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