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US Ambassador Dismayed by Roma Living Conditions in Yambol

The US Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick was perplexed by the wretched living conditions of the Roma in the town of Yambol.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 21, 2011, Friday // 17:48 | Viewed: 2306

Turkey Suspicious of Bulgarian, Greek Border Fence Plans

Greece's and Bulgaria's plans to build border fences along their borders with Turkey has been met with suspicion by Turkish officials, according to the Turkish AA agency.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 21, 2011, Friday // 15:29 | Viewed: 3376

Bulgaria PM Heads for Japan in Hopes to Woo Investors

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov is leaving Friday on a working visit to Japan, which will continue until January 26, the government press office announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 21, 2011, Friday // 08:19 | Viewed: 1634

1.4 Million Macedonians Line Up for Passports in EU Back Door Sofia - Le Figaro

A total of 1,4 million Macedonian citizens from Slavic origin and another 300,000 ethnic Turks, who were forcefully driven out of Bulgaria in the 80s, are lining up for a passport in Sofia and could gain EU citizenship through the back door, says Le Figar

Politics » Diplomacy | January 20, 2011, Thursday // 14:11 | Viewed: 4934

Bulgaria, Pakistan See Eye to Eye on Afghanistan

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has made the first ever visit of a Bulgarian top diplomat to Pakistan.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 19, 2011, Wednesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 2172

Serbia Releases 2 Detained Bulgarian Danube Ships

The two Bulgarian ships, which were detained by the Serbian customs authorities, have been released on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 19, 2011, Wednesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1463

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: 2041

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: 8741

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: 1607

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: 1930

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: 1617

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: 1595

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: 1448

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: 1368

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: 2151

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: 1423

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: 1321

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: 1570

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: 1829

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: 1456

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: 1774
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