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Romanian President Basescu to Visit Bulgaria End Sept

Romanian President Traian Basescu will make a visit to Bulgaria on 23 September, the first visit of a Romanian head of state in that country in the last seven years, the Bulgarian ambassador to Bucharest, said.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 17, 2010, Friday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1748

Somali-Hijacked Bulgarian Sailors Return Home

The 15-member crew of the Bulgarian ship Panega, hijacked in May by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden, arrived at Varna at 8 pm local time on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 15, 2010, Wednesday // 20:42 | Viewed: 2369

Bulgarian President: French Ambassador Is 'Patronizing'

The Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has defined as "patronizing" the suggestion of the French Ambassador to Bulgaria, Etienne de Poncins, that Bulgaria should appoint a Minister on Roma issues.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 15, 2010, Wednesday // 19:34 | Viewed: 1681

US Experts Extend Hand to Bulgarian Customs

US experts are going to visit Bulgaria to help the center-right GERB cabinet with their effort to reform the Customs Agency, according to the American Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 14, 2010, Tuesday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1693

US Ambassador: American Investors to Flock to Bulgaria

The Bulgarian cabinet received praises Tuesday for its fiscal discipline by the US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 14, 2010, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 1518

Serbian TV to Launch Broadcast in Bulgarian

The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia had approved and financed the initiative to air TV programs in Bulgarian language on the Serbian Pi TV (TV Pirot) channel.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 14, 2010, Tuesday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1278

French Ambassador de Poncins Bids Farewell to Bulgaria

Democracy in Bulgaria is not without flaws, but it is working, the French Ambassador to Bulgaria, Etienne de Poncins believes.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 14, 2010, Tuesday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1955

Bulgarian PM Lauds Erdogan on Referendum Results

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov sent an official letter to greet Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the positive results of Turkey's Sunday constitutional referendum.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 13, 2010, Monday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1035

Bulgaria to Host Gorbachev's Forum on Eastern Europe's Future

The Bulgarian capital will host the conference "Europe Looks East", which will gather international politicians, intellectuals and civil representatives, the Bulgarian daily "Trud" has reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 13, 2010, Monday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2105

Nationalists Protest as Macedonia Bans Bulgarian License Plates

Dozens of activists of the Bulgarian nationalist party VMRO have staged a protest against a measure of the Macedonian government banning Bulgarian license plates.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 12, 2010, Sunday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2767

Govt Baffled by Demands for Bulgarian School in Northern Cyprus

Bulgaria's government is currently perplexed as to how to go about the opening of a Bulgarian school in the unrecognized Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 10, 2010, Friday // 20:45 | Viewed: 2262

Bavaria Voices Support for Bulgaria's Justice Reform

A parliamentary delegation from Germany's Free State of Bavaria arrived in Sofia Friday meeting with the Bulgarian leadership.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 10, 2010, Friday // 19:28 | Viewed: 1554

French Embassy Disproves New Repatriation of Bulgarian Roma

The French Embassy in Sofia has told Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) that no arrivals of Roma repatriated from France are expected on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 10, 2010, Friday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1792

Bulgaria, Greece Excited by New Border Crossing after 130 Years of Ties

The Presidents of Bulgaria and Greece, Georgi Parvanov and Karolos Papoulias, have hailed the opening of a new border crossing as a boost to bilateral tourism and investment ties.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 17:33 | Viewed: 2478

Norway, Bulgaria to Swap Fish for Wine

Norway's Ambassador to Bulgaria, Tove Skarstein, told the Bulgarian Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, that her country would like to boost the commodity circulation with Bulgaria

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 17:26 | Viewed: 1891

Somali Pirates Set Free 15 Bulgarian Sailors from MV Panega Ship

The 15-member crew of the Bulgarian ship MV Panega have been released by the Somali pirates who had hijacked the vessel and are in good health.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2920

US Ambassador Sees Good, Bad News for Bulgaria's Security

Speaking at a Balkans Security conference in Sofia, US Ambassador James Warlick outlined both strong and weak sides of Bulgaria's position.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1869

Hijacked German Ship Freed, No Bulgarians Aboard

There are no Bulgarian nationals aboard the German cargo ship, sailing under the flag of Antigua and Barbuda, which was hijacked by Somali pirates on Wednesday, the foreign ministry announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1591

Bulgarian Aboard Hijacked by Somali Pirates Ship - Report

Somali pirates have hijacked on Wednesday a cargo ship, sailing under the flag of Antigua and Barbuda, among whose crew is believed to be one Bulgarian national, according to reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 09:09 | Viewed: 1854

Bulgaria, Greece Open New Border Crossing on Anniversary

Bulgaria and Greece will open a new crossing point on their joint border on September 9, thus celebrating the 130th year since the establishing of formal diplomatic relations.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1725

Bavarian Delegation to Visit Bulgaria

A parliamentary delegation from the German state Bavaria, led by the head of the local Landtag, Barbara Stamm, will make an official visit to Bulgaria on September 9-10.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 20:58 | Viewed: 1232