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EC Prepares to Help Dairy Exporters Cope with Russian Food Imports Ban

The European Commission on Friday said it is ready to support exporters of dairy products hit by Russia’s ban on food imports from the West.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2014, Friday // 21:53 | Viewed: 1141

EU Environment Funds for Bulgaria Frozen until October At the Earliest

Funding under Operational Program Environment will be unfrozen no earlier than October, Bulgaria's caretaker Minister of Environment and Waters Svetlana Zhekova said, Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 22, 2014, Friday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1356

EU to Provide EUR 125M to Farmers Affected by Russian Food Embargo

The European Commission has announced it will provide aid of up to EUR 125M to agricultural producers affected by the Russian food embargo.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 18, 2014, Monday // 15:27 | Viewed: 1528

Head of EU's Competitiveness Program 'Asked to Resign' by EconMin

Еli Milusheva, the director of the Operational Program Competitiveness managed by the Economy Ministry, is to resign, official sources say.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 18, 2014, Monday // 10:02 | Viewed: 1158

PES Leader Says Will Back Georgieva’s Nomination for Top EU Post

Sergei Stanishev has said he’ll back Kristalina Georgieva for the post of EU foreign policy chief if EU leaders decided to give the position to the European People’s Party.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 15, 2014, Friday // 16:47 | Viewed: 2781

Bulgaria Likely to Lose BGN 24M under Operational Program Transport

Bulgaria may lose EU funding of BGN 24M under the "Transport" Operational Program, according to Nikolina Angelkova, caretaker Transport Minister.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 15, 2014, Friday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1658

EC Alerts Bulgarian Energy Holding to Suspected Anti-Trust Law Breach

The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to the Bulgarian Energy Holding concerning suspected abuse of dominance on the domestic wholesale electricity market.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 12, 2014, Tuesday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1389

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: 1007

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: 1573

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: 1121

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: 2059

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: 1159

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: 1437

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: 1061

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: 816

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: 1045

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: 1244

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: 1650

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: 1922