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World-famous MTV channel said "Hi" to EU's freshest member states Bulgaria and Romania as part of the EU-Humanchain campaign.
To celebrate the accession to Bulgaria and Romania to the EU on January 1, 2007, the channel decided to "give a big welcome to t
Bulgaria's newly minted party GERB will announce the list of its candidates for MEPs before February 20, Darik News reported.
In the next seven years Bulgaria will receive over EUR 450 M from the European Union for the preservation of country's wild life.
The financing comes from the fund for development of rural regions in Bulgaria.
The European Union may introduce a lighter visa regime for the citizens of some Balkan countries, reports say.
At the end of 2007 the Union is expected to loosen the restrictions on people from Bosna and Herzegovina, Albania, Serbia and Macedonia.
Romanian President Traian Basescu has rebelled against the labour market barriers that some of the EU members have placed before Bulgarian and Romanian workers.
Bulgaria's national aviation administration announced it took away the flight certificates of 160 planes and helicopters on Monday.
The aircrafts will not be allowed to fly, as they do not meet the European Commission's safety standards.
Three Bulgarian aviation operators will face the scrutiny of European Commission's first check into the progress of introducing safety standards.
Days before the country entered the European Union, the Commission decided to invoke a safeguard clause agai
The European Union has urged Serbia and ethnic Albanian leaders in Kosovo to take up a UN special envoy's proposal of more talks to forge a compromise over the status of the disputed province.
The call came as Martti Ahtisaari was unveiling his draft pla
Bulgaria will have representatives in 12 out of all 20 committees of the European Parliament.
Bulgarian members in the Committee on Foreign Affairs are Stanimir Ilchev from the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) and Kristia
The president slammed the way Bulgaria tied its EU accession down to the closure of another two nuclear units, saying it was a "huge mistake".
About 1,500 prisoners in Bulgaria will come under an amnesty as the government adopted a draft on the Amnesty law.
The law will come into force on the occasion of country's accession to the European Union.
The European Parliament approved with an overwhelming majority a resolution for a moratorium on the execution of death penalties.
Bulgarian MEPs Filiz Husmenova and Evgeni Kirliov were elected vice-chairs in the Committee on Regional Development (REGI) on Wednesday.
Husmenova, who is now third vice-chair of REGI, was nominated for the post by the Group of the Alliance of Liberals
Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov will deliver a speech in the European Parliament, which is part of the program during his official visit to Brussels on Wednesday.
Parvanov will also meet the EP President Hans-Gert Poetering.
Bulgarian authorities have opened a hot line for issues concerning the citizens and their rights in the European Union.
Dialing 0800 1 2007 for free the callers are invited to leave automatic messages with their requests and may expect official response
Bulgaria's education minister opened a two-day conference dedicated to the start of the EU Seventh Research Framework Programme 2007-2013 (FP7).
Minister Daniel Valchev opened the conference on Wednesday in Sofia's Sheraton Hotel.
Bulgarian customs authorities have disassembled the border signs and the barriers that once separated the territory of neighboring Bulgaria from Romania and Greece, now all EU members.
On January 1, the three states' customs officials officially removed
Universities in the Netherlands will be reducing tuition taxes for Bulgarians, now that they are part of the EU, Willem van Ee, the country's Ambassador to Sofia explained at a press conference on Tuesday.
The briefing presented the Dutch educational sys
Cyprus has confirmed Bulgarian workers will continue to be favored for work on the island after the Balkan country entered the EU.
Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin met Monday with his Cypriot counterpart Yiorgos Lillikas in Sofia.
The European Commission's employees tower to more than 54,000, researchers at the Westminster think tank Open Europe claim, as cited by Daily Telegraph.
Only a quarter of the citizens in the big eurozone countries have a positive view of the entry into the European Union this year of Bulgaria and Romania, according to an FT-Harris poll.
The survey showed that most adults in the largest European countries
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