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Turkish President to Pay Official Visit to Bulgaria July 11-12

Turkish President Abdullah Gul will arrive in Bulgaria on July 11 on an official two-day visit.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1428

Netanyahu Thanks Bulgaria for Rescue of Bulgarian Jews, Firefighting Aid

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has praised the historically strong ties between Bulgaria and Israeli, and has expressed gratitude for Bulgarian aid in the past.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 16:21 | Viewed: 2665

Bulgaria's Bibi Borisov, Isreal's Bibi Netanyahu Exchange Moving Cordiality

Prime Ministers Boyko Borisov and Benjamin Netanyahu have demonstrated deep personal sympathies for one another during their meeting in Sofia, on top of stressing intentions for ever closer cooperation between Bulgaria and Israel.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1922

Interpretation Gaffe Mars Borisov, Netanyahu's News Conference

The joint news conference of the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria and Israel, Boyko Borisov and Benjamin Netanyahu, in Sofia was marred by the lack of a Hebrew interpretation.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1706

Bulgarian PM Quiet on UN Palestinian Independence Vote amid Netanyahu's Courting

After his talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Sofia, Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov has refused to give a clear-cut answer about the country's position in a potential UN vote on the independence of the Palestinian Authority in September.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2153

Bulgaria, Israel Deepen Cooperation after Historic Joint Sitting of Cabinets

The governments of Bulgaria and Israel have signed three major cooperation agreements after holding an unprecedented joint sitting in Sofia on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1951

Netanyahu: Iranian Nuclear Program Threatens Bulgaria, Too

The Iranian nuclear program poses a threat to both Israel and Bulgaria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 14:42 | Viewed: 2467

Israel's PM Netanyahu in Sofia: Gaza Will Be Free without Hamas

If someone really wants to give Gaza humanitarian aid, they should call for end to the rule of Hamas there, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 14:20 | Viewed: 2004

Bulgaria Welcomes Israel's PM Netanyahu on Rare Visit

Benjamin Netanyahu arrives on Thursday in Bulgaria, the first visit of an Israeli prime minister to the country for the last two decades.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 7, 2011, Thursday // 07:49 | Viewed: 2226

Bulgarian Turkish Expats 'Bulturk' to Bid for Bulgaria's Presidency

"Bulturk", the organization of the Bulgarian Turks living in Turkey, intends to nominate its own candidate for President of Bulgaria in the elections in the fall.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 6, 2011, Wednesday // 17:48 | Viewed: 1698

Israel's Netanyahu Heads on Rare Visit to Romania, Bulgaria

Benjamin Netanyahu is leaving Wednesday on a rare trip to Romania and Bulgaria, the first visit of an Israeli prime minister to these countries for the last two decades.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 6, 2011, Wednesday // 08:28 | Viewed: 2489

Macedonia Encouraged to Build Monuments of 6 More Medieval Bulgarian Tsars

Bulgaria's ex Diaspora Minister Bozhidar Dimitrov has offered the Macedonian authorities to build monuments of 6 more Bulgarian rulers after in a recent nationalist spree the government in Skopje erected a monument of Bulgarian Tsar Samuil, presenting him

Politics » Diplomacy | July 5, 2011, Tuesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 4648

Bulgarian VP Congratulates Chinese Communist Party on 90th Anniversary

Bulgaria's Vice President Angel Marin has welcomed a delegation of Chinese journalists, using the occasion to congratulate the Chinese Communist Party on the occasion of its turning 90 on July 1, 2011.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 5, 2011, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1528

Cabinets of Bulgaria, Israel Set for Unprecedented Joint Sitting

The Bulgarian and Israeli cabinets are going to hold a joint sitting Wednesday and Thursday, during the official high-level Israeli visit to Bulgaria, headed by PM Benjamin Netanyahu.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 5, 2011, Tuesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1867

Sofia to Let Macedonia Enjoy Monument of Great Bulgarian Tsar Samuil

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry will not take any diplomatic action towards the government of Macedonia which recently built a monument of medieval Bulgarian Tsar Samuil, presenting him as the head of an imagined medieval "Macedonian" state.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 5, 2011, Tuesday // 13:40 | Viewed: 3250

Bulgarian Socialists, Diplomatic NGOs All Up in Arms against 'Diplomatic Lustration Law'

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party backed by several diplomatic NGOs have risen vehemently against the recently adopted legislation for banning collaborators of the former communist regime's secret service from serving as ambassadors.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 4, 2011, Monday // 15:46 | Viewed: 2418

Bulgarian Released after Arrest at Amsterdam Airport

The Bulgarian man who was detained Saturday at the Amsterdam airport for disturbing the public order, has been released, the country's Foreign Ministry announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 4, 2011, Monday // 14:33 | Viewed: 2064

Bulgarian Journalist Busted in Belarus Finally Heading Home

Despite what was perceived as a slow reaction on behalf of the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry, poet and journalist Dimiter Kenarov, who was arrested in Belarus, is heading to his home country.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 4, 2011, Monday // 09:48 | Viewed: 1411

Wikileaks: Bulgaria Late Top Banker - Top Money Launderer

Bulgaria's late top banker Emil Kyulev, who was shot dead in 2005, has been described as top money launderer in a diplomatic cable of the US embassy in Sofia, sent on the very day of the murder.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 3, 2011, Sunday // 19:16 | Viewed: 3218

Bulgarians Protest Delayed Return of Writer Arrested in Belarus

Dozens of friends and relatives gathered Saturday in front of the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to protest what they saw as slow work on the return of Bulgarian writer Dimiter Kenarov, who has been arrested in Belarus.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 2, 2011, Saturday // 18:38 | Viewed: 1566

Bulgarian Foreign Ministry in No Hurry to Free Arrested Compatriot in Belarus

The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been remarkably slow in helping Bulgarian writer Dimiter Kenarov be freed after he was arrested for lack of documents in Belarus.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 2, 2011, Saturday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2589
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