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High Level Bulgarian Delegation Heads to Morocco

Bulgaria's Parliamentary Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva will head a delegation on a three-day visit to Morocco on Saturday afternoon.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 4, 2010, Saturday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1356

Austria Ties Up Bulgaria, Romania Schengen Entry with Monitoring

Monitoring should be imposed on Romania and Bulgaria if they are to enter the Schengen Agreement in 2011, Austria's Interior Minister Maria Fekter declared.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 3, 2010, Friday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1980

Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor Refutes US Ambassador over Ex-Interior

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Boris Velchev has stated, counter to US ambassador James Warlick's prior claims, that there is no investigation underway against ex-Minister of Interior Rumen Petkov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 3, 2010, Friday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1614

Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office Charges Ships Captains

The Prosecutor's Office in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas has raised charges against the second mate of the Dutch oil tanker "Alessandro DP" and the captain of the Karim 1 cargo ship who collided near cape Emine.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 3, 2010, Friday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1447

WikiLeaks: CIA Drew Up Secret Directives for US Embassy in Sofia

The Central Intelligence Agency has been drawing up the US state department's secret directives sent in the summer last year to more than 30 US embassies around the world, including Sofia, the Guardian reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 3, 2010, Friday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1939

Bulgaria Calls Off Search for Missing Syrian Sailors

Bulgarian rescue teams have called off the search for survivors after the clash between two ships in the Black Sea near cape Emine.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 3, 2010, Friday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1588

Plane from Bulgaria Arrives in Israel to Combat Deadly Fire

A plane arrived in Israel on Friday morning with Bulgarian firefighters and equipment to help contain a forest blaze near the port city of Haifa that has killed about 40 people and forced the departure of 14,000 others.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 3, 2010, Friday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1651

Bulgaria Discredited Ex Minister: US Ambassador is Cynic Liar

Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Rumen Petkov has slammed as lies claims that the US Embassy in Sofia duly informed him on the reasons behind the annulment of his non-immigrant visa.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 3, 2010, Friday // 09:14 | Viewed: 2018

90 Bulgarian Fire-Fighters Set Out to Help Israel

A total of 90 Bulgarian firemen have departed overnight to Haifa, Israel, where a massive wildfire has already claimed at least 40 lives.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 3, 2010, Friday // 03:34 | Viewed: 1341

Bulgarian President: WikiLeaks Reveal 'Worrying' Matters

There are "worrying" matters in the secret cables recently released by WikiLeaks, said Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 17:26 | Viewed: 2272

Engine Trouble Delays Serbian PM's Visit to Bulgaria

A serious engine trouble has forced Serbia's Prime Minister Mirko Cvetkovic to return to Belgrad's airport, thus postponing his visit to the neighboring country of Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1699

WikiLeaks: US Says Organised Crime Bulgaria's Most Serious Problem

Organized crime is the most serious problem facing Bulgaria, according to former United States Ambassador to Sofia James Pardew, fresh diplomatic cables on Wikileaks say.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 10:26 | Viewed: 2232

US Ambassador: Former Bulgarian Interior Minister Under Investigation

Bulgaria's former Interior Minister Rumen Petkov has been informed by the US Embassy in Sofia on the reasons behind the annulment of his non-immigrant visa.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1482

5 Sailors Still Missing, Bulgarian Rescue Operation Continues

The Bulgarian Border Police, Civil Defense and volunteers keep searching for survivors after the clash between two ships in the Black Sea near cape Emine.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 2, 2010, Thursday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1448

WikiLeaks: Bulgaria Supported Russia's Expulsion from Council of Europe

Sweden wanted Russia expelled from the Council of Europe after the Russian-Georgian War in the summer of 2008, according to a classified document published by the notorious WikiLeaks site.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 2499

WikiLeaks: Bulgaria Tied US Visas with Guantanamo Deal

Bulgaria's Minister of the Interior, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, had expressed the country's readiness to accept two prisoners from Guantanamo under certain conditions.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 1, 2010, Wednesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 2056

Crashed Dutch Tanker Arrives Successfully in Varna

Dutch oil tanker Alesandro DP, which was involved in a sea crash that sunk another ship and left five missing, has successfully berthed at the Bulgarian Varna Port.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1293

Bulgarian Prosecutor Probes 3 Causes of Fatal Ship Collision

The Regional Prosecutor's Office in the Black Sea city of Burgas is probing three possible causes for the clash of two ships near cape Emine.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1850

Sailor Hospitalized after Ships Collision Off Bulgarian Coast

One of the rescued sailors from the Monday collision between the two ships in Black Sea near the Emine Cape has been hospitalized in the city of Burgas, Bulgaria's Darik News informed.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1100

Bulgarian Air Force Helicopter Joins Sailors Rescue Operation

A helicopter of the Bulgarian Air Force will join the investigation of 5 sailors that are still missing after Monday's collision between two ships in the Black Sea, some 20 km south of Bulgaria's Emine Cape.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1187

Bulgaria, Libya Agree on Need of Cooperation

Bulgarian Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, and Libya's PM Baghdadi al-Mahmudi have agreed on creating a program for recovering the economic relations between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | November 29, 2010, Monday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1513