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Three Bulgarians Abducted in Sudan - Update

Three foreign humanitarian aid workers have been abducted in Sudan on Thursday, the Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 13, 2011, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1760

Bulgarian NGO Offers to Act as Embassy for Belarus Opposition Cabinet

The Sofia-based Committee for Free, Democratic, and Independent Belarus has expressed its readiness to serve as an embassy for the Balkan countries for the "government of national salvation" formed by the Belarusian opposition.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2011, Wednesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 2567

Bulgaria Sends Humanitarian Aid to Flood-Devastated Pakistan

Bulgaria's government has approved the allocation of humanitarian aid to Pakistan, much of which has been devastated by the floods that hit the country in July 2010.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2011, Wednesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 2120

Bulgarian Daily Peeks in Diplomats' Communist Files

Current Bulgarian Ambassadors have received different incentives to spy on their staff at the time they were recruited as agents or collaborators of the former Communist State Security.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 11, 2011, Tuesday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1330

Bulgarian Atlantic Club Urges EU to Be Proactive in Korean Peninsula Unification

The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria has sent a letter to the key EU institutions in order to promote EU's active participation in the unification of the Korean Peninsula in the wake of high-level visit to South Korea by a Club delegation.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 10, 2011, Monday // 19:07 | Viewed: 1772

US Ambassador Alarmed by Bulgarian Court Rulings

US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, told Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor, Boris Velchev, he was alarmed individuals suspected of involvement in large-scale crimes have been freed from jail or released on house arrest.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 10, 2011, Monday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1570

Ex Bulgarian President: We Support Macedonia's EU Entry

Bulgaria's former President, Zhelyu Zhelev, has stated that the country is a true friend and sincerely supports Macedonia's future membership in the European Union.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 9, 2011, Sunday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1761

Vatican Wants to Return Bulgaria's Plaque from Rome

The plaque that the Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov opened last year in the church "San Vincenzo e Anastasio" in Rome has not been installed yet, Deutsche Welle has reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 7, 2011, Friday // 11:55 | Viewed: 2096

The Bulgaria 2010 Review: Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

In November, Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov formally announced his team proposes to close seven embassies as part of a plan for restructuring and austerity measures.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 22:59 | Viewed: 8410

Dilma Rousseff Scrapped Twice Plans for Visit to Bulgaria - Report

Dilma Rousseff, who is of Bulgarian origin and has been showered with round-the-clock attention by the local media, has scrapped twice plans to come to the native country of her father, 24 Hours daily reported, citing unnamed diplomatic sources.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 18:41 | Viewed: 2132

Bulgarian Foreign Min: 'Tape Gate' Harms Bulgaria Abroad

Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Minister Nikolay Mladenov has commented that recently leaked secret tapes suggesting internal conflicts in the cabinet might well harm Bulgaria's chances of Schengen entry in March.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1488

US Ambassador Tones Down Bulgarian 'Eavesdropping' Scandal

The US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, believes the latest scandal involving tapes of discrediting conversations between key Bulgarian political personalities is a minor event.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1791

Bulgarian Ambassador's Letter Instrumental in US Senate Ratification of START 2 Treaty

A letter of Bulgarian Ambassador to the USA Elena Poptodorova to Republican Senators has been instrumental in the ratification by the US Senate of the new US-Russia Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START 2), the Bulgarian Embassy in DC told Novinite.com

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2011, Wednesday // 20:45 | Viewed: 5083

Der Standard: Turkish Soap Operas Emerge as Geopolitical Instrument

Turkish soap operas have conquered the Balkans reversing Turkey's negative image with the Balkan nations from the time of the Ottoman yoke, according to Austrian paper Der Standard.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2011, Wednesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 5099

Cabinet Bill Keeps Bulgarians Abroad 'in Dark'

Some temporary public councils of Bulgarians abroad are disgruntled by the fact the cabinet failed to consult them while preparing the Bulgarians and Bulgarian Communities Abroad Bill.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2011, Wednesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1555

Bulgaria to Appoint New Ambassador to Brazil

Bulgaria will have a new Ambassador in Brazil in a couple of weeks or months, the country's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov announced Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2011, Wednesday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1911

Bulgarian Court Refuses to Extradite Renegade Priest to Macedonia

Sofia's Court of Appeal denied to hand over the Serbian orthodox priest Jovan Vranisovski to Macedonia on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 4, 2011, Tuesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2123

PM: Bulgarian Embassy in Brazil Total Mess

The Bulgarian embassy in Brazil is in a terrible condition, with no running water or electricity, the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has complained.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 4, 2011, Tuesday // 09:37 | Viewed: 2357

Rousseff to Visit First Argentina, Uruguay, US, China, Bulgaria on Agenda Too

Brazil's newly sworn-in president Dilma Rousseff will visit Argentina and Uruguay for her first official international trip, according to International Affairs Secretary Marco Aurelio Garc?a.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 3, 2011, Monday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1962

Borisov: USA, Portugal Envy Bulgaria for Brazil Connections

The United States and even Portugal are jealous of Bulgaria for the warm welcome of the Bulgarian delegation by the new Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, the Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 2, 2011, Sunday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2607

Borisov, Clinton Discuss Energy, Bulgarian-US Partnership

Bulgaria’s PM Boyko Borisov and US Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton, have confirmed the bilateral strategic partnership between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 2, 2011, Sunday // 12:17 | Viewed: 2465
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