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Bulgaria's Socialists Slammed for Curbs on Land Sale to EU Investors

Bulgaria's analysts and media have harshly criticized ruling Socialists for shepherding new legislative curbs on the sale of arable land to investors from the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 10, 2014, Monday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1549

Commissioner Reding: EU Single Market Not Swiss Cheese

The European Union has said it will reassess ties with Switzerland after voters there backed plans to restrict migration from the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 10, 2014, Monday // 09:08 | Viewed: 1202

Bulgaria Does Not Need Additional Monitoring by EC over Refugees - MEP

Socialist MEP Ivaylo Kalfin has insisted that that there is no need for the European Commission to place Bulgaria under a new monitoring mechanism due to the refugee problem

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 8, 2014, Saturday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1785

Socialist MEPs Defend Bulgarian EU Commissioner against BSP Critics

European Socialist MEPs have backed Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva amid criticism from a senior member of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 8, 2014, Saturday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1719

Bulgaria Hopes to Join Schengen Area by end-2014 – Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has expressed hopes that the issue of Bulgaria's accession to Schengen will be resolved by end-2014.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 7, 2014, Friday // 14:31 | Viewed: 4545

Bulgaria's Socialists Regret Lifting Ban on Land Sale to Foreigners

A week after Bulgaria's top court revoked a ban on selling arable land to investors from the EU, ruling Socialists have shepherded new legislative curbs.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 7, 2014, Friday // 10:34 | Viewed: 2320

Cameron to Scotland: Vote against Independence

The British prime minister is expected to deliver a strong speech in London, urging Scotland to vote against independence, BBC reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 7, 2014, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 799

Europe Is Committed to Assist Bulgaria With Refugees

Europe is committed to assist Bulgaria in coping with refugee situation in line with European standards.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 6, 2014, Thursday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1094

EC Denies Alleged Ultimatum on US Visas for Bulgarians

The European Commission (EC) denied the media reports on the planned introduction of visas for US citizens, unless the US lifted the visas for the citizens of several EU states.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 6, 2014, Thursday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1843

Romania Turns to EC over 'UK Discrimination' against Its Students

Romania has approached the European Commission over the British government's decision to suspend some grants and loans to Bulgarian and Romanian students.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 6, 2014, Thursday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1291

Brussels to Delay Cash Injection for Bulgaria over Money Woes - Report

The European Commission will delay cash injections for Bulgaria under the new operative programs due to financial woes, according to unconfirmed reports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 6, 2014, Thursday // 11:43 | Viewed: 867

EU Sends US Ultimatum to Lift Visas for Bulgarians

The European Commission has requested that the US lift visas for citizens of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 5, 2014, Wednesday // 16:23 | Viewed: 3357

Sofia to Build 'Alley of Europe'

The Sofia City Hall in partnership with EC will build an "Alley of Europe" on the occasion of the upcoming celebration of the Day of Europe on May 9.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 5, 2014, Wednesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 836

Bulgaria Unlikely to Sign Partnership Agreement with EC by April - MP

Bulgaria's Partnership Agreement with the European Commission for the 2014-2020 period is unlikely to be signed by April, according to former EU Funds Minister Tomislav Donchev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 5, 2014, Wednesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 754

Bulgaria’s Security Council Sets Strategic EU Membership Priorities

The Consultative Council for National Security has unanimously adopted Bulgaria’s strategic priorities in the context of the EC partnership agreement in the period 2014-2020.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1005

Bulgarian President Urges Increased Absorption of EU Funds

Political parties and institutions should make joint efforts for the absorption of EU funds, Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev said Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1399

IMF: Bulgaria Will Need 40 Years to Reach European Income Standards

The public finance stability of Bulgaria is not enough to increase the Bulgarians' income and living standards, according to the IMF's comments on the country's development.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 15:36 | Viewed: 3870

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Inks Memorandum on Bilateral Cooperation

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and Chairman of the Board of Procurators General Herman Bolhaar have signed a Memorandum in the Hague, Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 738

Bulgarian President Convenes Security Council to Discuss EU Priorities

Bulgaria's strategic priorities for the coming EU programing period are at the center of a meeting of the Consultative Council for National Security called for Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 4, 2014, Tuesday // 08:29 | Viewed: 648

EC: Corruption Costs EU Economy EUR 120 B Each Year

The extent of corruption in Europe is "breathtaking" and it costs the EU economy at least EUR 120 B annually, the European Commission says.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 3, 2014, Monday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1047

Romania Envoy on Migrants: Clear Gap between Forecasts, Reality

Romania's ambassador in Britain has confirmed the number of migrants coming to the country has seen no increase since work curbs were lifted.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 3, 2014, Monday // 15:12 | Viewed: 847
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