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Serbian Representatives 'Told Not to Vote' Against Russia

Serbian government and Parliament officials have been instructed not to back international moves against Russia, a recent report suggests.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1733

Georgia to Sign EU Association Agreement on June 27

Georgia will sign a key association agreement with the EU on June 27, according to European Council President Herman Van Rompuy.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1503

UN Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi Resigns

Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN-Arab League mediator who has for months tried to put an end to Syria's ongoing civil war, announced his resignation.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1083

Bulgaria's Patriarch Neofit To Visit Russia

Bulgaria's Patriarch Neofit will leave on a one-week official visit to Russia, said the Holy Synod of Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 11:43 | Viewed: 5148

PM Oresharski, Laszlo Andor Discuss Pension Reform, Youth Unemployment

PM Plamen Oresharski and the European Commissioner Laszlo Andor have discussed the future of the Bulgarian pension reform, as well as the structural unemployment, Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 12, 2014, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1647

EU Expands Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

EU Foreign Minister have agreed to expand sanctions imposed on Russia over its stance on the Ukrainian crisis.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 12, 2014, Monday // 16:46 | Viewed: 967

European Commissioner Laszlo Andor To Visit Sofia Next Week

The European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Laszlo Andor will come on a two-day visit to Sofia next week, said the EC press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 9, 2014, Friday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1088

Bulgarian, German President 'Share Concerns over Russia'

Germany's President Joachim Gauck shares his Bulgarian counterpart Rosen Plevneliev's concerns over Russia's "aggressive" policy, President Plevneliev declared.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 9, 2014, Friday // 10:07 | Viewed: 1107

President Putin, OSCE Chairman Meet to Discuss Ukraine

The OSCE's Chairman-in-Office and Swiss President Didier Burkhalter has met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the situation in Ukraine.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 7, 2014, Wednesday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1293

Bulgarian Foreign Minister on Greece Visit

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin is on a two-day visit to Greece, where he will meet with his Romanian and Greek counterparts.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 7, 2014, Wednesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1172

Bulgarian Minister Urges Council of Europe Probe into Odessa Clashes

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin took part in the 124th session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe held on May 5-6 in Vienna.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 6, 2014, Tuesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1127

Russia Is Now An Adversary – NATO Official

After two decades of trying to build a partnership with Russia, NATO now feels compelled to start treating Moscow as an adversary, NATO's second ranking official said Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 2, 2014, Friday // 11:06 | Viewed: 11546

Russian Military Attache Detained in Ukraine over 'Spying'

Ukrainian officials detained a Russian military attache, which authorities suspect of spying.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 1, 2014, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1804

Russia's Narishkin 'Did Not Plan' Bulgaria Visit in May

Russian Parliament Speaker Sergei Narishkin did not intend to visit Bulgaria in May, the Deputy Head of the State Duma's administration said on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev: Bulgaria is Feeling Threatened

Bulgaria is feeling threatened by the tensions in Ukraine, said Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev in an interview for the French daily L'Express.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 2445

Blacklisted Russian Parliament Speaker Will Not Visit Bulgaria

The visit of Sergei Narishkin, Speaker of Russia's Parliament, to Bulgaria has been cancelled, Bulgarian authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1142

Boyko Borisov Vows Direct Flight Sofia-United Arab Emirates in 2015

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB, has vowed a direct flight connecting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Sofia in 2015.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 24, 2014, Thursday // 17:55 | Viewed: 6450

Hamas, Fatah 'to Form Unity Government'

Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a reconciliation deal, after claiming to represent Palestine as rivals since 2007.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1314

Atanas Paparizov Elected Head of Bulgaria's Permanent Mission to WTO

The government has elected Atanas Paparizov head of Bulgaria's Permanent Mission to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Politics » Diplomacy | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1501

Bulgaria's President to Attend Double Canonization at the Vatican

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will attend the canonization ceremony of blessed John XXIII and John Paul II in Vatican City on April 27.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 5354

President Plevneliev, Vice-President Biden Discuss Ukraine

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev discussed the Ukraine crisis with US Vice-President Joe Biden over a phone conversation on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 18, 2014, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1751