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EU Mission to Launch Analysis of Bulgarian Prosecution in Late June

A mission of European Commission experts will arrive in Sofia in late June to analyse the performance of Bulgarian prosecutors in a bid to give a boost to the country's efforts to reform its judicial system.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 2, 2016, Thursday // 17:49 | Viewed: 3718

Bulgarian PM Urges European Solidarity with Countries Worst Affected by Migration Crisis

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the role of united Europe in maintaining peace and stability in the world, the government press office in Sofia announced on Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 30, 2016, Monday // 20:14 | Viewed: 2509

Bulgarian PM Borisov Discussing Border Protection with EU Commission Chief Juncker

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov held talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg, the government press office announced on Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 30, 2016, Monday // 19:51 | Viewed: 2392

EU Monitoring of Bulgarian Prosecution Postponed for Several Weeks

The European monitoring of the work of the Bulgarian prosecutor's office which was scheduled to formally begin on Monday has been postponed for several weeks.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 30, 2016, Monday // 11:07 | Viewed: 2692

European Monitoring of Bulgarian Prosecution to Begin on Monday

The European monitoring of the work of the Bulgarian prosecutor's office will formally begin on Monday when four European prosecutors are expected to arrive in the country.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 29, 2016, Sunday // 12:37 | Viewed: 2648

DW: Bulgarian Prime Minister Is Brussels' 'Golden Boy'

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has achieved "model student status" among Central and Eastern European leaders, Alexander Andreev writes on Deutsche Welle's website.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 27, 2016, Friday // 08:28 | Viewed: 1897

Bulgarian Project Wins Natura 2000 Award

The Bulgarian project “For the Balkans and the people: Nature Protection and Sustainable Rural Development” has won the Socio-Economic Benefits Award in this year’s edition of the Natura 2000 Awards.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 25, 2016, Wednesday // 17:24 | Viewed: 2693

Bulgaria IntMin Reports 30 % Drop in Number of Illegal Migrants in 2016

Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova said on Wednesday that the number of illegal migrants detained in Bulgaria this year has decreased by nearly 30 % compared to 2015.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 25, 2016, Wednesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2634

Bulgaria to Have 146-km Wire Fence along Border with Turkey in 2 Months

In about two months Bulgaria will have a wire fence built along 146 km of the country's border with Turkey, preventing illegal migration flow, Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 23, 2016, Monday // 12:59 | Viewed: 5237

Bulgaria 'More Prepared Than Germany' to Tackle Migrant Inflow, FM Says

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov on Friday said his country was more ready to meet the inflow of migrants to a bigger extent than Germany "in a particular moment".

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 21, 2016, Saturday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2670

Bulgaria Ranks among Top 5 in EU by Number of Victims of Trafficking in People

Bulgaria is among the EU countries with the greatest number of registered victims of trafficking in human beings, according to a new report by the European Commisson.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 16:19 | Viewed: 3104

Four EU Experts to Analyze Bulgaria's Prosecution

Bulgarian Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has announced that four magistrates from different countries are expected to arrive in Bulgaria on May 30 to conduct an analysis of the national prosecuting authority.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 19, 2016, Thursday // 08:06 | Viewed: 2058

EC: Bulgaria Needs to Improve Labour Policies, Insolvency Proceedings

The European Commission recommended on Wednesday that Bulgaria take action to address several areas of macroeconomic imbalances in 2016 and 2017.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 18, 2016, Wednesday // 17:18 | Viewed: 1773

Bulgaria, Romania 'Could Veto EU-Canada Free Trade Deal'

Bulgaria and Romania could possibly pose an obstacle to free trade between the EU and Canada, blocking a deal that is due for discussion in the autumn, officials have suggested.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 15, 2016, Sunday // 14:44 | Viewed: 3240

EU Experts to Aid Bulgaria in Implementing Its Judicial Reform

The first EU experts, who will aid Bulgaria in implementing its judicial reform, will arrive in the country by the end of May.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2016, Saturday // 17:18 | Viewed: 2525

148 IS Militants Passed Through Bulgaria En Route to Syria in 2015

A total of 148 people passed through Bulgaria last year on their way to Syria to join the ranks of Islamic State (IS).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 14, 2016, Saturday // 13:16 | Viewed: 2148

Bulgaria's PM Calls for EU Solidarity on Refugee Relocation Quotas

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has called on eastern European member states of the EU opposing the bloc’s quotas for relocation of refugees to share the burden with their richer partners in western Europe.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 21:09 | Viewed: 2787

Bulgaria to Spend BGN 3 M to Enhance Protection of Borders with Turkey, Greece

Bulgaria’s government on Wednesday gave the green light for spending BGN 3 M (EUR 1.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 4, 2016, Wednesday // 20:30 | Viewed: 3084

Buildings in Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna to Light up in EU Flag Colours on Europe Day

Three Bulgarian cities, which will be European Capitals in the next three years, will have one landmark buiding each lit in the colours of the EU flag in a light and sound show marking the Day of Europe later this month.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2039

Bulgaria Had Second Largest Drop in Unemployment in EU in March

According to the latest figures of Eurostat released on Friday, Bulgaria registered the second largest decrease in its unemployment rate in March 2016 preceded only by Cyprus.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 29, 2016, Friday // 14:15 | Viewed: 3832

Bulgaria, Romania 'Not Closing In on Rest of EU'

Bulgaria's environment has deteriorated in terms of democracy and governance over the past year, lagging behind Romania and remaining last in the EU, an annual index comparing EU members and accession countries shows.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | April 28, 2016, Thursday // 08:22 | Viewed: 2806