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Hijacked Ship with Bulgarian Crew Loaded with Weapons - Report

The hijacked UK ship Asian Glory is reportedly carrying not only hundreds of modern cars, but weapons, the Iranian English language Press TV reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 6, 2010, Saturday // 15:17 | Viewed: 2788

Bulgarian PM Borisov Set for UK Visit to Meet Gordon Brown

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is heading for an official visit to London, UK, on Sunday, February 7, 2010.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 5, 2010, Friday // 18:09 | Viewed: 1975

German Police: Bulgaria Nationalist Hurled Racist Insults on Lufthansa Flight

Volen Siderov, leader of the Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka, was drunk and used racist remarks against the attendants of a Lufthansa flight, the German police have announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2010, Thursday // 19:51 | Viewed: 3892

US Ambassador Vows 10-Year Visas to All Eligible Bulgarians

The US will begin issuing visas valid for 10 years to all Bulgarians, who are approved by the Embassy in Sofia as eligible to enter the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 3, 2010, Wednesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1703

Pirates Request "Record-High" Ransom for Bulgarian-Crewed Ship

The pirates, who seized off Somalia the British-flagged ship "Asian Glory" with eight Bulgarians aboard, have reportedly demanded the record-high ransom of USD 15 M for their release.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 3, 2010, Wednesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2417

Somali Pirates to Free Bulgarian Sailors in March - Report

The Bulgarian sailors on the 2 ships that were kidnapped by Somali pirates will be released in mid-March, Darik radio reports Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2010, Tuesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1412

Bulgarian Crew of Somali Pirate Hijacked Ships Are 'Healthy'

The 13 Bulgarians on board two UK-flagged ships that were hijacked by Somali Pirates over a month ago are "alive and healthy", spokesman for the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Dragovest Goranov, reported Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2010, Tuesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 2016

Spokesman: EU NAVFOR Successful in Tackling Somali Pirates

Commander John Harbour, Spokesperson for the EU NAVFOR Somalia, has told Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) that EU's Operation Atalanta has achieved successes in curbing the activities of the Somali pirates.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 1, 2010, Monday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1863

Somali Pirates Staged Execution of Bulgarian Captain - Report

Somali pirates who hijacked the Asian Glory ship with 8 Bulgarian sailors on board have pressured severely the kidnapped crew.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 31, 2010, Sunday // 20:46 | Viewed: 2845

Bulgaria Foreign Minister Denies He Was Targeted by Taliban

Bulgaria's new Foreign Minister and ex Defense Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, has denied the claims that the Taliban targeted him during his recent visit to Afghanistan.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 31, 2010, Sunday // 18:45 | Viewed: 1330

Somali Pirates to Use Bulgarian-Manned Ship for Raids - Report

Somali pirates have put the Asian Glory ship out into the open sea in order to use it as a "mother ship" for their raids.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 31, 2010, Sunday // 11:51 | Viewed: 2025

Ecumenical Patriarch Asks Bulgarian Support for Turkey EU Entry

Ecumenical Patriarch Vartolomei had asked Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, to support Turkey's accession to the European Union.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 30, 2010, Saturday // 18:20 | Viewed: 1656

Bulgaria PM Presents Istanbul with Copy of Thracian Treasure

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, gave to the Mayor of Istanbul, Kadir Topba?, as gift a copy of the Gold Thracian Treasure.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 30, 2010, Saturday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1546

Erdogan: Turkey Could Pay Bulgaria 'Thracian Compensations'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday his country could pay Bulgaria compensations over the so called "Thracian refugees" issue if the Bulgarian claims were proven.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 29, 2010, Friday // 21:06 | Viewed: 1979

Bulgaria PM to Erdogan: No Ethnic Parties Needed as Mediators

During his joint press conference with Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov slammed the political parties trying to serve as "intermediaries".

Politics » Diplomacy | January 29, 2010, Friday // 20:47 | Viewed: 1586

Bulgaria PM Set for Private Talks with Turkey PM Erdogan

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, will hold face-to-face talks with Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan later Friday as he leads a Bulgarian delegation on a 2 day visit to Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 29, 2010, Friday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1723

Bulgaria to Accept 1 Guantanamo Detainee

Bulgaria will accept one detainee from the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 28, 2010, Thursday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1809

Bulgaria Decides on Guantanamo Prisoners

Bulgaria's interior minister is expected to provide details about a working group decision to accept one or two detainees from the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba in response to Washington request to house prisoners.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 28, 2010, Thursday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1419

Bulgaria PM Speech in Berlin Uploaded on YouTube

Parts of the speech of Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, in Berlin are showing on the popular internet video sharing site YouTube.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2010, Tuesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 2495

Bulgaria PM Borisov Set to Make Turkey Visit

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, will make a working two-day visit to Turkey, starting on January 29.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2010, Tuesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 1010

Bulgaria, Germany Sign Agreement on Avoiding Double Taxation

Bulgaria and Germany signed on Monday an agreement for avoiding double taxation between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2010, Monday // 18:19 | Viewed: 1958
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