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Bulgaria to Face EU Punishment if It Fails to Curb Illegal Alcohol Production

Bulgaria's alcohol business as a whole may face severe sanctions from the European Union if the country's government fails to curb the illegal production of alcohol beverages.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 6, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2038

Eastern Europeans Slammed as UK Rural Roads Killer Drivers

Immigrants from Eastern Europe are responsible for nearly 15 per cent of fatal crashes on rural roads, Daily Mail reported, citing official data.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 2, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2401

Green Card Checks on Bulgarian, Romanian Drivers Suspended in EU

Bulgarian and Romanian drivers, traveling in European Union member states, will not be checked on green cards, the international certificate of insurance, as of August 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 1, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2260

Bulgaria to Ask for EU Financial Help to Cover Wildfire Damages

Bulgaria may get financial help from the European Union to cover the damages from the wildfires that blackened the country in the past two weeks, the Spokesperson on Regional Policy Eva Kaluzynska said Tuesday. The EU money will come from the European So

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 31, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1410

Bulgarian Minister: EU's SAPARD Most Successful in Agriculture Area

The SAPARD program is European Union's most successful program in the area of agriculture, Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Nihat Kabil said Sunday in an interview for the Macedonian A1 TV.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 29, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1547

Sofia Mayor Complains to EU about Steel Mill Pollution

Sofia mayor Boyko Borissov lodged on Friday a complaint with the European Union's directorate general for environment about the high level of pollution from the Kremikovtzi steel mill in the suburbs of the city. "It is the biggest polluter of the air, gr

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1795

Bulgaria Seeks EU, NATO's Help in Fires Fight

Bulgaria's Disasters and Emergencies Ministry has officially asked the EU, NATO and Russia for help in the fight against the blazes that continue raging across the country. The plea was sent to the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre as w

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1493

Bulgaria's EU Affairs Minister: I Rely on Information Exchange with MEPs

Bulgaria's EU Affairs Minister Gergana Grancharova said she relies on the exchange of information with the country's MEPs at a meeting on Wednesday. "It is very important to synchronize our efforts in the name of popularizing the European topic and espec

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1434

Spain to Support Development of EU - Libya Relations

Spain government expressed Wednesday its "satisfaction" about the release of the Bulgarian medics and said it is to work for strengthening the relations between the EU and Libya.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1471

President P???µttering Welcomes Release of Bulgarian Nurses and Doctor

Hans-Gert P???µttering, the President of the European Parliament, welcomes the decision of the Libyan authorities to release the five Bulgarian nurses and the doctor.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 24, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1276

Libya Trades Bulgarian Medics' Freedom for Stable Relations with EU

Libya demanded Monday stability in its relations with all EU member states in return for the freedom of the jailed Bulgarian nurses and the Palestinian doctor. The news emerged during the talks between officials from Libya's Foreign Ministry and the EU's

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1615

Number of Bulgarians Working in Czech Republic Grows Rapidly

The number of Bulgarians, who work legally in the Czech Republic, has increased by 65% since the beginning of the year, when Bulgaria joined the European Union, data of the Czech Labour Ministry showed.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1177

Bulgarian Nurses' Case on Meeting of EU Foreign Mins' Agenda

The ministers of foreign affairs of the EU member states are due to discuss the issue with the five Bulgarian nurses and the Palestinian doctor, jailed in Libya, on Monday and Tuesday, the Portugal news agency Lusa reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 22, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1309

Bulgarian Launches 1st Operating Program for Absorption of EU Funds

The first operating program in Bulgaria for the absorption of European Union funds was launched officially on Friday, Darik News reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 20, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1724

Sarkozy, Ferrero-Waldner Share Position on Libya-Jailed Bulgarian Nurses' Case

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy and the EU External Relations Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner said they share a common position on the case of the five Libya-jailed Bulgarian nurses and the Palestinian doctor. The two discussed the issue at a meet

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 19, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1141

Sarkozy, Ferrero-Waldner Discuss Libya-Jailed Bulgarian Nurses' Case

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy and the EU External Relations Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner are to discuss the case of the five Libya-jailed Bulgarian nurses and the Palestinian doctor at a meeting in Paris on Thursday, a spokesman for the Elysee

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 19, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 983

EC: We Follow Closely HIV Case in Libya

The head representative of the European Commission in Bulgaria Michael Humphreys said he is following closely the course of the case of the five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor on a death row in Libya. Humphreys said the institution is looking

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 17, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1459

Sarkozy Aide: There is Hope for Bulgarians in Libya

An aide of the French president has expressed hopes for clemency in the case of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor sentenced to death in Libya for allegedly infecting hundreds of children with the AIDS virus. Claude Gueant accompanied French

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1095

Cecilia Sarkozy Provides Plane for Bulgaria's HIV Convicts in Libya

The wife of the French president, who made a surprise visit to the jailed Bulgarian nurses in Libya, has vowed to secure a plane in case the convicts are released.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 14, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2302

Sarkozy's Wife Visits Libya-Jailed Bulgarian Medics, Qaddafi

The wife of the French president has met for the second time Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Qaddafi after paying a surprise visit to the jailed Bulgarian medics, RFI reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 13, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7794

EP President Worried over Bulgarian Medics' Re-Confirmed Death Sentences

Hans-Gert Poettering, President of the European Parliament, expressed Wednesday his concern of the re-confirmed death sentences of the five Bulgarian nurses and the Palestinian doctor, jailed in Libya.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 11, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1125