All posts tagged European Commission

October 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Members of the European Parliament voted on October 22, with 423 in favour to 209 against, and with 67 absentions, to approve Jean-Claude Juncker’s European Commission that will take office […]


Valedictory speech by outgoing European Commission President Barroso

October 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

On October 21, European Commission President Jose Barroso, holder of that office for two terms, made his valedictory speech to the European Parliament ...

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European Parliament vote on Juncker European Commission to go ahead on October 22

October 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Votes by European Parliament committees to approve a final two candidate European Commissioners after an 11th-hour reshuffle have opened the way for M ...

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EU can survive short-term interruptions of Russian gas deliveries – EC

October 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on October 16 that EU member states could survive an interruption of Russian gas supplies this winter if the countries wo ...