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Serbia Detains 2 Bulgarian Danube Vessels

Serbia's customs authorities have detained two Bulgarian ships sailing on the Danube over failure to obey regulations.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1981

Macedonian Bulgarians Threaten Skopje with Switching to Bulgarian Orthodox Church

The Bulgarian Cultural Club in Skopje (BCCS) has risen in protest against hate speech by Archbishop Stefan, the head of the Macedonian Orthodox Church, with respect to Macedonian Bulgarians.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 14:14 | Viewed: 8716

Mladenov Heads to Islamad, Karachi as Bulgaria Grants Aid to Pakistan

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov is setting out on a visit to Pakistan after the Bulgarian government granted humanitarian aid to the flood-devastated country on his initiative.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1599

US Ambassador: Bulgarian Govt Should React to Spying Scandal

Bulgaria's government should take decisive measures on the recent spying scandal, the US Ambassador to the Balkan country, James Warlick stated on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 18, 2011, Tuesday // 10:07 | Viewed: 1916

Bulgaria Govt Rapped for Failed Privatization Attempts - Survey

Bulgaria's government is most heavily criticized for its failure to rake in revenues into the budget by privatization, shows a survey, conducted among analysts, employers and trade unionists.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 17, 2011, Monday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1602

Japan Vows to Invest in Bulgaria

Japan has long-term investment interests in Bulgaria, His Excellency Makoto Ito, the new Ambassador of Japan to Bulgaria, has stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 17, 2011, Monday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1576

Bulgarian Antarctic Expeditions Still Stuck in Chile

The two Bulgarian Antarctic Expeditions, one returning and one incoming, are still blocked in Chile, which has significantly interfered with their scheduled research activities.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 17, 2011, Monday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1438

Bulgaria Starts Replacing Diplomats with Communist Ties

Bulgaria begins Monday the procedure of selecting new consuls general to replace those who were exposed as agents or collaborators to the former Communist State Security (DS).

Politics » Diplomacy | January 17, 2011, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 1361

Bulgarian Antarctic Expeditions Stranded by Strike, Riots in Chile

Bulgaria's two scientific expeditions to Antarctica – one returning home, and the other taking over – have been stranded in the very south of Chile because of civil unrest caused by a strike.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2011, Sunday // 23:13 | Viewed: 2132

Bulgaria Ex Foreign Minister Backs Embattled Diplomats in Spy Row

Bulgaria's former Socialist foreign minister has called on 41 senior diplomats to resist pressure to resign on the grounds they worked for the communist-era secret service.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2011, Sunday // 19:36 | Viewed: 1415

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Extends Travel Warnings for Tunisia

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has extended its warning for Bulgarian citizens against traveling to Tunisia while pointing out that the unrest in the North African country resulting from political tensions has started to subside.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2011, Saturday // 19:33 | Viewed: 1312

Turkish Paper Slams Bulgaria over Border Areas Flooding

Bulgaria has been slow to react with respect to projects for controlling its rivers that regularly flood European Turkey and its own border areas, an article of Turkish English-language newspaper Today's Zaman points out.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2011, Saturday // 18:08 | Viewed: 1567

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Prepares Replacements of Exposed Diplomats

The candidates for ambassadors, which will replace the diplomats, revealed to have worked for the former Communist State Security, will be decided by February, Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov said.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2011, Saturday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1822

Foreign Minister: No News about Abducted Bulgarians in Sudan

There no new information that could be announced about the Bulgarian UN workers that were abducted in Sudan, the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov said.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2011, Saturday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1450

Sudanese Police Find Car Used for Abducting Bulgarians

The police in Sudan have found the car with which the three Bulgarian air crew members working for the United Nations were abducted, the Bulgarian private bTV reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2011, Saturday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1769

Bulgaria's MPs Call for Diplomat Sackings over Spy Row

Bulgaria's parliament has adopted a declaration, demanding the withdrawal of 42 senior diplomats - including the country's ambassadors to Germany, the UK, China, and Russia - on the grounds they worked for the communist-era secret service.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 14, 2011, Friday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1356

Sudan Ready with Rescue Plan for Abducted Bulgarians

Sudan's government has drawn up an emergency rescue plan for the three Bulgarian air crew members working for the United Nations, who were abducted in Darfur region on Thursday, the country's foreign ministry announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 14, 2011, Friday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1610

Bulgarians Abducted in Sudan Reported in Good Condition

The three Bulgarian pilots, who were abducted in Sudan, earlier Thursday are in good condition and their lives are not in danger, the company which employs them informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 13, 2011, Thursday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1303

Three Bulgarians Abducted in Sudan - Update

Three foreign humanitarian aid workers have been abducted in Sudan on Thursday, the Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 13, 2011, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1724

Bulgarian NGO Offers to Act as Embassy for Belarus Opposition Cabinet

The Sofia-based Committee for Free, Democratic, and Independent Belarus has expressed its readiness to serve as an embassy for the Balkan countries for the "government of national salvation" formed by the Belarusian opposition.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2011, Wednesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 2484

Bulgaria Sends Humanitarian Aid to Flood-Devastated Pakistan

Bulgaria's government has approved the allocation of humanitarian aid to Pakistan, much of which has been devastated by the floods that hit the country in July 2010.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2011, Wednesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 2051
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