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Bulgarian President Addresses Visa Issue with Obama

The diversification of energy sources is one of the topics Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, has discussed with US counterpart, Barack Obama, during the Friday working dinner in the Polish capital Warsaw.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2011, Saturday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2629

US Ambassador: Rule of Law to Bring Investors to Bulgaria

The US is going to be investor number one in Bulgaria in 2011 as it was in 2010, American Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, said Saturday before journalists.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2011, Saturday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1893

Embassies Organize Bulgarian Gay, Lesbian Pride Film Fest

The US, British, German, French, and Swiss Embassies in Bulgaria have announced the start of the Sofia Pride International Film Series in honor of Gay and Lesbian Pride Month, which is celebrated each year in June.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2011, Friday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2641

Bulgaria's Varna to Host NATO Parliamentary Assembly Session

The Parliament of Bulgaria will host the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Spring Session In Varna from Friday 27 May to Monday 30 May 2011.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2011, Friday // 08:13 | Viewed: 1691

Parvanov Set for CEE Dinner with Obama, Basescu, Tadic Skip over Kosovo

Bulgariаn President Georgi Parvanov will take part in the 17th meeting of the heads of state of the countries in Central and Eastern Europe, which will feature a working dinner with US President Barack Obama.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 20:41 | Viewed: 2188

Borisov Praises Bulgarian Students in Netherlands

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has met with Bulgarian students studying in the Hague, Netherlands.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 19:39 | Viewed: 1854

Bulgarian Top Diplomat: Ratko Mladic Arrest Great News

The arrest of Bosnian Serb war criminal Ratko Mladic is "very good news" for Serbia and the entire region, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1400

WikiLeaks: Bulgarian PM Cunning, Tied to Mafia Leaders

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has been described as "cunning" and wit a "tainted past" in a freshly leaked WikiLeaks diplomatic cable.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 17:32 | Viewed: 3823

US Embassy in Sofia Downplays Information from Wikileaks Cables

"While we cannot comment on the content of alleged classified materials which may have been leaked, we would like to underscore that the U.S. and Bulgaria share an excellent relationship and that our high level of bilateral cooperation speaks for itself."

Politics » Diplomacy | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2362

Wikileaks: Bulgaria's Borisov - Great Hopes, Murky Ties

Bulgarian Prime Minister and former Sofia Mayor Boyko Borisov has been described as a promising politician with murky ties by former US Ambassador to Bulgaria John Beyrle in a US diplomatic cable released on WikiLeaks.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 09:29 | Viewed: 3066

Bulgaria Appoints 9 New Consul Generals Abroad

A total of nine new Consul Generals have been appointed by the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry to represent the country abroad.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2011, Wednesday // 20:41 | Viewed: 3175

Bulgarian Govt Bans Ex-Communist Agents from Becoming Ambassadors

Bulgarians with proven links to the former State Security will be banned from becoming ambassadors, consuls general, as well as from all other public offices in the diplomatic corps, the Parliament decided Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2011, Wednesday // 18:36 | Viewed: 2163

Bulgaria 2nd Most Peaceful Country in Balkans

Bulgaria has been ranked 53 out of 153 countries in the Vision of Humanity organization's newly published Global Peace Index.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2011, Wednesday // 18:10 | Viewed: 2395

Iran Condemns Violence in Sofia Mosque, Slams EU

Iran's foreign ministry has condemned the attack against Muslims in a Sofia mosque last week, which left several worshipers injured, ISNA agency reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2011, Wednesday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1949

Ashton Urges Freedom for Bulgarians Abducted in Sudan

The European Union's foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, has called for the immediate release of the three Bulgarian air crew members working for the United Nations, who were abducted in Darfur region.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 24, 2011, Tuesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 2182

Pope Benedict XVI, Parliamentary Chair Discuss Importance of Bulgarian Saints

The European dimensions and heritage of medieval scholars St Cyril and St Methodius were the main point of discussion between Pope Benedict XVI and Bulgarian Parliamentary Chair Tsetska Tsatseva, who is heading her country's delegation in the Vatican.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 23, 2011, Monday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1887

Turkish PM Condemns Xenophobic Assault on Muslims in Bulgaria

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized harshly the Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka's attack on Muslims during their prayer in Sofia last Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 23, 2011, Monday // 16:19 | Viewed: 2867

WikiLeaks: Bulgarian Nationalists, Ethnic Turks 'Need Each Other'

Bulgaria's nationalist Ataka (Attack) party and the ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms are each other's "best enemies", according to a freshly released WikiLeaks diplomatic cable.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2011, Sunday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2514

Ankara Condemns Bulgarian 'Racist' Attack on Muslims

Turkey is strongly condemning the racist attack on people praying in a mosque in Bulgaria, the Turkish Foreign Ministry states in a press release.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2011, Saturday // 11:15 | Viewed: 2632

Bulgarian FinMin Pays Tribute to St. Methodius

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, is leaving Saturday on an official visit to the town of Mikulcice in the Czech Republic.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2011, Saturday // 10:46 | Viewed: 1490

Ambassador to Austria Heads Bulgaria's Diplomatic Corps

Bulgaria's Ambassador to Austria Radi Naydenov is the new Permanent Secretary of the Foreign Ministry, which is the highest post in the country's diplomatic service.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 19, 2011, Thursday // 18:21 | Viewed: 2095
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