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Bulgaria's Japanese Embassy Returns to Tokyo

Bulgaria's Japanese Embassy returned to Tokyo on Thursday, after having been temporarily evacuated on March 22.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 21, 2011, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1961

OSCE: Bulgaria's Media Freedom Threatened

Amendments to Bulgaria's Penal Code can threaten media freedom, the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatovi?, said Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 21, 2011, Thursday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1744

Parvanov Relies on Russia to Send 3rd Bulgarian Cosmonaut in Space

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov has welcomed a delegation of Bulgarian and Russian cosmonauts stressing the possibilities for bilateral space cooperation.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 2734

Translation Blunder Tangles Bulgarian President in Scandal with US Ambassador

A translation blunder has led Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov to slam US Ambassador in Sofia James Warlick in a Facebook post comparing him to a notorious envoy of the Russian Emperor in Sofia in the late 19th century.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 3146

Bulgaria to Provide Japan with BGN 216 000 in Humanitarian Aid

Bulgaria will give Japan BGN 216 000 in humanitarian aid after the disastrous earthquake and tsunami that hit the Asian country last month.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1872

Bulgarian Officers to Police Resorts in Northern Greece

Bulgarian police officers will be patrolling resorts on the Halkidiki Peninsula in Northern Greece, according to the latest arrangement between the two country's Interior Ministries.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 2053

Bulgaria Officially Pardons 77% of Zambia's Debt

Bulgaria's Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, and his Zambian counterpart, Situmbeko Mosokotwane, signed an agreement waiving USD 6.3 M or 77% of Zambian debt, which has not been serviced in the past 20 years.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1541

Bulgaria to Restore Cold War Fence with Turkey over FMD

Bulgaria will restore the fence on its Turkish border, which existed in the Cold War period, to prevent animals with foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) from entering it, the Bulgarian Council of Ministers has decided.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 14046

Bulgaria to Rescue Sudanese Refugees from Tunisia

The Bulgarian government will carry out an evacuation of Sudanese refugees from the Tunisian-Libyan border, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1714

Ambassador Autie: France's G-20 Chairmanship Set on Global Currency Reform

The French Chairmanship of the G-20 is focused on reforming the global currency system, including by making it more flexible, France's Ambassador to Bulgaria Philippe Autie said in Sofia Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1459

US Envoy to Bulgaria: American Judiciary Not Perfect

The US judicial system is not perfect either, said American ambassador to Sofia James Warlick, commenting his earlier criticisms of the Bulgarian judiciary.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 16, 2011, Saturday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1687

Bulgaria's Varna Offers to Host 150 Japanese Children over Earthquake

The Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna is ready to accommodate 150 Japanese children and offer them recreation, tourist attraction tours, health care and protection, Kiril Yordanov, Mayor of the city, said.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 15, 2011, Friday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1831

Bulgarian Medics Save Lives in Libya

Bulgarian medics still work in the Libyan town of Ajdabiya, which is currently besieged by forces loyal to embattled strongman Muammar Gaddafi.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 15, 2011, Friday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2518

Bulgaria's Top Diplomat: Middle East Unrest Changes Course of History

The unrest in the Middle East is the most significant historical change after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, believes.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 20:30 | Viewed: 1988

Bulgaria to Sell Diplomatic Property in Former East Germany

The Bulgarian government has approved the sale of one more diplomatic property in Germany, a villa used by former Bulgarian diplomats located in the city of Schwerin.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 18:12 | Viewed: 2143

Bulgarian City Worried over Turkish Nuclear Plans

Dimitar Nikolov, Mayor of the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas, has met with the Turkish Consul for the city, Sibel Arkan, due to citizens' concerns over Turkey potentially building an NPP near the Bulgarian border.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 12, 2011, Tuesday // 13:19 | Viewed: 2598

US Ambassador to Bulgaria Shows No Regrets for Criticism

James Warlick, US Ambassador to Bulgaria, said he did not regret his critical words towards the country's judicial system.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 12, 2011, Tuesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 1933

7 Bulgarians Evacuated on Turkish Ferry from Libya's Misrata

Turkish ferry boat "Ankara" has evacuated 1 025 people from the besieged Libyan city of Misrata, including seven Bulgarian citizens.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 12, 2011, Tuesday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1775

Budapest Mayor Istvan Tarlos Welcomed in Sofia

Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova has welcomed her counterpart from the Hungarian capital Budapest Istvan Tarlos.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 11, 2011, Monday // 17:59 | Viewed: 2014

Bulgaria Keen on Yemen's Stability

Bulgaria and the EU are keen on Yemen keeping its unity, security and stability, Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov said in the Arab country Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 11, 2011, Monday // 17:36 | Viewed: 2989

Bulgaria, Austria Ink e-Govt Cooperation Agreement

A bilateral agreement on the cooperation in the fields of IT and the electronic government was signed Monday between Bulgaria and Austria.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 11, 2011, Monday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1510
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