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Bulgaria's Jailed Nurses Top MEP Ticket

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2391

Ethnic Turkish Party 2nd for Bulgaria's MEP Vote

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1028

Bulgaria's Turkish Party Not Ready with MEP Papers in Time

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 882

EP Socialists Want Lower Roaming Prices for EU

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 852

MEP Elections Spoil Graduation Balls in Bulgaria

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1287

Turkey Opens Industrial Policies, Enterprises EU Chapter March 29

EU ambassadors have given the green light for the opening of a second EU chapter of negotiations with Turkey, EUexpands reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 28, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 794

Public Figures and Students "Together in Europe"

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 27, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1142

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: 1277

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: 2633

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: 1671

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