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Medic Formerly Jailed in Libya Urges Bulgaria to Ensure Ultimate Acquittal for Him, Colleagues

Doctor Zdravko Georgiev, a Bulgarian medic formerly jailed in Libya, has said that if Bulgaria is a real country it must take steps to make sure that he and the five nurses are ultimately acquitted.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2011, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1609

Bulgarian Nurse Freed from Libyan Jail Wants Gaddafi in Hague Court

Muammar Gaddafi must be brought to justice for his misdeeds, according to Snezhana Dimitrova, one of the five Bulgarian nurses who spent over 8 years in a Libyan jail. 

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2011, Tuesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 2254

Borisov: Gaddafi Will Answer to ICC for Crimes against Libyans, Bulgarians

Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi will be held accountable for his crimes against his own people and against the Bulgarian medics in the 1999-2007 HIV trial, according to Bulgarian Prime Minsiter Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 22, 2011, Monday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2108

Bulgaria, Too, Demands Gaddafi Step Down

Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi should relinquish office, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has officially stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 22, 2011, Monday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1565

Bulgaria Seeks to Appoint Tourism Attache in Moscow

Bulgaria will appoint a tourism attache in Moscow, the country's Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 22, 2011, Monday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1349

US Ambassador: Predecessor Criticizes Bulgaria as Private Citizen

US Ambassador in Sofia, James Warlick, disassociated from his predecessor, James Pardew, who declared that since 2002 there is no change in the situation in Bulgaria, especially in the fight against organized crime.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 19, 2011, Friday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2449

Bulgaria's PM - 'Armani-Clad Tough Guy' in WikiLeaks Cable - Report

A 2005 diplomatic cable by former US Ambassador to Bulgaria John Beyrle is reported to have described Bulgaria's future PM Boyko Borisov as an "Armani-clad tough guy.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 18, 2011, Thursday // 10:21 | Viewed: 3468

Thaci Thanks Bulgaria for Readiness to Save Kosovo from Starvation

Kosovo's Prime Minister Hashim Thaci has thanked Bulgaria for its declared readiness to provide foot imports to the new Balkan republic.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 17, 2011, Wednesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 3048

Kosovo Embarks on Measures to Secure Bulgarian Food Imports

Kosovo and Bulgaria's authorities are taking measures to synchronize their food safety requirements in order to provide for Bulgarian food exports to Kosovo, the new republic's Agriculture Minister Blerand Stavileci has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 17, 2011, Wednesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1757

Macedonia's Latest Propaganda Spree Invents 750 000 'Macedonians' in Bulgaria

Some 750 000 "ethnic Macedonians" are living in Bulgaria, according to the latest propaganda fit of FYROM's official institutions in Skopje.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 16, 2011, Tuesday // 14:21 | Viewed: 5966

Bulgarian Media Market Monopoly Saga Reaches US Embassy

The state of the Bulgarian print media and its distribution market, where there is an alleged monopoly of the New Bulgarian Media group, has been discussed Friday with the US Ambassador in Sofia, James Warlick.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 12, 2011, Friday // 17:07 | Viewed: 2293

Bulgarian Expats Alarmed by Tight Voter Registration Deadline

The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is explaining officially Friday the rules of organizing presidential elections abroad.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 12, 2011, Friday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1613

Turkish PM to Discuss Nabucco with Bulgarian Counterpart in Sofia in September

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayipp Erdogan will arrive in Bulgaria on an official visit in September.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1536

Bulgarian UNESCO Head Condemns NATO Attack on Libyan TV

The Director-General of UNESCO, Bulgarian Irina Bokova, has criticized NATO's attack on Libyan State broadcasting facilities on 30 July as unacceptable.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 08:12 | Viewed: 2797

Medic Denies Greek Statement on 'Starved' Bulgarian

A Bulgarian medic based in the Southwestern town of Blagoevgrad has denied the information shared by the Greek embassy in Sofia regarding the Bulgarian citizen found in a helpless condition Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 4, 2011, Thursday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1526

Bulgarians Warned Once Again against Traveling to Syria

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has warned the country's citizens not to travel to Syria unless there is an emergency.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2011, Tuesday // 21:51 | Viewed: 1235

Bulgarians Abroad with Sept 27 Deadline for Voter Registration

Bulgarian citizens abroad, wishing to vote for president, must submit their applications by September 27.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2011, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1599

Bulgarians Abroad with September 27 Deadline for Voting Registration

Bulgarian citizens abroad wishing to vote for president must submit their applications by September 27.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2011, Monday // 10:55 | Viewed: 398

US Ambassador McEldowney: Eager Bulgaria in Bed with Muscle Bound duo of Gazprom, Lukoil

A diplomatic cable of the US embassy in Sofia, dated October 2, 2008, has been revealed on WikiLeaks, focusing on Bulgaria's energy dependence from Russia.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2011, Friday // 16:37 | Viewed: 2667

Bulgaria President Vetoes Ban on Spies among Diplomats

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov has imposed a veto on legal amendments, which ban secret State Security agents from the times of the Communist regime to take up key diplomatic positions.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 28, 2011, Thursday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2037

Australia Appoints New Ambassador to Greece, Bulgaria

Jenny Bloomfield is to be Australia's new Ambassador to Greece with non-resident accreditation to Albania and Bulgaria, Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 28, 2011, Thursday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1481
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