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Spaska Mitrova Supporters Rally at Macedonia Embassy in Sofia

Around 70 people gathered outside the Macedonian Embassy in Sofia Saturday in support of Spaska Mitrova, the Bulgarian mother who sparked a diplomatic scandal in 2009.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 16, 2010, Saturday // 14:16 | Viewed: 3135

Macedonia President: Bulgaria Leader in Recognizing Our Independence

Bulgaria's former President Zhelyu Zhelev was awarded a state order by Macedonia Friday for his contribution to the recognition of the independence of the former Yugoslav republic.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2010, Friday // 15:58 | Viewed: 2490

Bulgaria, Greece Оpen New Border Crossing

Bulgaria's Prime Ministers Boyko Borisov and his Greek counterpart George Papandreou cut the ribbon for a new checkpoint on the Bulgarian-Greek border at Zlatograd-Xanthi.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2010, Friday // 14:26 | Viewed: 3288

Former Bulgarian FM: Let's Stop Spitting at Each Other

Solomon Passy, a former Bulgarian Foreign Minister, has called on Bulgarians to stop "spitting at each other".

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2010, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 2033

Bulgarians in Haiti: Shame on Bulgaria for Not Sending Relief Aid

Two Bulgarians residing in Haiti have sent an open letter to the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov asking the government to send aid to those affected by earthquake.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 15, 2010, Friday // 10:21 | Viewed: 3767

VMRO: Bulgarian Hero Memorial Restored again in Skopje

The plaque commemorating Bulgarian hero, Mara Buneva, was once again restored in Macedonia's capital Skopje Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 13, 2010, Wednesday // 16:45 | Viewed: 2312

Bulgaria PM: I Am Elated in Israel, Palestine Key Word Is Peace

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, visited Tuesday the temporary Palestine capital Ramallah to meet with Palestinian PM Salam Fayyad, and President, Mahmoud Abbas.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2010, Tuesday // 19:54 | Viewed: 1959

PM Prays for Bulgaria's Welfare at Jerusalem's Wailing Wall

"Let God protect Bulgaria," is the message that Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, who is on a two-day official visit to Israel, left at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2010, Tuesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1811

Bulgarian Community in Israel Call for Faster Citizenship Procedure

Representatives of the Bulgarian community in Israel have demanded that the Balkan country streamline the processing of applications for Bulgarian citizenship.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 12, 2010, Tuesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 2115

Shimon Peres: Bulgaria, Israel Small in Size, Big in Spirit

After meeting with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier on Monday, Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov met with Israeli President Shimon Peres.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 11, 2010, Monday // 19:12 | Viewed: 2904

Bulgaria PM Borisov Honors Holocaust Victims on Israel Visit

Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has attended a commemorative ceremony for the victims of the holocaust on his two day visit to Israel.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 11, 2010, Monday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1930

Bulgaria Socialists Stir Again Turkey EU Bid Controversy

The Bulgarian official, who caused an uproar after threatening to block Turkey's application to join the European Union unless it pays out billions of euros in compensation for displaced people, has been suspected to speak for the whole government.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 10, 2010, Sunday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2673

Talks with Somali Pirates to Free Bulgarian Sailors Start

Negotiations with Somali pirates to free the two hijacked ships, both with Bulgarian sailors aboard - UK-flagged cargo ship “The Asian Glory” and the chemical tanker "St James Park," have already started.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 10, 2010, Sunday // 11:49 | Viewed: 3139

Bulgaria Prime Minister Set to Meet Israeli Leaders

Bulgarian Premier Boyko Borisov departs from Sofia on Sunday to make an official two-day visit to Israel at the invitation of his Israeli counterpart Binyamin Netanyahu.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 10, 2010, Sunday // 10:41 | Viewed: 1945

Talks with Somali Pirates to Free Bulgarian Sailors Stalemate

There are no new developments in the negotiations with Somali pirates to free the two hijacked ships, both with Bulgarian sailors aboard.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 9, 2010, Saturday // 10:49 | Viewed: 1935

Ex Top Diplomat: Bulgaria Never Paid Ransom to Somali Pirates

The former Bulgarian government of Sergey Stanishev never promised and never paid ransom for the release of 16 Bulgarian sailors kidnapped by Somali pirates.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 8, 2010, Friday // 18:11 | Viewed: 2326

Bulgaria PM Hits Back at Socialists over Somali Pirate Ransom

Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov has made it clear that former PM and BSP leader Sergey Stanishev ordered a ransom to be paid for the release of 16 Bulgarian sailors who were kidnapped by Somali pirates last April.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 8, 2010, Friday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1842

Ambassador Welcomes Bulgarian PM's Forthcoming Israel Visit

Noah Gal-Gendler, Israeli Ambassador to Bulgaria since 2006, has welcomed the announcement on Thursday that PM Borisov is to visit Israel in a few days' time.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 8, 2010, Friday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1729

Bulgaria Prime Minister Will Meet Israeli Leaders

Bulgarian Premier Boyko Borisov will make an official two-day visit to Israel at the invitation of his Israeli counterpart, Binyamin Netanyahu.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 7, 2010, Thursday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1852

Bulgarian Socialists Slam PM over Somali Pirate Ransom Payment

The Bulgarian Socialist Party has slammed Wednesday's statement by Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov regarding the payment of a ransom for Bulgarian sailors.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 7, 2010, Thursday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2318

Bulgarian Minister Admits Faux Pas over Turkey EU Bid

The Bulgarian official, who caused an uproar after threatening to block Turkey's application to join the European Union unless it pays out billions of euros in compensation for displaced people, has repented over his rash step.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 7, 2010, Thursday // 12:34 | Viewed: 2273
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