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Bulgaria will ride the wave of EU-dedicated festivities to draw the world's public eye on its efforts to set free five Bulgarian medics on a death row in Libya.
As part of an international campaign, organized and supported by Bulgaria's largest media (ht
Rock legend Ronnie James Dio will sing to hail the New Year and the EU accession of Bulgaria with a major gig on the Black Sea coast.
Bulgaria's most eastern point, at Shabla Lighthouse, on the Black Sea coast and its keeper will be the first to enter the European Union.
Tasho Dimitrov has been working for 15 years on the lighthouse and this year his shift coincides with New Year 2007,
The highlight of the planned events staged to mark the EU accession of Bulgaria and Romania will be the hoisting of the EU flag at the Victoria Palace (the governments offices) in Bucharest.
The official hoisting will take place on December 31, barely ho
Bucharest mayor Adriean Vidreanu has promised "a traditional party that Romanians will never forget".
European Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier are among the politicians joining hands for a traditiona
Bulgaria along with Romania is getting ready to celebrate their entry into the European Union at midnight with rock music, fanfares, fireworks and traditional dancing.
Thousands are expected to attend the concerts in the countries' capitals, Sofia and Bu
The Sofia-based festive events to bring Bulgaria into the European Union on January 1, will be broadcast live on the Internet.
The official web site of the Bulgarian government has been customized to video broadcast the concert, the speeches and the fire
Romania's Roma will start invading the United Kingdom from next Monday when every single person from its 22 million-strong population will be given a way out of one of Europe's poorest and most corrupt nations, the Daily Mail wrote.
As few as 100 Bulgarians are likely to come to Edinburgh after the country joins the EU next month, according to new predictions, cited by the Scotsman.
Bulgaria's National Bank issued a coin to mark its EU entry on January 1, 2007.
The silver commemorative coin with a nominal value of BGN 0.
Bulgaria and Romania will sign Friday a plan for developing cooperation between their border institutions in 2007.
The agreement will regulate the execution of the new system for border patrol and the cooperation between the representatives of the two co
The head of the European integration directorate with the cabinet will temporarily assume the office of Bulgaria's EU Affairs Minister.
This was announced by Meglena Kuneva, who served as EU Affairs Minister in the last two governments and was approved i
Bulgaria, as well as all EU member states, will ban the import and production of dangerous cigarette lighters in May next year, the new consumer protection commissioner announced.
Meglena Kuneva, who served as Bulgaria's EU Affairs Minister, will take ov
Bulgarian citizens may apply for new health insurance cards as of January 3, 2007, allowing them to receive help in the case of emergencies while they are visiting EU countries.
The majority of Germans are against the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union, shows a survey, published four days before the two countries join the block.
Bulgaria's villages are not ready for the country's EU Accession, Borislav Borissov, head of the Bulgarian Villages' Association has announced.
In a survey taken last week, 79% of the 800 village mayors queried by the Association have admitted that they
Italy will open its labour market for migrant workers from Bulgaria and Romania in just several sectors starting January 1, 2007.
Tourism, agriculture and house help will be the areas open to Bulgarians and Romanians.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has issued a statement, congratulating Bulgaria on its EU Accession.
The statement was issued through the Europe by Satellite Audiovisual service of the Commission on Thursday.
Sofia citizens were surprised with a huge 30 meters balloon that ascended in the sky above the city on Wednesday.
Bulgaria and Romania are countries to which I have dedicated special attention, European Parliament President Josep Borrell said as he entered his last weeks in office.
Bulgaria's first EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva awarded Wednesday journalists for their contribution for the country's European integration.
The official ceremony of the awards, named "Europe - pass it on", took place in the Ministry of Interior.
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