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Bulgaria Joins UN Request for Investigation of Gaza Incident

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Committee for Foreign Policy is joining the international community represented by the UN and the EU in the request for an independent investigation of the incident in the Gaza strip.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2010, Friday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1581

Record Number of Foreigners Apply for Bulgarian Citizenship

The Citizenship Council approved Friday, during its regular weekly meeting, a record number of Bulgarian citizenship applications - 560.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2010, Friday // 16:47 | Viewed: 3604

Bulgarian PM 'Sorry' He Can't Be Recruited by CIA

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov dismissed Friday the accusations by socialist opposition that he is "CIA's person" in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2010, Friday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1891

Bulgaria Eases Visa Regime for Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova

Bulgaria relaxes visa procedures for Russian, Ukrainian, Belarussian and Moldovan nationals following an order signed by the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov this Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2010, Friday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2584

FM: Suggestion for Russian Missiles in Bulgaria Must Be Joke

Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has described a suggestion to station Russian missiles in Bulgaria as "extremely not serious.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 19:59 | Viewed: 1877

Translation Blunder Stirs Dismay at Steinberg's Sofia Briefing

A remark by the US Deputy Secretary of State, John Steinberg, during his briefing in Sofia Thursday stirred confusion and uneasiness among reporters gathered to hear his comments.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 18:01 | Viewed: 2776

Steinberg: US Couldn't Be Happier with Bulgarian Partnership

The United States could not wish for a better partnership that it has with Bulgaria, declared US Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1666

Russian Ambassador, Bulgarian Socialists Mull Energy Policies

The Russian Ambassador to Bulgaria, Yuriy Isakov, and former Prime Minister and leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Sergey Stanishev, discussed Thursday the most important energy projects, BSP press center informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1853

Bulgarian Gaza Reporter: Turkish Ship Was Provocation for Israel

The reporter, who is one of the two Bulgarian journalists, arrested Monday when Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, says everyone on board was fully aware they were heading to a war zone.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 13:19 | Viewed: 2471

US Deputy State Secretary: Bulgaria Must Act as Model for Balkan States

Bulgaria must act as a model for the states in Southeastern Europe which are aspiring to join NATO, US Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg said in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1488

Bulgarian Govt Receives US Deputy Secretary of State

US Deputy Secretary of State, James Steinberg, is in Sofia for meetings with the Bulgarian government.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1132

Journalists Nabbed in Gaza Aid Convoy Attack Land in Bulgaria

The two Bulgarian journalists, who were arrested Monday, after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, arrived in Bulgaria Wednesday evening.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 22:29 | Viewed: 1550

US Deputy Secretary of State Set for Bulgarian Visit

The US Deputy Secretary of State, James Steinberg, is arriving in Bulgaria Wednesday evening for an one-day official visit.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 21:02 | Viewed: 1469

Russian Missiles in Bulgaria Key for Joint Missile Defense - Expert

A Russian strategic studies scholar has suggested the full-fledged cooperation between NATO and Russia on missile defense in Europe would require stationing Russian missiles in Bulgaria and Romania.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 18:07 | Viewed: 2290

Israel Set to Deport Bulgaria Journalists after Aid Flotilla Raid

The Bulgarian Ambassador to Israel, Dimitar Tsanchev, has confirmed that the 2 Bulgarian journalists seized by Israeli forces during the raid on the Gaza aid flotilla will return to Bulgaria Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1466

Bulgarian Journalists Nabbed in Gaza Meet Diplomats in Israel

The two Bulgarian journalists, who were arrested after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, have met with Bulgarian diplomats in Tel Aviv, the Foreign Ministry informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 15:02 | Viewed: 1317

UN Security Council Calls for Israel Aid Convoy Raid Probe

The UN Security Council has issued a statement calling for an impartial inquiry into Israel's raid on a flotilla of Gaza-bound aid ships.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1330

2 Bulgarian Journalists Held at Israeli Deportation Center

The two Bulgarian journalists, who were arrested after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, have spent the night at a deportation center, Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov, informed.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 1, 2010, Tuesday // 09:27 | Viewed: 1359

Minister: Bulgaria, Croatia Prove Crime Crackdowns Possible in Balkans

Bulgaria and Croatia have demonstrated clearly that strong actions against corruption and organized crime can happen in the Balkan region, said Bulgaria's Foreign Minister in Zagreb.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2010, Monday // 19:20 | Viewed: 1784

Bulgarian Journalists Unhurt During Gaza Aid Convoy Attack

The two Bulgarian journalists, who were arrested after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, are safe and sound, the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov, informed.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2010, Monday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1258

Condemnation, Protests Follow Israeli Aid Convoy Attack

Turkey, Greece and Sweden have demanded explanations from their Israeli ambassadors as Israeli commandos killed at least 10 people in pre-dawn raids on a flotilla of six ships carrying aid for the Palestinian territory of Gaza early Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2010, Monday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1415