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Bulgaria Declares National Mourning on Kaczynski Funeral Day

Bulgaria will mourn the casualties of the Smolensk plane crash on April 18, Sunday, the day of the funeral of late Polish President Lech Kaczynski.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 16, 2010, Friday // 16:16 | Viewed: 2197

US Ambassador Blasts Corrupted Bulgaria Magistrates

The US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, voiced strong criticism of Bulgaria's judicial system, saying a dark cloud is hanging over the magistrates.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 16, 2010, Friday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1574

Crvenkovski Urges Bulgaria to Recognize 'Macedonian Nation'

Former Prime Minister and President of FYROM, Branko Crvenkovski, has urged Bulgaria to recognize the existence of a "Macedonian nation.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 15, 2010, Thursday // 17:02 | Viewed: 2624

Bulgaria Flies Flags at Half Mast for Funeral of Poland President Kaczynski

Government institutions in Bulgaria and Bulgarian embassies around the world are going to fly their flags at half mast on the day of Lech Kaczynski's funeral.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1944

Bulgarian PM Offers Croatia EU Pre-Accession Advice

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov welcomed in Sofia Wednesday his Croatian counterpart, Jadranka Kosor.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 14, 2010, Wednesday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1537

US, EU United on Bulgaria Urgent Need of New Penal Code

The Ambassadors to Bulgaria from the US and Spain stated for the Media Tuesday their countries' position on Bulgaria's new Penal Code.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1528

Bulgaria President, Top Diplomat Attend Kaczynski Funeral

Bulgaria will be represented at the funeral ceremony of Polish President, Lech Kaczynski, by President, Georgi Parvanov, and Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 2375

Bulgaria Foreign Ministry Assuages Fears over Somali Pirate Talks

There is information that the Somali pirates have taken the kidnapped ship Asian Glory to sea again, Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry said.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1719

US Ambassador: Bulgaria Needs Stronger Penal Code

Bulgaria needs to introduce a strong Penalty Code as soon as possible to guarantee that nobody is stronger than law, US Ambassador in Sofia James Warlick has stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 12, 2010, Monday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1399

Poland Ambassador: Delegation Likely Pressured Kaczynski Plane Captain

The captain of the Polish government plane, which crashed near Smolensk on Saturday, was likely pressured by the high-ranking delegation, said Poland's Ambassador to Sofia, Andrzej Papierz.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 11, 2010, Sunday // 14:24 | Viewed: 2979

Bulgaria President: Kaczynski Leaves Permanent Mark in Europe

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, sent a condolence letter to Poland's Parliament Speaker, Bronislaw Komorowski, in occasion of the tragic death of President Lech Kaczynski.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 10, 2010, Saturday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1583

Bulgaria PM Mourns 'Exceptional Poland Statesman Kaczynski'

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, had sent a condolence letter to his Polish counterpart Donald Tusk, in occasion of the tragic death of President Lech Kaczynski

Politics » Diplomacy | April 10, 2010, Saturday // 14:04 | Viewed: 1306

Deceased Polish President Kaczynski Wanted Closer Ties with Bulgaria

Poland's President Lech Kaczynski, who perished Saturday in a plane crash near Smolensk, had one official meeting with a Bulgarian head of state.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 10, 2010, Saturday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1483

Somali Pirates Use Hijacked 'Asian Glory' to Assail Cargo Ship - Report

Somali pirates have used the Asian Glory ship, which had Bulgarian crew members when it was hijacked in January, to attack another cargo vessel.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 9, 2010, Friday // 18:10 | Viewed: 4135

Rescuers of Ill-Fated Macedonian Boat Become Bulgarian Citizens

The 3 Macedonians, who took part in the rescue operation of Bulgarian tourists during the sinking of the tour boat "Ilinden" in the Ohrid Lake received Bulgarian citizenship.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 9, 2010, Friday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1407

President: Bulgaria Wants Guarantees over Macedonia's New Name

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov has declared that the adoption of a new name by FYROM must entail guarantees against territorial claims.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 9, 2010, Friday // 15:03 | Viewed: 3190

PM after Obama Dinner: Bulgaria Should Be Active US Missile Shield Partner

Bulgaria should be the active partner when it comes to plans to deploy US air defense missiles on its soil, the country's prime minister told journalists after his dinner with the American president.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 9, 2010, Friday // 08:06 | Viewed: 1875

US Pressident Obama Reassures Eastern Europe after Deal with Russia

The leaders of 11 Eastern European members of NATO, including Bulgaria's Prime Minister, attended a dinner hosted by US President Barack Obama in Prague.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 9, 2010, Friday // 02:17 | Viewed: 2523

Bulgaria PM Meets with US President Obama in Prague

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met for the first time with US President Barack Obama in Prague Thursday night.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 8, 2010, Thursday // 22:06 | Viewed: 2376

Bulgarian PM Starving before Dinner with Obama in Prague

"I am hungry," stated Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov when asked by journalists what he expected from the working dinner with US President Barack Obama Thursday night.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 8, 2010, Thursday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1831

Bulgaria FM: Obama Meeting Shows US Set to Stay in Europe

Bulgaria Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, has lauded the new US-Russia nuclear arms treaty as "an historic event for all of us.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 8, 2010, Thursday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1236