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Somali Pirates Bring Hijacked Bulgarian Ship to Shore

MV Panega, the Bulgarian chemical tanker hijacked last week by Simali pirates in the Gulf of Aden, has reached the coast of Somali.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 17, 2010, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1694

Cash-Strapped Bulgaria to Close Embassies Abroad

Bulgaria is getting ready to close several of its embassies abroad, but their number and exact location are yet to be decided, Bulgaria's Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 15, 2010, Saturday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1863

Bulgaria Top Diplomat: Panic Room Useful against Somali Pirates

The “St. James Park” ship with Bulgarian sailors aboard which was freed from the Somali pirates is moving to a port in the area of Oman, Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 15, 2010, Saturday // 11:56 | Viewed: 2587

Foreign Minister Opens Bulgarian-Albanian Commercial Chamber

Bulgarian-Albanian Chamber of Commerce has been set up in Tirana during the visit of Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2010, Friday // 18:42 | Viewed: 1792

Freed UK Flagged Tanker Heads for Oman - Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry

The British-flagged ship with five Bulgarians on board, which was released by Somali pirates on Friday, is heading for the Sultanate of Oman, Bulgaria's foreign ministry announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2010, Friday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1725

Bulgaria Foreign Ministry: Pirates Have Freed UK Ship

The EU Naval Force Somalia - Operation Atalanta has confirmed that the UK-flagged tanker has been freed by the Somali pirates, said Friday morning Bulgaria Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2010, Friday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1666

Somali Pirates Said to Have Freed Hijacked British Ship

The Somali pirates are reported to have freed the UK flagged 'Saint James Park' ship after they had been paid the ransom demanded, informs the Russian news site Vesti.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2010, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1467

Russian Expert: Somali Pirates Set to Negotiate with Bulgaria Govt

The 15 Bulgarian sailors are unlikely to be released soon by the Somali pirates that hijacked Tuesday the Bulgarian-flagged ship, MV Panega, according to Mikhail Voitenko, ex Editor-in-Chief of the Russian publication "Sovfrakht Maritime Bulletin.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 21:06 | Viewed: 1596

Bulgaria, Spain Celebrate 100 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Bulgaria and Spain have celebrated 100 years since the establishment of the bilateral diplomatic relaitons with a concert in Madrid.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 20:34 | Viewed: 1649

Bulgaria Backs EU Integration of Bosnian Serbs

Bulgaria will help the Republic of Srpska overcome the obstacles Bosnia and Herzegovina is facing in its quest to join the EU, Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 18:56 | Viewed: 1641

Hijacked Bulgarian Ship Remains Out of Reach

No contact has been established with the Somali pirates that hijacked Tuesday the Bulgarian-flagged ship, MV Panega.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1513

Bulgaria to Help Bosnia and Herzegovina with NATO Accession Plan

Bulgaria is ready to offer Bosnia and Herzegovina practical help for the implementation of its NATO Membership Action Plan (MAP), Foreign Minister Mladenov stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 12, 2010, Wednesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1586

Bulgarian Govt Urges Media Calm over Somali Hijacked Ship

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has asked the media to be cautious in their comments on the hijacking of the Bulgarian-flagged vessel, MV Panega, by Somali pirates.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 12, 2010, Wednesday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1356

Bulgaria Shipping Operator to Start Negotiations with Somali Pirates

Representatives of both the official operator and the insurance company of the Bulgarian ship that was hijacked Tuesday by Somali pirates are prepared to start negotiations with the hijackers.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 12, 2010, Wednesday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2111

Bulgaria Hopes for Swift Release as Somali Pirates Hijack 'Empty' Ship

The MV Panega, the first ever Bulgaria-flagged ship to be hijacked by Somali pirates, was traveling empty as it was en route to bring scrap from India.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 12, 2010, Wednesday // 03:13 | Viewed: 3493

Govt Confirms Hijacking of Bulgarian Tanker by Somali Pirates

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has confirmed the news about the hijacking of a Bulgarian ship, MV Panega, by Somali pirates.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 21:42 | Viewed: 1446

Bulgarian Tanker MV Panega Hijacked by Somali Pirates

A Bulgaria-flagged ship, MV PANEGA, has been hijacked in the Gulf of Aden by Somali pirates, EU Navfor Somalia announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 21:19 | Viewed: 3371

Bulgaria Foreign Minister Urged to Support Kosovo in EU

Bulgaria Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, has showed his support for the strengthening of the state institutions in Kosovo so as "to protect the rights of all ethnic communities.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 21:17 | Viewed: 1522

Record Visitors at Bulgaria's Embassy Open House in DC

The Bulgarian Embassy in Washington DC is now part of the initiative EU Open House 2010, organized for the fourth time in a row in the US capital.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1299

Bulgaria Offers Montenegro More Consular Services on Its Behalf

Bulgaria has offered Montenegro to expand its the consular services that it offers on its behalf in other countries around the world, Foreign Minister Mladenov said during his visit to Podgorica.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1540

Bulgaria Invited to Import Bangladesh Workers

President of Bangladesh Zillur Rahman has accepted the letter of credentials of the new Bulgarian Ambassador to the country, Borislav Kostov.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2162