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European Commission to Present Bulgaria CVM Report

The European Commission is expected to officially present and adopt on Wednesday the annual reports assessing the progress made by Bulgaria and Romania under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM).

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 27, 2016, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 5017

Bulgaria's CVM Report to be Most Critical of Supreme Judicial Council, Prosecution

According to a draft of the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) report, the document will be most criticial towards the Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) and the prosecutor's office.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 11:51 | Viewed: 1797

Forum on Combating Human Trafficking Takes Place in Sofia on Tuesday

A forum on combating human trafficking is taking place in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on Tuesday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 26, 2016, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1566

Draft CVM Report Suggests Mostly Positive Assessment of Bulgarian Reforms

According to the draft Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) report, the European Commission will be mostly positive in its assessment of Bulgarian reforms in justice and internal affairs.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 25, 2016, Monday // 23:44 | Viewed: 1563

Bulgaria Absorbed 85 % of EU Funds Available During 2007-2013 Period

Bulgaria absorbed 85 % of the EU funds available under the 2007-2013 programme period.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 25, 2016, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 4760

Bulgarian Red Cross: 3-4 Million Refugees Expected to Reach Europe in Spring

The refugee crisis has not ended and a wave of 3-4 million people is expected to reach Europe in the spring.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 23, 2016, Saturday // 17:04 | Viewed: 14907

Deputy PM: Romania to Receive More Positive EU CVM Report than Bulgaria

Romania will be assessed more positively than Bulgaria in a EU Commission report on justice and internal affairs, Bulgarian Deputy PM Ekaterina Zaharieva has said.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 16, 2016, Saturday // 15:44 | Viewed: 6692

Macedonians Holding Bulgarian Passports Face Fines for Voting in 2014 EU Elections

Many Macedonians in possession of Bulgarian passports are facing fines for having voted in the 2014 European Parliament elections.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 15, 2016, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2474

Bulgarian PM: Closing of Borders Is Necessary for Halting Refugee Influx

During a parliamentary question and answer session on Wednesday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated that the closing of borders is necessary in order to halt the refugee influx.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 13, 2016, Wednesday // 13:10 | Viewed: 2849

EU Commission to Unveil Next CVM Report on Bulgaria on January 27

The European Commission's report on reform in justice and internal affairs undertaken by Bulgaria is to be unveiled on the last Wednesday of January, a Commission spokesperson has announced.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2016, Friday // 19:36 | Viewed: 3488

Bulgarian Red Cross Begins Distribution of EU Food Packages to Most Deprived

The Bulgarian Red Cross started on Wednesday the annual distribution of food products to the most deprived citizens.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 8, 2016, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1916

In Hypothetical Referendum 82 % of Bulgarians Would Vote for Staying in EU

In a hypothetical referendum on EU membership, every third EU citizen would vote in favour of one's country to leave the Union.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 13:47 | Viewed: 2181

MEP: Successful Guarding of Borders to Accelerate Bulgaria's Schengen Accession

The accession of Bulgaria to the Schengen Area will be accelerated if the country continues to fulfill successfully its obligations of guarding its borders.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 12:18 | Viewed: 4760

Forum Promoting Investment Opportunities of Juncker Plan to be Held in Sofia

A forum revealing the investment opportunities of the Juncker Plan will take place in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | January 4, 2016, Monday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1780

Regional Policy Commissioner Praises Bulgaria's Management of EU Funds

European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu, who is on a one-day visit to Bulgaria on Friday, congratulated the efforts of the government in the management of EU funds.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 11, 2015, Friday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1924

Bulgarian PM, Bavarian Minister-President to Discuss Refugee Crisis

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the Minister-President of Bavaria Horst Seehofer are expected to discuss the refugee crisis during the latter's visit to Bulgaria on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 11, 2015, Friday // 12:07 | Viewed: 2013

EU Regional Policy Commissioner Arrives on One-Day Visit to Bulgaria

The European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu is on a one-day visit to Bulgaria on Friday.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 11, 2015, Friday // 11:43 | Viewed: 1835

Bulgaria Is Successfully Guarding EU's External Border – Cameron

According to British Prime Minister David Cameron, Bulgaria should serve as an example of the successful guarding of the EU's external borders.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 4, 2015, Friday // 16:17 | Viewed: 4909

EU Mission to Inspect Bulgaria's Progress on Justice, Internal Order Ahead of CVM Report

A European Commission expert mission on justice and internal order is expected to arrive in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 2, 2015, Wednesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 3451

Bulgaria's Unemployment Rate Drops by 1.4 % Y/Y in October – Eurostat

According to the latest figures of Eurostat published on Tuesday, the unemployment rate in Bulgaria stood at 9.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 1, 2015, Tuesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 2921

Bulgarian Deputy PM: Schengen Area Has to be Consolidated

According to Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kuneva, at present the Schengen Area was in such a state that there were two possible outcomes.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | December 1, 2015, Tuesday // 11:52 | Viewed: 3018