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Bulgarian Eco Movement Demands EC to Stop Belene Nuke Project

Bulgaria's eco activists from Ekoglasnost sent a letter to the President of the European Commission demanding the construction of the Belene Nuke to be stopped immediately. The eco activists' movement claim the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency has asc

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 7, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1497

Bulgaria's Left-Wingers Discuss Social Democracy's Future

Bulgaria's left-wingers discussed Saturday the future of the social-democratic policy in the country at a round table in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. The leader of the socialists' MEP ticket Kristiyan Vigenin and the Parliamentary Speaker Geo

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 5, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1315

Bulgarians Reach Deadline for MEP Election Change of Address

Friday is the last day for Bulgarians to submit a declaration for voting in a town different from their permanent place of residence for the MEP elections. Those who wish to vote somewhere else have to submit a declaration at the municipality where they

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 4, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1005

Valencia Experts Teaching Bulgarians to Assume EU Funds

Experts from the government of the Valencia Province's government will share their knowhow on assuming EU funds at a seminar in Brussels. Representatives of Bulgaria's municipalities of Pleven, Lovech, Gabrovo and Veliko Tarnovo will take part in the sem

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 4, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 963

OLAF: EU Funds Misappropriations in Bulgaria on the Rise

The number of Investigations in the misappropriation of EU funds in Bulgaria has grown three times in the last two months, the European Anti-Fraud Office said Thursday for the national radio.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 3, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1330

Minister: Bulgaria Scores 22nd in Fulfilling EU Directives

Bulgaria occupies the 22nd place among the EU member states in fulfilling the Union's directives, the country's EU Affairs Minister announced Thursday. The country overleaped Romania, which made it to the last, 27th place.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 3, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1354

Switzerland To Negotiate Lifting Labour Restrictions on Bulgarians - Report

Switzerland is expected to negotiate the gradual lifting of labour restrictions on Bulgarians, following the model it already set with other Eastern European entrants to the EU, a Swiss daily reported on Thursday. In recent years, Switzerland has started

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 3, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1144

Bulgaria Promoted as New EU Member in US

Bulgaria's Ambassador to the US Elena Poptodorova and US Ambassador to Bulgaria John Beyrle started a week-long tour across the United States on May 3.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 3, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1013

Bulgarian Social Democrats Donate Blood in MEP Election Drive

Bulgaria's Social Democrats Coalition added a humanitarian shade to their MEP election campagin with a blood donation drive on Wednesday. The leader of the Coalition's list of MEP candidates presided over a round table on the problems of people with disa

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 998

9 NGOs to Supervise Bulgaria's MEPs Vote

A total of nine NGOs will supervise the elections for MEPs in Bulgaria, the spokesperson of the Central Electoral Committee announced Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 924

Ex-EP Head Calls on Bulgarians to Vote at MEP Elections

The former European Parliament's President Pat Cox called for high activity at the forthcoming MEP elections in Bulgaria. Cox, who is also the Chairman of the European Movement International, read a lecture in the Information Centre of the Defence Minist

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 973

Kardzhali Sees Record-High Number of Bulgarians Off MEP Voting Lists

A record-high number of Bulgarians, registered in the predominantly ethnic Turkish district of Kardzhali, have been scratched off the voting lists for the May 20 elections. A total of 85,000 voters will not be allowed to the polling stations, because of

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 2, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1059

US, EU Vow to "Reinforce" Efforts to Free Libyan-jailed Bulgarian Nurses

US and EU leaders vowed to step up efforts to free five Bulgarian nurses, sentenced to death on charges of intentionally infecting more than 400 children with the AIDS virus, at a summit late on Monday. "While reaffirming our sympathy to the children inf

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 1, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2094

Bulgarian Journalist Warns EU Justice Commish of Corruption

The Bulgarian journalist Martin Karbovski has sent a letter to the EU Commissioner on Justice, Freedom and Security to warn him that the relations between the Bulgarian institutions and country's journalists are corrupted and extremely bureaucratic. Besi

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 29, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1679

Germany May Curb Labour Access for East Europeans by 2011

Germany's ruling coalition has called for restricting the access of East Europeans to its labour market by 2011, two years later than initially planned.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 28, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1255

Bulgaria's Watchdog Fines Nationalists Over MEP Election Video

Bulgaria's Central Election Committee has decided to slap a fine on nationalist party Ataka (Attack) for breaking the law with their MEP election video. The Committee ruled on the clip after the head of the election headquarters of Simeon II National Mov

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1483

Bulgaria's Youth Could Build Modern Europe - EU Commissioner

Young people have the amazing chance of being among the builders of modern Bulgaria and modern Europe, the Balkan country's EU commissioner Meglena Kuneva said before students in Sofia University. Kuneva's lecture titled "The Young People and Europe" mar

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1550

FT: Brussels Slammed for Letting Bulgaria, Romania Off the Hook

Four of the most powerful EU member states have harshly criticized Brussels for not taking seriously its promise to maintain pressure on Bulgaria and Romania to complete promised legal reforms, the Financial Times reported.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 27, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1963

EP Votes for Review of Libya Ties over Bulgaria's Medics

The European Parliament has urged the Commission "to review its policy tools vis-? -vis Libya" given Tripoli's failure to ensure a fair trial for five Bulgarian nurses and one Palestinian doctor accused of intentionally infecting children with the AIDS vi

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1201

Election Watchdog Gets Five Cars for MEP Vote

Bulgaria's Central Election Committee will get five cars for its needs for the upcoming MEP elections as soon as possible, State Administration Minister Nikolay Vassilev said on Thursday. The cars will be of the Peugeout brand, Vassilev told Darik News.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 26, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 750

EP Considers Report Amendment on Libya-Jailed Bulgarian Nurses' Case

The European Parliament is to decide whether to make an amendment in its human rights report for 2006 concerning the case of the Bulgarian nurses on a death row in Libya. The amendment, which was proposed by the Bulgarian MEP Antonya Parvanova, provides

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 25, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1064