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PACE Envoys Urge Bulgaria to Move Judicial Reform Forward

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) co-rapporteurs for post-monitoring dialogue with Bulgaria have welcomed the Justice Ministry’s intention to send the second package of amendments to the Judicial Act to the Venice Commission for o

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 10, 2016, Friday // 18:50 | Viewed: 3363

Bulgarian President Calls for Starting New Engines of EU Integration

In his address to the European Parliament delivered on Wednesday, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev called for starting new engines of European integration.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 9, 2016, Thursday // 11:09 | Viewed: 3482

Bulgaria 2nd in EU by Projects Seeking Funding under Juncker Investment Plan

Bulgaria is second in the EU in terms of the number of projects submitted to the European portal for investment projects, as well as the number of inquiries to the European consulting center on investment issues, a Bulgarian MEP has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1738

Bulgarian President to Address European Parliament on Wednesday

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will deliver a statement before the European Parliament on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 11:06 | Viewed: 3304

EU Ambassadors Note Progress of Bulgaria's Judicial Reform

At a meeting with Bulgarian Justice Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva on Tuesday, the ambassadors of the EU member states, Norway, Switzerland noted the progress of Bulgaria's judicial reform.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 8, 2016, Wednesday // 08:54 | Viewed: 6215

ECB: Bulgaria Does Not Fully Comply with Euro Convergence Criteria

In its latest Convergence Report released on Tuesday, the European Central Bank (ECB) concluded that Bulgaria does not fully comply with the euro convergence criteria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 7, 2016, Tuesday // 16:24 | Viewed: 4945

Bulgaria Records Lowest Net Earnings per Worker in EU-28 in 2015

Bulgaria had the lowest net earnings per worker among the 28 member states of the European Union last year,  the bloc’s statistical office, Eurostat, announced on Monday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 6, 2016, Monday // 20:43 | Viewed: 4020

Bulgaria Prevents Irregular Migrants from Crossing with Help from Greece, Turkey   

Bulgarian border police, in cooperation with Greek and Turkish authorities, have thwarted attempts of about 95 irregular migrants to cross the country’s borders in two separate cases over the past 24 hours.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 6, 2016, Monday // 16:42 | Viewed: 2079

EU Commission VP Urges Bulgaria to Adapt Education to Market Needs

Bulgaria ranks second after Belgium by lack of correlation between its education system and the requirements of the market, EU Commission Vice Presdident Kristalina Georgieva warned on Saturday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | June 5, 2016, Sunday // 10:05 | Viewed: 6504

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: 4307

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: 3079

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: 2981

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: 3277

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: 3220

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: 1923

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: 3277

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: 3217

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: 5314

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: 2693

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: 3702

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: 2069