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Bulgarians Reflect upon Vote Choice before First MEP Elections

A day before the first MEP vote, Bulgarians consider their vote for the 18 officials, who are going to represent the country in. On 20 May Bulgarians are given the chance to choose which of the runners are most eligible to represent the country in the Eu

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 19, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1047

Bulgarian Socialists Recover Ground in Last Week before MEP Vote

Support for Bulgaria's Socialists swelled in the last week of campaigning ahead of the European Parliament vote on Sunday, and they stand to gain the largest number of MEP seats, a poll showed on Friday. The Socialists, the senior partner in Bulgaria's t

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 18, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1138

EU, Libya "Close to Deal" on Bulgarian Medics

The European Union and the relatives of Libyan children infected with the HIV virus are in talks that could result in the release of five Bulgarian nurses, held in the northern African country, Darik News reported on Friday. The compromise solution propo

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 18, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1108

Sofia Hosts Forum of CEI Countries' FMs

The foreign ministers of the countries of the Central European Initiative gathered Friday in the Boyana residence at the invitation of Bulgaria's FM Ivaylo Kalfin. The forum is in the framework of Bulgaria's president of the Initiative.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 18, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1110

Bulgaria Discusses EU Future

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva is to read Friday a lection on the block's future before the students of Burgas Free University. Commissioner Kuneva will also take part in a seminar on the topic "EU policies for consumers' protection", which ha

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 18, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1031

Young Artists Find Bulgaria's Place in European Puzzle

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva awarded the winners in the contest "Bulgaria - Part of the European Puzzle" at a special ceremony on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1202

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Leads Consumers' Classes

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva leaded Thursday a discussion on the consumers' rights, which took place in the building of European Commission Representation in Sofia. The new directive regulating consumer credits, which has already been introd

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1322

Bulgaria's Parliament OKs Borrowing EUR 380 M from EIB

Bulgaria's parliament decided Thursday to give green light for contracting the European Investment Bank to co-finance a project for repairs of transit roads. The total length of the road segments included in the project is 1535 kilometers, all of them pl

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1097

Only One Voter per Polling Station in 86 Bulgarian Towns - Survey

In 86 towns in Bulgaria there is only voter per polling station for the upcoming MEP elections, shows data of the civil registration and administrative services directorate of country's Regional Development Ministry.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 16, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1141

EU Financial Instruments Directive Goes into Effect in November

The EU's directive on financial instruments will enter into force on November 1, European Commissioner in charge of internal markets Charlie McCreevy said in Sofia on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 15, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1340

Bulgarian MEP Urges Med Workers to Learn Working with EU Operating Programs

Bulgaria's medical workers must learn how it can work easier with EU's operating programs, outgoing MEP Antonia Parvanova said Tuesday at the opening of a seminar dedicated to the healthcare.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 15, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1166

EC Shies away from Bulgaria's Corruption Flap

EU Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini has described the large-scale corruption scandal that recently shook Bulgaria as a test for high-level corruption combat in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 15, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1492

Actors in Transparent Polling Boxes Provoke Bulgarians' Interest in MEP Vote

Dozens of Sofia citizens were taken aback on Monday after young actors and even children took their attention from inside of transparent polling booths.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1084

PM: Bulgaria Able to Get Maximum EU Funds Projects

Bulgaria has the possibility to negotiate over a maximum number of EU funds projects in the second half of 2007, country's PM announced Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1314

Bulgaria's Centrists Amaze Voters with Techno-Parade

The centrist party of Bulgaria's former king staged Sunday a techno-parade in the streets of Sofia as part of their MEP pre-election campaign. The rally of the National Movement Simeon The Second (NDSV) was headed by cheerleaders from the cities of Sofia

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1243

Bulgarian Officials, EU Justice Commissioner Discuss Country's Political Crisis

Bulgaria's chief prosecutor and interior minister will meet Monday the EU Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini in Brussels, where they will discuss the political crisis in the country over the recent money draining scandal.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1306

Young Actors Provoke Bulgarians' Interest in MEP Vote

Dozens of Sofia citizens were taken aback on Sunday after being accosted by young people from behind the walls of transparent polling booths.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 13, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1127

EU Internal Markets Commissioner Visits Bulgaria

European Union Internal Market Commissioner Charlie McCreevy, who is the 27-nation bloc's top financial watchdog, will visit Bulgaria on May 14 and 15. McCreevy is scheduled to meet Finance Minister Plamen Oresharski, European Affairs Minister Gergana Gr

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 13, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 960

Bulgarian Rightists Gather 2,000 in MEP Rally

Bulgaria's Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) gathered about 2,000 people for their election rally in Sofia. The party's leader Ivan Kostov was pointed out as the man who, as Prime Minister, first started the negotiations for Bulgaria's EU accession.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1224

Bulgaria's Ruling Coalition to Mull its Priorities After MEP Vote

Bulgaria's three-way ruling coalition will gather to discuss its priorities after the MEP elections in the country, Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev said. Stanishev spoke before the congress of KNSB labour union on Saturday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1013

EU Mulling Consumer Credit Directive

The European Union is about to introduce a new directive regulating consumer credits, Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva announced in Dobrich. She explained that if the bill passes through, consumers would be able to pay off that type of credits b

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1262