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Bulgaria's Rightists Warn of Russian Trojan horses in EP

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 18, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3012

Bulgaria's Commissioner: EU Must Expand Further

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 17, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1090

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party Sure to Win 3 MEP Seats

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 965

Michael Humphreys: Bulgaria Doing Well in the EU

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1082

Bulgaria Appoints Grancharova EU-Affairs Minister

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 16, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1564

Bulgaria "Wants to Bring Added Value to EU"

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).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1226

Bulgaria's Rural Areas Development Program Ready by April

Bulgaria will be ready with its rural areas development program by the end of March, Agriculture Minister Nihat Kabil said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 872

Another Party Joins Sofia Mayor's for MEP Elections

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 996

Bulgaria Appoints Election Committee for MEPs Vote

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 15, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 912

Bulgaria Gets EUR 42 M for Cross-Border Cooperation under Phare

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1262

BBC: EU Rejects Balkans Nuclear Plea

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 935

Bulgaria Names Grancharova New EU-Affairs Minister

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1020

Bulgaria, EC Sign Agreements for Transborder Coop

Bulgaria will sign Wednesday the financial agreements with the European Commission for transborder cooperation on the PHARE programme.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 14, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 880

Kuneva Backs Collective Redress in New Consumer Strategy

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1273

Bulgaria Boosts Election Body for MEPs Vote

Bulgaria's Central Election Committee will boost its numbers to 25 members for the upcoming elections for MEPs, it emerged on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 814

Bulgaria's Parties Choose Election Committee for MEP Vote

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 13, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 929

EC Rep Rules out Bulgaria's Nuke Units Re-Opening

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1200

Pollsters: Bulgaria's Socialist, Sofia Mayor Parties Gain Most EP Seats

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1184

Romania Postpones European Parliament Elections

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2740

Bulgaria's EU Commish Fights iTunes for Unfair Competition

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, who is in charge of consumer protection, has accused Apple Co. of unfair competition.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 12, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6566

EPP Decide Whether to Suspend Bulgarian Party May 15

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 11, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 962