All posts tagged European Commission

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January 13, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

The European Commission has launched a probe into policy changes in Poland that may clash with EU law. It is the first time such a move has been initiated by […]

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EU autumn economic forecast raises Bulgaria 2015 growth estimate

November 5, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission’s autumn forecast for the EU economy, released on November 5, raised the economic growth estimate in the 28-country bloc, sa ...

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Agreement signed for Baltic–Poland gas pipeline

October 15, 2015, by The Prague Post

The Governments of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, the European Commission, have reached an agreement that will allow the construction of the G ...

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Bulgaria invests 102 million euro EU funds in SME initiative

October 13, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The European Commission (EC) adopted on October 12 an Operational Programme worth 102 million euro from the European Regional Development Fund to boo ...

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    Bulgaria faces EU infringement proceedings over refugees
    September 23, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria is among 19 European Union countries against which the European Commission (EC) adopted infringement decisions on September 23 for failing to fully implement legislation making up the Common European […]

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    European Commission proposes quota plan for refugee crisis
    September 9, 2015, by VOANews

    European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has called on EU member states to resettle some 160,000 refugees, saying the right to asylum is a fundamental right. Speaking to the European Parliament […]

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    EC approves 6.3M euro in disaster relief for Bulgaria
    July 23, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission said on July 23 that it has approved a grant of 6.3 million euro for Bulgaria to cover part of the emergency costs of recovery operations following […]

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    EU to end data, voice roaming fees in June 2017
    June 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Union’s key institutions have reached an agreement that, if approved by member states, would completely eliminate roaming surcharges on phone calls and mobile internet within the EU starting in […]