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US Hasn't Asked Bulgaria to Host Missile Shield Elements

The United States have not asked Bulgaria to locate elements of the missile defense in Europe on its territory, according to US Undersecretary of State Ellen Tauscher.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 27, 2010, Thursday // 08:08 | Viewed: 1525

Bulgaria PM Plays Down Italian Visit Gaffes

Bulgaria's prime minister has highly assessed his official visit to Rome and the Vatican, playing down the importance of two mistakes that the hosts made.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 25, 2010, Tuesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2666

Vatican Issues Apology over TV Mix-up of Bulgaria, Macedonia

The Vatican has expressed its regret over the report of Vatican TV which presented the Bulgarian delegation meeting Pope Benedict XVI as Macedonian.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 24, 2010, Monday // 18:28 | Viewed: 2917

Bulgarians Joined by Russian, Ukrainian Envoys in Honoring St. Cyril in Rome

For the first time in history priests and representatives from Bulgaria, Russia, and Ukraine have honored together the author of the Slavic alphabet, St. Cyril, at his resting place in Rome, Italy.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 24, 2010, Monday // 17:38 | Viewed: 2247

Vatican TV 'Makes' Boyko Borisov Prime Minister of Macedonia

A report of the Vatican TV channel has confused Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov for the government head of the Republic of Macedonia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 24, 2010, Monday // 11:41 | Viewed: 2970

Pope Benedict XVI Blesses All Bulgarians, Bulgaria PM Borisov

Pope Benedict XVI has blessed the Bulgarian people and Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov after a speech concentrating on Sts. Cyril and Methodius.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2010, Saturday // 15:42 | Viewed: 2215

Bulgarian Businessman's Widow: Ask Berlusconi about Wedding

Bulgarian Darina Pavlova has told Bulgarian media that they should ask Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi about any possibility of a wedding between the two.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 22, 2010, Saturday // 15:18 | Viewed: 3541

Italy's Enel Might Invest in Bulgaria's Nuclear Plant Project 'Belene'

Italian energy giant Enel has showed interest in investing in Bulgaria's nuclear plant project Belene, Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov announced in Rome.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 23:09 | Viewed: 2875

5 Bulgarian Sailors Return Home after Months in Somali Captivity

The five Bulgarian crew members of the St. James Park tanker landed in the city of Varna Friday after spending more than four months in the hands of the Somali pirates.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 19:08 | Viewed: 2184

Minister Blaga: Bulgaria, Romania Act as One State

The police and justice cooperation between Bulgaria and Romania is very good, according to Romanian Interior Minister Vasile Blaga.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 18:39 | Viewed: 1525

Bulgaria, Ukraine Seal Consultations Plan

The Foreign Ministries of Bulgaria and Ukraine have signed a "Plan for Consultations" for 2010-2011.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 18:22 | Viewed: 1373

Bulgarian PM Urges Balkan Interior Ministers to Lift Borders

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov opened Friday in Sofia the third meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Police Cooperation Convention for Southeast Europe.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgarian PM Sets Out for Numerous Meetings in Rome, Vatican

From May 21 till May 24, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will make an official visit to Rome and the Vatican.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 10:09 | Viewed: 1541

5 Bulgarian Sailors Make It Home after Months in Somali Captivity

The five Bulgarian sailors from the St James Park tanker are scheduled to land in the city of Varna at 2:30 pm Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 21, 2010, Friday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1681

Bulgaria Interior Vows Deeper Cooperation with Western Balkans

Bulgaria favors the EU integration of Serbia, Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has declared at an official meeting in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 21:26 | Viewed: 1672

NATO Head Praises Bulgaria's Commitment to Afghanistan

Bulgaria may provide artillery or air force instructors for Afghanistan's army, according to NATO Secretary-General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 19:56 | Viewed: 2307

Sailors Released by Somali Pirates Arrive in Bulgaria Friday

The five Bulgarian sailors from the kidnapped St James Park are arriving in Bulgaria on Friday, May 21, the Foreign Ministry informs Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1717

Bulgaria Favors US Missile Shield As All-out NATO Initiative

NATO needs new defense protecting its members from new threats such as terrorism, missile attacks, and cyber attacks, declared its Secretary-General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1614

Bulgaria Welcomes NATO Secretary General

NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, will open a two-day visit to Bulgaria on May 20, 2010.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 08:54 | Viewed: 1343

Hijacked Bulgarian Ship Spotted in Somalian City Port

MV Panega, the Bulgarian-flagged tanker ship hijacked last week by Somali pirates, is reported to have been spotted nearby the Somalian city of Garacad.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 19, 2010, Wednesday // 08:47 | Viewed: 1702

Ecumenical Patriarch Extends Accolades to Bulgarian PM

The visit of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, to Bulgaria is a way for the cabinet to show Christians Orthodox how much those leading the country value the Orthodox Church.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 18, 2010, Tuesday // 15:11 | Viewed: 1882