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Macedonian Authorities Said to Terrorize Family for Being Bulgarian

The family of Zdravko Zdraveski from Prilep, Macedonia, has been constantly terrorized by the authorities in FYROM for declaring themselves to be Bulgarian, according to a media statement calling for help.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 13, 2010, Monday // 14:59 | Viewed: 4591

Bulgarian Atlantic Club Delegation Begins High-Profile Visit in Korea

A delegation of the Bulgarian Atlantic Council has commenced its official visit in the Republic of Korea at the invitation of the Korean government and the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 13, 2010, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1309

Macedonian Press: Bulgaria Backs Greece in Name Dispute

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov has backed his Greek counterpart in the notorious dispute for the name of the Republic of Macedonia, according to the interpretation of the Macedonian press.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 13, 2010, Monday // 11:55 | Viewed: 5395

Serbian FM: Let's Be Serious, I Won't Be Fired

Serbian foreign affairs minister Vuk Jeremic, who is on an official visit to Sofia, has stated information published in the press that his sacking is imminent are false.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1985

Serbian FM to Be Sacked over Nobel Peace Prize Boycott - Report

Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vuk Jeremic is to be removed from his position by PM Boris Tadic after intra-party elections following Saturday, reports Serbian agency Blic.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 15:17 | Viewed: 2113

Bulgarian Interior Min Returns from 'Most Successful' US Tour

Bulgaria's Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov came back Saturday from a one-week working trip to the US, which he characterized as his 'most successful ever.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1735

International Police Body Wants to Boost Cooperation around Bulgaria

The International Association of Chiefs of Police is extremely satisfied at its work with the Southeast Europe Police Chiefs Association, said IACP international director Paul Santiago.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2068

Warlick: Openness, Joint Values Boost Bulgaria-US Relations

Ambassador James Warlick has declared that his openness has helped solidify the good relations between Bulgaria and the United States, thus responding to criticism by US Republican Party activists.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1354

NY Republicans to Ask State Dept to Recall US Ambassador to Bulgaria

Representatives of the Republican Party from New York State, who are in Sofia at the invitation of the marginal conservative party RZS, have criticized the American Ambassador for "meddling" in Bulgaria's internal affairs.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1877

Putin: Bulgarian Puppy Buffy Has Big Affection for Connie

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has assured the puppy, presented to him as a gift by his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov, is on very good terms with his beloved aging black Labrador Connie, who is 11.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 4138

US Ambassador to Bulgaria Gives Thumbs Up for Lifting Visas

No one wants more than me the drop of visa requirements for Bulgarians in the United States, the US Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1866

Brussels Urges Washington to Lift Visas for Bulgarians, Romanians

The European Commission has renewed its calls on the United States to drop the visa requirement for citizens of Bulgaria, Romania, Cyprus and Poland, making travel visa-free for all EU states.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 10, 2010, Friday // 11:58 | Viewed: 2043

Buffy - Putin's Bulgarian Shepherd Puppy

The Bulgarian Shepherd puppy presented in November by Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin finally received its own name - Buffy.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 21:10 | Viewed: 4414

Lieberman: Bulgaria First Came to Israel's Aid

Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman thanked Bulgaria for sending fire-fighters to help tackle the recent conflagration near Haifa.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1648

Ex Macedonian PM Said to Be Victim of Bulgarian President's Conspiracy

Former Prime Minister of Macedonia, Ljupco Georgievski, does not really have Bulgarian citizenship but has become the victim of a provocation by Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 15:54 | Viewed: 2241

Republicans Criticize US Ambassador to Bulgaria

Representatives of the US Republican party, who are on a visit to Bulgaria, voiced strong criticism Thursday for the American Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 14:24 | Viewed: 1569

3 Days of Honors for Bulgarian Firemen in Israel

The Bulgarian and other countries' firefighters, who helped extinguish a forest blaze in Israel, will receive three-days of honors by the Israeli government and people.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1326

Bulgaria, US Discuss Opening of DEA Office in Sofia

Bulgarian Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, who is on an official trip to the US, met in Washington DC with Michelle Lionheart, Acting Director of the Drug Enforcement Agency, DEA.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 11:02 | Viewed: 1980

Israel's Top Diplomat Honors Bulgarian Firemen

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, is meeting Thursday with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel, Avigdor Lieberman, who is on an official visit to Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 9, 2010, Thursday // 08:17 | Viewed: 1616

WikiLeaks: Bulgarian Football Club Owner 'Tied' with Russian Mafia

The US Embassy in Sofia is keeping a close eye on ties between the murky Russian businessman, Michael Chorny and the owner of the "Levski" football club, Bulgarian Todor Batkov, according to the latest WikiLeaks release.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 8, 2010, Wednesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 3497

Bulgarian President, Egyptian FM Laud Nabucco Opportunities

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov and Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit stressed the importance of the Nabucco natural gas pipeline project Wednesday during official talks in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 8, 2010, Wednesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 1548
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