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EC Improves Forecast for Bulgaria's Economic Growth in 2016, 2017

In its autumn report, the European Commission (EC) forecast better than expected economic growth against the background of continuing reduction of unemployment in Bulgaria in 2016 and 2017.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 9, 2016, Wednesday // 21:01 | Viewed: 4482

Bulgaria 'to Propose Female EU Commissioner'

Bulgarian considers proposing again a female candidate to take over as European Commissioner, media reports say.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 6, 2016, Sunday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2239

Bulgaria's President: Russia Is Trying To Divide, Weaken Europe

Europe has not gone back to the Cold War, rather it has been involved in a new, dangerous confrontation with Russia which we call “cold peace”, stated Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev in an interview for BBC on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 4, 2016, Friday // 10:44 | Viewed: 6051

Bulgaria's PM Dismisses Reports UN Envoy Will Be Next EU Commissioner

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has refuted reports that UN Middle East Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov is to be the next European Commissioner.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 3, 2016, Thursday // 07:49 | Viewed: 2180

EC Approves Bulgarian Aleko Programme for Young Entrepreneurs

The European Commission has approved the new European programme Aleko for young entrepreneurs proposed by the Bulgarian deputy Andrey Novakov.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 4495

Competition Announced for Logo for Bulgaria's EU Presidency

A competition has been announced for the creation of a logo for Bulgaria’s presidency of the EU.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 2299

Relatives of "Gulen Supporters" To Sue Bulgaria in Strasbourg

The relatives of the 7 Turkish citizens handed over to Turkey in the middle of October will sue Bulgaria at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, reported bTV.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | November 1, 2016, Tuesday // 17:16 | Viewed: 2255

Bulgaria Facing Tough Task to Keep EU Commission VP Seat - Deputy PM

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has said would be "exceptionally difficult to retain the vice presidential seat within the European Commission following Kristalina Georgieva's announcement she is leaving.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 31, 2016, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 4692

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner: Decision To Leave EC Is Good for Bulgaria, Good for Europe

“The fact that I am leaving the European Commission has nothing to do with my campaign for the post of Secretary General of the UN,” stated European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on BNR.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 30, 2016, Sunday // 17:15 | Viewed: 2937

Bulgaria's PM: We Need EU Commissioner for Ecology or Regional Development

“We need a European Commissioner for ecology or regional development.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 30, 2016, Sunday // 15:40 | Viewed: 2212

President 'Not Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Nominee'

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will not be the country's nomination for European Commissioner, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 29, 2016, Saturday // 20:20 | Viewed: 3366

Bulgaria's Georgieva Leaves EU Commission to Become World Bank CEO

EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said she is leaving the EU's executive body the take up a senior position at the World Bank.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2016, Friday // 18:58 | Viewed: 3497

Bulgaria Socialists Distance Themselves from MEPs Backing EU Migration Resolution

The head of Bulgaria's biggest opposition party has distanced itself from the decision of its MEPs who voted in favour of a resolution on human rights and and state expenditure on migrants from third countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2016, Friday // 13:17 | Viewed: 5780

EU Commission to Change Monitoring on Bulgaria Next Year

A more dynamic approach on the issue of monitoring on Bulgaria's judiciary, rule of law and fight against corruption is needed and will be implemented from next year on, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 28, 2016, Friday // 09:31 | Viewed: 6047

Sofia Seeks to Headquarter European Medicines Agency

Bulgaria is to submit a demand to EU institutions that the central office of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) be relocated to Sofia, daily 24 reports, citing government sources.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 07:26 | Viewed: 5496

European Parliament Increases Financing for Bulgaria in EU Budget 2017

The European Parliament has voted for an increase in the funds allocated for Bulgaria after European deputies in Strasbourg approved the budget of the EU for 2017.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 4940

Creditors To Be Able To Demand Freezing of Accounts of Creditors Abroad

Creditors will be able to request from courts to issue a European Account Preservation Order for bank accounts of debtors, read a project for the amendment of the Civil Procedure Code, which the government will submit to Parliament.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 4240

European Funds Contribute to 4% Increase of Bulgaria's GDP for 2015

Romania is doing worse in terms of utilising European funds than Bulgaria, stated Vittoria Alliata di Villafranca who is heading a team at General Directorate Regional Policy of the European Commission and is responsible for Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Ro

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 15:37 | Viewed: 4493

EU Wants Bulgaria to Explain Allegations against Fisheries Agency Head

The EU Commission demands clarity on the allegations against Yancho Yanchev, the head of Bulgaria's fisheries agency EAFA who was detained earlier this week.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 4086

Bulgaria Govt Approves CETA Trade Deal

The Bulgarian cabinet has adopted a decision approving the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 64492

EU Parliament to Discuss New Monitoring Mechanism on Bulgaria, Romania

The European Parliament is to discuss options to replace the current Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 08:43 | Viewed: 2596
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