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The foreign ministers of the EU member-states adopted Monday the text of a message to be sent to the newly elected US president, Darik News reported.
The message of the six-page address concerns mainly the great desire of the block to play a more importa
The Committee on Budgetary Control at the European Parliament (EP) is preparing a report about Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Information Agency (BTA) reported.
The report is a follow-up of the official visit of the EP delegation in the country between Septembe
Buoyant growth to slow down, large external imbalances and high inflation are in the forecast for Bulgaria, according to the business prognosis of the European Commission released on Monday.
Economic activity has so far remained robust and resilient to
The Committee on Budgetary Control of the European Parliament is preparing a report on Bulgaria, which accounts for the country's macroeconomic stability, the Darik Radio reported Sunday.
The confidence of Bulgarians in their country's economy is the highest in the EU, according an index of the European Commission reflecting the economic confidence levels in the Union member states.
The euro area unemployment rate remains stable and stood at 7.5% in September 2008,according to data published by Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities.
Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 3,2% in October 2008 according to a preliminary estimate issued by Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities.
The European Commission (EC) is the authority that could file a lawsuit against Bulgaria for environmental violations, according to David Hammerstein, member of the European Parliament (EP) from the Green Party.
Hammerstein sated that the EC would be pre
The European Union, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank are ready to provide Hungary with loans of the total amount of EUR 20 B in order to prop up the country's economy amidst the raging global financial crisis.
As more than 170,000 people have signed a petition against the ongoing illegal construction in Bulgaria's mountains, a delegation of 6 members of the European Parliament went Tuesday to the Rila mountain to check the problem on the spot.
The delegation i
EU Commissioners for Research and Energy, Janez Potocnik and Andris Piebalgs welcomed Tuesday the initiative of leading research institutes in the European Union to found the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA).
"Bulgaria risks becoming EU cautionary tale," states the title of an article published Monday in the electronic edition of International Herald Tribune.
"When Bulgaria joined the European Union last year, this was supposed to mark the start of an ambitio
The newly accepted EU member states apply the block's law system even better than the older ones, the President of the European Court of Justice, Vassilios Skouris, said Monday.
The statement was made during Mr.
The spokesman of the EU Anti-Fraud Office OLAF Alessandro Buttice stated Monday there were strong trends showing that Bulgaria's authorities had the political will to cooperate increasingly with his institution.
The leaders of the 27 EU members and of 16 Asian states, including the states from the ASEAN, have agreed to cooperate in order to tackle the effects of the raging global financial crisis.
The European Parliament's awarded Thursday its 2008 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to the Chinese political activist, prominent human rights activist and dissident Hu Jia.
Hu Jia has embraced a wide range of causes, including environmental issues,
The Members of the European Parlaiment (MEP) issued a resolution Thursday describing the artificial famine in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as "an appalling crime against the Ukrainian people, and against humanity".
According to the resolution, the Holodomor fami
Bulgaria's government has hired the Brussels law firm Alber & Geiger as consultants as it lobbies the European Commission over its decision to freeze significant amounts of its EU funding, the UK publication Legal Week reported Thursday.
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev presented Wednesday the first official report on the country's role in the decision-making process in the EU under the Slovenian and French Presidency.
"During the past two years since Bulgaria became a member o
The EU is to provide EUR 4.5 B in financial aid coming under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) programme for eight southeastern European countries until 2010.
The annual meeting of the "Homologues' Group" of European auditors opened Monday in Cardiff and is hosted this year by the Welsh Assembly Government as announced in apr??s release of the European commission.
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