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The campaign in support of five Bulgarian nurses, sentenced to death in Libya, to become elected to the EP is gathering momentum, with signatures being collected across the country.
Bulgaria's right-wing party "Order, Rule of Law and Justice" has vowed t
Right-wing hardliners Democrats for Strong Bulgaria became the third party to register for the European Parliament vote after collecting more than 35, 000 signatures, two times more than the required minimum.
Bulgaria's socialists harshly criticized the campaign for nominating for MEPs the death-sentenced medics in Libya, calling it nothing but obscenity.
The centrist party of Bulgaria's former king has been given the green light to register for the first elections for MEPs with 15,000 signatures to back its runners.
Bulgaria's election body officially registered for the May 20 European Parliament vote the center-rightist GERB party, inspired and established last year by the mayor of the capital.
Bulgaria waited until the last day to submit its justice reform report, which together with the findings of a monitoring mission, will serve as the basis of a EU report in June.
The report could recommend that the EU trigger the safeguard clauses that wo
Nederlands Dans Theater I, one of the leading dance companies world-wide, performed for the first time in Sofia in the evening of March 29. The event marked the beginning of the BG-NL Cultural Celebration 2007 program on occasion of Bulgaria's accession t
The European Union on Thursday partially reopened membership negotiations with Turkey, focusing on the enterprise and industrial policy chapter.
The Bulgarian medics, tried in Libya in a travesty HIV trial, will be listed as the first six candidates for MEPs on the ticket of the right-wing party "Order, Rule of Law and Justice".
The political formation, set up before last year's presidential elec
The ethnic Turkish ally in Bulgaria's ruling coalition became the second party to register for the European Parliament vote albeit handing in its papers with a slight delay.
Dozens of journalists waited in vain at the Central Election Commission in Sofia on Thursday, as ethnic Turkish party Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) didn't submit the papers for the MEP elections in time.
Instead of handing in their papers betwee
The Parliamentary Group of the Party of European Socialists is pushing for lower roaming prices throughout the European Union.
"[The group] will do best to reach the best possible agreement when it comes to roaming prices in EU countries," its vice-presi
The date set for MEP elections in Bulgaria has upset hundreds of high-school students that are about to graduate this year.
Schools will have to be closed to play polling stations on May 19 and 20, and graduation ceremonies that have been planned for tha
EU ambassadors have given the green light for the opening of a second EU chapter of negotiations with Turkey, EUexpands reported.
The Representation of the European Commission in Bulgaria organized an international conference to mark the 50th anniversary since the founding of the EU in Sofia's Hilton Hotel on Monday and Tuesday.
The European Union will rethink its policy concerning Libya to find a more efficient way of dealing with the case of the five Bulgarian nurses jailed in Tripoli.
The Foreign Commission with the European Parliament adopted a change in its yearly report on
The five Bulgarian nurses, sentenced to death in Libya, have officially agreed to run for MEPs on the ticket of the party of former constitutional judge and failed right-wing presidential candidate Georgi Markov.
The nurses' willingness to represent "Ord
Bulgaria is the country that uses the Internet the least among the 27 EU member states, according to a survey by Eurobarometer.
Michael Humphreys, head of the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria opened the annual civil initiative Spring Day in Europe 2007 on Monday and took part in a discussion for the education in EU together will Bulgarian students.
The EU is a winning project because it is realized by people who follow their dreams, said Bulgaria's EU-Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova at a Monday round table on the occasion of the block's 50th anniversary.
"For 50 years the customs collaboration
Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov's center-rightist GERB formation became the first party to register for the May 20 European Parliament vote on Monday.
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