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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
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
Five Bulgarian air companies will no more carry out flights in the EU, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland, the state air administration decided on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Bulgaria is among the countries with poorest regions in the European Union, a research of Eurostat showed Monday.
Bulgaria's EU membership is an integral process, rooted in the past, which will continue for a long time in the future, President Georgi Parvanov said at a meeting
At the Monday meeting, President Parvanov conferred with the Vice President of the Europe
The European Union is not interested in applying safeguard measures to Bulgaria's justice system, Vice President of the European Commission Franco Frattini said on Friday.
Monitoring and safeguard clauses are not the best way to encourage a country's ach
Bulgarian emigrants in Turkey are to lodge an official complaint to the European Court against the newly adopted law, allowing MEP votes only by people, who have lived in a EU country member in the three months prior to the vote.
The initiative has been
Bulgaria's government decided Thursday to apply the Hare-Niemeyer method for allocating MEP mandates between the different parties, coalitions and initiative committees.
Bulgaria's interior minister proposed a unified standard for measuring corruption in the EU to be developed on Wednesday.
Minister Rumen Petkov gave his proposal at a working conference in Brussels
Bulgaria's Agriculture Ministry has received 22 signals for misappropriation with funds of the SAPARD program since its start, Minister Nihat Kabil announced Wednesday.
The last signal for misappropriation came from Germany and it is about an internation
Bulgaria's Parliament became the arena of a fierce argument over the law for voting for MEPs that ended with a party stepping out of the institution altogether.
Offended by the fact that the newly-hatched law literally leaves Bulgarians in Turkey without
Hamburg is launching raids against beggars from Eastern Europe by the end of the week, municipal administration head Markus Schreiber has announced.
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