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Bulgaria, China Seek to Boost Bilateral Relations

Bulgaria's Vice President Angel Marin and  member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, declared they will put efforts into boosting the ties between the two nations.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2011, Saturday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1725

WikiLeaks: Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor Bending the Rules

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Boris Velchev is prone to endorsing justice beyond the law and contracts with courts, according to fresh diplomatic cables of the US embassy in Sofia, revealed on WikiLeaks.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2011, Friday // 17:22 | Viewed: 2154

Bulgarian Nationalist Leader: US Ambassador Threatened to Destroy Me!

Volen Siderov, leader of the far-right Bulgarian Ataka (Atack) party claimed US Ambassador to the country James Warlick threatened to "destroy him".

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2011, Friday // 14:47 | Viewed: 2742

US Embassy Sofia Launches Facebook Page

The United States Embassy in Sofia has officially launched its Facebook page, entitled U.S. Embassy Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2011, Friday // 14:37 | Viewed: 4312

Bulgarian, US Ambassadors Start American Tour

The Bulgarian Ambassador to the US, Elena Poptodorova and the US Ambassador to Bulgaria, James Warlick, are beginning over the weekend a diplomatic tour across the US.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 12, 2011, Thursday // 08:20 | Viewed: 1851

Bulgaria Missed Chance Twice to Arrest Osama's Proxy Al-Zawahiri

The Bulgarian authorities failed twice to arrest one of Al Qaeda's major leaders, Ayman Al-Zawahiri, because of legal and security reasons, according to former Bulgarian police executives.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2011, Wednesday // 19:27 | Viewed: 2712

Bulgarian Diplomatic Corps Changes No Lustration - Foreign Minister

The newly proposed changes to the Bulgarian Diplomatic Service Act do not pursue lustration, i.e. a purge of diplomats with communist secret service past, according to Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2011, Wednesday // 17:26 | Viewed: 3162

Djankov Woos Ethnic Bulgarian Community in Albania

Bulgaria's Finance Minister Simeon Djankov, who is charge of ties with the Bulgarian diaspora, has met with members of the historic Bulgarian minority in the Albania.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 9, 2011, Monday // 20:18 | Viewed: 2968

US Embassy: Bulgarian President Bad for Army - Wikileaks

A recently leaked cable from former US ambassador to Sofia Nancy McEldowney has revealed her poor opinion of Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov's cadre choices for top army commanders.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 8, 2011, Sunday // 16:10 | Viewed: 3039

Ban Thanks Parvanov for Bulgaria's Support for UN Reform

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has thanked Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov for Bulgaria's support for the thorough reform of the global organization.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 6, 2011, Friday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1792

UN Secretary General: Times of Impunity Are Gone

The UN intends to stop acting as an impassive organization, making polite remarks to dictators, according to its Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 6, 2011, Friday // 15:25 | Viewed: 2885

UN Chief Calls for Just Global Development in 'Next 20 Years' in Bulgarian Lecture

A balanced approach on global development is needed that reconciles the fight against climate change with the steady growth of world population, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a lecture in Sofia Thursday night.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2011, Thursday // 20:23 | Viewed: 1990

Ban Ki-moon in Sofia: You Should Be Proud of Being Bulgarian!

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon started his lecture in Bulgaria's Sofia with a quote from the greatest Bulgarian national hero, 19th century revolutionary Vasil Levski.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2011, Thursday // 19:47 | Viewed: 3132

Ban Ki-moon in Sofia: I Urged Syrian President Assad for Brave Reforms

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has revealed during his visit in Bulgaria's Sofia that he had urged Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad to carry out "brave and decisive reforms".

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2011, Thursday // 18:22 | Viewed: 2380

Ban 1st UN Secretary-General to Visit Bulgaria since 1984, 4th Overall

Ban Ki-moon, who arrived in Sofia Thursday, is the first acting UN Secretary-General to visit Bulgaria since 1984.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2011, Thursday // 18:09 | Viewed: 1643

Ban Ki-moon: Bulgaria Shifts from Recipient to Donor of Foreign Aid

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised Bulgaria for its deepening international solidarity and commitments during talks with the Bulgarian leadership in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2011, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 2527

Bulgarian PM: Arab Countries Can Learn from Our Experience

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is the host of a two-day conference on the experiences of Central and Eastern Europe since 1989 and on recent developments in North Africa and the Middle East.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2011, Thursday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1690

UN Chief Expected in Bulgarian Capital

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is arriving in Bulgaria Wednesday for the first leg of a three-country European tour.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 5, 2011, Thursday // 07:50 | Viewed: 2154

China's Embassy in Sofia Starts Article Competition to Honor Diplomatic Anniversary

The Chinese Embassy in Bulgaria has announced a prize winning article competition to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relationship between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 3, 2011, Tuesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 1763

Bulgaria's Libya Embassy Evacuated to Tunisian Resort

Bulgaria's diplomatic mission in Tripoli has been successfully evacuated to the Tunisian island of Djerba.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 3, 2011, Tuesday // 12:47 | Viewed: 2619

Bulgaria Withdraws 13 Discredited Ambassadors

A total of 13 Bulgarian Ambassadors, all of whom former Communist State Security Agents, have returned to the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 3, 2011, Tuesday // 10:50 | Viewed: 2227
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