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Somali Pirates Wounded Kidnapped Bulgarian Sailor

A sailor on the hijacked Bulgarian-flagged ship MV Panega, which remains in the hands of the Somali pirates, has been wounded by a ricochet bullet during the attack.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 18, 2010, Friday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2370

Bulgaria Welcomes Home 8 Sailors Released by Somali Pirates

The eight Bulgarian sailors from the "Asian Glory" ship, who were released recently by the Somali pirates, arrived in the city of Varna on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 22:26 | Viewed: 1750

Bulgaria PM Approaches Netanyahu over Journalists’ Belongings

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has phoned his Israeli counterpart Binyamin Netanyahu earlier this week to ask about the personal belongings of the two Bulgarians who sailed on the Gaza flotilla and whose belongings were confiscated by the IDF.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1403

US President Thanks Bulgarian PM for Successful Cooperation

US President Barack Obama has sent a letter to thank Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for Bulgaria's support in Afghanistan.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1781

Bulgaria Dumps Russian Projects over Regional Ambitions, US Backing - Analyst

Bulgaria's hopes to become a regional power strongly allied with the USA have caused it to pull out of the planned large-scale Russian energy projects in the Balkans, according to a Russian security analyst.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 10:01 | Viewed: 2534

Bulgaria to Welcome Home 8 Sailors Released by Somali Pirates

The eight Bulgarian sailors from the "Asian Glory" ship, who were released recently by the Somali pirates, are expected to arrive in the city of Varna at 9:15 pm Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2010, Thursday // 09:19 | Viewed: 1725

Thursday Arrival Scheduled for Kidnapped Bulgarian Sailors

The Bulgarian sailors from the "Asian Glory" ship, who were released recently by the Somali pirates are expected to arrive in Bulgaria Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 16, 2010, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1463

Bulgarian Govt Claims to Have 'No Worries' in Russian Relations

Bulgaria has a "very good dialogue" with Russia at the moment despite the uncertainties about the construction of the three large-scale joint energy projects, according to Foreign Ministry representatives.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 16, 2010, Wednesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1555

Macedonia Launches New Trial against Bulgarian Mother

The Macedonian Court in the town of Kavadarzi held the latest trial against Bulgarian mother, Spaska Mitrova, the Macedonian daily Dnevnik reports Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2010, Tuesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1519

Minister Promises Citizenship for Bulgarians in Honduras

The Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov, announced Monday this institution will offer assistance to individuals in Honduras who wish to obtain Bulgarian citizenship.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 14, 2010, Monday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1501

Released Bulgarian Sailors Reach Safely Oman

The Bulgarian sailors on board of the ship "Asian Glory," which was released Friday by Somali pirates, have reached the shores of Oman.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 14, 2010, Monday // 13:39 | Viewed: 1797

Borisov, Berlusconi Open Garibaldi Monument amidst Cheering Crowds

A rather moving ceremony with excited crowds marked the opening of a monument of Guiseppe Garibaldi in downtown Sofia by the Prime Ministers of Italy and Bulgaria, Silvio Berlusconi and Boyko Borisov, on the latter's birthday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 13, 2010, Sunday // 15:55 | Viewed: 2804

Berlusconi Arrives to Bulgaria for Borisov's Birthday, Garibaldi Monument

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is arriving to Sofia for the birthday of his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 13, 2010, Sunday // 09:44 | Viewed: 2101

Bulgaria Anticipates Tuesday Return of Kidnapped Sailors

The Bulgarian sailors on board of the ship "Asian Glory," which was released Friday by Somali pirates, are expected to arrive in Bulgaria Tuesday next week.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 12, 2010, Saturday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1583

Russian Press: Bulgaria Delivered 2 Blows at Moscow at Once

The Russian press joins Saturday around the idea that Bulgaria, a traditionally faithful and reliable ally of Moscow, had delivered a heavy blow to the Federation's economic interests in the Balkans.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 12, 2010, Saturday // 12:28 | Viewed: 2071

Bulgarians Begin Travelling to Serbia with ID Cards Only

Citizens of the EU countries, including Bulgaria, are now able to enter Serbia only with their ID cards.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 12, 2010, Saturday // 10:31 | Viewed: 2344

Somali Pirates Release 'Asian Glory', Kidnapped Bulgarian Sailors

Somali pirates have released the hijacked UK-owned ship "Asian Glory", whose crew includes 8 Bulgarian sailors.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 11, 2010, Friday // 17:19 | Viewed: 2882

Bulgaria's Sofia Shows Off with Garibaldi Square to Berlusconi

On his birthday Sunday, the Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov will proudly present the recently cleaned Garibaldi Square to his Italian counterpart Silvio Berlusconi.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 11, 2010, Friday // 15:03 | Viewed: 1798

Bulgaria Recalls Ambassador to Thailand over Sex Scandal

Bulgaria's Ambassador to Thailand, Kamen Velichkov, will be recalled the spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry, Vesela Cherneva, announced Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 10, 2010, Thursday // 12:02 | Viewed: 4133

EU Citizens Allowed in Serbia with ID Cards

Citizens of the EU countries will be able to enter Serbia only with their ID cards starting June 12.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 10, 2010, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2333

Bulgaria Signs Police Treaty with Greece in Preparation for Schengen Entry

Bulgaria and Greece have signed a new treaty for cross-border police cooperation.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 9, 2010, Wednesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 1595