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UN System Is Broken, Not Broke, Georgieva Tells Politico

Bulgaria's new UN chief nominee Kristalina Georgieva has said she is "relentless" and that makes her better placed than António Guterres, the fontrunner in the informal votes among UN Security Council members.

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Bulgaria's FM Calls on Bokova to Leave UN Race

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has suggested Irina Bokova should rethink her participation in the race for UN Secretary General after the government's decision to change the official candidate of the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 697

Families of Russian Deputy PM, Deputies Own Real Estate on Bulgarian Sea Coast

The families of at least 6 high-ranking politicians from the ruling party of Russian President Vladimir Putin United Russia own firms and real estate property in Bulgaria, showed research of Dnevnik daily of the Bulgarian Trade Register and the declaratio

Politics » Diplomacy | September 27, 2016, Tuesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1233

Bulgarian UN Secretary General Nominee Bokova Remains Sixth After Straw Poll

Bulgaria’s nominee for Secretary General of the UN, Irina Bokova, remained 6th after the straw poll of the Security Council on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 26, 2016, Monday // 18:25 | Viewed: 1844

UN Top Job: 'Decisive' Straw Poll to Be Held on Monday

The United Nations Security Council is set to conduct an informal vote on Monday, September 26, that is thought to be decisive in the race for the next UN Secretary General.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 26, 2016, Monday // 06:53 | Viewed: 1838

Expert Tells DW Bulgaria's Georgieva Is 'Strong Candidate' for UN Top Job

A security expert has told Deutsche Welle that EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is "rumored to be a strong candidate" to take over as head of the United Nations.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2016, Friday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1633

Iran 'Plans Rail Link with Europe via Bulgaria'

A railroad link with Europe that uses Georgia and Bulgaria as gateways into the continent is on the agenda for Iran, the Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev's press office has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2016, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 2046

Bulgaria President Calls on UN to Back Bokova for Top Job

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova is a "very strong candidate" for the office of UN chief, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2016, Friday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2841

Terrorism Shouldn't Be Accepted as 'New Normal', Bulgarian President Tells UN

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has warned that a reform is needed to strengthen the United Nations in the face of challenges such as the refugee crisis, the bloodshed in Syria, and combatting terrorism.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2016, Friday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1521

Kristalina Georgieva Hints at Entry into UN Chief Race - AFP

EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has indicated she might join the race to become the next UN Secretary General.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2016, Friday // 08:38 | Viewed: 20059

Bulgaria To Open Consular Mission in Taraclia, Moldova

The Republic of Bulgaria will open a consular mission in the Taraclia region of the Republic of Moldova.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2016, Thursday // 12:25 | Viewed: 2041

Bokova's UN Chief Candidacy Backed by 2/3 of Bulgarians - Poll

Nearly two-thirds of Bulgarians support the candidacy of UNESCO head Irina Bokova for UN Secretary General, a Gallup International Bulgaria poll shows.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1402

'From an Early Age I Wanted to Save the World,' Bokova Tells Daily Telegraph

"As she works the conferences and drinks receptions, discussing the aftermath of the weekend’s bombing and the rocky relations between the US and Russia over Syria, delegates will be assessing her suitability to be the new leader of the UN," the Telegraph

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 07:54 | Viewed: 1380

Bulgaria to Prepare Roadmap on Canadian Visa Liberalization

Bulgaria will draft a roadmap for the criteria it needs to fulfill to get visa liberalization for travels to Canada, the leaders of the two countries have agreed.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2016, Wednesday // 07:31 | Viewed: 3351

Bulgaria's President Backs UN Call for Implementation of Readmission Agreements

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has joined a call from the United Nations for adherence to the existing readmission agreements.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 20, 2016, Tuesday // 07:03 | Viewed: 1427

Bulgarian FM Urges Russia to Distance Itself from MP's Remarks

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has lashed out at a newly-elected Russian lawmaker over comments he made as Russians were going to the polls on Sunday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 19, 2016, Monday // 22:38 | Viewed: 1741

Bulgaria President to Meet Expats in New York ahead of UNGA Statement

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is set to meet members of the expat community in New York on the first day of his visit to the United States, his press office says.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 18, 2016, Sunday // 11:07 | Viewed: 4108

Hungary 'Would Gladly Back Georgieva' for UN Top Job - Orban

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Wednesday Hungary "would be even glad to back" EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva for the post of UN Secretary General.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 14, 2016, Wednesday // 14:14 | Viewed: 1624

EU Certainly Has Money to Help Bulgaria, Orbán Tells Borisov

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has made clear that, if the EU can find EUR 3 B to give Turkey for its assistance in the migrant crisis, it could also allocate a smaller chunk to Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 14, 2016, Wednesday // 12:30 | Viewed: 2646

Presidential Summit Begins in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

A meeting of ten presidents of parliamentary republics across the EU is to start in Plovdiv, Bulgaria's second-largest city, on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 14, 2016, Wednesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1768

Bulgarian PM Meets Ambassadors of UK, Spain, Germany, Holland

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has held talks with the ambassadors of the UK, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands before the meeting of the Council of Ministers on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 13, 2016, Tuesday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1446