The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) elected Yonko Grozev as a judge to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in respect of Bulgaria on Tuesday.
Bulgaria has achieved limited progress in the judiciary, the forthcoming EU Commission report on the country says according to media reports.
The biggest portion of Bulgarians perceive corruption, shortcomings in the judicial system and organized crime as very important issues that need to be resolved.
Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva announced that the European Commission is not going to compensate dairy producers, who have been affected by the sanctions imposed on Russia.
Bulgaria is the country that loses most revenues from illicit cigarettes in the European Union (EU) in relative terms, shows a study of Industry Watch, which was released on Thursday.
Bulgaria plans to propose to set up a centre for prevention of illegal arms trafficking through the Western Balkans as part of the European Union’s anti-terrorism effort, Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva said on Friday.
Protesters from the Southwest Bulgarian village of Banya came to the streets on Friday to express their disagreement with a government project to build a landfill close to a historic monument.
Bulgaria’s Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov will discuss anti-corruption policies with his Romanian counterpart Robert-Marius Cazanciuc and other key officials tasked with fighting graft on Friday.
Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has suggested that 2015 is expected to be the strongest year in terms of EU funds absorption since Bulgaria’s EU accession.
Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski has announced that the funding paid out under operational program Transport so far, at EUR 1.5 B, amounts to 71% of the total budget of the program.
The share of innovative enterprises in the EU shrank to 48.9% in the period 2010-2012, according to Eurostat.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev devoted considerable time of his speech on the completion of his third year in office on Wednesday to the country's foreign policy.
The need for enhanced protection of the EU’s external borders increases Bulgaria’s chances of joining the Schengen Agreement, according to Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.
Bulgaria runs the risk of having just EUR 22 M under Operational Program Environment locked for 2014, compared to EUR 205 M in the previous year, the country's Environment Minister has said.
The forthcoming EU Commission report under the Mechanism for Cooperation and Verification (CVM), will be more positive for Romania than for Bulgaria, European sources say.
Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva announced that the country should follow Romania's example if it wants to tackle corruption successfully.
Bulgarian farmers will get EUR 7 B in EU direct payments by 2020, according to Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev
Bulgaria and Romania are starting talks on joint projects under the European Commission's Investment Plan for Europe known as “the Juncker Plan”.
The Danube Transport Corridor is crucial but its capacity is not sufficiently utilized, according to Sergei Stanishev, President of the Party of European Socialists (PES).
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