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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: 1568

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: 1432

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: 1358

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: 2120

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: 1410

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: 1309

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: 1563

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: 1818

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: 1447

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: 1766

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: 1352

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: 1606

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: 1298

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: 1721

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: 2468

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: 2044

Bulgarian Daily Peeks in Diplomats' Communist Files

Current Bulgarian Ambassadors have received different incentives to spy on their staff at the time they were recruited as agents or collaborators of the former Communist State Security.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 11, 2011, Tuesday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1313

Bulgarian Atlantic Club Urges EU to Be Proactive in Korean Peninsula Unification

The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria has sent a letter to the key EU institutions in order to promote EU's active participation in the unification of the Korean Peninsula in the wake of high-level visit to South Korea by a Club delegation.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 10, 2011, Monday // 19:07 | Viewed: 1735

US Ambassador Alarmed by Bulgarian Court Rulings

US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, told Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor, Boris Velchev, he was alarmed individuals suspected of involvement in large-scale crimes have been freed from jail or released on house arrest.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 10, 2011, Monday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1541

Ex Bulgarian President: We Support Macedonia's EU Entry

Bulgaria's former President, Zhelyu Zhelev, has stated that the country is a true friend and sincerely supports Macedonia's future membership in the European Union.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 9, 2011, Sunday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1724

Vatican Wants to Return Bulgaria's Plaque from Rome

The plaque that the Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov opened last year in the church "San Vincenzo e Anastasio" in Rome has not been installed yet, Deutsche Welle has reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 7, 2011, Friday // 11:55 | Viewed: 2060
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