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Dimitar Stoyanov and his girlfriend are reportedly on top of the ticket Ataka (Attack) nationalistic party with which it will run for Bulgaria's first elections to the European Parliament.
The polls are set for May 2007, but the date is still unknown.
The European Union leaders are gathering in Brussels for a summit to open with a warm welcome to newcomers Bulgaria and Romania.
To celebrate this important occasion, the European Commission is organizing a major open-doors event in the center of Brussel
Finnish MEP Ari Vatanen demanded that the European Commission stand for decommissioning Kozloduy nuke units 3 and 4 at the end of this year is reconsidered.
Belgian police have raided an EU building under construction in Brussels in connection with an investigation into illegal workers.
Dozens of black market workers were arrested, according to local press reports as quoted by EUbserver.
The EC has drawn up the monitoring mechanism on newcomers Bulgaria and Romania to ensure they sustain the pace of reforms.
The decision to approve the documents was adopted Wednesday, on the eve of a key summit to put the final welcoming touches to the t
The International Migration Organization and the UK Embassy in Romania opened a free of charge number for Romanians interested in the labor conditions in the UK as of next year.
The Members of the European Parliament have backed a deal, reached with EU governments, on wide-ranging legislation to control the use of toxic chemicals in industry, so-called REACH.
The wide-scope directive is designed to make firms prove the thousands
The European Union leaders are preparing a warm welcome for the accession of Bulgaria and Romania during the summit December 14-15.
To celebrate this important occasion, the European Commission is organizing a major open-doors event in the centre of Brus
A Bulgarian delegation led by Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has left for Brussels to partake in a summit in Helsinki in the end of this week.
EU leaders are expected to put the brakes on further enlargement, amid general consensus that the bloc must fi
The central Romanian newspapers say their EU Commissioner Leonard Orban (multilingualism) should be proud he got 12 votes more than Bulgaria's candidate Meglena Kuneva (consumer protection).
The European Parliament awarded Tuesday Belarussian opposition leader Alexander Milinkevich the 2006 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
The announcement was accompanied by an appeal for tougher sanctions against the country's regime.
The European Commission harshly criticized Moscow's decision to conduct bilateral talks with each EU nation, which is willing to export its animal products to Russia.
As of January 1, Russia will only import meat from those EU nations willing to sign bil
Hungarian government has moved towards only partial opening of its labour market to job seekers from Romania and Bulgaria.
The motion comes about three weeks before the two countries join the European Union on January 1.
The European Parliament approved Tuesday in Strasbourg Bulgaria's nominee for member of the European Court of Auditors, Nadezhda Sandolova.
In a roll call vote, 561 MEPs voted for Sandolova, 32 voted against and another 28 abstained.
Bulgaria and Romania are throwing a big celebration in Brussels on December 14 to mark their EU accession.
The European Commission announced they will contribute to the event with their own party in honour of the two countries, fixed for the same day.
The European parliament approved Tuesday Bulgaria's and Romania's EU Commissioner designates - Meglena Kuneva and Leonard Orban.
Both new EU Commissioners were praised for their efforts in bringing Bulgaria and Romania to the EU.
Turkey's prime minister accused the European Union of treating Turkey unfairly a day after EU ministers agreed on a partial freeze of Ankara's membership.
"The decision of the EU (ministers) is an injustice against Turkey," Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a
The European Parliament postponed the voting of a resolution for the Bulgarian medics in Libya, which had to be voted last week.
Bulgaria's Regional Development Ministry organizes Tuesday a seminar to discuss the absorption and management of funds on structural funds.
The European parliament will vote Tuesday Bulgaria's and Romania's EU Commissioner designates - Meglena Kuneva and Leonard Orban.
The vote of the December session of the parliament will start at 11:30 a.
EU foreign ministers agreed upon suspending the negotiations for Turkey's EU membership on eight of the 35 negotiating chapters on Monday.
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