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5 Bulgarian Sailors Make It Home after Months in Somali Captivity

The five Bulgarian sailors from the St James Park tanker are scheduled to land in the city of Varna at 2:30 pm Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1681

Bulgaria Interior Vows Deeper Cooperation with Western Balkans

Bulgaria favors the EU integration of Serbia, Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has declared at an official meeting in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 21:26 | Viewed: 1672

NATO Head Praises Bulgaria's Commitment to Afghanistan

Bulgaria may provide artillery or air force instructors for Afghanistan's army, according to NATO Secretary-General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 19:56 | Viewed: 2305

Sailors Released by Somali Pirates Arrive in Bulgaria Friday

The five Bulgarian sailors from the kidnapped St James Park are arriving in Bulgaria on Friday, May 21, the Foreign Ministry informs Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1716

Bulgaria Favors US Missile Shield As All-out NATO Initiative

NATO needs new defense protecting its members from new threats such as terrorism, missile attacks, and cyber attacks, declared its Secretary-General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1614

Bulgaria Welcomes NATO Secretary General

NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, will open a two-day visit to Bulgaria on May 20, 2010.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 08:54 | Viewed: 1343

Hijacked Bulgarian Ship Spotted in Somalian City Port

MV Panega, the Bulgarian-flagged tanker ship hijacked last week by Somali pirates, is reported to have been spotted nearby the Somalian city of Garacad.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 19, 2010, Wednesday // 08:47 | Viewed: 1702

Ecumenical Patriarch Extends Accolades to Bulgarian PM

The visit of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, to Bulgaria is a way for the cabinet to show Christians Orthodox how much those leading the country value the Orthodox Church.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 18, 2010, Tuesday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1880

Sailors Released by Somali Pirates to Leave for Bulgaria Thursday

The St James Park tanker released by the Somali pirates after almost 5 months in captivity has arrived in a port in Oman, said Bulgarian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Vesela Cherneva.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 18, 2010, Tuesday // 13:31 | Viewed: 1406

Constantinople Patriarch Bartholomew I Arrives to Bulgaria

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, is arring Tuesday on a two-day visit to Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 18, 2010, Tuesday // 08:11 | Viewed: 2109

Released St. James Park Sailors to Leave for Bulgaria Wednesday

The St James Park tanker released by the Somali pirates after almost 5 months in captivity is expected to arrive in a port in Oman on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 17, 2010, Monday // 11:03 | Viewed: 1579

Somali Pirates Bring Hijacked Bulgarian Ship to Shore

MV Panega, the Bulgarian chemical tanker hijacked last week by Simali pirates in the Gulf of Aden, has reached the coast of Somali.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 17, 2010, Monday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1695

Cash-Strapped Bulgaria to Close Embassies Abroad

Bulgaria is getting ready to close several of its embassies abroad, but their number and exact location are yet to be decided, Bulgaria's Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 15, 2010, Saturday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1863

Bulgaria Top Diplomat: Panic Room Useful against Somali Pirates

The “St. James Park” ship with Bulgarian sailors aboard which was freed from the Somali pirates is moving to a port in the area of Oman, Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 15, 2010, Saturday // 11:56 | Viewed: 2590

Foreign Minister Opens Bulgarian-Albanian Commercial Chamber

Bulgarian-Albanian Chamber of Commerce has been set up in Tirana during the visit of Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2010, Friday // 18:42 | Viewed: 1797

Freed UK Flagged Tanker Heads for Oman - Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry

The British-flagged ship with five Bulgarians on board, which was released by Somali pirates on Friday, is heading for the Sultanate of Oman, Bulgaria's foreign ministry announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2010, Friday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1725

Bulgaria Foreign Ministry: Pirates Have Freed UK Ship

The EU Naval Force Somalia - Operation Atalanta has confirmed that the UK-flagged tanker has been freed by the Somali pirates, said Friday morning Bulgaria Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2010, Friday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1666

Somali Pirates Said to Have Freed Hijacked British Ship

The Somali pirates are reported to have freed the UK flagged 'Saint James Park' ship after they had been paid the ransom demanded, informs the Russian news site Vesti.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 14, 2010, Friday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1467

Russian Expert: Somali Pirates Set to Negotiate with Bulgaria Govt

The 15 Bulgarian sailors are unlikely to be released soon by the Somali pirates that hijacked Tuesday the Bulgarian-flagged ship, MV Panega, according to Mikhail Voitenko, ex Editor-in-Chief of the Russian publication "Sovfrakht Maritime Bulletin.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 21:06 | Viewed: 1596

Bulgaria, Spain Celebrate 100 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Bulgaria and Spain have celebrated 100 years since the establishment of the bilateral diplomatic relaitons with a concert in Madrid.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 20:34 | Viewed: 1650

Bulgaria Backs EU Integration of Bosnian Serbs

Bulgaria will help the Republic of Srpska overcome the obstacles Bosnia and Herzegovina is facing in its quest to join the EU, Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 18:56 | Viewed: 1641