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Borisov, Berlusconi Open Garibaldi Monument amidst Cheering Crowds

A rather moving ceremony with excited crowds marked the opening of a monument of Guiseppe Garibaldi in downtown Sofia by the Prime Ministers of Italy and Bulgaria, Silvio Berlusconi and Boyko Borisov, on the latter's birthday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 13, 2010, Sunday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2792

Berlusconi Arrives to Bulgaria for Borisov's Birthday, Garibaldi Monument

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is arriving to Sofia for the birthday of his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 13, 2010, Sunday // 09:44 | Viewed: 2101

Bulgaria Anticipates Tuesday Return of Kidnapped Sailors

The Bulgarian sailors on board of the ship "Asian Glory," which was released Friday by Somali pirates, are expected to arrive in Bulgaria Tuesday next week.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 12, 2010, Saturday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1578

Russian Press: Bulgaria Delivered 2 Blows at Moscow at Once

The Russian press joins Saturday around the idea that Bulgaria, a traditionally faithful and reliable ally of Moscow, had delivered a heavy blow to the Federation's economic interests in the Balkans.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 12, 2010, Saturday // 12:28 | Viewed: 2071

Bulgarians Begin Travelling to Serbia with ID Cards Only

Citizens of the EU countries, including Bulgaria, are now able to enter Serbia only with their ID cards.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 12, 2010, Saturday // 10:31 | Viewed: 2335

Somali Pirates Release 'Asian Glory', Kidnapped Bulgarian Sailors

Somali pirates have released the hijacked UK-owned ship "Asian Glory", whose crew includes 8 Bulgarian sailors.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 11, 2010, Friday // 17:19 | Viewed: 2869

Bulgaria's Sofia Shows Off with Garibaldi Square to Berlusconi

On his birthday Sunday, the Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov will proudly present the recently cleaned Garibaldi Square to his Italian counterpart Silvio Berlusconi.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 11, 2010, Friday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1798

Bulgaria Recalls Ambassador to Thailand over Sex Scandal

Bulgaria's Ambassador to Thailand, Kamen Velichkov, will be recalled the spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry, Vesela Cherneva, announced Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 10, 2010, Thursday // 12:02 | Viewed: 4102

EU Citizens Allowed in Serbia with ID Cards

Citizens of the EU countries will be able to enter Serbia only with their ID cards starting June 12.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 10, 2010, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2316

Bulgaria Signs Police Treaty with Greece in Preparation for Schengen Entry

Bulgaria and Greece have signed a new treaty for cross-border police cooperation.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 9, 2010, Wednesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 1595

President to Ambassadors: Bulgaria Can Make EU Stronger

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, declared Tuesday that the European project 2020 can only pass through the admission of the Western Balkans in the EU.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1412

US INL Assistant Secretary Backs Bulgaria's 'Mafia' Tribunals

David Johnson, US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, voiced the full support of his government for the establishment of the so-called "mafia tribunals.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1734

INL Assistant Secretary: Bulgaria Crime Combat Impressive

David Johnson, US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, has highly praised the results that the new Bulgarian government has achieved in its fight against organized crime.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1555

Crime Combat Tops INL Assistant Secretary Agenda in Bulgaria

Cooperation for reforms in the justice system to reinforce organized crime combat will top the agenda of Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs David T. Johnson in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1434

Bulgaria Calls for Vigorous Interparliamentary Cooperation in SE Europe

The speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva took part Monday in the 8th Conference of the South-East European Cooperation Process Speakers of Parliament in Antalya, Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 7, 2010, Monday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1422

Foreign Diplomats Back Bulgaria's GERB Judicial Reform Plans

Bulgaria's Justice Minister, Margarita Popova, presented before the EU and the US Ambassadors to Sofia the cabinet's idea for reform of the judicial system.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 7, 2010, Monday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1923

Bulgarians in Serbia Vote for Official Representatives

Ethnic minority citizens of Serbia voted Sunday in the country's first elections for official representatives of their groups.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 7, 2010, Monday // 11:56 | Viewed: 2130

INL Assistant Secretary Johnson Travels to Bulgaria

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs David T. Johnson will travel to Sofia, Brussels, and Pristina June 7-11, 2010, the US Department of State reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 6, 2010, Sunday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1379

Israeli PM to Lift Bulgarian Journalists Entry Ban

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov had made a phone call late Friday evening to his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, asking him to lift the 10-year ban to enter Israel, imposed on the two Bulgarian journalists, tangled in the Gaza conflict.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 5, 2010, Saturday // 20:25 | Viewed: 1445

Bulgarian President Asks for Stronger Business Ties with Palestine

Bulgaria' President, Georgi Parvanov, met Friday with the Palestinian Labor Minister, Dr. Ahmad Abdul-Salam Hassan Majdalani, the Presidential press office informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2010, Friday // 19:40 | Viewed: 1361

Bulgaria Joins UN Request for Investigation of Gaza Incident

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Committee for Foreign Policy is joining the international community represented by the UN and the EU in the request for an independent investigation of the incident in the Gaza strip.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2010, Friday // 19:18 | Viewed: 1584