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Bulgaria Moves to Boost Ties with Non-Western Countries

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has had a number of meetings at the UN with his counterparts from non-Western countries in search of new economic opportunities.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2010, Tuesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1810

Bulgaria's Ethnic Turks Seek Support on Chief Mufti Issue

The deputy head of the Bulgarian ethnic Turkish party DPS and the chair of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) have discussed the situation with the appointment of a Chief Mufti of the Bulgarian Muslims.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 26, 2010, Sunday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1847

Turkish Press Takes Little Notice of Borisov's Snubbing

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's alleged snubbing of Turkey at the Balkan reception in New York has found little coverage in the Turkish media.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2010, Friday // 20:20 | Viewed: 2642

Turkey Wants to Play Role in Bulgarian Muslims Mufti Issue

The foreign ministers of Bulgaria and Turkey have discussed the situation with the appointment of a Chief Mufti of the Bulgarian Muslims.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2010, Friday // 18:18 | Viewed: 1960

Bulgaria Gets Backing by Nauru for ICJ Seat

Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has used the ongoing UN General Assembly meetings in NYC to sound out international support for Bulgarian candidates for jobs at international institutions.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2010, Friday // 17:16 | Viewed: 1721

Borisov, Obama Appear as Twins at UN Meeting

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov had a funny encounter with US President Barack Obama at a UN meeting in New York as they turned out to be wearing the very similar clothes.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2010, Friday // 16:58 | Viewed: 2364

Fake Documents Impede Granting of Bulgarian Citizenship

The Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov, stated Friday that fake birth certificates continue to be a significant problem in granting Bulgarian citizenship to foreigners.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2010, Friday // 16:55 | Viewed: 2850

Bulgarian PM Disciplines Turkey at Balkan Meeting in New York

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov's behavior at a Balkan leaders' dinner in New York City has been construed as a demonstration snubbing Turkey's "dominant role" in the region.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2010, Friday // 16:10 | Viewed: 3984

China PM Vows to Promote Investments in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov conferred on Thursday with his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao, which he has described as the most important meeting on the sidelines of the 65th session of the UN General Assembly.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2010, Friday // 08:29 | Viewed: 1668

Bulgaria, Romania 'Determined' to Join Schengen in 2011

The Interior Ministers of Bulgaria and Romania have confirmed their hopes of joining the Schengen Agreement in March 2011.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2010, Thursday // 19:00 | Viewed: 2123

Bulgarian Foreign Ministry to Shed Jobs in 2010, Embassies in 2011

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry will pull out from abroad some 250 diplomats and civil servants in order to cut its expenses.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2010, Thursday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1818

Bulgaria Welcomes Romanian President Basescu

Romanian President Traian Basescu will make a visit to Bulgaria on September 23, the first visit of a Romanian head of state in the country in the last seven years.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2010, Thursday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1511

Borisov Greets Bulgarians, Pledges Global Solidarity at UN

In a moving speech at the UN General Assembly, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has congratulated the nation for Bulgaria's Independence Day while pledging respective support for global development initiatives.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2010, Wednesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1623

Dimitrov Eager to Naturalize 500 000 Bessarabia Bulgarians

More than 500 000 ethnic Bulgarians from Bessarabia, the historic region of today's Moldova and southwest Ukraine, are eligible to become Bulgarian citizens, according to Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2010, Wednesday // 16:23 | Viewed: 3813

Ex US President Clinton Receives Bulgarian PM in NYC

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov was welcomed by former US President Bill Clinton in New York City.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 19:16 | Viewed: 2109

Romanian President Basescu to Visit Bulgaria

Romanian President Traian Basescu will make a visit to Bulgaria on September 23, the first visit of a Romanian head of state in the country in the last seven years.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 14:21 | Viewed: 5702

Bulgarian PM Eager for Chinese Investments Amidst UN Summit

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has made it clear that his most important meeting during the 65th session of the UN General Assembly was with his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 02:30 | Viewed: 1552

UN Secretary-General Stresses Bulgaria's Role in Balkans

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has been received by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York City.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 02:04 | Viewed: 1461

Bulgarian PM with Series of Top Meetings at UN Summit in NYC

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has met with top EU and world politicians at the 65th session of the UN General Assembly and the UN Millenium Development Goals summit.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 20, 2010, Monday // 19:04 | Viewed: 1737

US Jewish Organizations Want Bulgarian Help against Iran's Nuclear Program

Seven leading US Jewish organizations have asked Bulgaria for help within the EU and the UN against the Iranian nuclear program.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 20, 2010, Monday // 15:14 | Viewed: 3220

PM to Bulgarian Diaspora in NYC: You Should Be Coming Back

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has told the Bulgarian Diaspora in New York City that the reforms of his government should be making Bulgaria a better place to live.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 20, 2010, Monday // 13:54 | Viewed: 1206