Sat, May 25 2013
An archive photo of EC President Barroso and German chancellor Merkel before talks in Berlin in October 2007.
In an interview published on December 11 2010, Jose Socrates said Portugal does not 'have any problem' that would require it to ask the International Monetary Fund for assistance like Greece and Ireland already have done this year.
The deal provides 35 billion euro to prop up the Irish banking system and 50 billion euro to help the government's day-to-day spending.
The November 27 2010 demonstration, organised by Ireland's trade unions, is the biggest yet since Ireland's economic woes became apparent.
While challenges remain, significant progress has been made, particularly in reducing the fiscal deficit, report says after a joint visit to Athens from November 14 to 23 2010.
The total amount has yet to be agreed, but it is estimated to be worth 73 billion euro - slightly less than a similar package lent to Greece earlier this year.
Irish finance minister Brian Lenihan has confirmed that he intends to recommend to the government on November 21 2010 to open formal negotiations with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund for a loan, according to a report quoted on the Irish government news service website.
Finance Minister Simeon Dyankov said that Bulgaria would be able to cut its budget gap below the three per cent euro adoption limit in the second half of 2011.
Compared with September 2010, annual inflation rose in fifteen EU member states, remained stable in six and fell in five.
In September 2010, the volume of retail trade in the 16-member euro zone was 0.2 per cent less than in August, while it dropped by 0.1 per cent in the 27-member EU, statistical office Eurostat said.
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.