Wed, Jun 19 2013
Czech Republic president Vaclav Klaus.
European Council approves deal with Czech president Vaclav Klaus opting out from a Lisbon Treaty provision, while Tony Blair’s prospects of the future post of European Council President are reportedly fading.
The Ministry of Sound's first night at the Viper Rooms in Sofia on Friday October 30 will feature DJ Shane Kehoe
European External Action Service, foreseen in the EU’s Lisbon Treaty, should be subject to democratic oversight by the European Parliament, MEPs say in a resolution approved on October 22 2009.
Sweden, current holder of the European Union presidency, is working with Czech authorities on an opt-out on some provisions of the Lisbon Treaty to open the way for president Vaclav Klaus to sign it.
Eurosceptic Czech president Vaclav Klaus is an admirer of Margaret Thatcher and a fierce opponent of the Lisbon Treaty
However, in a development similar to what happened earlier in Germany and in the Czech Republic, a group of Polish MPs have asked the constitutional court for a ruling on the mutual compatibility of the Lisbon Treaty and the Polish constitution.
Czech president Vaclav Klaus wants a footnote added to the treaty before he will sign it. Details of the footnote are not clear, but already the proposal has been rejected by France.
The Irish referendum produced a psychological victory for the pro-Lisbon Treaty camp, and boosted the hopes of EU candidate states, but potential obstacles remain in the way of the treaty
More than 67 per cent of voters who took part in Irish referendum on Lisbon Treaty on October 2 2009 voted in favour.
The global food import bill in 2012 could decline to $1.24 trillion, down slightly from last year’s record of $1.29 trillion.
Boevski has been under arrest in Brazil since October, when he was arrested at Sao Paulo's international airport with nine kg of cocaine in his luggage.
Whereas foreign media ownership is perceived as advantageous for media outlets and journalists, Bulgarian owners are perceived as investors with short-term vision who strive for immediate profits.
Killing spree in Norway in July 2011 and the arrests of individuals in a number of EU member states for the preparation of terrorist attacks, are proof of the continuing need for vigilance, Europol says.
In her message to mark the Day, Bulgaria's Bokova said that books are 'valuable tools' for knowledge-sharing, mutual understanding and openness to others and to the world.