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Steinmeier, Borrell, Rehn: EU Fully Supports Bulgaria

Bulgaria can fully rely on the support of the EU including for the Bulgarian medics unjustly sentenced in Libya.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 2, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1795

PM: Bulgaria Is Willing to Make EU More Successful

Bulgaria joins the EU at a high level of economic growth, with the ability to adapt fast to the changing world and willing to make the Union more united and successful, Bulgaria's PM Sergey Stanishev said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1014

Bulgaria, EU Flags Raised at Festive Ceremony

The flags of Bulgaria and the EU were officially raised Monday at a festive ceremony in front of the Unknown Soldier monument in Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1257

Portugal May Restrict Its Labour Market for Bulgaria, Romania

Portugal is likely to restrict the access of Bulgarian and Romanian employees to its labour market, AFP said citing Portugal government official.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1569

Romania and Bulgaria Remove Customs Barriers

Customs officials in Bulgaria's northern border city of Silistra removed the barrier at the land checkpoint on January 1, 2007 at 1 a.m.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1680

Bulgarian Peak Becomes Highest EU Border Point

Bulgaria's peak Ruen (2291m) in the Osogovo Mountain has become the highest border point of the European Union. Ruen is the highest peak in the Osogovo Mountain located over the western town of Kyustendil and close to Bulgaria's border with the FYROM.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1340

Fairy Ship Sails in Sofia Streets

A fairy ship "sailed" in Sofia's streets on January 1 to bid Bulgaria good luck in its EU course.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1248

Bulgaria's Airports Introduce EU Security Regulations

Bulgaria's airports have implemented the EU hand luggage security regulations for all planes taking off for states of the Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1306

Bulgaria, Romania's Accession Moves EU Geographic Centre

Bulgaria and Romania's EU accession will move the geographic centre of the Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 907

Bulgaria Introduces Visas for Macedonia

The citizens of the FYROM will need visas to come to Bulgaria as the required document has already been introduced. The visas will be free and people will apply for them at the Bulgarian embassy in Skopje and the General Consulate in Bitola.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 874

Sofia, Bucharest Jump on Slowing Enlargement Train

The accession of the two new EU member states - Bulgaria and Romania - has come amid falling enthusiasm in Europe for the bloc's continuing expansion. A Eurobarometer poll in autumn showed that only 41% of people in the 15 states that were part of the EU

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 938

EU Rolls out Welcome Mat for Sofia, Bucharest

The European Union has rolled out the welcome mat for Romania and Bulgaria on January 1. The two Balkan neighbours swell the EU to 27 countries with 493 million people stretching the bloc's decision-making machinery to the limit.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1322

Parvanov: EU Entry of Bulgaria Heavenly Moment

In an emotional address to the nation minutes before midnight, Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov called the country's EU entry a "heavenly moment". "The day we are welcoming - January 1, 2007 - will undoubtedly find its place among the most important d

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1959

Barroso: Bulgaria, Romania Make EU Stronger

The president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, has given the new members Bulgaria and Romania a warm welcome. "In welcoming two new members to the family we know that our culture, our heritage will be richer, our little ties and our econo

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1432

Patriarch Maxim Calls for Strengthening Faith

Hours before the New Year the head of Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Maxim called for preserving the national identity and culture leaning on orthodox faith.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 643

Bulgaria, Romania Hoist EU Flag Together

The festivities in Bucharest ended a day of celebrations when Bulgarian and Romanian officials lined up for hoisting together the flag of the European Union. The blue-and-gold-stars flag was hoisted 20 meters at a ceremony attended by President Traian Ba

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1001

Sofia Turns Night into Day to Mark EU Accession

The night sky of Sofia has turned into daylight for some fifteen minutes when a sweeping fireworks and light show marked the accession of Bulgaria to the EU. The spectacle was a product of Gert Hoff, known for his spectacular and unique works of light ar

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1648

Basescu: It was Hard, But We Arrived

"It was hard, but we arrived at the end of the road. It is the road of our future.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 997

Bulgarian, Romanian, Irish Become EU Official Languages

Bulgarian, Romanian and Irish (Gaeilge) languages obtain an official status in the EU on January 1, 2007, bringing the total number of "linguae europeae" to 23. The European Commission has announced Bulgarian and Romanian get official status on the same

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 948

EU Marks 50th Birthday in 2007

A key event is to mark 2007 in the history of the European Union - its 50th birthday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 816

Germany Takes over EU Presidency Helm

Germany takes over the presidency of the EU on January 1 for six months driving ambitions to set a "road map" and a "method" for adoption of the constitution. The charter was rejected by voters in France and the Netherlands in 2005 putting on halt the pr

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 1, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774
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