the accession to the EU next January.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1237

Bulgarian Nuke Closure "May Be Reviewed"

Bulgaria may move towards re-negotiating of the closure of its nuclear power plant, according to a national observer to the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 911

MEPs Push for Limits of EU Enlargement

The European Parliament overwhelmingly adopted the report on the future enlargement of the European Union drafted by the Chairman of the Committee for Foreign Affairs Elmar Brock.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1332

EU Final Word on Bulgaria Known May 16

European Enlargement Commissioner Oli Rehn will present his decisive report on Bulgaria, Romania on May 16, according to Financial Times. The report will be a crucial assessment on the readiness of the two to enter the EU as full members.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 899

Bulgaria More Ready for Entry than EU10 - PM

Bulgaria is more ready for accession to the EU than the ten newcomers to the bloc upon their entry in 2004.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 15, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1710

Bulgaria Woos Swiss CHF 1 B Fund

Bulgaria has expressed hopes to be included among the beneficiaries of a 1 billion-Swiss-franc funding package that Switzerland approved last February for the ten new EU member states. This was announced by Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov at a press

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 15, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 755

Finland Opens Labour Market for Bulgaria, Romania in 2007

Citizens of Romania and Bulgaria will be freely admitted to Finland's labour market as of January 2007, when they are scheduled to join the EU, Finnish parliament unanimously decided. As of May 1 this year Finland will also remove restrictions on the fre

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 15, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1654

Spain Stands by Jan 2007 Entry of Bulgaria, Romania

Spain will support 1 January 2007 as date for accession of Bulgaria and Romania, regardless of the anticipated opinion of the Council of the EU. Alberto Navarro, Secretary of State for European Affairs, assured his Bulgarian colleague Meglena Kuneva that

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 14, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1498

Sofia Promises Brussels to Bring to Justice Key Underworld Figures

Bulgaria's procuracy will bring indictments against key underworld figures by the beginning of next week at the latest, the country's senior prosecutor vowed in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 13, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 997

EC Reticent on Bulgaria's EU Preparedness

European Commission officials have firmly denied giving whatsoever indications on the tone of the report to assess the readiness of Bulgaria to join the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 13, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1301

Polish Poetry Adorns Sofia Wall

Verses from the Polish Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz have been placed on the wall of a Sofia school on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 6, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1730

Danish Verses Adorn Adopted Sofia Wall

Another wall in the Sofia City Art Gallery has been embellished with a poem as part of the "Wall-to-Wall Poetry" project. Under the initiative embassies "adopt" walls in downtown Sofia to decorate them with verses in their respective languages.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 23, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1029
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