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Sofia Finally to Send Plane to Collect Bulgarians from Egypt

Bulgaria will dispatch its government plane on Tuesday to collect from Cairo those Bulgarian citizens wishing to leave Egypt, which has been torn by civil unrest in the past week.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 31, 2011, Monday // 18:11 | Viewed: 1591

No Bulgarian Evacuation from Egypt for the Time Being

No evacuation of Bulgarians from turmoiled Egypt is needed for the time being, according to an announcement by the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 31, 2011, Monday // 08:56 | Viewed: 1254

Bulgaria: Egypt Needs Change in Favor of Democracy, Human Rights

The civil unrest in Egypt from the past week demonstrates the country needs change towards greater democracy and human rights, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov said in a special statement Sunday night.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 30, 2011, Sunday // 21:07 | Viewed: 1703

Bulgaria Re-States Warning over Egypt Travel, Mulls Evacuation Plan

A special crisis headquarters of Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry is expected to come up with a plan to evacuate the 200 Bulgarian citizens stranded in Egypt by the intensifying civil unrest.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 30, 2011, Sunday // 19:15 | Viewed: 1634

Foreign Ministry Ready to Evacuate Egypt-Stranded Bulgarians

There are currently 200 Bulgarians in Egypt, according to information from the Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 30, 2011, Sunday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1716

Foreign Ministry Asks Bulgarians to Scrap Egypt Travel Plans

The Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry issued a warning Saturday asking Bulgarian citizens to refrain from traveling to Egypt in the upcoming days.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 29, 2011, Saturday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1783

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Warns over Violence in Egypt

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has issued a statement describing the escalation of the tensions and street violence in Egypt.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 28, 2011, Friday // 19:20 | Viewed: 1663

Bulgarian PM, Interior Head Differ on Turkey Border Fence Plans

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov have different opinions on whether the country should restore the fence along the Bulgarian-Turkish border as a measure against the spread of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

Politics » Diplomacy | January 28, 2011, Friday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1681

Holocaust Survivor: Bulgaria Discriminates Roma

Bulgaria, Romania, Italy and France are discriminating their Roma minorities, according to Dutch gypsy and Holocaust survivor Zoni Weisz.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 27, 2011, Thursday // 18:14 | Viewed: 2671

Armenia Appoints New Ambassador to Bulgaria

Arsen Shoyan has been named the extraordinary and plenipotentiary Ambassador of Armenia to Bulgaria, the president's press office announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2011, Wednesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1449

UK Ambassador to Bulgaria Appointed Channel Islands Rep in Brussels

Steve Williams, current British Ambassador to Bulgaria, has been appointed Director of European Affairs for the new Channel Islands Brussels Office.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2011, Wednesday // 08:44 | Viewed: 2650

Borisov: Kotooshu Bulgarian, EU Ambassador to Japan

The Bulgarian government delegation completed its four-day visit in Japan with traditional rituals in the presence of Bulgarian sumo wrestler Kaloyan Mahlyanov, aka Kotooshu.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 20:27 | Viewed: 2786

PM: No Terrorism Fears in Bulgaria, We Are Close with Arabs

Bulgaria counts on its balanced foreign policy and good relations with the Arab world in order to prevent terrorist attacks such as the one that just happened in Russia, according to Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 15:52 | Viewed: 2277

Bulgarian Moscow Attack Victim Was Austrian Citizen

The man, identified as Nikolay Ivanov, who was killed in the Monday terrorist attack at the Domodedovo airport in Moscow, was an Austrian citizen, not a Bulgarian one.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 2314

Bulgarian PM Sends Condolences to Russian Counterpart

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has sent a condolence letter to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, regarding the tragedy at Moscow's "Domodedovo" airport, the cabinet press center informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2011, Tuesday // 10:47 | Viewed: 1335

Bulgaria Condemns Moscow Terrorist Attack

The Bulgarian Cabinet and President have denounced the terrorist attack at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, and have expressed Bulgaria's condolences to the Russian people.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2011, Monday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1725

Bulgaria Vows Support for EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement

Bulgaria is a good investment destination for Japanese companies, Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan told his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov in Tokyo.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2011, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2079

PM Borisov Invites Japanese Crown Prince to Bulgaria

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, met Monday with Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito at the Akasaka residence, as part of his official visit to the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2011, Monday // 08:50 | Viewed: 2355

Bulgaria-Greece Teams Start Policing Bulgarian Winter Resort

Bulgaria's largest and most famous winter and ski resort Bansko will be patrolled jointly by Bulgarian and Greek police as of Monday, January 24, 2011.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2011, Monday // 02:36 | Viewed: 2057

Bulgaria President Fully Backs Embattled Envoys in Spy Row

Bulgaria's president has made it clear he will resist pressure to sack forty-one ambassadors on the grounds that they worked for the communist-era secret service.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 23, 2011, Sunday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1980

Japanese Martial Arts Bring Back Memories to Bulgarian PM

Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov recalled his youth upon watching martial arts demonstrations in the ancient Japanese capital of Kamakura, as his official visit to Japan kicked off.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 23, 2011, Sunday // 10:58 | Viewed: 2649
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