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Greeks Announce End of Strike, Attack Bulgarian Drivers

At the end of their strike, protesting Greek lorry drivers have attacked Bulgarian drivers of gasoline tankers, the Greek APE-MPE has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2010, Sunday // 19:44 | Viewed: 2149

Popular Bulgarian Comedian Makes It to Chicago Consulate

A Bulgarian comedian, who back in the communist era, was popular as an imitator of former dictator Todor Zhivkov, has been appointed on the staff of the country's General Consulate at Chicago in the United States.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2010, Sunday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2715

New Bulgarian Ambassador to Macedonia Hopes for Friendship Treaty

The new Bulgarian Ambassador to Macedonia Rakovski Lashev has presented his credentials to FYROM President George Ivanov.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 30, 2010, Friday // 18:38 | Viewed: 1997

Bulgaria, Romania to Develop Alternative Tourism on Danube Coast

Bulgaria and Romania will join efforts for the development of a project, considering all kinds of alternative tourism along the Danube coastline.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 30, 2010, Friday // 11:38 | Viewed: 2449

Greece-Bound Bulgarian Travelers Warned to Fill Up Gas Tanks

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has issued a warning over the strike of truck owners in its southern neighbor, which has starved Greece of fuel.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2010, Thursday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1640

No Talks Yet with Somali Pirates for Release of Bulgarian Ship

There are no forthcoming negotiations between Bulgaria and the Somali pirates who hijacked the Bulgarian chemical tanker MV Panega, according to a report of NGO Ecoterra International.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2010, Thursday // 14:40 | Viewed: 2197

Top Bulgarian Socialist Blasts US Ambassador in Open Letter to Obama

Ivelin Nikolov, a top official of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, vented exasperation at the overall behavior of US ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick, choosing the form of a self-styled open letter to US President Obama in Bulgarian daily Duma Thursday

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2010, Thursday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1704

Bulgaria's FM Heads for Damascus to Settle Syrian Debt

Syria's outstanding debt to Bulgaria will be high on the agenda of the country's foreign minister during his two-day visit to Damascus, starting on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 28, 2010, Wednesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 1727

Ex PM Lauds Fellow Socialists in Greece in Contrast to Bulgarian Govt

The leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and former PM Sergey Stanishev has welcomed fellow Socialist, Greek PM George Papandreou with much praise.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1678

Bulgaria, Greece Set to Open New Border Crossing

Bulgaria and Greece will be opening a new crossing point on their joint border, announced the state leaders of the two nations.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2637

Russian Coast Guard Head Praises Joint Initiative with Bulgaria

The existing cooperation between the coast guards of Bulgaria and Russia has sufficient potential to crack down on trans-border crime, according to officials from both countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2796

US Ambassador: Bulgaria Is No Police State

US Ambassador to Bulgaria, James Warlick, has stated that the accusations that Bulgaria is a police state are wrong.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1594

Bulgarian, Greek Cabinets to Hold Joint Sitting

The Bulgarian and Greek executives are going to get together Tuesday in Sofia for an historic joint sitting to discuss common interests and projects between the two neigboring countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 08:59 | Viewed: 1325

Bulgarian Ministers Visit Expats in Turkey

Bulgaria's Ministers of Culture, Vezhdi Rashidov, and of Agriculture, Miroslav Naydenov, met Saturday in Istanbul with representatives of the Rumelia Balkan Federation of emigrants from Bulgaria and Balkan countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 24, 2010, Saturday // 19:44 | Viewed: 1828

Bulgaria Calls on Kosovo, Serbia to Begin Dialogue

Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nickolay Mladenov, declared Saturday the time for dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina has come.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 24, 2010, Saturday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1726

Bulgarian Foreign Ministry Urges Serbia to Get Over Kosovo

More than 24 hours later Bulgaria's government has not reacted to the ruling of the International Court of Justice that Kosovo's independence was not illegal.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 23, 2010, Friday // 19:29 | Viewed: 1838

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Visit Bulgaria October 12

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to arrive on an official state visit in Sofia on October 12, 2010.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 20:23 | Viewed: 2686

Sofia, Berlin Mull Priority Joint Projects

The Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit and Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, discussed Thursday future joint projects between the German and the Bulgarian capitals.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2195

Berlin Mayor to Meet Bulgarian President, PM

The mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit is going to meet Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov and PM Boyko Borisov during his official visit to Sofia Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 09:31 | Viewed: 1788

US Ambassador: EC Report Notes Bulgaria's Progress

The Bulgarian government has made important rule of law reforms during the last year, as noted in the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism Report of the European Commission, the US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, says in a press release issued Wedne

Politics » Diplomacy | July 21, 2010, Wednesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1803

Bulgarian Govt Gets Much Praise from Austrian Chancellor

Bulgaria has achieved much in fighting corruption and organized crime over the past year, according to Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 1693