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September 10, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s top state and government leaders have welcomed the September 10 announcement that the country’s European Commission nominee, Kristalina Georgieva, will be the EC Vice-President for Budget and Human Resources […]

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Juncker announces proposed European Commission to take office in November

September 10, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Jean-Claude Juncker, to take office as European Commission President on November 1 2014, has announced the names and portfolios of his commissioners. ...

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EC rules Bulgaria’s controversial land swops as incompatible state aid

September 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission has ordered Bulgarian authorities to recover incompatible state aid from companies that benefitted from controversial land swo ...

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Juncker interviews candidate European Commissioners ahead of decisions on portfolios

September 2, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker began interviewing candidate European Commissioners on September 1 ahead of a final decision o ...


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    EU to Moscow: ‘Come to reason’ on Ukraine
    August 31, 2014, by VOANews

    A top European official says Russia is pushing the conflict in eastern Ukraine to the “point of no return,” and that the European Union may impose new economic sanctions to […]

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    EU’s game of European thrones
    August 28, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    European Union ambassadors were meeting on August 28 ahead of a scheduled gathering two days later to deal out posts in the future Jean-Claude Juncker European Commission, with it remaining […]

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    EU milk overflowing due to Russian ban
    August 28, 2014, by The Prague Post

    The European Commission has announced that it will open Private Storage Aid for butter, skimmed milk powder (SMP) and certain cheeses in order to alleviate the impact of Russian restrictions […]

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    Athens backs Moscovici for major European Commission post
    August 28, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras held talks with former French finance minister Pierre Moscovici in Athens on Wednesday. Moscovici also met with deputy PM Evangelos Venizelos, finance minister Gikas Hardouvelis […]