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EU Foreign Ministers Ask Bulgaria, Romania to Speed up Combating Corruption

The Foreign Ministers of the 27 EU member states asked Monday Bulgaria and Romania to accelerate the pace of their fight against corruption.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 15, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2652

Bulgaria Ranks Fifth in EU by Compliance with European Legislature

Bulgaria ranks fifth among the 27 countries members of the European Union (EU) by the percentage of the EU directives included in the national legislature, according to Gergana Grancharova, Bulgarian Minister for the EU Affairs. Grancharova spoke Saturda

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 13, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2641

Bulgaria Aviation Acquires Equal Rights with All EU Airlines

The Official Journal of the European Union published Tuesday the European Commission's (EC) regulation 875/2008 dated September 8, 2008, which revokes the EC Regulation 1962/2006 imposing a safeguard clause to Bulgaria in the aviation area. The revocatio

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 9, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1928

French Justice Minister: Our President Supports Bulgaria PM

The French Justice Minister, Rashida Dati has assured Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev that he had the full support of the French President Nicolas Sarkozy, as announced Monday by the Cabinet's press center. Dati is on an official visit in Bulga

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2251

Bulgaria Aviation Safeguard Clause Lifted by EC

The European Commission (EC) has lifted the safeguard clause for the Bulgarian aviation, as confirmed Monday before Darik radio by the Bulgarian Ministry of Transport. The information was previously confirmed by the EC permanent representation in Bulgari

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1732

EC, NATO Failed to React to Appeals for Help Over Rila Fires

Bulgaria's partners from the European Union (EC) and NATO have not responded to the country's first appeal for help in the extinguishing of the fires in the Rila Mountain, according to Emel Etem, Bulgarian Minister of Emergency Situations. After the Bulg

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1686

EU Threatens to Block Additional Agro Funding for Bulgaria over Violations

Bulgaria might lose additional EU funds destined for the agricultural sector because of discrepancies between the control systems of the Ministry of Agriculture and Foods and of the respective Executive Agency.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1766

Bulgaria Requests EU Help with Blazing Forest Fire

Bulgaria has requested urgent help from the EU and NATO for battling with the forest fire that rages in the national park of Rila, the Ministry of Emergency Situations and Disasters reported. From the ministry said they expect to receive an official lett

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 6, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2052

Netherlands Puts off Requesting EU Sanctions against Bulgaria

The Netherlands has decided that next week it would not insist on EU sanctions against Bulgaria over its failure to crack down on corruption and organized crime.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 4, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2893

Bulgarians, Romanians Have Longest Work Week in EU

Bulgarians and Romanians are the hardest working people in Europe, followed by the Britons, according to a new report, cited by the Daily Telegraph. Workers in full-time jobs in the two newest EU member states put in an average of 41.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 4, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2262

Bulgaria Requests Uniform Mobile Phone Chargers from EC

The European Commission has officially received the request made by Bulgaria's Minister of EU Affairs Grancharova and the Chair of the Parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee Pasi that a new regulation was adopted to make uniform all mobile phones chargers

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 3, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2321

Bulgarian Mins, EU Ambassadors Discuss Funds Management at Working Breakfast

Several Bulgarian ministers had Tuesday a working breakfast with the ambassadors of some EU member states to the country. The Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Plugchieva introduced before the EU officials the methods the European funds are currently managed

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 2, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1462

EU Leaders Hold Emergency Summit over Russia - Georgia Conflict

EU leaders, including Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev, are to hold an emergency summit in Brussels to discuss the crisis between Georgia and Russia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 1, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1786

EC Vice President Verheugen: I have Three Great News about Bulgaria

The citizens of Bulgaria must realize that they should not allow the image of their country to be discredited by a handful of individuals, who are the foundation of organized crime in Bulgaria, according to the Vice President of the European Commission G?

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 28, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2665

Verheugen: Bulgaria Can Contribute to EU Position on Caucasus Conflict

The Vice President of the European Commission G??nter Verheugen said Wednesday he believed Bulgaria could make a significant contribution to the position of the EU on the conflict in Georgia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1755

EC Vice President Verheugen: Bulgaria's Economic Progress Is Impressive

The Vice President of the European Commission G??nter Verheugen, who is also the Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry, praised Bulgaria for its impressive economic progress during his visit to Sofia on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1422

OLAF Experts Arrive to Bulgaria for Further SAPARD Inspections

Experts of the European Anti-Fraud Office OLAF arrived to Sofia Monday on a mission to inspect payments to Bulgarian firms made under EU's SAPARD Program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 25, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1371

OLAF Director Expects Stricter State Control over EU Funds in Bulgaria

The Director of the European Anti-Fraud Office Franz-Hermann Br??ner said Friday he expected the Bulgarian state institutions would exert stricter control over the absorption of EU funding.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1681

Bulgaria's Security Agency to Work with OLAF against Financial Frauds

Bulgaria's State Agency for National Security DANS is going to cooperate actively with the European Anti-Fraud Office in order to prevent financial malfeasance.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1343

Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor Vows to Improve Communication with OLAF

After his meeting Monday with the OLAF Director Franz-Hermann Br??ner, Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Boris Velchev said his office was going to make efforts to perfect its communication with the European Anti-Fraud Unit. "Obviously, if the Bulgarian instit

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1702

OLAF Director Arrives in Sofia

A delegation of the European Anti-Fraud Office OLAF, led by OLAF's General Director Franz-Hermann Bruner arrived in Sofia Thursday, according to OLAF's press center. The official visit will last two days days while the delegation is going to meet with th

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 21, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1500
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