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Bulgaria's Georgieva to Be Appointed EU Budget Commissioner - Report

Kristalina Georgieva, outgoing EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, is likely to be appointed Budget Commissioner in the next EC panel, according to sources close to the matter.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 541

President Plevneliev: Bulgaria’s Georgieva Will Be Awarded ‘Strong Economic Portfolio’

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has suggested that Bulgaria will be assigned a strong portfolio and will enjoy a much more vocal and dignified representation in the next European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 31, 2014, Sunday // 10:48 | Viewed: 807

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Calls for Common EU Energy Strategy

The EU urgently needs to develop a common energy strategy to cope with its dependence on Russian energy supplies, Bulgaria’s caretaker Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 14:41 | Viewed: 912

Good Luck, Kristalina!

EU leaders meet in Brussels on Saturday afternoon to decide who will be the next President of the European Council and EU’s foreign policy chief.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 30, 2014, Saturday // 13:27 | Viewed: 880

Bulgaria to Seek EC Aid for Damages worth BGN 5-10M Caused by Russian Embargo

Bulgaria will seek assistance from the European Commission for direct damages worth BGN 5-10M caused by the Russian food embargo.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 13:56 | Viewed: 986

Western Balkans Conference Kicks Off in Berlin

Prime Ministers, foreign ministers and economy ministers of the Western Balkan countries are to meet Thursday in Berlin at a forum organized by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 28, 2014, Thursday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1480

Bulgaria OKs Disaster Risk Management Peer Reviews by EU Countries

Bulgaria's caretaker government has decided to allow experts from the European Commission to examine its capacity to manage disaster risks.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 27, 2014, Wednesday // 18:44 | Viewed: 988

Bulgaria Unlikely to See EU Environment Funds Unblocked before October

Payments under the "Environment" Operational Program will not be unblocked before October, according to Svetlana Zhekova, Bulgaria's caretaker Environment Minister.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 21:09 | Viewed: 1069

Bulgaria May Lose Funding for 1 Year under Rural Development Program

Caretaker Agriculture Minister Vasil Grudev has warned that Bulgaria may lose EU funding for one year under the new Rural Development Program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 26, 2014, Tuesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1103

Bulgaria May Open Competitiveness OP Schemes to 2020 by end-2014

The first schemes under operational program Innovations and Competitiveness to 2020 may be launched by end-2014, according to Bulgaria's caretaker Deputy Economy Minister.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 25, 2014, Monday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1032

EU Allocates EUR 30 M for Bulgaria-Turkey Cooperation

The EU Commission will put aside a total of EUR 30 M for trans-border cooperation between Bulgaria and Turkey in 2014-2020, media sources say.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 24, 2014, Sunday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1438

EC Prepares to Help Dairy Exporters Cope with Russian Food Imports Ban

The European Commission on Friday said it is ready to support exporters of dairy products hit by Russia’s ban on food imports from the West.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2014, Friday // 21:53 | Viewed: 1077

EU Environment Funds for Bulgaria Frozen until October At the Earliest

Funding under Operational Program Environment will be unfrozen no earlier than October, Bulgaria's caretaker Minister of Environment and Waters Svetlana Zhekova said, Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2014, Friday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1272

EU to Provide EUR 125M to Farmers Affected by Russian Food Embargo

The European Commission has announced it will provide aid of up to EUR 125M to agricultural producers affected by the Russian food embargo.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 18, 2014, Monday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1030

Head of EU's Competitiveness Program 'Asked to Resign' by EconMin

Еli Milusheva, the director of the Operational Program Competitiveness managed by the Economy Ministry, is to resign, official sources say.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 18, 2014, Monday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1120

PES Leader Says Will Back Georgieva’s Nomination for Top EU Post

Sergei Stanishev has said he’ll back Kristalina Georgieva for the post of EU foreign policy chief if EU leaders decided to give the position to the European People’s Party.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 15, 2014, Friday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1423

Bulgaria Likely to Lose BGN 24M under Operational Program Transport

Bulgaria may lose EU funding of BGN 24M under the "Transport" Operational Program, according to Nikolina Angelkova, caretaker Transport Minister.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 15, 2014, Friday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1582

EC Alerts Bulgarian Energy Holding to Suspected Anti-Trust Law Breach

The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to the Bulgarian Energy Holding concerning suspected abuse of dominance on the domestic wholesale electricity market.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1296

Bulgaria Restores Suspended EU Payments under Regional Development OP

Suspended payments to Bulgaria under the "Regional Development" Operational Program are restored under all axes, according to caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1216

EC: Farmers Not to Expect Instant Compensation for Russian Import Ban

The European Commission has warned that farmers injured by Russia's restrictive measures are not to expect immediate compensations.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 11, 2014, Monday // 17:53 | Viewed: 976

Bulgarian Agriculture Min Demands EU Meeting over Russia's Food Ban

Interim Agriculture Minister Vasil Grudev sent on Friday a request to Brussels that an emergency meeting be called to discuss the response to Russia's ban on EU food imports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1508
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