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Bulgarian Social Democrats Donate Blood in MEP Election Drive

Bulgaria's Social Democrats Coalition added a humanitarian shade to their MEP election campagin with a blood donation drive on Wednesday. The leader of the Coalition's list of MEP candidates presided over a round table on the problems of people with disa

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 993

9 NGOs to Supervise Bulgaria's MEPs Vote

A total of nine NGOs will supervise the elections for MEPs in Bulgaria, the spokesperson of the Central Electoral Committee announced Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 919

Ex-EP Head Calls on Bulgarians to Vote at MEP Elections

The former European Parliament's President Pat Cox called for high activity at the forthcoming MEP elections in Bulgaria. Cox, who is also the Chairman of the European Movement International, read a lecture in the Information Centre of the Defence Minist

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 969

Kardzhali Sees Record-High Number of Bulgarians Off MEP Voting Lists

A record-high number of Bulgarians, registered in the predominantly ethnic Turkish district of Kardzhali, have been scratched off the voting lists for the May 20 elections. A total of 85,000 voters will not be allowed to the polling stations, because of

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1057

US, EU Vow to "Reinforce" Efforts to Free Libyan-jailed Bulgarian Nurses

US and EU leaders vowed to step up efforts to free five Bulgarian nurses, sentenced to death on charges of intentionally infecting more than 400 children with the AIDS virus, at a summit late on Monday. "While reaffirming our sympathy to the children inf

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2091

Bulgarian Journalist Warns EU Justice Commish of Corruption

The Bulgarian journalist Martin Karbovski has sent a letter to the EU Commissioner on Justice, Freedom and Security to warn him that the relations between the Bulgarian institutions and country's journalists are corrupted and extremely bureaucratic. Besi

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 29, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1672

Germany May Curb Labour Access for East Europeans by 2011

Germany's ruling coalition has called for restricting the access of East Europeans to its labour market by 2011, two years later than initially planned.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1252

Bulgaria's Watchdog Fines Nationalists Over MEP Election Video

Bulgaria's Central Election Committee has decided to slap a fine on nationalist party Ataka (Attack) for breaking the law with their MEP election video. The Committee ruled on the clip after the head of the election headquarters of Simeon II National Mov

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1481

Bulgaria's Youth Could Build Modern Europe - EU Commissioner

Young people have the amazing chance of being among the builders of modern Bulgaria and modern Europe, the Balkan country's EU commissioner Meglena Kuneva said before students in Sofia University. Kuneva's lecture titled "The Young People and Europe" mar

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1547

FT: Brussels Slammed for Letting Bulgaria, Romania Off the Hook

Four of the most powerful EU member states have harshly criticized Brussels for not taking seriously its promise to maintain pressure on Bulgaria and Romania to complete promised legal reforms, the Financial Times reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1960

EP Votes for Review of Libya Ties over Bulgaria's Medics

The European Parliament has urged the Commission "to review its policy tools vis-? -vis Libya" given Tripoli's failure to ensure a fair trial for five Bulgarian nurses and one Palestinian doctor accused of intentionally infecting children with the AIDS vi

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1198

Election Watchdog Gets Five Cars for MEP Vote

Bulgaria's Central Election Committee will get five cars for its needs for the upcoming MEP elections as soon as possible, State Administration Minister Nikolay Vassilev said on Thursday. The cars will be of the Peugeout brand, Vassilev told Darik News.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 747

EP Considers Report Amendment on Libya-Jailed Bulgarian Nurses' Case

The European Parliament is to decide whether to make an amendment in its human rights report for 2006 concerning the case of the Bulgarian nurses on a death row in Libya. The amendment, which was proposed by the Bulgarian MEP Antonya Parvanova, provides

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1063

Bulgarian Rightists Get Extra Support for MEP Vote

Bulgaria's Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) announced Wednesday that another rightist fraction - New Time will offer them support in the upcoming MEP elections.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1185

Bulgaria Names 6 MEP Runners State Security Collaborators

Six out of 218 runners in Bulgaria's first MEP elections were revealed to have been state security collaborators. One of the candidates was on the pay-roll and the other five worked secretly, the head of the secret files committee Evtim Kostadinov announ

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1980

Bulgaria's Socialists, Sofia Mayor's Party Top MEP Race - Poll

A survey has showed that Bulgaria's socialists would garner some 23% of the votes in the upcoming MEP elections, followed by Sofia Mayor's party GERB with 16%. This would have been the situation if the elections have been held last week, the National Cen

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 24, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1303

EU May Sanction Bulgaria for Slacking

European Commission experts have warned that Bulgaria is one of the 24 country members that still haven't implemented the directive for markets of financial instruments in its laws and this may lead to sanctions. This is one of the most important EU dire

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 24, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1524

Bulgaria, Romania Join EU-Russia Partnership Agreement

The names of Bulgaria and Romania, which joined the European Union at the beginning of the year, have been added to the current EU-Russia partnership agreement. A joint statement to this effect was signed in Luxembourg by Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 24, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1547

17 Foreigners to Vote in Bulgaria's MEP Elections

Seventeen foreign nationals, citizens of the European Union and permanent residents in Bulgaria, have applied for joining the country's first vote for European parliamentarians, the central election body announced.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 23, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1499

Bulgarian UFD Party Kicks-off Low-key MEP Campaign

Bulgarian centre-right Union of Free Democrats (UFD) vowed to keep its campaign for the European Parliament elections low-key, focusing on issues rather than attention-seeking events. "Our goal is not to have loud concerts, but to give the voters a clear

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 22, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1023

Bulgaria Centre-Right GERB Party Kicks-Off MEP Campaign

Bulgarian centre-right GERB party, whose unofficial leader is popular Sofia mayor Boyko Borissov, kicked off its campaign for the European Parliament on Sunday with a rally and a concert in the capital. The party, which was officially registered last yea

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 22, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1116