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Bulgaria PM Gets EU Support for Cabinet Changes

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has received the support of the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso for the recent changes in the government.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 29, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1280

Spain Won't Expel Illegal Workers from Bulgaria and Romania

Spain will not be able to expel any more Bulgarians and Romanians working there illegally after a ruling of the Spanish Supreme Court.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2185

Bulgaria Has Cheapest Labor in EU

Bulgaria has the cheapest labor force in the European Union with an average payment of EUR 2,1 per hour, according to a EUROSTAT research.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 25, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2410

EU Parliament Urges Macedonia to Stop Instilling Hatred against Bulgaria

The European Parliament (EP) insisted that Macedonia stop instilling hatred against its neighbor Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 24, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4049

Bulgaria Trains to Run at 200km/h after EU-Funded Reconstruction

Some Bulgarian trains will be able to travel at a speed of 200 km/h after EUR 580 M from the EU Operative Program "Transport" are absorbed for the modernization and reconstruction of Bulgaria's railways by 2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 22, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2441

Bulgaria EU Affairs Min: Turkey to Play Key Role in Balkans if Accepted to EU

If accepted to the big European family, Turkey would play an important role in the currently unstable Balkans, EU Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova said Saturday. The statement was made at the opening of the conference "The European and Non-European A

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 19, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1787

Deputy PM to Control European Funding for Bulgaria

A Deputy PM without portfolio is to take responsibility for monitoring and coordination of the European funding for Bulgaria, deputy-chair of the NMSP party Milen Velchev announced after a meeting of the three-way ruling coalition. The idea was approved

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1575

EU Justice Council to Discuss Terrorism Fight in Luxembourg

The European Justice and Home Affairs Council is to discuss the measures for fight against terrorism at a sitting, which will be held in Luxembourg on Friday. The members will also debate over a project for a frame decision for executing court rulings th

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 18, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1145

EU with No Means to Pressure Bulgaria and Romania to Reform - Report

The European Union few ways of pressuring its newest member states, Bulgaria and Romania, to reform despite Brussels's frustration with their failure to combat corruption and organized crime, the Financial Times reported Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1506

EU Commission Demands Explanation from Bulgaria over Batak Slaughter Controversy

The European Commission is requiring an explanation from Bulgarian authorities about the measures taken regarding the death threats in certain media issued against the art critic Martina Baleva and the German professor Ulf Brunnbauer.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4440

Application for EU Rural Areas Grants Starts in Bulgaria

The application procedure for grants under the EU Rural Areas Development Program was open in Bulgaria on Thursday. All 28 regional directorates of the Executive Agency now accept applications for grants under the first two measures - "Creating of Farms

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 17, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3914

Bulgaria Judicial Council Scorns Its Inspectorate's Problematic Cases Analysis

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council reacted negatively to a representative analysis prepared by the Council's Inspectorate. The analysis is dedicated to the 4000 prosecutor's office lawsuits returned last year for further investigation.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1440

Bulgaria Opens Cyrillic Alphabet Exhibit at European Parliament

An exhibition dedicated to the Cyrillic Alphabet was open by Bulgarian Socialist Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday. The exhibition, which was organized at the initiative of Bulgarian MEP from Atanas Paparizov, attracted the in

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 16, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1369

Sofia Mayor to Take Part in EPP Forum in Dublin

The Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov, who is also the informal leader of Bulgaria's GERB party, left Monday for Dublin, Ireland, where he is going to participate at a special meeting of European People's Party (EPP). The meeting will be attended by the leaders

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1284

Bulgaria PM Meets GRECO President over Corruption Prevention

Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev is to meet Monday with the president of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), Drago Kos, to discuss Bulgaria's fight against corruption and measures for prevention. Members of the Ministry Council, the Supreme Ju

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 14, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1129

EC Avoids Comment on Bulgaria Interior Min's Resignation

Following the practice not to comment on interior problems of the member countries, the European Commission avoided to make any statements, concerning the resignation of Bulgaria's Interior Minister, spokesman Marc Gray said Sunday. "EC accepts the news

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 13, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1152

Bulgaria EU Affairs Minister: Main Thing to Do Is Reform

The Bulgarian European Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova said Saturday that the main thing Bulgaria must do was to reform the Interior Ministry.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 12, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1185

Bulgaria MEPs: Macedonia Must Stop Its Arrogant Behavior against Neighbors

The Bulgarian Member of European Parliament from the Party of European Socialists Evgeni Kirilov said Macedonia's attitude towards Bulgaria was just as arrogant as it is towards its other neighbor Greece.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 10, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3533

The Times: Brussels to Stop EU Money for Bulgaria over Organized Crime

The UK newspaper the Times published Thursday an article about Bulgaria's organized problems suggesting it might be a good idea for the EU to freeze all funding for the country if it fails again to deal with the situation.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 10, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1787

European People's Party Also Warns Bulgaria over Showcase Murders

The Chair of the European People's Party and European Democrats (EPP-ED) group in the EU Parliament Joseph Daul warned Wednesday the Bulgarian government that it might face EU sanctions because of its failure to combat corruption and organized crime.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1099

EU Warns Bulgaria over Organized Crime after Murders in Sofia

The European Union warned Bulgaria that it must take immediate measures in order end the gangster violence in Sofia after the recent murders of important public figures, the British newspaper the Independent reported on Wednesday. The Independent reminds

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 9, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1728
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