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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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The first operating program in Bulgaria for the absorption of European Union funds was launched officially on Friday, Darik News reported.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
The ex-EP rapporteur for Bulgaria Geoffrey Van Orden said he is terrified but not surprised about the conformation of the death verdicts of Libya-jailed medics.
"Now we hope that the five nurses and the doctor will be pardoned by Libyan leader Muammar Qa
Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, expressed deep regrets over the confirmation of the death sentences for the Bulgarian nurses and the Palestinian doctor.
Bulgarian EU Commissioner for Consumer Protection Meglena Kuneva has called for cigarettes to be made fire-safe, Darik News reported.
Six Bulgarian eco-organizations and the global environment conservation organization WWF have lodged a complaint against the Bulgarian government with the European Commission.
The reason that triggered this action is that the cabinet did not introduce a
The head of the European Commission Representation in Bulgaria cited the wave of resignations in the government as a good sign of tackling high-level corruption, but said it was not enough.
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