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EU to Rethink Libya-Concerning Policy

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1067

Jailed Bulgarian Medics Insist on Shot at MEP Seats

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 923

Bulgarians Use Internet Least of All EU States - Survey

Bulgaria is the country that uses the Internet the least among the 27 EU member states, according to a survey by Eurobarometer.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1165

Michael Humphreys: Bulgaria's Youth is Europe's Future

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1251

Bulgaria's EU-Affairs Minister: EU is Winning Cosmopolitan Project

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2610

GERB Party First to Register for Bulgaria's MEP Vote

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov's center-rightist GERB formation became the first party to register for the May 20 European Parliament vote on Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 995

Michael Humphreys: EU will be Even Stronger in 50 Years

Bulgaria organized Sunday a gala concert to start the celebrations of the 50th anniversary since the signing of the Treaty of Rome, which marked the foundation of the European Economic Community. In his welcoming speech, the Head of the Representation of

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2614

Bulgaria's MEP Candidates Sign Up for May Vote

Parties, coalition and initiative committees, which are willing to join the race for Bulgaria's first European parliamentarians in May, started to submit documents for registration at the electoral body.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 26, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 836

EU Marks 50th Anniversary with Declaration of Berlin

Leaders of the European Union Adopted Sunday the Declaration of Berlin with which the EU marked its 50th anniversary.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1781

Bulgarian Rightist Party Presents its EP Aims

Bulgaria's Union of the Democratic Forces presented Sunday the goals they will achieve in the European Parliament when party's members join it after the MEP elections on May 20.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 25, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 972

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: 1336

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: 1043

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: 1668

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