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Bulgaria, Macedonia Ask EC to Back Joint Infrastructure Projects

The foreign ministers of Bulgaria and Macedonia have vowed to intensify efforts to boost cooperation, including through projects which could benefit the entire region.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 19, 2014, Wednesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1188

Bulgaria Urges More Efficient South-East European Cooperation Process

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister has underscored the contribution of the South-East European Cooperation Process for boosting security, stability and prosperity in the region.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 18, 2014, Tuesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1242

Bulgaria's Antoniya Parvanova Nominated MEP of the Year

Bulgaria's MEP Antoniya Parvanova has been nominated for the Parliament Magazine's MEP Awards in the Justice and civil liberties category.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 18, 2014, Tuesday // 12:42 | Viewed: 846

Refugee Agency Head:EU Early Warning Mechanism on Bulgaria Unfounded

Placing Bulgaria under a new monitoring mechanism over the refugee situation would be unfounded, according to Nikolay Chirpanliev, Chair of the State Agency for Refugees.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 16, 2014, Sunday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1012

Bulgaria's GERB Are Destined to Rule Again: EPP MEP

Bulgaria's center-right GERB party will soon return to power in the country, argued EPP MEP Augustin Diaz de Mera Garcia Consuegra.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 16, 2014, Sunday // 13:21 | Viewed: 861

Only 6% of Bulgarians Plan to Seek Work in UK

One of every five Bulgarians plans to leave the country to seek work in Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 14, 2014, Friday // 10:41 | Viewed: 1218

EC Threatens to Permanently Suspend Environmental Payments to Bulgaria

The European Commission has officially notified Bulgaria that it may permanently suspend payments under the "Environment" Operational Program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1632

12 Member States Oppose GM Maize Crops in EU

A total of 12 EU member states, including Bulgaria, have opposed the EC approval of new genetically modified maize crops.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 13, 2014, Thursday // 14:01 | Viewed: 884

Bulgaria's Govt Allocates BGN 7 M to Scgengen Accession Measures

Bulgaria's government has distributed the amount of BGN 7 M earmarked under State Budget 2014 for financing projects aimed at achieving Bulgaria's accession to the Schengen Area.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 16:02 | Viewed: 775

Bulgaria Drops to 100th in Press Freedom Index

Bulgaria has dropped 13 places and is now 100th in the World Press Freedom Index of Reporters Without Borders.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 12, 2014, Wednesday // 09:19 | Viewed: 1005

Bulgarians Have Mixed Feelings for the EU - Poll

Seven years into its EU membership, Bulgarians have mixed feelings for the Union, but remain relatively optimistic.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 11, 2014, Tuesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1144

Mass Vehicle Inspections Launched across EU

Mass inspections of trucks and buses are starting Tuesday not only in Bulgaria, but throughout the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 11, 2014, Tuesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 743

Bulgaria Asks EU for Support On Visa Policies

Bulgaria has officially asked EU for support on the lack of visa reciprocity with the US, Canada and Australia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 10, 2014, Monday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1278

French TV Devotes Program to Bulgaria’s Solomon and Gergana Passy

French Arte TV channel has aired a report on EU uniform mobile phone chargers which were introduced in 2011, based on the idea of the family of former Bulgarian FM Solomon Passy.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 10, 2014, Monday // 14:32 | Viewed: 908

Germany, France: Vote for Immigration Quotas to Hurt Switzerland

France and Germany have voiced concern about Switzerland's vote to bring back strict quotas for immigration from European Union countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 10, 2014, Monday // 13:28 | Viewed: 997

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: 930

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: 936

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: 1191

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: 1107

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: 3838

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: 1537
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