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Bulgaria May Restore Payments under Frozen EU Programs by end-October

Iliyana Tsanova, caretaker Deputy Prime Minister in charge of EU funds, has suggested that Bulgaria may recover blocked payments under the EU operational programs Environment and Regional Development by end-October.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 866

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Govt Fast-Tracks Preparations for EUR 500 M Loan from EIB

Bulgaria’s caretaker government is fast-tracking preparations for signing an agreement for a EUR 500 M loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 13:15 | Viewed: 984

Non-Nationals Account for 1% of Sofia’s Population - Eurostat

Eurostat has published statistics on the share of non-nationals of the total population of EU cities.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2014, Tuesday // 08:56 | Viewed: 1067

Bulgaria's IM, Prison Employees to Get EU Human Rights Convention Handbooks

Bulgaria's Interior Ministry, prison and other administrative organizations employees will be given a European Convention on Human Rights handbook for non-specialists, the Ministry of Justice reports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 4, 2014, Saturday // 11:53 | Viewed: 749

Bulgarian Project Wins Award in European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2014

The “Brandiko” project of Bulgaria’s Ministry of Economy and Energy has won a prize in the category “Investing in entrepreneurial skills” at the 8th annual edition of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 3, 2014, Friday // 15:50 | Viewed: 937

Bulgaria to Select Certifying Authority for Rural Development Program by Direct Agreement

Bulgaria’s Agriculture Ministry will select a certifying authority for the Rural Development Program through a procedure by direct agreement in a bid to save time.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 3, 2014, Friday // 14:32 | Viewed: 714

Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva Unanimously Approved For EC VP

Bulgaria's nominee for the European Commission Kristalina Georgieva was unanimously approved for EC VP for Budget and Human Resources by the group representatives in the European Parliament committees, reports the Club Z website, quoting sources in Brusse

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 20:46 | Viewed: 1250

MEPs Grill Bulgaria's Georgieva at EU Parliament

The hearing of Kristalina Georgieva, the incoming EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, is to take place in Brussels on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 2, 2014, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1432

EU Envoy Confident Canada Working to Resolve Bulgaria Visa Concerns

The EU has been assured Canada is working to address concerns from Bulgaria and Romania over its entry visa requirement for their nationals, the EU’s envoy to Canada has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1197

Bulgaria May Lose EUR 1.2 B in EU Funding by End-Year

Bulgaria should absorb EUR 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 1, 2014, Wednesday // 09:24 | Viewed: 3160

Bulgaria Sends Firearms, Ammo to Iraqi Government

Bulgaria has granted arms and ammunition worth about BGN 6 M to Iraq as part of an international effort to back the Iraqi government in its fight against Islamic State militants.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1177

Bulgaria’s President Calls for Fair Distribution of Immigration Burden in EU

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has underscored the need for an integrated European approach to refugee issues at an informal meeting of the Arraiolos Group in Braga, Portugal.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 802

EU Offers Further EUR165 M in Aid to Farmers Hit by Russian Sanctions

The European Commission is providing EUR 165 M under a new scheme to help fruit and vegetable producers hurt by the Russian ban on EU agricultural imports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 30, 2014, Tuesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 751

Bulgarian Attar Of Roses Gets EU Protection Of Geographical Indication

Bulgarian attar of roses gets a status of protected geographical indication, said the European Commission in a press statement.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 26, 2014, Friday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1873

EC Urges Bulgaria to Amend Water Legislation

The European Commission said on Thursday it is sending Bulgaria two reasoned opinions related to water legislation.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 1005

EBA Investigates Possible Breach Of EU Law In Bulgaria

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has launched an investigation of possible breach of EU law in Bulgaria, in connection to the situation with the troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB), said the authority in a press statement.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1499

EC Opens Infringement Proceedings Against Bulgaria over KTB

The European Commission (EC) said on Thursday it is opening infringement proceedings against Bulgaria for its failure to allow clients of troubled Corpbank (KTB) access to their money.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2111

EC May Start Treating Bulgaria, Romania Separately in Justice, Home Affairs Reports

Caretaker Justice Minister Hristo Ivanov has warned about the risk of Bulgaria being treated separately from Romania in the EC monitoring in the sphere of justice and home affairs.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 25, 2014, Thursday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1809

Bulgaria OKs BGN 2.136 B Budget of Human Resources Development OP 2014-2020

Bulgaria’s caretaker government has adopted a draft of Operational Program "Human Resources Development" 2014-2020.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 13:47 | Viewed: 994

Bulgaria Eyes EUR 71 M EU Grants for Cross-border Cooperation

Bulgaria expects to receive EUR 71 M in EU grants for financing projects for cross-border cooperation with Serbia, Macedonia and Turkey for the period 2014-2020.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 24, 2014, Wednesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 828

New EUR10 Banknote Starts Circulating on September 23

A new EUR 10 banknoteof the Europa series will enter into circulation on 23 September 2014, according to a media statement of the European Central Bank (ECB).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 22, 2014, Monday // 18:14 | Viewed: 1758