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US Ambassador Defends Bulgarian Gay Pride Parade

US Ambassador to Bulgaria, James Warlick, has issued a statement in support of the 3rd "Sofia Pride" gay parade planned for the upcoming weekend.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2010, Wednesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 2314

Bulgarian President Vouches for Balkans' Visa Weavers

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, asks for the development of a pragmatic regional program for the adaptation of the EU "Europe 2020 strategy" to the Balkans since the region is the next step in the expansion of the Union.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2010, Wednesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1203

Brother of Ousted Bulgarian Interior Minister with Diplomatic Post

The cabinet will propose to President Georgi Parvanov to release General-Major, Volodya Tsvetanov, from his duties as Chief Inspector at the Defense Ministry.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2010, Wednesday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1300

Bulgarian President Networks Gas Supply in Istanbul

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, met Tuesday in Istanbul his Turkish counterpart, Abdullah Gul to discuss energy security and collaboration.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 20:14 | Viewed: 1442

Foreign Ministry Admits: Bulgarian Diplomatic Appointments Obscure

The process for appointing Bulgarian diplomats is not transparent, according to Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Vesela Cherneva.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1594

British Ambassador Stands for Bulgaria's Gay Parade

The British Ambassador to Bulgaria, Steve Williams, officially supports the upcoming Gay Pride Parade in Sofia this Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 16:50 | Viewed: 2051

Bulgaria to Welcome Foreign Ministers of Brazil, Germany

The foreign ministers of Brazil, Celso Amorim, and Germany, Guido Westerwell, will make their first visits to Bulgaria over the week.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1368

Bulgaria Ranks at Spot 126 among Failed States

Bulgaria has slid two places to rank at spot 126 in the list of nations named in Foreign Policy Magazine's annual index of "failed states", which covers 177 countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 2171

Bulgarian President Decorates Ex Russian PM Yevgeny Primakov

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov has awarded renowned Russian diplomat and politician Yevgeny Primakov the "Honorary Order of the Head of State.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 21, 2010, Monday // 20:31 | Viewed: 1321

Rising Number of Women, Children Seek Refugee Status in Bulgaria

An increasing number of women and children are applying for a refugee status in Bulgaria, according to representatives of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 21, 2010, Monday // 19:01 | Viewed: 1770

Bulgarian PM: Germany's Support for Cabinet Is Unwavering

Germany fully supports Bulgaria's efforts to become a State where the rules and the law are observed, Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 21, 2010, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1300

Suspended Sentence for Bulgarian Mother in Macedonia

The Macedonian Court in the town of Kavadarzi has delivered 9 months suspended sentence and 2 years probation period for the Bulgarian mother, Spaska Mitrova.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 21, 2010, Monday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1487

Macedonian Bulgarians Invite 'Psychiatric Help' for Macedonia Govt

The leaders of the Republic of Macedonia are "mentally ill", according to Dragi Kirov, an activist of Initiative Committee of Bulgarians from Macedonia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 20, 2010, Sunday // 15:19 | Viewed: 4646

Radio Refutes Reports of Bulgarian Spy Jail Sentence by Romania

The information that a Romanian Court has sentenced to twelve and a half years of jail time Bulgarian national Petar Zikulov, who is charged with espionage for the Ukraine, is not yet confirmed.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 19, 2010, Saturday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1298

Romania Jails Bulgarian over 'Spying'

A Romanian Court has sentenced to twelve and a half years in jail Bulgarian national Petar Zikulov, who is charged with espionage for the Ukraine.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 18, 2010, Friday // 19:14 | Viewed: 1640

Somali Pirates Wounded Kidnapped Bulgarian Sailor

A sailor on the hijacked Bulgarian-flagged ship MV Panega, which remains in the hands of the Somali pirates, has been wounded by a ricochet bullet during the attack.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 18, 2010, Friday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2370

Bulgaria Welcomes Home 8 Sailors Released by Somali Pirates

The eight Bulgarian sailors from the "Asian Glory" ship, who were released recently by the Somali pirates, arrived in the city of Varna on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 22:26 | Viewed: 1750

Bulgaria PM Approaches Netanyahu over Journalists’ Belongings

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has phoned his Israeli counterpart Binyamin Netanyahu earlier this week to ask about the personal belongings of the two Bulgarians who sailed on the Gaza flotilla and whose belongings were confiscated by the IDF.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1403

US President Thanks Bulgarian PM for Successful Cooperation

US President Barack Obama has sent a letter to thank Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for Bulgaria's support in Afghanistan.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1781

Bulgaria Dumps Russian Projects over Regional Ambitions, US Backing - Analyst

Bulgaria's hopes to become a regional power strongly allied with the USA have caused it to pull out of the planned large-scale Russian energy projects in the Balkans, according to a Russian security analyst.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2534

Bulgaria to Welcome Home 8 Sailors Released by Somali Pirates

The eight Bulgarian sailors from the "Asian Glory" ship, who were released recently by the Somali pirates, are expected to arrive in the city of Varna at 9:15 pm Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 09:19 | Viewed: 1725