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EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Meets Bulgaria's IntMin, FM

The EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove, who is on a visit to Bulgaria, met Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and Interior Minister Veselin Vuchkov on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 21:08 | Viewed: 1178

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria Decreased Over Past Year – Eurostat

The unemployment rate in Bulgaria has decreased over the past year, but remains above the average for the European Union (EU).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 1064

Bulgaria May End Up Alone under Brussels’ Monitoring – British Ambassador

Bulgaria may end up as the only country against which the Co-Operation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) of the European Commission is applied, according to British Ambassador to Bulgaria Jonathan Allen.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 10:32 | Viewed: 2282

Bulgaria Needs EUR 150M to Stop Illegal Migrants Crossing from Turkey

Bulgaria needs at least BGN 150M to halt the influx of illegal migrants across its border with Turkey and will seek financial assistance from the European Commission to tackle the issue, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Wednesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 20:57 | Viewed: 3749

Bulgaria to Apply for EU Funding on Education Worth BGN 400 M

The application for EU funds under six schemes under which nearly BGN 428 M could be allocated to Bulgarian education will start on January 15.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2015, Wednesday // 14:14 | Viewed: 897

Bulgaria Can Rely on EU Commission Aid Under New Wave of Refugees

The European Commission (EC) is familiar with the increasing number of asylum-seekers in Bulgaria and will cooperate with Bulgarian authorities in providing refugees with asylum.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 19:51 | Viewed: 1132

Bulgaria Relies on EU Aid to Recover from 2014 Natural Disasters

The Bulgarian municipalities that were affected the most from last year's disastrous floods are still recovering slowly.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 5, 2015, Monday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1093

Bulgaria, Greece to Build Rail Link between Black Sea, Aegean Sea Ports

Bulgaria and Greece will connect by rail the Greek ports of Kavala and Alexandroupoli on the Aegean Sea, the Bulgarian Black Sea ports of Burgas and Varna, and Port Ruse on the Danube River.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 23, 2014, Tuesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 2103

EU Commission Grants EUR 1.6 B to Bulgaria for Transport

Bulgaria receives EUR 1.6 billion from the European Union (EU) for the improvement of transport connections.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 22, 2014, Monday // 14:34 | Viewed: 1622

Bulgarian PM Discusses Energy Projects at EU Council

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov discussed several energy projects as substitutes to the cancelled South Stream pipeline during the first day of the European Council on Thursday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1459

EU Provides Financial Aid for Integration of Immigrants in Bulgaria

The European Union (EU) grants BGN 1.4 million to Bulgaria for the integration of immigrants from non-EU countries.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 19, 2014, Friday // 09:08 | Viewed: 935

Bulgaria Gets Nod for EUR 2 B in EU Funding for Transport Projects

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Thursday the European Commission has approved EUR 2 B in financing under the 2014-2020 Operational Programme Transport for Bulgaria.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 20:27 | Viewed: 1262

More Than Half of Bulgarians Have Positive Image of EU – Eurobarometer

The latest Eurobarometer shows that 51 % of Bulgarians have a positive image of the European Union (EU).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 13:58 | Viewed: 896

Bulgaria to Get EUR 10.5 M Disaster Aid from EU

Bulgaria would get from the EU EUR 10.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 854

German Chancellor Promises Help, to Send Experts to Bulgaria

Germany is to send experts who are going to advise Bulgaria on issues such as judicial reform, energy projects and absorption of European Union (EU) funds.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 15, 2014, Monday // 17:08 | Viewed: 2893

Bulgaria Evades 15% Cut to 2015 Turbot Quota

The EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH) has kept Bulgaria’s 2015 turbot quota unchanged at 43.2 tonnes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 15, 2014, Monday // 16:00 | Viewed: 758

European Commission Seeks Turbot Quota Cuts for Bulgaria, Romania

The EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH) is to decide Monday on cuts to the national turbot quotas of Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 15, 2014, Monday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1554

Bulgaria Has Lowest Consumption Per Capita in EU – Eurostat

Bulgaria has the lowest consumption per capita among the 28 member states of the European Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 12, 2014, Friday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1566

EU Monitoring on Bulgaria Should Be Suspended - FM Daniel Mitov

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has called on Brussels to lift the EU's Mechanism for Cooperation and Verification (CVM) introduced the country amid its EU accession in 2007.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 19:04 | Viewed: 1489

PM Borisov, Deputy PM Kuneva Present ‘Bulgaria in Schengen’ Booklet

Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva and Prime Minister Boyko Borisov presented Wednesday a booklet on Bulgaria’s preparedness for accession to the Schengen Agreement.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 10, 2014, Wednesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 1447

EU Countries, European Parliament Agree on 2015 Budget

The European Parliament and the EU Member States have reached preliminary agreement on the EU 2015 budget.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1236