All posts tagged European Commission

Russian presient Vladimir Putin and European Commision president Jose Manuel Barroso. Photo: kremlin.ru
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April 8, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on April 8 that it will challenge Russia’s ban on pork imports, imposed earlier this year, at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Russia closed its market […]

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European Commission proposes ‘more flexible’ Schengen visa rules

April 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission (EC) has announced proposed changes to the EU’s Schengen visa system that it says will simplify procedures and benefit t ...

MALMSTROM BULGARIA

Refugees put demands as European Commissioner Malmström visits Bulgaria’s Harmanli shelter

March 26, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Refugees housed at the shelter in Harmanli protested during a visit by European Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, demanding that the grant ...

BULGARIA MALMSTROM

Bulgaria has made progress in dealing with asylum seekers, Malmström says

March 25, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria has made progress in improving living conditions for refugees and more effort is needed to improve the situation of the most vulnerable group ...


  • Antonis Samaras at the podium
    Greece and Troika clinch long-awaited deal
    March 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Following talks which lasted more than six months, the Greek government has reached an agreement with troika officials paving the way for the disbursements of the next tranche of the […]

  • Martin Schulz and Sergei Stanishev. Photo: PES/Eric Vidal via flickr.com
    Thin red line from the Comintern to PES
    February 28, 2014, by Alex Bivol

    When Martin Schulz stands up in front of assorted delegates at the Party of European Socialists congress in Rome on March 1, one should be forgiven for finding too many […]