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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: 1738

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: 2075

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: 8245

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: 2113

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: 1477

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: 1781

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: 5038

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: 4828

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: 1534

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: 1895

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: 2080

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: 2334

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: 1918

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: 2583

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: 2445

Borisov Brings Dilma Rousseff Congratulatory Letter from EU Council President

Bulgaria’s PM Boyko Borisov has given a congratulatory letter from the EU Council President, Herman van Rompuy, to the newly inaugurated Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, the Bulgarian private bTV reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 2, 2011, Sunday // 11:50 | Viewed: 2063

Bulgaria-Descended Dilma Rousseff Not Just Lula in Lipstick - Brazilian Journalist

Brazilian new president Dilma Rousseff, who has vowed continuity with the term of her predecessor, will easily convince doubters that she is not simply Lula in lipstick, a prominent Brazilian journalist argues.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 1, 2011, Saturday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1858

Bulgaria's President Congratulates Dilma Rousseff on Inauguration

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov has sent a congratulatory telegram to Brazil's President-elect Dilma Rousseff on her stepping in office.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 1, 2011, Saturday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1599

Bulgaria PM VIP Guest at Dilma Rousseff's Inauguration

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will be one of the very few European leaders, who will attend the inauguration of Brazil's new President Dilma Rousseff, who is of Bulgarian origin, on January 1.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 1, 2011, Saturday // 11:19 | Viewed: 2525

Bulgaria to Be Highlight in Dilma Rousseff's European Tour - Report

Bulgaria will be either the first or the last country that Brazil's president elect Dilma Rousseff will visit during her European tour, according to the Bulgarian 24 chasa daily.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 31, 2010, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 2127

Brazilian President-Elect Invites Cellmates to Inauguration

President-elect Dilma Rousseff has invited to her inauguration 11 women with whom she shared a prison cell in the early 1970s during Brazil's military regime.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 31, 2010, Friday // 09:08 | Viewed: 1686
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