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Washington to Lobby in Brussels for Bulgaria's Nuke Units

Bulgaria is hopeful that Washington officials will lobby in Brussels for bringing back to life its two decommissioned nuke units. Karen Harbert, Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs with the US Department of Energy, is planning to put

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 3, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1130

Bulgaria to Found National Centre for EU Youth Programs

Bulgaria's state agency for youth and sport prepared and introduced to the Council of ministers a project for founding a centre for European youth initiatives on Thursday. The project is for founding a National Centre "European Youth Programs and Initiat

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 2, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 794

Bulgarian Gifts All MEPs Martenitsa for Health

Bulgarian MEP Martin Dimitrov had prepared a martenitsa for each of his 784 colleagues in the European Parliament. Made by students from Bulgaria's second city of Plovdiv, the red and white interwoven threads that are exchanged every year on March 1 for

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 1, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 962

UK to Extradite Prisoners Back to Bulgaria, Romania - Report

The UK is planning on sending foreign criminals to serve their sentences in their homelands, because the country's jails are overflowing. Close to 9,800 foreigners will be moved, Romanian daily Zula reported, adding that the first to go would be Romanian

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1452

EU Funds Decentralization Project Unveiled in Bulgaria

The Netherlands' Ambassador to Sofia Willem van Ee and the head of the Bulgarian Industrial Association Bozhidar Danev presented Monday a new EU funded project. Financed by the MATRA KAP program of the Dutch embassy, the initiative aims at decentralizin

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1285

Bulgarians Dubbed the Most Unhappy Europeans

Bulgarians are by far the most unhappy nations in the European Union, a poll has showed. Held in November and December of 2006, the Eurobarometer poll portrays the Balkan nation as the bluest people in the Union, although it points out that the pre-acces

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2009

Bulgaria to Join European Defense Agency Project

Bulgaria has been invited to join a EUR 5 M project of the European Defense Agency, the state information security commission announced at a meeting. Local defense companies will take part in the creation of a light armoured machine that could be transpo

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1195

Bulgaria's Agro Parties Unite for MEP Elections

Bulgaria's Agro National Union (BANU) party approved the agreement signed with the Nikola Petkov party for uniting agro parties for the upcoming MEP and local elections in 2007.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1129

Bulgarian Municipalities Unprepared for Applying for EU Funds

Bulgarian municipalities do not have the administrative capacity to prepare their projects to apply for Euro funds financing, Deputy PM Emel Etem said on Saturday. Etem attended the forum "Preparing the local authorities for absorbing EU structural funds

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1087

No Bulgarian Air Carriers in EASA's "Black List"

Bulgaria's State Air Administration presented the measures it has taken for improvement of the air policy of the country on Thursday on the sitting of the European Agency for Aviation Safety. The Agency was satisfied wit the measures and as result there

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1440

5 Bulgarian Air Carriers Banned from Flying in EU

Five Bulgarian air companies will no more carry out flights in the EU, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland, the state air administration decided on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1630

Sub-Commission Controls EU Funds Absorption in Bulgaria

A sub-commission, which is to observe the absorption of the European Funds is to be instituted, Bulgaria's Parliament decided on a Friday session.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 839

EU Members to Drop Labour Restrictions for Bulgaria Earlier

Some of the older EU member states may lift their labour market restrictions for Bulgarians in the beginning of 2008, Bulgarian Social Minister Emilia Maslarova said. Maslarova said these are her expectations and she believes they are real.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1236

Bulgarian Ministers Discuss CEI Presidency Priorities

Bulgaria's Council of Ministers approved the priorities of the country's presidency of the Central European Initiative (CEI) for 2007 at a meeting on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 837

Bulgarians to Vote for MEPs with Separate Ballots

Bulgarians will vote with separate white ballots with just one option on them on the MEP elections in 2007, the National Assembly decided Thursday. MPs from the ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms did not keep their last week's promise

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 794

Sofia Hosts Round Table on New EU Economic Perspectives

Bulgaria's deputy energy ministers opened Wednesday a round table, which goes under the title "Bulgaria in the European Union - new opportunities and perspectives" in the Sheraton Hotel in Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 902

EU Youth Orchestra Invites Bulgarian Talents

The European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO), which unites the most talented young musicians of the community member states, will invite artists from Bulgaria to join, its co-founder announced on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 882

Bulgaria's Former President Heads Rightists' MEP List

Bulgaria's former President Petar Stoyanov is at the top of the list of the rightists' MEP candidates. That was announced by Stoyanov himself after the meeting of the National council of Union of Democratic Forces on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 805

Alarmingly Few Bulgarians Ready to Vote for MEPs

The number of Bulgarians who would vote for the country's representatives in the European Parliament is alarmingly low, a survey has showed. Held by Barometer Info, the survey stated that the number Bulgarians ready to vote in those elections is lower th

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 902

Bulgaria Opens "EU Year of Equal Opportunities"

Bulgaria launched the EU Year of Equal Opportunities 2007 on Tuesday. At a special ceremony at Sofia's Sheraton Hotel, Labour and Social Policy Minister Emiliya Maslarova gave the start of the initiative.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 935

Bulgaria with Largest Number of Poorest Regions in EU

Bulgaria is among the countries with poorest regions in the European Union, a research of Eurostat showed Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | February 19, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1384