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Bulgaria's New UN Chief Nominee to Attend Informal Dialogue with UNGA

The United Nations General Assembly is to conduct an informal dialogue with European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva on Monday, days after the latter was nominated by Bulgaria for the UN's top job.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 3, 2016, Monday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1977

UN Top Job: Bulgaria's Georgieva Vows to Fight Until the End

EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said she will do her best in the race to become UN Secretary General, despite the narrow deadlines she has to meet.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 2, 2016, Sunday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2190

Bulgaria's UN Secretary General Nominee To Appear Before General Assembly on Monday

The official Bulgarian candidate for UN Secretary General Kristalina Georgieva has published her vision of the activity of the leader of the world organisation on the website of the United Nations Association in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2016, Saturday // 16:04 | Viewed: 3117

Macedonia's Gruevski: Bulgaria Should Set Up New Plaque at Kaimakchalan

“The Republic of Bulgaria is our neighbour, we have a lot of things in common and we have to do everything possible for history to draw us closer together rather than set us apart.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2016, Saturday // 15:37 | Viewed: 6036

Russia Takes Over UN Security Council Presidency

As of October 1, Russia will take over the UN Security Council Presidency.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2016, Saturday // 09:49 | Viewed: 6839

Macedonian Journalist Nedelkovski's Presence Not Desired in Bulgaria

Macedonian journalist Milenko Nedelkovski will be included in the list of foreigners whose presence in Bulgaria is not desired, announced on BNT Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2016, Saturday // 09:01 | Viewed: 2003

Russia, Ukraine Oppose Georgieva's Nomination for UN Secretary General

Russia and Ukraine are among a few of the countries that have raised questions regarding the Bulgarian nomination of European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva for UN Secretary General, announced Radio Free Europe.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 30, 2016, Friday // 14:43 | Viewed: 2676

Russia 'Had Nothing To Do' With Georgieva's Nomination For UN Secretary General

The decision of the Bulgarian government to change the nomination of the country for the post UN Secretary General had nothing to do with Russia, stated on Friday the spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Ministry Mariya Zaharova, cited by BNT.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 30, 2016, Friday // 09:37 | Viewed: 2078

UN Top Job: Bulgaria Dropped Bokova Partly 'at Urge of Berlin' - FT

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov changed his country's nomination for UN Secretary General in part "at the urging of Berlin, which favours Ms [Kristalina] Georgieva," the Financial Times has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 11:17 | Viewed: 2078

Bulgaria's PM, UK DefMin Discuss Migrant Readmission Agreements

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met with British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon who was on a visit to Sofia on Wednesday, the cabinet says.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1905

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 Ant?nio Guterres, the fontrunner in the informal votes among UN Security Council members.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2016, Wednesday // 19:04 | Viewed: 1718

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: 1736

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: 1947

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: 2322

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: 2288

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: 2047

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: 2582

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: 6063

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: 1886

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: 23218

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: 2981
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