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The European Union (EU) continues their watch over the Bulgarian authorities, who are dragging their feet when putting alleged gangsters on trial, according to an article published in the British daily "Guardian" on Friday.
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The European Commission is taking measures to accelerate the start of the construction of the Nabucco gas transit pipeline, the Greek TV station EPT 3 announced Thursday citing Ferran Tarantella, the speaker of the EU energy commissioner.
The European Commission (EC) has decided Thursday to postpone by three months the initiation of legal proceedings against Bulgaria before the Court of Justice of the European Communities in Luxembourg, over the 112 emergency hot line.
The EC has also pos
The European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Mariann Fishel Boel is going to meet with representatives of the Bulgarian milk producers in Brussels on Friday.
Russia's Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov stated Wednesday that he expected that Bulgaria would veto any potential EU sanctions against Russia, mediapool.bg reported citing Chizhov's interview with the Brussels correspondent of the Bulgarian National
Bulgaria ranks third in the European Union in tax evasion, according to a report prepared by Associazione Contribuenti Italiani and the Klrs Network of Business Ethics.
The Foreign Ministers of the 27 EU member states asked Monday Bulgaria and Romania to accelerate the pace of their fight against corruption.
Bulgaria ranks fifth among the 27 countries members of the European Union (EU) by the percentage of the EU directives included in the national legislature, according to Gergana Grancharova, Bulgarian Minister for the EU Affairs.
Grancharova spoke Saturda
The Official Journal of the European Union published Tuesday the European Commission's (EC) regulation 875/2008 dated September 8, 2008, which revokes the EC Regulation 1962/2006 imposing a safeguard clause to Bulgaria in the aviation area.
The French Justice Minister, Rashida Dati has assured Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev that he had the full support of the French President Nicolas Sarkozy, as announced Monday by the Cabinet's press center.
Dati is on an official visit in Bulga
The European Commission (EC) has lifted the safeguard clause for the Bulgarian aviation, as confirmed Monday before Darik radio by the Bulgarian Ministry of Transport.
The information was previously confirmed by the EC permanent representation in Bulgari
Bulgaria's partners from the European Union (EC) and NATO have not responded to the country's first appeal for help in the extinguishing of the fires in the Rila Mountain, according to Emel Etem, Bulgarian Minister of Emergency Situations.
After the Bulg
Bulgaria might lose additional EU funds destined for the agricultural sector because of discrepancies between the control systems of the Ministry of Agriculture and Foods and of the respective Executive Agency.
Bulgaria has requested urgent help from the EU and NATO for battling with the forest fire that rages in the national park of Rila, the Ministry of Emergency Situations and Disasters reported.
From the ministry said they expect to receive an official lett
The Netherlands has decided that next week it would not insist on EU sanctions against Bulgaria over its failure to crack down on corruption and organized crime.
Bulgarians and Romanians are the hardest working people in Europe, followed by the Britons, according to a new report, cited by the Daily Telegraph.
Workers in full-time jobs in the two newest EU member states put in an average of 41.
The European Commission has officially received the request made by Bulgaria's Minister of EU Affairs Grancharova and the Chair of the Parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee Pasi that a new regulation was adopted to make uniform all mobile phones chargers
Several Bulgarian ministers had Tuesday a working breakfast with the ambassadors of some EU member states to the country.
The Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Plugchieva introduced before the EU officials the methods the European funds are currently managed
EU leaders, including Bulgaria's Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev, are to hold an emergency summit in Brussels to discuss the crisis between Georgia and Russia.
The citizens of Bulgaria must realize that they should not allow the image of their country to be discredited by a handful of individuals, who are the foundation of organized crime in Bulgaria, according to the Vice President of the European Commission G?
The Vice President of the European Commission G??nter Verheugen said Wednesday he believed Bulgaria could make a significant contribution to the position of the EU on the conflict in Georgia.
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