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Libya-Jailed Nurses Top Party MEP Ticket in Bulgaria

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". This was announced by Yane Yanev, leader of the political formation,

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1034

Bulgarian, Romanian Immigrants Take Over London's Hyde Park - Report

Immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania, who left for Britain in search of work and a better life, are camping out in London's famous Hyde Park, the Daily Mail reported. For those whose search remains fruitless, the wooded areas of London's huge landmark ha

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2218

EP Socialists: Bulgaria's Nurses Shouldn't be a Political Cause

Don't turn the five Bulgarian nurses jailed in Libya into a political cause for they will win nothing from this, Jan Marinus Wiersma, vice-president of the Parliamentary Group of the Party of European Socialists said. Wiersma visited Sofia for the announ

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1031

Bulgarian Rightist Party Submits EP Vote Papers

Bulgaria's Union of the Democratic Forces have already gathered more than 40 000 signatures for the upcoming MEP elections, officials of party's press centre reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 950

Bulgaria's PM Hurriedly Hands in MEP Papers

Bulgaria's PM Sergey Stanishev quite surprisingly submitted personally the papers of the European Socialists' Platform coalition to register it for the EP vote. Stanishev's early morning visit at the Central Election Committee took by surprise journalist

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 988

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turkish Party Name MEP Hopefuls

The ethnic Turkish ally in Bulgaria's ruling coalition is to name Tuesday the definitive list of candidates on its ticket for the upcoming MEP vote.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 910

Bulgarian Social Democrats Form Coalition for MEP Elections

A Coalition of the Bulgarian Social Democrats was formed in Sofia on Monday, becoming one of several unions created for the MEP electons on May 20. Political Movement Social Democrats, the Bulgarian Social Democrats Party and the National Movement for Ri

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1051

Minister, Ambassadors Mark Rome Treaty Anniversary by Planting Trees in Sofia

Bulgaria's foreign minister, together with the ambassadors of Germany, Finland and Portugal took part in yet another initiative celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, this time planting trees in downtown Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 852

Bulgarian Socialists Present MEP Candidates

The European Socialists' Platform coalition presented its MEP candidates in Bulgaria on Monday with high hopes of sending 9 people to the EP. Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev's Bulgarian Socialist Party has partnered up with the Movement for Social Humani

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1025

Bulgaria's FM: MEP Campaign Capitalizes on Jailed Medics Plight

Bulgaria's foreign minister harshly criticized the campaign for nominating the death-sentenced medics in Libya for MEPs and accused the opposition of taking advantage of their plight.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 962

Rightists Party: Bulgaria Is Not Prepared for EU Membership

Bulgaria is not adequately prepared for its EU membership, the Union of Democratic Forces' leader Petar Stoyanov said Monday at a discussion on the topic "Where Does Europe Go to?" "About 90% of the Bulgarians do not feel as EU citizens," Stoyanov added.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3558

96% of Bulgarians Back Ban on Smoking

About 96% of the Bulgarians support a full or partial ban on smoking at public places, an inquiry, conducted by the EU shows. The campaign for establishing the citizens' attitude toward the harmful activity is organized by the EU Health Commissioner Mark

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1275

Bulgaria Last in Scientific Research Expenditure in EU

Bulgaria allocates the lowest amount for scientific research among the 27 member states of the European Union, according to participants in a round table discussion concerning higher education in the country. Scientific research receives the equivalent o

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1134

Bulgarians Gather Signatures for Nurses MEP Bid

The campaign in support of five Bulgarian nurses, sentenced to death in Libya, to become elected to the EP is gathering momentum, with signatures being collected across the country. Bulgaria's right-wing party "Order, Rule of Law and Justice" has vowed t

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1237

Bulgaria's Die-Hard Rightists Beat Twice Requirement for MEP Vote

Right-wing hardliners Democrats for Strong Bulgaria became the third party to register for the European Parliament vote after collecting more than 35, 000 signatures, two times more than the required minimum.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 31, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 977

Bulgaria's Socialists Slam MEP Campaign for Libya-Jailed Medics

Bulgaria's socialists harshly criticized the campaign for nominating for MEPs the death-sentenced medics in Libya, calling it nothing but obscenity.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 31, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1172

Bulgaria's Ex-King Party Secures Support for MEP Vote, Eyes 3 Seats

The centrist party of Bulgaria's former king has been given the green light to register for the first elections for MEPs with 15,000 signatures to back its runners.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 31, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1005

Sofia Mayor's Party Ready for the Thick of Fight for MEP Seats

Bulgaria's election body officially registered for the May 20 European Parliament vote the center-rightist GERB party, inspired and established last year by the mayor of the capital.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 31, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 802

Bulgaria Waits Until 11th Hour with Justice Reform Report

Bulgaria waited until the last day to submit its justice reform report, which together with the findings of a monitoring mission, will serve as the basis of a EU report in June. The report could recommend that the EU trigger the safeguard clauses that wo

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1002

Nederlands Dans Theater I Celebrates Bulgaria's EU Entry

Nederlands Dans Theater I, one of the leading dance companies world-wide, performed for the first time in Sofia in the evening of March 29. The event marked the beginning of the BG-NL Cultural Celebration 2007 program on occasion of Bulgaria's accession t

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 30, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1709

EU Partially Relaunches Talks with Turkey

The European Union on Thursday partially reopened membership negotiations with Turkey, focusing on the enterprise and industrial policy chapter.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | March 29, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1114