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The right-wing hard-liners from Democrats for Strong Bulgaria warned of the danger of vesting what they called Russia's "Trojan horses" with the power of European parliamentarians.
"We need MEPs who know how to read and understand Bulgaria's interests, u
The EU should continue enlarging so that to preserve the hopes of those countries, which want to access to it, the consumer affairs commissioner, Bulgarian Meglena Kuneva said at a lecture at the Sofia University on Friday.
The block's enlargement helps
Bulgaria's Turkish ethnic Movement for Rights and Freedoms party is sure to get three MEP seats on the forthcoming votes, party's leader Ahmed Dogan announced Friday.
The party will try to win another, fourth seat, Dogan said before the central committee
The first two months of Bulgaria's EU membership can be considered a success, Michael Humphreys, Head of the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria, said during a visit to the southwestern town of Sandanski.
Bulgaria is taking her role seriously
Bulgaria's Parliament elected Friday Gergana Grancharova to be the country's new EU-Affairs minister.
A total of 157 MPs voted for Grancharova, who has been serving as deputy foreign minister until now.
Bulgaria wants to bring "added value" to the EU, Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin said at the official start of the 5th European Business Summit (EBS).
Bulgaria will be ready with its rural areas development program by the end of March, Agriculture Minister Nihat Kabil said.
Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov and his party GERB announced a new partner for the upcoming MEP elections - nationalists VMRO - BND.
The two parties signed an agreement in Sofia, while GERB's main MEP candidate Dushana Zdravkova signed a cooperation agreement
Bulgaria's president signed a decree for appointing the election body for the first vote for European parliamentarians, due on May 20.
Svetla Dimitrova, a judge at the Supreme Cassation Court and non-party member, put forward by the socialists, will chai
Bulgaria will receive a total of EUR 42 M for cross-border cooperation under Phare for 2006, the last year for funds allotment under the European Commission programme.
The European Union has rejected an appeal by five countries from south-eastern Europe to allow Bulgaria to restart two of the units at its Kozloduy nuclear power plant to reduce power shortages, the BBC reported on Wednesday.
"We are concerned about the
Gergana Grancharova, member of the ex-king party, who is currently serving as deputy foreign minister, will be Bulgaria's new EU-Affairs minister.
Plamen Panayotov, deputy chair of centrist Simeon II National Movement, broke the news in the town of Perni
Bulgaria will sign Wednesday the financial agreements with the European Commission for transborder cooperation on the PHARE programme.
EU consumer affairs commissioner, Bulgarian Meglena Kuneva, set out more than 20 legislative and non legislative initiatives to boost the retail side of the Single Market by 2013.
Bulgaria's Central Election Committee will boost its numbers to 25 members for the upcoming elections for MEPs, it emerged on Tuesday.
Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov starts Tuesday the talks with parliament's parties for the appointment of a Central Election Committee for the MEP vote.
The Committee will include 25 members and its mandate coincides with the one of the European Com
European Commission Representative in Bulgaria Michael Humphreys vigorously ruled out the re-opening of units 3&4 of the country's only nuclear power plant.
Humphreys emphasized the re-opening is completely out of the question and the units' closure is p
Bulgaria's first elected representatives at the European Parliament will be members of the socialist party, the recently minted right-wing GERB party, the nationalist Attack and their arch enemies the ethnic Turkish party, a survey shows.
Romania's cabinet decided on Monday to postpone its elections for the European Parliament, initially scheduled for May 13, despite the objections raised by two of the parties in the ruling coalition.
The decision was passed as a government ordinance subj
Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, who is in charge of consumer protection, has accused Apple Co. of unfair competition.
The European People's Party (EPP) will gather May 15 to decide whether to suspend Bulgaria's Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) from their ranks.
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