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Bulgaria in Unprecedented Situation after Georgieva's EU Commission Departure

Since January 01, Bulgaria has not been represented by its own Commissioner in the European Union's executive body, becoming the first member state with offering no successor to a departing commissioner.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 3, 2017, Tuesday // 07:40 | Viewed: 2349

Bulgaria Marks 10 Years of EU Membership

Bulgaria celebrates on Sunday ten years since it joined the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2017, Sunday // 14:00 | Viewed: 3680

DW: 'Brain Drain' from Bulgaria, Romania Helps Germany

The exodus of hundreds of thousands of skilled workers from Bulgaria and Romania has largely helped Germany's labour market, especially in sectors such as medicine, a Deutsche Welle article says.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 15:49 | Viewed: 4721

EU Commission Gives Bulgaria Fresh Funding on Migrant Crisis

The European Commission says it has granted additional funding to Bulgaria to help it deal with the migrant crisis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 23, 2016, Friday // 15:37 | Viewed: 2403

EU Commission's Digital Portfolio 'May Depend on Georgieva Replacement'

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's final decision on how to manage the digital economy portfolio "may depend on Bulgaria's choice to replace Georgieva," Politico has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 20, 2016, Tuesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 1779

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Nominee Must Have Broad Political Support

Bulgaria will only nominate its next European Commissioner if a candidate enjoys support from across the political spectrum, outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 16, 2016, Friday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2059

EU Should Consult Trump Before Keeping Russia Sanctions - Bulgaria PM

Bulgaria's outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov hypothesized the European Union should consider lifting sanctions on Russia if the United states revokes the measure under Donald Trump.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 16, 2016, Friday // 08:24 | Viewed: 2288

Unemployment Benefits for Bulgarians Looking for Work Abroad To Be Paid by Bulgaria

According to a proposal of the European Commission, Bulgarians entitled to unemployment benefits will receive these from Bulgaria for 6 months even if they are looking for work abroad.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 14, 2016, Wednesday // 11:06 | Viewed: 2650

EC Approves EUR 10 M for Hitrino Infrastructure Repair

The European Commission has approved EUR 10 M for the repair of the infrastructure of Hitrino after the explosion.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 13, 2016, Tuesday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1912

Bulgaria's Bokova Enters Politico's List of People 'Shaking the World'

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova has been included in the Politico28 list of European people "shaking the world.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 14:39 | Viewed: 2089

Bulgaria Calls on EU Commission to Prepare for Possible Migrant Inflow from Turkey

The Bulgarian government has urged the European Commission draft a plan it would apply if Turkey decided to fulfill it threat to open the gates to migrants, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 8, 2016, Thursday // 07:12 | Viewed: 3298

Bulgaria Joins European Public Law Organization

The Bulgarian government has approved Bulgaria's accession into the European Public Law Organization.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 2314

Bulgaria Faces 'Genuine Threat of Radicalization' - MEP

There are still people using the inflow of migrants to enter Europe and carry out terror attacks, EPP/GERB MEP Emil Radev has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 5, 2016, Monday // 12:08 | Viewed: 2531

Bulgaria's VP-Elect Sparks New Row over Migrant Reception Centers

The Bulgarian government took on a commitment to build three new migrant reception centers in return for the financal assistance it secured during the autumn, Vice President-elect Iliana Iotova has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 5, 2016, Monday // 09:57 | Viewed: 2345

Bulgaria PM Leaves EU Commissioner Choice to Interim Govt

"It is up to the interim government to propose an EU Commissioner," Bulgaria's outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 2, 2016, Friday // 14:44 | Viewed: 2934

EC Vice President Georgieva Denies Charges of Conflict of Interest

Outgoing Vice President of the EC Kristalina Georgieva has announced in a statement published by the press centre of the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria that there is no conflict of interests with respect to her current and her future job.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 17:29 | Viewed: 2885

New Bulgarian EU Commissioner To Be Announced in Early 2017

The new Bulgarian EU commissioner will likely be named in the beginning of 2017, according to the European edition of the website ''Politico''.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 22, 2016, Tuesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 3525

Bulgaria Deputy PM Hopes Govt Change Won't Affect EU Presidency

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva has stressed the importance of keeping in office the administration that runs the EU Presidency preparations even after a new cabinet takes over.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 19, 2016, Saturday // 12:58 | Viewed: 2595

EU Commission Refers Bulgaria to Court over E-Documents

The European Commission has said it will refer Bulgaria to the Court of Justice of the EU for non-implementation of obligations it has assumed under the common law related to e-documents.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 17, 2016, Thursday // 14:27 | Viewed: 3816

Juncker 'Hails Bulgaria's Role in EU' in Letter to President-Elect

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has sent a letter to Bulgarian President-elect Rumen Radev praising his country's central role in decision-making within the European Union, public broadcaster BNR reports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 16, 2016, Wednesday // 10:16 | Viewed: 2284

Most Bulgarians Have Their Own Home - Eurostat

About 85% of Bulgarians own their own home, which is one of the highest indicators in the European Union, according to Eurostat data on housing conditions in the 28 EU countries as of 2014.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 15, 2016, Tuesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 3713
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