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1st Group of Bulgarians from Libya Lands in Sofia

A group of Bulgarians are successfully evacuated from the area of the tumultuous Libyan capital Tripoli.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 23, 2011, Wednesday // 08:04 | Viewed: 1184

1st Bulgarian Evacuation Plane Lands in Libya, 2nd on the Way

The Bulgarian government plane sent to evacuate Bulgarians from Libya has landed in Tripoli, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced late Tuesday night.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 20:38 | Viewed: 1917

Bulgarian Cabinet Airbus on Way to Libyan Capital

The government's Airbus plane has departed for Libya to bring home Bulgarian citizens in the Tripoli area, Prime Minister BoykoBorisov, announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1546

Bulgarian Tripoli-bound Rescue Plane Delayed in Sofia

The aircraft which was supposed to evacuate Bulgarians from the Libyan capital Tripoli has not yet departed from Sofia, the Foreign Ministry informs mid-day Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1874

Evacuation Plane Allowed to Land in Tripoli, Bulgarians to Report at 12 PM

The 180-seat aircraft provided by the Technoexportstroy company on the order of Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has obtained permission to land at the Tripoli International Airport.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 2393

Bulgaria Braces for Influx of Migrants after Arab Turmoil

The situation in the Arab world will most likely lead to an increased immigrant pressure on the Bulgarian borders, the country's Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov said Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1786

Govt Moves to Evacuate Bulgarians from Libya

Bulgaria will send a plane to evacuate its citizens who want to leave Libya on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 1146

Serbian PM 'Understands' Bulgarians' Hurt Feelings over Levski Remembrance

Serbian Prime Minister Mirko Cvetcovic has made a seemingly half-hearted declaration coming short of an actual apology for the incident in which Serbian authorities obstructed the remembrance of Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski by ethnic Bulgarians

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2011, Monday // 19:44 | Viewed: 2660

Serbian PM Pays Respects to Bulgarian National Hero Levski in Sofia

Serbian Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic paid respects to Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski in Sofia just a couple of days after the Serbian authorities hindered Levski's remembrance by the ethnic Bulgarians in Serbia.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2011, Monday // 19:04 | Viewed: 1648

Borisov Shields Serbian PM from Bulgarian Protesters

The press briefing of the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Serbia was canceled Monday afternoon apparently as a result of the rally of several hundred Bulgarians angry over Serbia's recent obstruction of the remembrance of Bulgarian national hero Vasil Lev

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2011, Monday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1759

Outraged Bulgarians Rally, Demand Apology from Serbia

Several hundred people, including members of the Bulgarian minority in Serbia, protested in Sofia Monday against the visit of Serbian PM after the Serbian authorities obstructed the remembrance of Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski over the weekend.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2011, Monday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2992

Bulgaria Calls for End of Violence in Libya

Bulgaria is seriously concerned with the situation in Libya, its Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has declared in Brussels.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2011, Monday // 15:59 | Viewed: 1470

Bulgaria Initiates Evacuation as Tensions in Libya Escalate

Bulgaria has set in full motion an evacuation plan for the country's citizens who are currently in Libya, Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2011, Monday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1683

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Issues Travel Warning for Libya

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has issued recommendations for Bulgarian citizen to limit or desist from traveling to Libya, due to the rising tension in the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2011, Monday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1846

Bulgaria Scraps Turkey Border Fence Plans

Bulgaria has given up on controversial plans to restore the fence along the Bulgarian-Turkish border, which existed in the Cold War period, as a measure against the spread of food-and-mouth disease (FMD).

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2011, Monday // 09:53 | Viewed: 3847

Bulgarian Nationalists Stage Protest against Serbian PM Visit

Serbian Prime Minister, Mirko Cvetcovic, is arriving Monday on an official visit to Bulgaria on the invitation of his counterpart Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 21, 2011, Monday // 07:58 | Viewed: 1516

Serbian Authorities Persist in Ban on Honoring Bulgarian National Hero

Serbian authorities did not lift a ban to officially commemorate the anniversary of Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski on the day Bulgarians remember his tragic death in 1873.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2011, Saturday // 19:43 | Viewed: 2943

Bulgarian FM Issues Travel Warning for Maghreb, Egypt, Yemen

The Crisis Center at the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued recommendations for Bulgarian citizens to limit or desist from travelling to North Africa and Yemen, amid violent protests across the region.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2011, Saturday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1871

Brazil's Dilma Wants Bulgarian Football Jersey

Brazil's President of Bulgarian origin Dilma Rousseff wants to own an official jersey of the Bulgarian national football team, it was revealed Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2011, Saturday // 15:23 | Viewed: 3541

Bulgaria Formally Protests Serbian Traveling Hassle

Bulgaria will inform EU authorities of the impediments Serbia has made to Bulgarian nationals requesting to enter Serbia Friday, announced Foreign Affairs Minister Nikolay Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2011, Saturday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1788

Istanbul Backs Sofia for 2019 'Culture Capital of Europe' Bid

Istanbul, which was Europe's cultural capital in 2010, will throw its weight behind Bulgaria's Sofia for the same status in 2019.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 18, 2011, Friday // 21:00 | Viewed: 2147
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