World » EU

Bulgaria’s President Hails EU as Mainstay of Peace in Europe

The European Union can resist attempts to be split and weakened only through concerted efforts and new incentives to strengthen integration among its member states, Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev said on Thursday.

World » EU | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 21:24 | Viewed: 1838

UK to Hold Most Unpredictable General Election in Years

UK voters are set to cast their ballots in  a general election on May 7 to elect a total of 650 MPs.

World » EU | May 7, 2015, Thursday // 07:31 | Viewed: 3015

Train Drivers at Germany's Deutsche Bahn Begins Its Longest-Ever Strike

Drivers working at Deutsche Bahn, the German train operator, have embarked on a new strike which is set to continue a week.

World » EU | May 5, 2015, Tuesday // 11:05 | Viewed: 3131

Hungary’s PM Orban Denies Plans to Restore Death Penalty

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban doesn’t plan to reintroduce the death penalty, his chief of staff Janos Lazar said on Thursday.

World » EU | April 30, 2015, Thursday // 20:00 | Viewed: 1533

EU Approved Implementation of Road Traffic Emergency Call System

The European Parliament has voted positively on the implementation of a new system for emergency calls from vehicles - eCall.

World » EU | April 29, 2015, Wednesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1528

Frontex Border Agency Unable to Research All Migrants Entering EU

The EU-sponsored agency for border control Frontex is unable to conduct research upon all migrants entering the union.

World » EU | April 29, 2015, Wednesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 2176

EU Pledges EUR 70 M for Nuclear Safety at Chernobyl Site

The European Commission will provide EUR 70 M to Ukraine for the return of the Chernobyl site to a safe environment.

World » EU | April 28, 2015, Tuesday // 11:15 | Viewed: 2131

UKIP's Farage 'Prefers Indians, Austrialians' to Eastern Europeans

UKIP leader Nigel Farage told the BBC1 on Wednesday he has a "slight preference" for Indians and Australians compared to Eastern Europeans.

World » EU | April 24, 2015, Friday // 11:57 | Viewed: 2249

EU to Triple Funding for Search, Rescue Operations in Mediterranean

The EU committed itself to strengthening the Triton and Poseidon operations by at least tripling the funding in 2015 and 2016 as well as extending their search and rescue mandates.

World » EU | April 24, 2015, Friday // 10:06 | Viewed: 2775

Merkel, Tsipras Discuss Greek Debt in Brussels

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has called for faster-pace negotiations on a new agreement between Athens and international lenders.

World » EU | April 24, 2015, Friday // 07:38 | Viewed: 1438

EU Leaders to Discuss Response to Crisis in Mediterranean Sea at Emergency Summit

EU heads of state or government meet in Brussels to discuss ways to alleviate migration pressures and prevent new Mediterranean migrant tragedies.

World » EU | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 09:06 | Viewed: 1433

EU Commission Accuses Gazprom of Breaching Antitrust Rules

The European Commission sent a statement of objections to Gazprom, accusing the Russian company of abusing its dominant market position and breaching EU antitrust rules.

World » EU | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 2049

Andrus Ansip: EU Has to Pay Attention on Life-Long Learning

Digital economy will destroy jobs, but Europe has to pay much more attention on real life-long learning process to help people acquire new skills, Andrus Ansip, the EU Commissioner for Digital Single Market, has told Novinite.

World » EU | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2172

EU Mulls Doubling of Triton Funds – German Interior Minister

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has expressed support for a proposal to double funding for the EU naval operation in the Mediterranean.

World » EU | April 20, 2015, Monday // 21:35 | Viewed: 1552

At Least Three Die in Latest Migrant Incident Off Rhodes Island

At least three people died in the latest incident involving migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea, which occurred on Monday off the Greek island of Rhodes.

World » EU | April 20, 2015, Monday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1482

EU Foreign Ministers to Discuss Med Incident

Foreign ministers of EU member states are set to discuss Sunday's incident in Mediterranean in which hundreds are feared dead.

World » EU | April 20, 2015, Monday // 08:23 | Viewed: 1400

Finland's Juha Sipil? Wins General Vote

Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb has admitted defeat in parliamentary elections held in the country on Sunday, with his party coming second.

World » EU | April 20, 2015, Monday // 07:41 | Viewed: 1657

Ex-Businessman to Win Finland Parliamentary Election

Juha Sipila, a former IT businessman who headed the Center Party a few years ago, is set to win Finland's general poll held Sunday.

World » EU | April 19, 2015, Sunday // 22:54 | Viewed: 1215

Finland Voting for Parliament in Tough Times for Economy

Polls suggest the center-right opposition could defeat conservative National Coalition Party in the vote that is being held across Finland on Sunday.

World » EU | April 19, 2015, Sunday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2149

EU Parliament Calls on Turkey to Recognise Armenian Genocide

The European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution on Wednesday, which calls on Turkey to recognise the Armenian genocide.

World » EU | April 16, 2015, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 2155

EU Commission Accuses Google of Breaching Antitrust Rules  

The European Commission said on Wednesday it has opened antitrust proceedings against Google over what it alleged was abuse of a dominant position.

World » EU | April 15, 2015, Wednesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 1584
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria