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Bulgarian PM, Interior Head Differ on Turkey Border Fence Plans

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov have different opinions on whether the country should restore the fence along the Bulgarian-Turkish border as a measure against the spread of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

Politics » Diplomacy | January 28, 2011, Friday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1667

Holocaust Survivor: Bulgaria Discriminates Roma

Bulgaria, Romania, Italy and France are discriminating their Roma minorities, according to Dutch gypsy and Holocaust survivor Zoni Weisz.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 27, 2011, Thursday // 18:14 | Viewed: 2649

Armenia Appoints New Ambassador to Bulgaria

Arsen Shoyan has been named the extraordinary and plenipotentiary Ambassador of Armenia to Bulgaria, the president's press office announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2011, Wednesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1437

UK Ambassador to Bulgaria Appointed Channel Islands Rep in Brussels

Steve Williams, current British Ambassador to Bulgaria, has been appointed Director of European Affairs for the new Channel Islands Brussels Office.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2011, Wednesday // 08:44 | Viewed: 2612

Borisov: Kotooshu Bulgarian, EU Ambassador to Japan

The Bulgarian government delegation completed its four-day visit in Japan with traditional rituals in the presence of Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kaloyan Mahlyanov, aka Kotooshu.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 20:27 | Viewed: 2760

PM: No Terrorism Fears in Bulgaria, We Are Close with Arabs

Bulgaria counts on its balanced foreign policy and good relations with the Arab world in order to prevent terrorist attacks such as the one that just happened in Russia, according to Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 2250

Bulgarian Moscow Attack Victim Was Austrian Citizen

The man, identified as Nikolay Ivanov, who was killed in the Monday terrorist attack at the Domodedovo airport in Moscow, was an Austrian citizen, not a Bulgarian one.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 2282

Bulgarian PM Sends Condolences to Russian Counterpart

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has sent a condolence letter to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, regarding the tragedy at Moscow's "Domodedovo" airport, the cabinet press center informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1305

Bulgaria Condemns Moscow Terrorist Attack

The Bulgarian Cabinet and President have denounced the terrorist attack at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, and have expressed Bulgaria's condolences to the Russian people.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2011, Monday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1704

Bulgaria Vows Support for EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement

Bulgaria is a good investment destination for Japanese companies, Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan told his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov in Tokyo.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2011, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2069

PM Borisov Invites Japanese Crown Prince to Bulgaria

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, met Monday with Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito at the Akasaka residence, as part of his official visit to the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2011, Monday // 08:50 | Viewed: 2317

Bulgaria-Greece Teams Start Policing Bulgarian Winter Resort

Bulgaria's largest and most famous winter and ski resort Bansko will be patrolled jointly by Bulgarian and Greek police as of Monday, January 24, 2011.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2011, Monday // 02:36 | Viewed: 2023

Bulgaria President Fully Backs Embattled Envoys in Spy Row

Bulgaria's president has made it clear he will resist pressure to sack forty-one ambassadors on the grounds that they worked for the communist-era secret service.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 23, 2011, Sunday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1938

Japanese Martial Arts Bring Back Memories to Bulgarian PM

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov recalled his youth upon watching martial arts demonstrations in the ancient Japanese capital of Kamakura, as his official visit to Japan kicked off.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 23, 2011, Sunday // 10:58 | Viewed: 2613

Belarus Envoy to Bulgaria: No Misuse of Force, Elections Fair

States and international organizations might not have adopted an objective stance to December 2010 presidential elections in Belarus, according to Belarusian ambassador to Bulgaria Vyacheslav Kachanov.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2011, Saturday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1998

Bulgarian PM Arrives in Japan on Strategic Trip

A large official Bulgarian delegation headed by PM Boyko Borisov arrived in Tokyo Saturday morning.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2011, Saturday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1789

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: 2336

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: 3449

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: 1645

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: 5202

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: 2221
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