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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: 2768

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: 1555

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: 2479

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: 2921

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: 1855

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: 1726

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: 1233

Bulgarian, Armenian Transport Ministers to Discuss Cooperation

The Bulgarian transport minister and his Armenian counterpart will lead the sixth session of the Bulgarian-Armenian intergovernmental committee, the Bulgarian Transport Ministry has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 20:25 | Viewed: 1341

Bulgaria, Greece to Celebrate 130-Year Ties with New Border Crossing

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

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 1232

Ankara Concerned about Bulgaria's Chief Mufti Controversy

The Turkish Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, had made inquiries about the issue with the Chief Mufti in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian news agency BTA informs, citing Turkish TV.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1972

Turkish PM Erdogan Puts Off Bulgaria Visit till 2010 End

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Bulgaria by the end of the year, outgoing Turkish Ambassador Mehmet Gucuk announced Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 17:29 | Viewed: 1624

Jose Maria Aznar: Bulgarian Cabinet Is and Will Be Successful

Former Spanish PM Jose Maria Aznar voiced praise for the Bulgarian government during his official visit to the country Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1520

Jose Maria Aznar in Bulgaria to Meet PM, Discuss Rightism

Former Spanish PM and current People's Party honorary chair Jose Maria Aznar is in Bulgaria Monday to meet Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov and participate in a conference devoted to rightist politics.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 08:22 | Viewed: 1737

Bulgarian Socialists Aggrieved by PM's Diplomatic Corps Comment

The opposition Socialist Party has reacted with criticism to comments by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov about the uselessness of some Bulgarian embassies and involvement of their staff with private business.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 5, 2010, Sunday // 16:08 | Viewed: 2290

Bulgarian PM: We Got Useless Embassies

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has confirmed indirectly the reports about the closing of Bulgarian diplomatic missions abroad.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 5, 2010, Sunday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2044

Bulgaria's Top Diplomat Alarmed about Middle East Ties

Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, hopes the scandal around the project to build a Formula 1 racetrack near Sofia would not have a negative influence on ties with Arab countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2010, Saturday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2052