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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

Bulgaria, Greece Presidents to Open Long-Awaited Border Crossing

The Presidents of Bulgaria and Greece, Georgi Parvanov and Karolos Papoulias, will be opening the fifth crossing point on the joint border on September 9.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 3, 2010, Friday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2285

Bulgaria Receives US Recognition for Contribution to Iraq Mission

Bulgaria's Ambassador to the USA Elena Poptodorova has received a special call from the US State Department on the occasion of President Obama's declaration of the end of the combat mission in Iraq, the Bulgarian Embassy in DC told Novinite.com (Sofia New

Politics » Diplomacy | September 3, 2010, Friday // 03:53 | Viewed: 1863

Macedonia to Unveil Monument of Drowned Bulgarian Tourists 1 Year Later

A monument of the 15 Bulgarian tourists who drowned in Lake Ohrid on September 5, 2009, will be unveiled by the end of this month.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 2041

Bulgaria Condemns Hamas' Deadly Attack against Israel

Bulgaria condemns the Tuesday terrorist attack near Hebron in which four Jewish settlers were killed, the Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Vesela Cherneva, stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 2013

Bulgarian Vice President Sets Out on China Tour

Bulgaria’s Vice President Angel Marin will be visiting the People’s Republic of China Sept 1-9, the Presidency press office announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 31, 2010, Tuesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1898

Bulgaria, Macedonia Vow Cross-Border Cooperation

Bulgaria's Minister on Regional Development and Macedonia's Minister of Local Self-Government will sign a memorandum on understanding in the execution of a cross-border cooperation program between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 31, 2010, Tuesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1839

Sluggish Bulgarian Customs Said to Blockade Turkey Border

A huge line of trucks waiting to cross into Bulgaria has formed on the Turkish side of the joint border.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 30, 2010, Monday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2307

Bulgaria Hosts Meeting of EU Women Speakers of Parliament

Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva is hosting a meeting of women speakers of Parliament from the EU Friday in Varna.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 27, 2010, Friday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1404

US Ambassador: Bulgaria Needs More Effort in Roma Integration

The US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, believes the main problem Bulgaria faces after the return of local Roma from France would be their integration.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1539

Bulgarian President Sends Condolences to China over Fatal Air Crash

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, sent Wednesday a condolence letter to his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao, in connection with the tragic airplane incident which took 42 victims.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1292

Bulgarian President Celebrates Friendship with US

Bulgaria cherishes consistent and enduring friendship and cooperation with the USA, stated President Georgi Parvanov upon awarding American Jewish Committee director David Harris with Bulgaria's Madara Rider state order.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1623

Bulgaria President Honors Head of American Jewish Committee

David Harris, head of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) will receive on Tuesday the Madara Horseman order First Class from Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov during an official ceremony.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 08:49 | Viewed: 1734

Missing US Tourist Found Safe, Sound in Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountain

A 25-year-old American national, who went missing in Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountain in July, has been found, the US Embassy in Sofia told Novinite.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2010, Monday // 20:45 | Viewed: 2172

AJC: US Jewish Community Great Friend of Bulgaria

Bulgaria has the full support and affection of the American Jewish community, stated the chair of the American Jewish Committee David Harris during his official visit to Sofia Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2010, Monday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1656

Bulgarian Govt Gets US Praise on Law Enforcement

The Bulgarian government received a letter of praise by US Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs David T. Johnson for its efforts in effective law enforcement.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2010, Monday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1370

Bulgaria, Macedonia Mull Stepping up Bilateral Ties

Bulgaria and Macedonia have agreed on using every occasion and all opportunities in order to intensify economic and trade relations, the Bulgarian President's press office informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2010, Monday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1807

Bulgaria Welcomes American Jewish Committee Delegation

An American Jewish Committee delegation headed by its Executive Director David Harris arrives in Bulgaria on Sunday, the organization of the Jews in Bulgaria Shalom announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1599

Borisov Vows Cash Reward to Russian-Decorated Bulgarian Firemen

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, promised BGN 1 000 as a reward to the 92 Bulgarian firefighters and 3 doctors, who helped quench the blazes that choked Russia.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 21, 2010, Saturday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1485

Israel Welcomes MidEast Talks, Hamas Says No

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed the invitation to hold direct peace talks in September for the first time since 2008 and said he was "pleased with the American clarification that the talks would be without preconditions."

Politics » Diplomacy | August 20, 2010, Friday // 20:22 | Viewed: 1784

Middle East Quartet Voices Full Support for MidEast Talks

The Middle East Quartet, made up of the United Nations, Russia, the United States, and the European Union, has expressed full commitment to the talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 20, 2010, Friday // 20:19 | Viewed: 1453