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Bulgaria to Contribute EUR 5.9 M to EU's Refugee Facility for Turkey

Bulgaria will contribute EUR 5.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 08:56 | Viewed: 5552

Bulgaria’s PM to Discuss Challenges to Security with Europol Chief

The director of Europol, Rob Wainwright, will discuss measures to tackle the present challenges to security and law enforcement with Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov in Sofia on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 16:29 | Viewed: 4257

Sofia 'Most Dangerous City in EU'

The Bulgarian capital Sofia is the fifth most dangerous city in Europe and the most dangerous in the European Union, a study shows.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 11:45 | Viewed: 15416

Austria Ready to Help Prevent Opening of New Migrant Route, Bulgaria Says

Austria is ready to support Bulgaria’sefforts to improve border security in view of potential increase in migration pressure, including by secondment of police officers, a senior Austrian official has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 26, 2016, Saturday // 15:40 | Viewed: 6434

Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia 'Most Corrupt EU Countries'

A report has called for the establishment in a number of EU member states of a monitoring mechanism similar to the one used on Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 7755

Bulgaria PM: Integration of Terrorists 'Impossible', 'Unfair'

"There is no way for us to integrate terrorists, it is not fair," Bulgarian Prime Minister has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2016, Tuesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 5684

EU Monitoring on Bulgaria, Romania 'Used for Political Purposes' - PES Head

A large part of the EU's motivation to go on with the monitoring on justice system and anti-corruption efforts in Bulgaria and Romania are political, the Party of European Socialists (PES)'s leader has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 19, 2016, Saturday // 15:18 | Viewed: 5874

Bulgaria PM Praises EU Commission Monitoring Mechanism

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has defended the mechanism applied on Bulgaria and Romania's judicial system and anti-corruption efforts.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 18, 2016, Friday // 20:52 | Viewed: 5469

Two Bulgarians Recognised at 2016 MEP Awards

Two Bulgarian MEPs were recognised at this year's edition of the MEP awards which were announced at a ceremony on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 18, 2016, Friday // 12:36 | Viewed: 5406

Bulgaria Is Better Prepared for Migrant Influx Than Others – EU Commissioner

Bulgaria is much more prepared than other countries to react in the event of a heightened migrant pressure on its borders.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2016, Thursday // 11:57 | Viewed: 5684

EU Commission Dashes Hopes for End to Monitoring on Bulgaria, Romania

The European Commission does not see "sustainability" in the progress of Bulgaria and Romania "in a number of areas", an official said on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2016, Thursday // 10:36 | Viewed: 6240

Bulgarian, Foreign MEPs Call for Changes to CVM Mechanism

Bulgarian and foreign MEPs from different political groups called for changes to the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) which is currently in place for Bulgaria and Romania in the fields of judicial reform, corruption and organised crime.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2016, Wednesday // 15:01 | Viewed: 5241

EU-Turkey Deal: Commission Seeks 'Consensus' on Demands by Bulgaria, Cyprus

The EU is working toward a "good deal" with Turkey by using a "constructive approach" in dialogue among member states, Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2016, Wednesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 5103

Bulgaria MEPs Holding Discussion on CVM Mechanism in Brussels

A conference aimed at discussing the effect of the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) on Bulgaria is due to be held on Wednesday in Brussels, the Bulgarian National Radio reports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2016, Wednesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 4937

Bulgaria Seeks Protection of Borders with Turkey in EU Deal on Migration with Ankara

Bulgaria has called again on the EU to recognize the need for protection of the country’s land and maritime borders with Turkey from a possible shifting of migration inflow following the closure of the Western Balkans route.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 21:55 | Viewed: 5301

EU Praises Romania, Scolds Bulgaria, Keeps Monitoring on Both

Bulgaria needs to "consolidate and reinforce its overall resolve" to step up judicial reform and pursue and independent analysis of the prosecutor's office, the Council of the EU believes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 12:47 | Viewed: 6561

EU Govts to Approve Positions on EC Reports on Bulgaria, Romania

EU member states' governments are set to vote Tuesday on conclusions based on reports prepared by the EU Commission about the judicial system and anti-corruption measures of Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 5003

Bulgaria's Exports to EU Up in 2015

Trade of Bulgaria with the EU grew between January and December 2015, preliminary data from the National Statistical Institute (NSI) shows.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 11, 2016, Friday // 12:50 | Viewed: 5303

Bulgaria Demands EU Financial Assistance to Step Up Border Security

Bulgaria has already asked the EU Commission for help to beef up security along its border with Greece, Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova said on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 11, 2016, Friday // 09:58 | Viewed: 5413

Bulgaria FM Warns against Alternative Balkans Route for Migrants

A final agreement between the EU and Turkey should provide guarantees that land borders between Turkey and Bulgaria or between Greece and Turkey will not become part of a new migrant route, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 10, 2016, Thursday // 20:26 | Viewed: 5472

Bulgaria 'Grants No Rights' to Romanian Minority - MEP

Members of the Romanian minority in Bulgaria are being deprived of their rights, according to a letter sent to Bulgarian officials by Monica Macovei, former Romanian Justice Minister and incumbent MEP.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 10, 2016, Thursday // 17:00 | Viewed: 6419