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Bulgaria's President: EU is Most Successful Political Project

The European Union is the most successful political project, Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov said Sunday upon signing the join Berlin Declaration that marked EU's 50 anniversary.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1335

European Union Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Leaders of all 27 EU member states gathered in Berlin to mark Unions 50th anniversary.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1041

Bulgaria's Pop Star Joins EU Celebration Concert

Bulgaria's singer Maria Ilieva is to take part in the great Saturday concert, which will be one of the events to mark the 50th anniversary since the founding of the EU. Maria is the only Bulgarian national, invited to perform her hits in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 24, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1662

Bulgaria to Rush Greenhouse Emissions Plan

Following news reports that EC was taking legal action against six member states, including Bulgaria, for failing to provide information about greenhouse emissions, the country has decided to act quickly. The Council of Ministers will accept the second p

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1342

Bulgaria's GERB Stands Against Turkey's EU Bid

Bulgaria's GERB party, running second in the polls before the European Parliament elections, took a stand on Friday against Turkey's bid to be accepted into the EU. Speaking to supporters at the opening of the party's headquarters in Sofia, GERB unoffici

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1279

EU Relaxes Restrictions on Bulgarian Dairy Goods

The European executive relaxed the restrictions on Bulgarian dairy products, allowing the country's producers to export goods that do not meet the bloc's stringent criteria to third-party countries, Darik News reported on Friday. The deal, brokered by Bu

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 23, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 927

Weapons Transportation from Bulgaria to EU - Only with Police Permit

Transportation of weapons and ammunition from Bulgaria to the EU member states and the other way around will be allowed only after receiving a special permit from Bulgarian police, the parliament decided Thursday. The government adopted several changes t

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1844

EU Transport Ministers Approve Air Agreement with US

Transport and telecommunications ministers from the 27 EU member states approved Thursday the air transport agreement with the US. The open-skies agreement will allow European airlines, for the first time, to run transatlantic flights to any American cit

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 828

EU "Still Watching Bulgaria Closely"

Bulgaria is still being closely watched by the EU in 6 problem areas, the country's EU Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova said before the Parliamentary Commission for EU integration. By the end of March Bulgaria has to present a report on how well it i

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1328

Romania May Decrease Ferryboat Taxes

Romania may drip the ferryboat taxes that it gathers from the Oryahovo-Bechet line that connects it to Bulgaria, Transport Minister Petar Mutafchiev told journalists in Brussels. Passengers have been complaining of the high taxes for a while now and Roma

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1159

Bulgaria Joined Euro Controle Route

Bulgaria became Thursday a full-fledged member of the Euro Controle Route, EU's press centre informed. The country is an observer in the organization since the beginning of 2007, when it joined the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 959

EU Legal Action Against Bulgaria over Missing Info on Greenhouse Emissions

The European Commission is taking legal action against six member states, Bulgaria among them, for failing to provide information required as part of the EU's efforts to combat climate change, the European executive said on Thursday. Bulgaria will receiv

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 959

Rehn: Failure on Kosovo to Trigger Chaos in the Balkans

EU enlargement chief Olli Rehn has warned of "instability and even chaos in the Balkans" if the UN Security Council fails to agree on a solution for the controversial Kosovo issue, dpa reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1070

European Transport Ministers Discuss Air Agreement with US

Transport and telecommunications ministers from the 27 EU member states will meet on Thursday to discuss the progress reached on the air transport agreement with the US. The open-skies agreement will allow European airlines, for the first time, to run tr

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 723

Eastern Europeans "Harder Working" than Scottish Counterparts

Most construction industry managers think Eastern Europeans work harder than their Scottish counterparts and many believe they are more skilled, according to a new survey, cited by the Herald.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 22, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 848

Michael Humphreys: Bulgaria Gets EUR 7 B from EU Until 2014

Bulgaria is to receive EUR 7 B form the EU during the first seven years after the country's accession to the block, said the Head of the European Commission Representation Michael Humphreys on Wednesday. "Bulgaria was ready to join the European family bu

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1483

Bulgaria Opens 6 Offices for Biometrical Data in North Africa

Bulgaria's envoys to six countries in North Africa will open officesers for biometrical data, EU Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova announced on Wednesday. She announced the news upon delivering her report for her work as a deputy foreign minister for

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 994

Most Bulgarians Unaware How to Vote for MEPs - Survey

The biggest part of Bulgarians is totally unaware of the preferential voting for MEPs on May 20, a survey of Barometer info has showed. It was carried out among 909 Bulgarians in the period March 17-19.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 962

Arte TV Airs Bulgaria-Dedicated Series

French-German Arte TV has aired a series of films dedicated on Bulgaria to mark the country's EU accession.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 21, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 899

Bulgaria's Election Body Frowns at "Jailed Nurses for MEPs" Idea

Officials from the Central Election Committee firmly objected to the recently hatched idea that the five nurses, jailed in Libya, are nominated for MEPs in Bulgaria's first upcoming elections for European parliamentarians.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1986

Bulgaria's Fin Min Shares EU Integration Experience with Turkish Counterpart

Bulgaria's financial minister conferred Tuesday with the Turkish state minister on the process of Euro-integration as Turkey is currently a candidate country to the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 20, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1088