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Bulgaria to Receive EUR 1.8B EU Funds by End-2014 – Deputy PM

European Union will allocate about EUR 1.8B to Bulgaria by the end of 2014, according to Deputy Prime Minister Zinaida Zlatanova.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1074

EC President Advises Caution about Bulgaria's Gas Links with Russia

EC President Jose Barroso has told Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Deputy Chair of Bulgarian party GERB, that the South Stream gas pipeline has not been given priority treatment in Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 7, 2014, Monday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1983

EC Worried about License Suspension Procedure for Bulgarian Power COs

The European Commission has expressed concern over the ongoing License suspension procedure for three power distributors in Bulgaria, hinting at possible penalty measures.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1764

Bulgaria Among Positive Examples for Roma Inclusion – EC President

Bulgarian town of Kavarna is a positive example in the EU for Roma inclusion, President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso said, Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1686

EU Commissioner: EC Will Not Impose Funding Freeze on Bulgaria

The EC cannot take steps to stop payments to Bulgaria on the basis of the cooperation and verification mechanism (CVM), according to Algirdas Semeta.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1440

No Risk of Funding Suspension – Bulgarian EU Funds Committee Chair

There is no risk of EU funds suspension, Bulgaria's government is making every effort to prevent it, Denitsa Karadzhova, EU Affairs and EU Funds Oversight Committee chair assured.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1518

Parliament Reveals Stunning Bulgarian 'Innovation' Projects

Bulgaria has allocated more BGN 176 M to 223 companies for projects involving "innovative napkins", creative furniture" or "innovative focus groups".

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2014, Friday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1522

EP Uses Skopje Photos to Advertise Bulgaria's Capital

Pictures from Macedonia's capital Skopje can be seen at the European Parliament's visitors center in a short film dedicated to Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 17:32 | Viewed: 1599

EP Recommends Stopping Bulgaria's Access to EU Funding

European Parliament has called on the EU's Commission to "seriously consider" the possibility of freezing European funds for Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 16:07 | Viewed: 2713

German MEP Condemns Restructuring of Bulgaria's National Audit Office

A German MEP has leveled criticism at the recent amendments to Bulgaria's National Audit Office Act.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2014, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1037

Bulgarian President, EU Council Chief Discuss Syrian Refugee Crisis

President Rosen Plevneliev discussed the situation of Syrian refugees in Bulgaria at a meeting with EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1595

Refugees in Bulgaria Demand Documents Allowing Entry in EU Countries

Refugees in Bulgaria are staging a protest to demand papers allowing them to head for Germany or another EU member state.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2014, Wednesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 1608

Bulgaria Risks Permanent Freeze of 'Environment' Operational Program

The "Environment" operational program may be conclusively suspended unless the European Commission restores payments to Bulgaria by end-May, according to center-right party GERB.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 30, 2014, Sunday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1794

Bulgarian Minister: EU Failed in its Industrial, Energy, Social Policy

Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev has declared the industrial, energy and social policy of the European Union "a total failure.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 28, 2014, Friday // 15:10 | Viewed: 7205

Bulgaria Lacks Focus in EU Funds Absorption – Expert

Bulgaria's EU funds absorption is characterized by a lack of priorities, according to EU funds expert Atanas Kirchev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 27, 2014, Thursday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1219

Cecilia Malmstrom Welcomes Bulgaria's Efforts to Solve Refugee Crisis

European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom has arrived on a two-day visit to Bulgaria with regards to the refugee situation in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 24, 2014, Monday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1038

EC to Investigate UK Over Suspended Grants to Bulgarians, Romanians

European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou has announced the launch of a formal investigation of London's decision to suspend grants and loans to Bulgarian and Romanian students.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 24, 2014, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1645

Bulgaria Reimbursed for less than 50% of Rural Development Spending

An MP from center-right party GERB suggested that the Bulgarian government was keeping silent about a non-reimbursed sum of BGN 330 M under the rural development program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2014, Friday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2110

Cecilia Malmstrom to Attend Bulgaria's Conference on EU Asylum System

EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom will be visiting Bulgaria on 24-25 March, with regards to the refugee situation in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2014, Friday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1319

Bulgarian Minister: EU Sanctions against Russia Still Not Unavoidable

Bulgaria will be among the countries wost affected by EU sanctions against Russia, according to Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2014, Friday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1964

European Parliament Committee OKs Abolition of Roaming as of Dec 2015

The European Parliament's industry committee has approved legislation which envisages the abolition of roaming tariffs as of December 15, 2015.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 19, 2014, Wednesday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2425
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