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Macedonian Court Postpones again Bulgarian Mother Case

The Judge from the Court in the Macedonian town of Gevgeli, Zlata Popova, postponed once again the parental rights case of Spaska Mitrova.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 24, 2010, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1558

Macedonian Mother with Bulgarian Passport Fears for Her Life

Macedonian policemen have threatened Spaska Mitrova, the Bulgarian mother living in Macedonia, the Bulgarian nationalist party VMRO informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 22, 2010, Monday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1725

Bulgaria NRA Officials Visit Germany over Swiss Accounts Probe

The Bulgarian Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, has confirmed that Bulgarian National Revenue Agency (NAP) officials will travel to Germany this week to investigate Bulgarians' Swiss bank accounts.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 22, 2010, Monday // 10:47 | Viewed: 3214

President Parvanov: US Missile Shield Should Protect Bulgaria

Bulgaria President Georgi Parvanov has backed the idea of the planned US missile shield protecting the country from attack.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 20, 2010, Saturday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1627

Stranded Bulgarian Commandos Leave Niger on Belgian Plane

Ten Bulgarian officers from the special police unit for combating terrorism have left the Niger capital Niamey on a Belgian plane after being trapped in Thursday's coup d'etat.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 19:36 | Viewed: 1682

Stranded Bulgarian Commandos Allowed to Leave Niger

Bulgarian and Belgian special police officers, who have been trapped in a hotel in Niger's capital Niamey after Thursday's coup d'etat, have received a permission to leave the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1561

Somali Pirates Release Bulgarian Crewed 'Asian Glory' - Report

Iranian Press TV has reported that the "Asian Glory" ship, with eight Bulgarian crew members, has been released by Somali pirates after a USD 5 M ransom was paid.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 16:32 | Viewed: 2331

Hijack Vessel 'Asian Glory' Returns to Pirate Stronghold

The pirate-held "Asian Glory", with eight Bulgarian crew members aboard, has changed its course and is sailing back to the coast of Somalia, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has announced late on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 14:23 | Viewed: 2128

Bulgarian Commandos Trapped in Niger to Be Freed in Hours

Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has announced that the Bulgarian special police officers trapped in Niger will be freed later on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 2031

Bulgaria Terror Combat Unit Head, 9 More Barricaded in Niger

Ten Bulgarian policemen from Bulgaria's Specialized Unit for Terror Combat, including its head, have been blocked together with Belgian colleagues at a hotel in Niger's capital, Niamey, following a coup and the capture of the president.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1321

Bulgarian, Belgian Policemen Stranded in Niger Turmoil

An unidentified number of Bulgarian and Belgian policemen have been blocked at a hotel in Niger's capital, Niamey, following a coup and the capture of the president, reports say.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 1291

Bulgaria Honors, Serbia Boycotts Croatia's Celebration

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov was among dozens of leaders, who attended the inauguration of Croatia's new president Ivo Josipovic on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 18, 2010, Thursday // 16:53 | Viewed: 2169

Bulgaria Top Diplomat Criticizes Predecessor's Staff Policy

Bulgaria's newly appointed Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, stressed Thursday the urgent need to appoint Ambassadors to Washington, Paris, Skopje and Ankara.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 18, 2010, Thursday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1315

Bulgaria Awards Medics for Helping with Haiti Relief

Bulgaria's Defense Minister Anyu Angelov awarded Thursday the Bulgarian medical team that took part in the Haiti relief efforts after the devastating earthquake.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 18, 2010, Thursday // 11:09 | Viewed: 1899

Bulgaria's UNESCO Head Bokova, EU Commissioner Georgieva to Help Haiti

The two Bulgarians with highest international ranks, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, Kristalina Georgieva, met in Brussels Wednesday to discuss the Haiti relief situation.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 17, 2010, Wednesday // 18:58 | Viewed: 2834

Bulgaria ECFR Head Appointed Foreign Ministry Spokesperson

The Director of the Bulgarian Office of the European Council for Foreign Policy, Vesela Cherneva, will be appointed as Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 16, 2010, Tuesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1194

Russia Presses Bulgaria over US Missile Shield

Russia is demanding that Bulgaria explains in details its planned involvement in a new US missile defence system in Europe which came as an unwelcome surprise to Moscow.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 14, 2010, Sunday // 10:56 | Viewed: 3078

US Wants to Set up DEA Regional Center in Bulgaria

US Ambassador in Sofia, James Warlick, has stated that America would like to set up an office of its Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 13, 2010, Saturday // 18:55 | Viewed: 1950

Russian Analysts See US Missile Shield in Bulgaria as Clear Threat

Russian press have published reactions to Friday's announcement that Bulgaria might accept on its territory elements of the US missile defense.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 13, 2010, Saturday // 18:12 | Viewed: 2801

Bulgaria Deputy Minister: Iran May See UNSC Sanctions Next Month

As early as next month, the UN Security Council may adopt a resolution for sanctions against Iran as a result of the country starting a process for enrichment of uranium of up to 20%.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 13, 2010, Saturday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1782

Ambassador: No US Participation in Bulgaria Police Operation 'Octopus'

US Ambassador in Sofia, James Warlick, has denied the claims that the special operation "Octopus" of the Bulgarian police was carried out with American involvement.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 12, 2010, Friday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1776
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