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Bulgaria Foreign Ministry: Somali Pirate Negotiations Continue

The Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry has revealed that negotiations are continuing for the release of the Bulgarian sailors kidnapped by Somali pirates in early January.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 30, 2010, Tuesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1709

German Chancellor Merkel Visits Turkey Amid Disagreements

Germany's Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has arrived in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, on an official diplomatic visit.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 29, 2010, Monday // 20:38 | Viewed: 2335

Bulgaria Nationalist Leader Escapes Insult Proceedings

Bulgarian nationalist Volen Siderov, leader of the Ataka party, has had all pre-trial proceedings related to allegations of insulting behaviour, dropped.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 29, 2010, Monday // 19:14 | Viewed: 1262

Lebanon PM Set to Open Doors to Arab World for Bulgaria

Lebanese PM Saad Hariri has stated that "Lebanon needs Bulgaria and Bulgaria needs Lebanese investment," during his two-day visit to Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 29, 2010, Monday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1709

Bulgaria Condemns Moscow Metro Terror

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, sent an official letter to his Russian counterpart, Dmitrii Medvedev, in connection with the terrorist attack on the Moscow metro.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 29, 2010, Monday // 11:42 | Viewed: 1480

Bulgaria Prepares to Welcome Lebanese Prime Minister

Bulgaria is preparing to host the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on a two-day official visit.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2161

Lebanon PM Hariri Set for Bulgaria Visit

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri is set to arrive in Bulgaria on Sunday on an official visit.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 27, 2010, Saturday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1604

Bulgaria, Greece Govts Move Closer to Holding Joint Sitting

The governments of Bulgaria and Greece are going to come together for a joint sitting, Prime Minister Borisov has confirmed.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 26, 2010, Friday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1592

Bulgaria Sells State-Owned Property Abroad

Bulgaria's center-right government is planning to sale state-owned property abroad, worth BGN 8 M, by the end of the year, the foreign minister announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 26, 2010, Friday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1475

US State Department Lauds Bulgaria Interior Minister

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has received a congratulation letter from the United States State Department.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 25, 2010, Thursday // 18:49 | Viewed: 1350

Bulgaria Captain of Hijacked 'Asian Glory' Reported Missing

The Bulgarian captain of the "Asian Glory", hijacked over three months ago by Somali pirates, has been missing since March 6.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 24, 2010, Wednesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1809

Bulgaria PM Fails to Meet Qatar Head of State

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, had not met with the Qatar Head of State despite the fact that the talks between the two have been included in the trip's agenda.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 24, 2010, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1785

US, Spain, Austria Ambassadors Optimistic about Bulgaria's Future

The Ambassadors of the US, Spain and Austria to Sofia voiced optimism about Bulgaria's future during a working breakfast with representatives of the country's business.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 23, 2010, Tuesday // 14:24 | Viewed: 1374

Athens to Assist Bulgaria in Locating Shady Greek Businessmen

The Greek Ministry of Social Policy will assist in the search for owners of Greek tailoring companies in Bulgaria, who have fled back to Greece to avoid paying their workers.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 22, 2010, Monday // 17:10 | Viewed: 1594

Bulgaria, Qatar Set Up Joint Venture Investment Company

Bulgaria and Qatar have agreed to set up a joint company through which investments of the Arab country will be developed in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 22, 2010, Monday // 15:18 | Viewed: 2475

Bulgaria PM Signs Double Taxation Agreement with Qatar

Bulgaria Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has announced the signing of a double taxation agreement with Qatar.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 22, 2010, Monday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1874

Bulgaria PM Set to Visit Kuwait

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, will make an official visit to Kuwait on March 24, with the aim of enhancing relations between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 20, 2010, Saturday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1589

Bulgaria Spearheads Efforts to Build 'Balkan' Hospital in Haiti

Several Southeast European nations are going to contribute to the establishing of a "Balkan Hospital" in Haiti, Bulgaria's Culture Minister Rashidov announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 19, 2010, Friday // 18:27 | Viewed: 1570

Bulgaria, Greece Launch One-Stop Border Control

Bulgaria and Greece opened Friday a cross-border Contact Center initiating one-stop border control on their major border crossing point.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 19, 2010, Friday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2239

Turkey Foreign Minister: Bulgaria Is Very Successful Model

Bulgaria and Turkey are an international model for good neighborly relations, declared Turkish Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 19, 2010, Friday // 16:28 | Viewed: 2188

Israel Denies IAF over Bulgaria were Spy Planes

The Israeli Embassy in Budapest has denied reports the two Israeli Air Force aircraft, which have been detected over Hungary’s international airport after passing through Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania, were spy planes.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 19, 2010, Friday // 14:54 | Viewed: 2905