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Bulgaria Restores Suspended EU Payments under Regional Development OP

Suspended payments to Bulgaria under the "Regional Development" Operational Program are restored under all axes, according to caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 1265

EC: Farmers Not to Expect Instant Compensation for Russian Import Ban

The European Commission has warned that farmers injured by Russia's restrictive measures are not to expect immediate compensations.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 11, 2014, Monday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1006

Bulgarian Agriculture Min Demands EU Meeting over Russia's Food Ban

Interim Agriculture Minister Vasil Grudev sent on Friday a request to Brussels that an emergency meeting be called to discuss the response to Russia's ban on EU food imports.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 10, 2014, Sunday // 13:02 | Viewed: 1569

Bulgaria’s EU Funds Minister Urges Continuity in Reform Effort

Bulgaria needs to persevere in its commitment to reforms to benefit from the approved EU funding of some EUR 10 B until 2020, the Deputy PM for EU Funds Management has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 8, 2014, Friday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1114

EC Adopts EUR 10B 2014-2020 Partnership Agreement with Bulgaria

Bulgaria's 2014-2020 Partnership Agreement with the European Commission has been concluded.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 13:48 | Viewed: 2047

Kr.Georgieva: Bulgaria Likely to Get High-Profile Portfolio in New EC

Kristalina Georgieva has vowed to keep working for Bulgaria's good image in her next term in office at the European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 7, 2014, Thursday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1155

Bulgaria Nominates Kristalina Georgieva to Take Over EU Foreign Policy

Bulgaria's caretaker Prime Minister Georgi Bliznashki announced his government was raising Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva's candidacy to become the EU foreign policy chief.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1430

Bulgarian Caretaker Min Hints at Loss of Regional Development EU Funds

Bulgaria's caretaker minister for regional development and investment planning has warned about EU funding losses under the "Regional Development" Operational Program 2007-2013.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 15:28 | Viewed: 1059

Kristalina Georgieva Expected to Be Named to New EC Wednesday

Bulgaria’s caretaker government is expected to nominate Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday to serve in the next European Commission.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 6, 2014, Wednesday // 10:46 | Viewed: 809

Bulgaria-EC Partnership Agreement to be Signed on Thursday

Bulgaria's Partnership Agreement with the European Commission is to be signed by the end of the week, most probably on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1044

Kristalina Georgieva Officially Is Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Nominee

Kristalina Georgieva officially was nominated by Bulgaria's president Rosen Plevneliev for a second term as Bulgaria's EU commissioner, report the Bulgarian-language media.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 5, 2014, Tuesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1242

62% of Bulgarians Approve of EU Membership – Survey

Bulgarians are rather favorably inclined towards the country's EU membership and Schengen accession, according to a survey of the Open Society Institute – Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 4, 2014, Monday // 17:38 | Viewed: 861

Italy Nominates Federica Mogherini for EU Foreign Policy Chief

Italy has officially nominated Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as the country’s candidate to become the EU’s new high representative for foreign affairs.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 1, 2014, Friday // 18:00 | Viewed: 1648

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: 1786

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: 1333

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: 837

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: 627

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: 1082

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: 825

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: 1649

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: 2119