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Bulgarians 'Most Detached from EU' - Eurobarometer

Bulgaria is one of just three EU member states where over 50 percent of people do not feel like European citizens, a Eurobarometer survey has shown.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 30, 2014, Wednesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1387

Bulgaria's New MEPs to Stress Refugee Issues, Eurozone Accession

Bulgaria's new MEPs have cited eurozone and Schengen accession, the refugee influx, and the abolition of the progress reports of the European Commission as key priorities.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 28, 2014, Monday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1309

Bulgarian DPS Party Supports Georgieva's EU Foreign Policy Chief Bid

Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish DPS party will most likely support the candidacy of the outgoing EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva for EU's foreign policy chief post.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 24, 2014, Thursday // 09:50 | Viewed: 829

EIB to Assist Bulgarian Railway Infrastructure Co in Tariff Formation

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide technical aid to Bulgaria's National Company Railway Infrastructure (NRIC).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 613

EC Approves Bulgaria's Public Procurement Strategy 2014-2020

The European Commission has approved Bulgaria's newly adopted National Strategy for the Development of the Public Procurement Sector in 2014-2020.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1052

EU Regional Policy Commissioner: Bulgaria to Sign PA with EC Very Soon

EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn, has announced that the Partnership Agreement between Bulgaria and the European Commission is to be signed very soon.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 22, 2014, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 812

Georgieva Is Bulgaria's EU Foreign Policy Chief Candidate - PM

Outgoing EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is the Bulgarian contender to take over the EU's foreign policy, Prime Minister Oresharski announced in Brussels.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 17, 2014, Thursday // 08:43 | Viewed: 1545

Bulgaria's FM Vigenin 'to Be EU Commissioner Candidate'

Outgoing Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin will be the government's nomination to become the next EU Commissioner from the country, ruling party sources say.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 16, 2014, Wednesday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1616

Juncker Adamant To Get Kristalina Georgieva on His Team

Jean-Claude Juncker insists that Kristalina Georgieva should be nominated by the Bulgarian government for the post of Commission Vice President and EU foreign Affairs Chief.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 14, 2014, Monday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1925

FT: Bulgaria's Georgieva Plausible as EU Foreign Policy Chief

Kristalina Georgieva, Bulgaria's EU Commissioner in charge of humanitarian aid, could take over as head of the bloc's foreign policy, the Financial Times wrote Sunday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 14, 2014, Monday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1458

Sergey Stanishev to Seek Re-election as PES Leader

The outgoing Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergrey Stanishev who was elected MEP said he would not seek appointment as the Bulgarian European commissioner, reports Dnevnik.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 12, 2014, Saturday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1673

EC Requires Financial Corrections from Bulgaria Under OP Environment

The European Commission cannot set a time frame for the recovery of payments under the OP Environment and requires further financial corrections from Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 11, 2014, Friday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1401

EU Commission: 5 Infringement Procedures Against Bulgaria Under Way

The European Commission announced Thursday infringement proceedings against Bulgaria in the sectors of environment, transport, healthcare, consumer rights and fishing.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 10, 2014, Thursday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1919

EC Urges Bulgaria to Improve Its Common Airspace Management

The European Commission has formally requested 18 member states among which Bulgaria to improve their Functional Airspace Blocks, Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 10, 2014, Thursday // 14:14 | Viewed: 1297

GERB Backs Kristalina Georgieva as Bulgaria's EU Commissioner

Opposition GERB supports Kristalina Georgieva, outgoing EU Commissioner on humanitarian affairs, for a new term at the union's executive body, party leader Boyko Borisov says.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 9, 2014, Wednesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1406

Iskra Mihailova Becomes First BG MEP to Head an EP Committee

Former Bulgarian Minister of Environment Iskra Mihailova became the first Bulgarian MEP to head a committee in the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 8, 2014, Tuesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1298

EU Commissioner: No Need of Refugee Situation Monitoring in Bulgaria

Bulgaria does not need to be placed under monitoring because of the refugee situation, EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told Bulgaria's National Radio, Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 7, 2014, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1265

UK Universities to Recruit Students from Bulgaria, Romania

British universities are trying to recruit more students from the EU, including Bulgaria and Romania, despite fears of defaults on loan repayments, reports The Sunday Times.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 6, 2014, Sunday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2242

Italy's Ambassador Vows Support for Bulgaria's Schengen Bid

Italy's Ambassador to Bulgaria Marco Conticelli has vowed support for the Schengen bids of Bulgaria and Romania during Italy's Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 4, 2014, Friday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1381

EP Vice-President Backs Bulgaria's Georgieva as Foreign Policy Chief

Green European Parliament Vice-President Ulrike Lunacek has said the Bulgarian EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is "best suited" to become the next EU's High Representative.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 4, 2014, Friday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1239

Bulgarian BSP, PES Leader Stanishev to head EP Energy Committee

Ruling Party leader and Party of European Socialists (PES) President Sergey Stanishev is to enter the Energy Committee at the European Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 14:27 | Viewed: 1105