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UNESCO Adopts Resolution on Palestinian Cultural Heritage

UNESCO has officially adopted the resolution on the preservation of Palestinian cultural heritage in East Jerusalem which caused angry protests on the part of Israel, reported BNR.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1768

EU Commissioner Georgieva's Past, Family Ties Questioned in Think-Tank Report

EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva was an informant with the State Security (DS), the Soviet-era intelligence and counter-intelligence services of Bulgaria, according to a publication by the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1381

Both Bokova, Georgieva Stand Good Chance of Becoming UN Deputy Secretary General

The new Secretary General of the UN Antonio Guterres may choose more than one deputy, predicted in an interview for BNR Jim Della-Giakoma, Deputy Director of the Center on International Cooperation at New York University.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 15, 2016, Saturday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1567

Israel Freezes Relations with UNESCO

Israel has frozen its relations with UNESCO as a sign of protest against a resolution with which the international organisation declares that the Holy places on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem cannot be linked to Judaism.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 14, 2016, Friday // 13:14 | Viewed: 3298

Turkey, Israel To Normalise Relations

Turkey and Israel will conclude the process of mutual appointment of ambassadors within a week or ten days at most, announced the spokesperson of Turkish President Erdogan, reported Reuters.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 14, 2016, Friday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1400

UN General Assembly Approves Guterres As Secretary General

The General Assembly of the UN has approved Portuguese Antonio Guterres as General Secretary of the world organisation as of January 1, 2017.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2947

UAE To Open Embassy in Bulgaria in 2017

The UAE will open an embassy in Bulgaria in 2017, announced the Economy Minister of the Emirates Sultan al Mansouri.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 18:45 | Viewed: 3215

Bulgarian Culture Minister Rashidov Proposes to Macedonia Joint Memorial at Kaimakchalan

Bulgarian Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov proposed to his Macedonian counter-part Elizabeta Kachanska for the two countries to commemorate together the anniversaries of the battle at Kaimakchalan peak and erect a joint memorial.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 21:10 | Viewed: 3574

Russian President Putin Refuses To Visit France

Russian President Vladimir Putin has cancelled his visit to France for a meeting with his French counter-part François Hollande, reported Reuters.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 3258

Photo of Bulgarian Ambassador Goes Viral over Choice of Clothes

An image showing the new Bulgarian envoy to Luxembourg Maya Dobreva standing next to Henri, Grand Duke of the country, has left the public divided over the ambassador's choice of clothing.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 10, 2016, Monday // 12:19 | Viewed: 54734

German Foreign Minister: Russia, US Relations Worse Than Cold War Era

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has stated that the strained relations between the USA and Russia are worse than during the Cold War.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2016, Saturday // 15:46 | Viewed: 2626

Brussels Does Not Confirm Abolition of Canadian Visas for Bulgarians

The European Commission has not confirmed that there is a stage-by-stage schedule for the abolition of Canadian visas for Bulgarians and Romanians as of May 1, 2017.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 8, 2016, Saturday // 09:59 | Viewed: 5016

The Guardian: Bokova To Become UN Deputy Secretary General

After being unsuccessful in the round of voting, Irina Bokova is on the way of becoming Deputy Secretary General of the UN, reported The Guardian, cited by Nova TV and Darik radio.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 7, 2016, Friday // 17:08 | Viewed: 3703

Bulgaria, Saudi Arabia Discuss Tourism Investments

PM Boyko Borisov met with His Royal Highness Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Chairman of the Commission for Tourism and National Heritage of Saudi Arabia, who is heading a delegation studying the potential possibilities for investments in Bulgari

Politics » Diplomacy | October 7, 2016, Friday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1599

UN Secretary General Nominee Guterres Promises To Take On Huge Challenges

Former Portuguese PM Antonio Guterres thanked the Security Council of the UN for nominating him as Secretary General of the organisation and promised to take on the huge challenges facing the world which is gripped by different conflicts.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 7, 2016, Friday // 10:13 | Viewed: 4403

Canadian Visas for Bulgarians To Be Abolished in Stages in 2017

As of May 1, 2017, visas for Canada will not be required for Bulgarians who have visas for the USA, Bulgarians who have already visited the country and for businesses.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 7, 2016, Friday // 09:00 | Viewed: 5498

UN Security Council Nominates Officially Guterres As UN Chief

UN’s Security Council has supported unanimously the former PM of Portugal Antonio Guterres for the position UN Secretary General.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 18:08 | Viewed: 4556

Bulgarian President: Bulgaria Will Work On Strengthening Economic, Cultural Exchange With Saudi Arabia

Bulgaria has at its disposal excellent conditions for the development of all kinds of tourism – seaside, mountain, cultural, spa and rehabilitation tourism, and needs strong partners in order to fulfill its huge potential in this strategic sector, stated

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 15:59 | Viewed: 1630

Bulgaria FM Visiting Netherlands on Thursday, Friday

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov is on a visit to the Hague on October 6-7 for official meetings and a public lecture, his ministry has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1322

Portugal's Antonio Guterres To Be New UN Secretary General

The UN Security Council has reached an agreement and Antonio Guterres is to become the new UN Secretary General, announced the Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 19:04 | Viewed: 1797

UN Top Job: Colour-Coded Ballot Vote Due in Security Council on Wednesday

A first vote on the UN Secretary General candidates where colour-coded ballots will be used to show preferences for contenders will be held by the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 5, 2016, Wednesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 1364