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Bulgaria Ranger in Afghanistan Still in Critical Condition

The condition of 3 out of the 4 Bulgarian rangers injured during a Taliban rocket attack in Kandahar remains unchanged.

Politics » Defense | January 27, 2010, Wednesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 2150

Ex Bulgaria Defense Head: Taliban Targets NATO Ministers

Former Bulgaria Defense Minister, Nikolay Tsonev, has said that all Ministers from NATO countries who visit Afghanistan will always be a tempting target for the Taliban.

Politics » Defense | January 27, 2010, Wednesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1358

US Afghanistan Base with Bulgarian Rangers Attacked by Car Bomb

The US Phoenix Military Base in Kabul had been attacked by a car bomb around 4:45 pm local time.

Politics » Defense | January 26, 2010, Tuesday // 18:42 | Viewed: 2745

Injured Bulgaria Rangers Treated in US Hospital in Afghanistan

The Bulgarian rangers in Kandahar, who sustained the most serious injuries, remain in Afghanistan, the Bulgarian Defense Ministry officially confirms Tuesday.

Politics » Defense | January 26, 2010, Tuesday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1631

Consolidation of Bulgaria Afghanistan Forces Not Expected in 2010

The Bulgarian contingents in Afghanistan are not going to be consolidated in 2010, incoming Defense Minister, Anyu Angelov, informed.

Politics » Defense | January 26, 2010, Tuesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1541

Taliban Claim Bulgaria Defense Minister Was Target of Attack

Bulgarian Defense Minister has called Taliban claims that the rocket attack on the NATO Air Base in Kandahar, Afghanistan was targeted personally at him "absurd".

Politics » Defense | January 26, 2010, Tuesday // 08:39 | Viewed: 1937

Bulgaria Rangers Injured in Taliban Attack to Be Moved to Germany

The Bulgarian rangers, who were injured during a Taliban rocket attack in the Kandahar, will be moved to an US hospital in Germany.

Politics » Defense | January 25, 2010, Monday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1505

Bulgarian Ranger Injured by Taliban in Critical Condition

The Bulgarian ranger who suffered the worst injures during Taliban rocket attack on the Kandahar NATO Air Base Sunday night is in a critical condition.

Politics » Defense | January 25, 2010, Monday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1824

1 Bulgarian Ranger in Coma after Taliban Rocket Attack

One of the four Bulgarians injured during a Taliban rocket attack on the NATO base near Afganistan's Kandahar Sunday night is in a coma.

Politics » Defense | January 24, 2010, Sunday // 23:39 | Viewed: 3015

Rocket Attack Hits Kandahar NATO Base, 4 Bulgarians Injured

A rocket attack on the NATO base near Kandahar in Afghanistan has left four Bulgarians injured, during the visit of Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Mladenov to the base.

Politics » Defense | January 24, 2010, Sunday // 22:56 | Viewed: 6267

Bulgaria Defense Minister Visits Kabul Troop Headquarters

Bulgarian Minister of Defense Nikolay Mladenov has visited the Kabul headquarters of the Bulgarian NATO military contingent, as part of his five-day visit to Afghanistan.

Politics » Defense | January 23, 2010, Saturday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2303

Minister Proposes Uniting Bulgarian Military Units in Afghanistan

Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Mladenov has suggested that the three Bulgarian military units serving in Afghanistan should all be based in the city of Kandahar.

Politics » Defense | January 21, 2010, Thursday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1847

Who Is Who: Bulgaria New Defense Minister Gen. Anyu Angelov

Reserve Lieutenant General, Anyu Angelov, was born on 22 December 1942 in the southern Bulgarian city of Haskovo.

Politics » Defense | January 20, 2010, Wednesday // 13:55 | Viewed: 4076

Bulgarian Govt to Send 3 Military Experts to Afghan NATO Office

It is expected that the Bulgarian government will approve to send three specialized servicemen to Afghanistan at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

Politics » Defense | January 19, 2010, Tuesday // 18:58 | Viewed: 1326

NATO Salutes Eventual Bulgarian Help in Fighting Somali Pirates

The participation Bulgaria’s frigate “Drazki” (Intrepid) in operations against Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden would be of great help to the NATO mission in the area.

Politics » Defense | January 9, 2010, Saturday // 14:31 | Viewed: 4747

Defense Minister: Bulgaria Frigate Won't Join Pirate Mission

Bulgaria Defense Minister Nikolay Mladenov has stated that the "Drazki" ("Intrepid") frigate will not be sent to the Gulf of Aden to participate in operations against Somali pirates due to a lack of money.

Politics » Defense | January 6, 2010, Wednesday // 13:04 | Viewed: 2437

Bulgaria Ready to Send 'Intrepid' Frigate to Tackle Somali Pirates

Bulgaria’s frigate “Drazki” (ie “Intrepid”) could participate in operations against Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden.

Politics » Defense | January 4, 2010, Monday // 13:04 | Viewed: 2317

Bulgaria Govt Confirms Extra Troops for Afghanistan Mission

The Bulgarian cabinet has confirmed that up to 30 extra Bulgarian soldiers will join the ISAF operation in Afghanistan in early 2010, at its last regular meeting of the year.

Politics » Defense | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 2593

The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Defense

Bulgaria Celebrates 5 Years as NATO Member, 60th NATO Birthday

Politics » Defense | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 3414

Bulgaria Afghanistan Mission to Be Consolidated in Kandahar

Bulgaria's Defense Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, informed Tuesday the commanding officers in Kabul and Kandahar that the country's contingent will be consolidated in Kandahar.

Politics » Defense | December 22, 2009, Tuesday // 19:23 | Viewed: 3016

Bulgaria Set to Increase Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

Bulgaria Defense Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, stated Friday that Bulgaria is considering sending an extra 20-30 troops to join the Bulgarian force guarding Kandahar Airport.

Politics » Defense | December 18, 2009, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2047
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