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Japan Govt Provides EUR 350 000 to Bulgaria National Art Gallery

Japan's government is going to provide JPY 46,5 M (about EUR 345 000) of aid to Bulgaria's National Art Gallery.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 7, 2009, Monday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2059

UNESCO Head Race Kicks Off, Bulgaria Pins Hopes on Bokova

The race to lead the UN's culture and education agency UNESCO kicks off Monday amid expectations that Egypt's Faruq Hosni, who caused a scandal with his anti-Israel comments, will secure the top job.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 7, 2009, Monday // 08:49 | Viewed: 1728

Bulgaria Launches Own Investigation of Ohrid Incident

The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office began its own investigation of the tragic incident in the Ohrid Lake in Macedonia, in which 15 Bulgarians died Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1485

Macedonia Presses Charges against Owner of Ill-Fated Boat

The Interior Ministry of Macedonia pressed Sunday official criminal charges against Sotir Filevski, owner of the ship that sunk in the Ohrid Lake Saturday, killing 15 Bulgarian tourists.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1830

Bulgaria MEPs Last Resort to Influence Macedonia on Mitrova

The Bulgarian state has exhausted all means in trying to influence Macedonia about the case of Spaska Mitrova, the jailed Macedonian with Bulgarian passport.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2009, Friday // 17:47 | Viewed: 2413

Bulgaria's VMRO Wants Veto on Macedonia NATO Entry over Mitrova

The Bulgarian nationalist party VMRO has called for imposing a veto on Macedonia's NATO accession over the case with the jailed Bulgarian citizen Spaska Mitrova.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2009, Friday // 17:33 | Viewed: 3365

Macedonia President Refuses to Pardon Jailed Bulgarian Citizen

Macedonia's President, Gjorge Ivanov, has refused to pardon the Macedonian holder of Bulgarian citizenship, Spaska Mitrova, who has been jailed over a divorce settlement.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2009, Friday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1893

Ex US Ambassador to Bulgaria Takes up State Department Post

Former US Ambassador in Sofia Nancy McEldowney has officially assumed her current position as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, the State Department announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2009, Friday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1784

Macedonia Snubs Bulgarian Folk Fest over Motto

Macedonia has declined participation in the folk fest "Land Called Bulgaria" organized by the Plovdiv City Hall.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2009, Friday // 10:47 | Viewed: 3267

Russia Paper Mocks Bulgaria PM: Borisov Drove Putin to Despair

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov drove his Russian counterpart to despair during their first meeting in Poland Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 3, 2009, Thursday // 14:46 | Viewed: 2393

Putin Wants from Borisov Quick Decisions on Russia-Bulgaria Energy Projects

Russia's Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, has called upon his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov, to make a decision on the joint energy projects as soon as possible.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 1, 2009, Tuesday // 22:35 | Viewed: 4476

Mother of Jailed Bulgarian Gets Letter from Macedonia President

The mother of Bulgarian Spaska Mitrova, who is in jail in Macedonia, has received a letter from Macedonian President Georgi Ivanov stating that he has not received the clemency request for her daughter.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 1, 2009, Tuesday // 20:23 | Viewed: 1811

Berlusconi to Visit Bulgaria in October at Borisov's Invitation

Italy's Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, is coming to Bulgaria for an official visit in October 2009.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 1, 2009, Tuesday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1759

Bulgaria, Russia PMs Borisov, Putin to Have Black Belt Meetings

Bulgaria's Prime, Boyko Borisov, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, are going to meet in Gdansk, Poland, on September 1, 2009.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 28, 2009, Friday // 14:28 | Viewed: 3190

Kosovo Appoints Ambassador to Bulgaria

Ariana Hoxha-Zherka has been appointed Kosovo's ambassador to Bulgaria, New Kosova Report agency said.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 28, 2009, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 2042

Bulgaria PM Borisov to Meet with Russia's Putin September 1

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, are going to have their first meeting on September 1, 2009, in Gdansk, Poland.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 20:33 | Viewed: 1649

Bulgaria PM Borisov, Russia PM Putin Boost Energy Dialogue

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, had a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1426

Turkmenistan to Sell to Bulgaria 2 B Cubic Meters of Gas per Year

Turkmenistan's President, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, confirmed in Sofia Thursday that Bulgaria would be able to buy 2 billion cubic meters of natural gas per year from his country.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 27, 2009, Thursday // 14:28 | Viewed: 2721

Turkmenistan President Visits Bulgaria for Nabucco Talks

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov is currently on an official state visit to Bulgaria, he arrived in Sofia on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 26, 2009, Wednesday // 18:45 | Viewed: 4711

Romania's Ambassador to Sofia Exposed as Securitate Agent

A special panel, investigating Romania's communist-era police files, has exposed the country's current envoy to the Bulgarian capital Sofia as collaborator of the Ceausescu-era intelligence service Securitate.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 25, 2009, Tuesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 3175

Bulgarian Family's House Threatened by Athens Wildfire

A Bulgarian family that owns a house in an evacuated Northern Athens suburb has contacted Bulgaria's Embassy in the Greek capital over the advancing wildfire.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 16:49 | Viewed: 1934
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