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Dilma Rousseff Breaks Protocol, Meets Bulgaria PM Dec 30 - Report

Bulgaria's prime minister, who is in Brazil to attend the inauguration of Dilma Rousseff as the country's new president on Saturday, will be the first to meet her two days earlier, local media reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 30, 2010, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 3176

Suspicious Package Found in Bulgaria’s Embassy to Rome

A suspicious package has been received in the Bulgarian Embassy to Rome, but it turned out that it contained a painting, the Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 28, 2010, Tuesday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2047

Bulgaria's PM to Present Brazil's Dilma Rousseff with Golden Deer Head

Bulgaria’s PM Boyko Borisov will give a golden deer head as a present to the newly elected President of Brazil, the Bulgarian-descent Dilma Rousseff.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 28, 2010, Tuesday // 14:35 | Viewed: 2789

Bulgaria Slow to Hand Over Renegade Serbian Priest to Macedonia

Authorities in Macedonia have been requesting the extradition of orthodox priest Jovan Branisovski, who was arrested in Bulgaria mid-November based on an international police order.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 28, 2010, Tuesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 2940

'Ex-Spies Crisis' Chance to Purify Bulgarian Diplomatic Corps - Mladenov

The recent revelations almost half of the acting Bulgarian heads of diplomatic missions worked for the communist secret service (DS) is a great reform opportunity, according to Foreign Minister Nikolya Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 25, 2010, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2083

Bulgaria Emerges as Major Israeli Ally over Rift with Turkey

Israel is focusing on a boost of its relations with Balkan countries, including Bulgaria, which some have interpreted as a thrust to compensate for its rift with Turkey, a rising major power and a traditional Israeli ally prior to 2008-2010.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 25, 2010, Saturday // 00:23 | Viewed: 3262

Ex Spies: Bulgarian Govt Covers Schengen Failure with Diplomatic Scandal

Bulgarian foreign minister Nikolay Mladenov should resign over his attitude to diplomats who have served in communist State Security, stated organizations of former intelligence officers.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1672

Bulgarian Cabinet Launches Purge of Diplomatic Corps

The Bulgarian cabinet adopted a decision Thursday to ask the President to dismiss all ambassadors of the country who were revealed to have been part of communist State Security.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1680

Right-Wing Leader: President Sabotages Bulgaria's Schengen Entry

The leader of the Bulgarian right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party, Ivan Kostov, has expressed suggestion that the President Georgi Parvanov is sabotaging the country’s entry in the Schengen Area.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1825

Bulgarian PM to Fly Commercial for Rousseff's Inauguration because of FinMin's Stinginess

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will take a commercial flight to Brazil for Dilma Rousseff's inauguration because of the "stinginess" of Finance Minister Djankov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 20:54 | Viewed: 2018

Borisov Cabinet Reaches Out to Bulgarians in Lebanon

The Bulgarian Cabinet will help the Bulgarian community in Lebanon to open a school of its own in Beirut.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1537

UK Appoints Jonathan Allen New Ambassador to Bulgaria

Jonathan Allen has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Bulgaria, the United Kingdom Foreign Office announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 2928

Lebanon Praises Bulgaria’s Middle Eastern Policy

Lebanon's President Michel Suleiman has recognized Bulgaria's policy in the Middle East and has expressed his hope that Sofia will contribute in the peace talks between Israel and Palestine.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1752

Bulgaria's Economy Minister Invites Lebanese Investors

Bulgaria offers a good platform for Lebanese companies, which want to enter EU's market, according to the Balkan country's Economy Minister Traicho Traikov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgarian Official Rejects Claims PM 'Stole' Rouseff's Invitation

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has received a form invitation for the inauguration of Brazil's President-elect, Dilma Rouseff, the Ministry spokesperson, Vesela Cherneva, explains.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 2727

Macedonian Media Elated by Bulgarian Diaspora Minister Ousting

Media in neighboring Macedonia give significant attention to the resignation of the Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 2015

Bulgarian PM Pays Official Visit to Lebanon

A Bulgarian government delegation arrived in Lebanon Monday night for official bilateral talks.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 20, 2010, Monday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1403

Borisov to Be VIP Guest at Dilma Rousseff's Inauguration

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will attend the inauguration of Brazil's new President Dilma Rousseff, who is of Bulgarian origin.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 20, 2010, Monday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1946

Bulgaria's PM to Take Part in Business Forum in Lebanon

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov is leaving on a three-day visit to Lebanon, where he will take part in a business forum and try to improve the economic cooperation between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 20, 2010, Monday // 10:48 | Viewed: 1162

WikiLeaks Releases US Cable on Bulgarian Organized Crime

The whistle-blower site WikiLeaks has published another report of former US Ambassador to Sofia, James Pardew, dated July 7, 2005, focusing in organized crime and international crime groups with Bulgarian participation.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 15:50 | Viewed: 2424

Bulgaria's Top Diplomat Asks MPs to Take Stand on Envoys Scandal

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, extended a request to the Parliament to issue an official political assessment of the diplomatic scandal shaking Bulgaria and its allies since December 14.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 19, 2010, Sunday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1609
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