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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: 1500

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: 2118

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: 1853

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: 997

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: 1768

Bulgaria Adopts EUR 113.5 M Maritime and Fisheries Program 2014-2020

Bulgaria’s EU Funds Management Coordination Council has proposed a budget of EUR 113.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 19, 2014, Friday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1126

Finance Ministry Holding Talks on EUR 800 M Loan by EIB

Bulgaria's interim Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva has announced the Finance Ministry is negotiating on a new loan from the European Investment Bank.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 21:22 | Viewed: 1167

MEPs to Hear Kristalina Georgieva on October 2

Kristalina Georgieva, the nominee to become EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, will be questioned at the European Parliament on October 2, the EP press office has announced.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2014, Thursday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1035

Bulgaria’s Caretaker Govt Approves Cooperation Schemes under EU Programs

Bulgaria’s caretaker government has adopted a decision on cross-border cooperation under three programs in the 2014-2020 programming period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1119

Bulgaria Reaffirms Willingness to Help Kiev Build Closer Ties with EU

Bulgaria on Wednesday welcomed the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement which it expects will help Kiev build strong political and economic ties with the bloc.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2014, Wednesday // 14:36 | Viewed: 2055

Bulgaria's Georgieva to Be Questioned by 3 EP Committees

Three committees at the European Parliament are to take part in the interrogation of Kristalina Georgieva in end-September.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 15:59 | Viewed: 781

Bulgarian Socialist MEP Demands Compensation for Bulgarian Agricultural Producers

Bulgarian socialist MEP Momchil Nekov has called on the European Commission to pay more attention to the situation in Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 16, 2014, Tuesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1299

MEPs to Discuss Russian Embargo on EU Food Imports

Russia's ban on foods and agricultural products from the EU will be put forward for discussion at the European Parliament's Strasbourg session kicking off Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 15, 2014, Monday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1633

Bulgaria 'EU's Biggest Recipient' in 2014-2020 Programs

Bulgaria will be the biggest net recipient of EU funding in the next seven years, incoming EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources Kristalina Georgieva said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 15, 2014, Monday // 07:43 | Viewed: 1633

EU To Cover 6% Of Flood Damages In Bulgaria

Bulgaria will receive EU aid, covering 6% of the value of flood damages, said caretaker PM for EU funds management Iliana Tsanova for the Darik national radio.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 13, 2014, Saturday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1122

Bulgaria Faces Loss of Up To EUR 97 M in EU Funding for Agriculture

Bulgaria may lose EU funding for agriculture of EUR 53-97 M by end-2014, according to caretaker Agriculture Minister Vasil Grudev.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 12, 2014, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1132

EU Unlikely to Welcome New Member States in Foreseeable Future – Johannes Hahn

Quality and not speed will be decisive for EU enlargement, according to Johannes Hahn, the new EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1759

Bulgaria Falls Into Bottom Group of EC's Competitiveness Ranking

Bulgaria has been estimated as an EU Member State with "modest and stagnating or declining competitiveness" in a report of the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 16:19 | Viewed: 1589

EU Payments May Restart In November

The European Commission expressed its willingness to restart payments on the European programmes as soon as possible, said the press office of Bulgaria's Government in a statement.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 11, 2014, Thursday // 10:40 | Viewed: 975

Bulgarian Mina Andreeva to Be Juncker's Spokeswoman

Mina Andreeva will be one of the three main spokespeople for EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 10, 2014, Wednesday // 17:38 | Viewed: 1974