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Boris Johnson Discusses European Security with Bulgaria FM

The United Kingdom is a strategic partner to Bulgaria within NATO and an important country on matters of regional and global nature, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has told counterpart Borish Johnson.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1749

Bulgaria Cannot React to Turkish President's 'Wideness of Heart' - FM

Bulgaria has no ground to react to two successive remarks by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made last week, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 11:18 | Viewed: 1288

EU Sets Deadline for Belgium To Overcome Walloon Resistance to CETA

The European Union has set a deadline until Monday evening for Belgium to overcome the resistance of the French-speaking region of Wallonia against the free-trade agreement between the 28 member-states of the EU and Canada (CETA).

Politics » Diplomacy | October 24, 2016, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 2640

Iraqi PM Declines Offer of Turkish Help in Battle for Mosul

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has declined Turkey’s offer to participate in the battle against the terrorist group Islamic State in Mosul, reported Reuters.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 22, 2016, Saturday // 17:50 | Viewed: 2856

Canada Abolishes Visas for Bulgarians As Of December 1, 2017

Bulgarians will be able to travel to Canada visa-free as of December 1, 2017.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 21, 2016, Friday // 15:23 | Viewed: 4351

Donald Tusk: Russia's Strategy Is To Weaken EU

Russia’s strategy is to weaken the European Union, stated the President of the European Council Donald Tusk after five-hour negotiations of the bloc on the policy to be adopted with respect to Russia.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 21, 2016, Friday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1360

Syria Threatens To Shoot Down Turkish Aircraft in Breach of Its Airspace

Syrian military stated on Thursday night that they will shoot down every Turkish aircraft that enters Syrian airspace, reported bTV.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 21, 2016, Friday // 09:59 | Viewed: 3233

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: 3081

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: 1520

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: 1658

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: 4614

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: 1482

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: 4213

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: 4510

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: 4839

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: 4546

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: 56052

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: 2714

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: 6283

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: 3781

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: 1680
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