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Bulgaria Under EU Pressure Over Corruption and Organized Crime - Report

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. The publication talks about Bu

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 19, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2691

EC Speeds up Procedures for Construction of Nabucco Pipeline

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7616

EC Postpones Trial Against Bulgaria Over Emergency Hot Line

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 18, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1587

EU Agriculture Commissioner Meets with Bulgarian Milk Producers

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3546

Bulgaria Expected to Block EU Sanctions against Russia - Report

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 17, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2664

Bulgaria Ranked Third in EU in Tax Evasion

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 16, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3055

EU Foreign Ministers Ask Bulgaria, Romania to Speed up Combating Corruption

The Foreign Ministers of the 27 EU member states asked Monday Bulgaria and Romania to accelerate the pace of their fight against corruption.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 15, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2702

Bulgaria Ranks Fifth in EU by Compliance with European Legislature

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 13, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2711

Bulgaria Aviation Acquires Equal Rights with All EU Airlines

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 revocatio

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 9, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1948

French Justice Minister: Our President Supports Bulgaria PM

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2314

Bulgaria Aviation Safeguard Clause Lifted by EC

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1740

EC, NATO Failed to React to Appeals for Help Over Rila Fires

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1727

EU Threatens to Block Additional Agro Funding for Bulgaria over Violations

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 8, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1816

Bulgaria Requests EU Help with Blazing Forest Fire

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 6, 2008, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2112

Netherlands Puts off Requesting EU Sanctions against Bulgaria

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 4, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2978

Bulgarians, Romanians Have Longest Work Week in EU

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 4, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2296

Bulgaria Requests Uniform Mobile Phone Chargers from EC

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 3, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2370

Bulgarian Mins, EU Ambassadors Discuss Funds Management at Working Breakfast

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

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 2, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1503

EU Leaders Hold Emergency Summit over Russia - Georgia Conflict

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | September 1, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1807

EC Vice President Verheugen: I have Three Great News about Bulgaria

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?

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 28, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2733

Verheugen: Bulgaria Can Contribute to EU Position on Caucasus Conflict

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.

Politics » Bulgaria in EU | August 27, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1772
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