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Bulgaria will find it quite hard to receive clear and concrete support for the revival of Units 3&4 of the Nuclear Power Plant in Kozloduy, the Economy and Energy Minister commented.
Rumen Ovcharov spoke before a gathering of the socialist party in Vrats
The right-wing hard-liners from Democrats for Strong Bulgaria will enter the race for European parliamentarians with 13 nominees, the party said.
Assen Agov, Svetoslav Malinov, Konstantin Dimitrov and Ivan Ivanov are among the names to appear on the tick
The ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms is confident it will rank second or third in the number of MEP seats gained in Bulgaria's upcoming first MEPs elections.
The right-wing hard-liners from Democrats for Strong Bulgaria presented their nominees for European parliamentarians at a special concert Saturday night.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev held a lecture Thursday on the Benefits and shortcomings of and from the two new EU members in the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Bulgaria's national interests will be fulfilled only in a stron
Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, who is in charge of consumer protection, is planning to overhaul the whole system of consumer rights.
In a direct video conference with Sofia, Kuneva announced her plans explaining that there was an urgent need
Bulgaria's European Commissioner Meglena Kuneva will present Thursday large-scale proposals on consumer protection in front of the EC.
The proposals are part of the Green Paper on future consumer protection policy by Kuneva.
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.
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