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Minister: Bulgaria, Croatia Prove Crime Crackdowns Possible in Balkans

Bulgaria and Croatia have demonstrated clearly that strong actions against corruption and organized crime can happen in the Balkan region, said Bulgaria's Foreign Minister in Zagreb.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2010, Monday // 19:20 | Viewed: 1786

Bulgarian Journalists Unhurt During Gaza Aid Convoy Attack

The two Bulgarian journalists, who were arrested after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, are safe and sound, the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov, informed.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2010, Monday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1259

Condemnation, Protests Follow Israeli Aid Convoy Attack

Turkey, Greece and Sweden have demanded explanations from their Israeli ambassadors as Israeli commandos killed at least 10 people in pre-dawn raids on a flotilla of six ships carrying aid for the Palestinian territory of Gaza early Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2010, Monday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1415

2 Bulgarian Journalists Arrested in Gaza Aid Convoy Attack

Two Bulgarian journalists have been arrested after Israeli commandos stormed a convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2010, Monday // 12:51 | Viewed: 4881

Bulgaria Urges Iran to Drop Uranium Enrichment Immediately

Iran should stop all uranium enrichment activities until the controversy about its nuclear program is resolved, Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov told his Iranian counterpart Manouchehr Mottaki in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2010, Friday // 19:15 | Viewed: 2079

Bulgaria Foreign Minister: EU Grows More Interested in Black Sea Region

The EU is increasingly interested in the Black Sea region, stated Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov in the opening address to the 22nd Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2010, Friday // 14:03 | Viewed: 2819

Iran Foreign Minister Arrives to Bulgaria for BSEC Forum

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki is arriving Friday on his first ever visit to Bulgaria to participate in a regular meeting of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC).

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2010, Friday // 12:28 | Viewed: 2053

Bulgarian PM Welcomes GMF President Craig Kennedy

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov met Thursday with Craig Kennedy, the President of the German Marshall Fund.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2010, Thursday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1454

CIA Director Lauds Efforts of Bulgaria's Borisov Govt

The United States will keep up its efforts in support of Bulgaria's security, CIA Director Leon Panetta declared in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2010, Thursday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2571

US Hasn't Asked Bulgaria to Host Missile Shield Elements

The United States have not asked Bulgaria to locate elements of the missile defense in Europe on its territory, according to US Undersecretary of State Ellen Tauscher.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2010, Thursday // 08:08 | Viewed: 1525

Bulgaria PM Plays Down Italian Visit Gaffes

Bulgaria's prime minister has highly assessed his official visit to Rome and the Vatican, playing down the importance of two mistakes that the hosts made.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2010, Tuesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2664

Vatican Issues Apology over TV Mix-up of Bulgaria, Macedonia

The Vatican has expressed its regret over the report of Vatican TV which presented the Bulgarian delegation meeting Pope Benedict XVI as Macedonian.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 24, 2010, Monday // 18:28 | Viewed: 2915

Bulgarians Joined by Russian, Ukrainian Envoys in Honoring St. Cyril in Rome

For the first time in history priests and representatives from Bulgaria, Russia, and Ukraine have honored together the author of the Slavic alphabet, St. Cyril, at his resting place in Rome, Italy.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 24, 2010, Monday // 17:38 | Viewed: 2246

Vatican TV 'Makes' Boyko Borisov Prime Minister of Macedonia

A report of the Vatican TV channel has confused Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for the government head of the Republic of Macedonia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 24, 2010, Monday // 11:41 | Viewed: 2954

Pope Benedict XVI Blesses All Bulgarians, Bulgaria PM Borisov

Pope Benedict XVI has blessed the Bulgarian people and Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov after a speech concentrating on Sts. Cyril and Methodius.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2010, Saturday // 15:42 | Viewed: 2213

Bulgarian Businessman's Widow: Ask Berlusconi about Wedding

Bulgarian Darina Pavlova has told Bulgarian media that they should ask Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi about any possibility of a wedding between the two.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2010, Saturday // 15:18 | Viewed: 3540

Italy's Enel Might Invest in Bulgaria's Nuclear Plant Project 'Belene'

Italian energy giant Enel has showed interest in investing in Bulgaria's nuclear plant project Belene, Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov announced in Rome.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 23:09 | Viewed: 2870

5 Bulgarian Sailors Return Home after Months in Somali Captivity

The five Bulgarian crew members of the St. James Park tanker landed in the city of Varna Friday after spending more than four months in the hands of the Somali pirates.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 19:08 | Viewed: 2181

Minister Blaga: Bulgaria, Romania Act as One State

The police and justice cooperation between Bulgaria and Romania is very good, according to Romanian Interior Minister Vasile Blaga.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 18:39 | Viewed: 1525

Bulgaria, Ukraine Seal Consultations Plan

The Foreign Ministries of Bulgaria and Ukraine have signed a "Plan for Consultations" for 2010-2011.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 18:22 | Viewed: 1371

Bulgarian PM Urges Balkan Interior Ministers to Lift Borders

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov opened Friday in Sofia the third meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Police Cooperation Convention for Southeast Europe.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1619