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EU Delegation Visit Bulgaria's Rila over Illegal Construction

As more than 170,000 people have signed a petition against the ongoing illegal construction in Bulgaria's mountains, a delegation of 6 members of the European Parliament went Tuesday to the Rila mountain to check the problem on the spot. The delegation i

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1524

EU Research Institutes Launch European Energy Research Alliance

EU Commissioners for Research and Energy, Janez Potocnik and Andris Piebalgs welcomed Tuesday the initiative of leading research institutes in the European Union to found the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1924

Bulgaria Risks Becoming EU Cautionary Tale - Report

"Bulgaria risks becoming EU cautionary tale," states the title of an article published Monday in the electronic edition of International Herald Tribune. "When Bulgaria joined the European Union last year, this was supposed to mark the start of an ambitio

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European Court of Justice Head: New Members Best at Applying EU Law

The newly accepted EU member states apply the block's law system even better than the older ones, the President of the European Court of Justice, Vassilios Skouris, said Monday. The statement was made during Mr.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 27, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1753

OLAF Spokesman: Bulgaria Shows Political Will to Cooperate with Us

The spokesman of the EU Anti-Fraud Office OLAF Alessandro Buttice stated Monday there were strong trends showing that Bulgaria's authorities had the political will to cooperate increasingly with his institution.

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EU, Asian Leaders Agree to "Stick Together" amidst Financial Crisis

The leaders of the 27 EU members and of 16 Asian states, including the states from the ASEAN, have agreed to cooperate in order to tackle the effects of the raging global financial crisis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 25, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1988

European Parliament Awards Sakharov Prize to Chinese Political Activist

The European Parliament's awarded Thursday its 2008 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to the Chinese political activist, prominent human rights activist and dissident Hu Jia. Hu Jia has embraced a wide range of causes, including environmental issues,

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2554

European Parliament Declares 1930s Ukrainian Famine Crime Against Humanity

The Members of the European Parlaiment (MEP) issued a resolution Thursday describing the artificial famine in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as "an appalling crime against the Ukrainian people, and against humanity". According to the resolution, the Holodomor fami

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1824

Bulgaria Govt Hires Belgian Lobbyists over Post-EU-Accession Troubles

Bulgaria's government has hired the Brussels law firm Alber & Geiger as consultants as it lobbies the European Commission over its decision to freeze significant amounts of its EU funding, the UK publication Legal Week reported Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 23, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1989

PM Reports on Bulgaria's Role in EU Decision-making Process

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev presented Wednesday the first official report on the country's role in the decision-making process in the EU under the Slovenian and French Presidency. "During the past two years since Bulgaria became a member o

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EU to Give EUR 4.5 B to Western Balkans, Turkey - Report

The EU is to provide EUR 4.5 B in financial aid coming under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) programme for eight southeastern European countries until 2010.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 21, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1437

Annual Meeting of Chief Auditors of EU Structural Funds Held in Cardiff

The annual meeting of the "Homologues' Group" of European auditors opened Monday in Cardiff and is hosted this year by the Welsh Assembly Government as announced in apr??s release of the European commission. Danuta H??bner, Commissioner for Regional Poli

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 20, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2107

European Council Sets up Mechanism to Deal with Financial Crisis

The European Council declared Thursday that the European Union (EU) leaders had agreed on the need for coordinated economic policies to deal with current and future financial crises. At the two-day summit in Brussels, the 27 EU member states agreed to ba

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 16, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1875

Bulgaria's Sliven to Develop Drainage Infrastructure with ISPA Funds

Bulgaria's Sliven municipality is to develop its water infrastructure with the money allocated through ISPA fund as provides an agreement signed Wednesday by the town's Mayor Yordan Lechkov and Environment Minister Dzhevdet Chakarov. All the money on the

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Bulgaria PM Takes Part in Regular European Council Meeting in Brussels

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev is participating Wednesday and Thursday in the regular European Council meeting in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 15, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1041

SAPARD Payments in Bulgaria Renewed from State Budget

Bulgaria's National Agriculture Fund has renewed payments for approved SAPARD projects, using money from the national budget, officials reported Tuesday. About BGN 200 M will be paid from the budget to compensate the blocked funds under the program.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 14, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1797

Interior Minister Kicks off Issuing of Bulgarian EU License Plates

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Mihail Mikov visited Monday the northwest city of Vidin where he placed the first Bulgarian EU license plate during a special ceremony.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 13, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1735

Eurozone Leaders Agree on Joint Plan to Tackle Financial Crisis

The leaders of the Eurozone states agreed late Sunday night in Paris on a joint package to deal with the consequences of the raging global financial crisis.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 13, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1413

Bulgaria Famous Rose to Be Planted in France

Oleaginous roses from the Bulgarian region of Kazanlak are going to be planted in front of the City Hall in the French suburb of Saint Herblain on October 12. Saint Herblain is the largest suburb of the city of Nantes, and lies adjacent to its west side.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 9, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1658

Bulgaria Road Fund Has Abused EU Funds in 21 Projects

The former Bulgarian "Road Fund," which has been transformed into an Agency under the management of the Bulgarian Prime Minister has illegally approved 21 projects form the European Union "Regional Development" program. The information was announced Tues

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3345

Over Hundred Bulgarians Work for EC

A total of 143 Bulgarians currently hold administrative jobs at the European Commission (EC) in Brussels with a hiring goal of 227 by 2011, according to the EC. 102 Bulgarians have assistant positions with a quote of 133, which must be filled by 2011.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 7, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1565
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