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US Ambassador: Bulgaria Needs More Effort in Roma Integration

The US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, believes the main problem Bulgaria faces after the return of local Roma from France would be their integration.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1539

Bulgarian President Sends Condolences to China over Fatal Air Crash

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, sent Wednesday a condolence letter to his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao, in connection with the tragic airplane incident which took 42 victims.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 25, 2010, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 1292

Bulgarian President Celebrates Friendship with US

Bulgaria cherishes consistent and enduring friendship and cooperation with the USA, stated President Georgi Parvanov upon awarding American Jewish Committee director David Harris with Bulgaria's Madara Rider state order.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1623

Bulgaria President Honors Head of American Jewish Committee

David Harris, head of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) will receive on Tuesday the Madara Horseman order First Class from Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov during an official ceremony.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 24, 2010, Tuesday // 08:49 | Viewed: 1734

Missing US Tourist Found Safe, Sound in Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountain

A 25-year-old American national, who went missing in Bulgaria's Rhodope Mountain in July, has been found, the US Embassy in Sofia told Novinite.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2010, Monday // 20:45 | Viewed: 2172

AJC: US Jewish Community Great Friend of Bulgaria

Bulgaria has the full support and affection of the American Jewish community, stated the chair of the American Jewish Committee David Harris during his official visit to Sofia Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2010, Monday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1656

Bulgarian Govt Gets US Praise on Law Enforcement

The Bulgarian government received a letter of praise by US Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs David T. Johnson for its efforts in effective law enforcement.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2010, Monday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1370

Bulgaria, Macedonia Mull Stepping up Bilateral Ties

Bulgaria and Macedonia have agreed on using every occasion and all opportunities in order to intensify economic and trade relations, the Bulgarian President's press office informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2010, Monday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1807

Bulgaria Welcomes American Jewish Committee Delegation

An American Jewish Committee delegation headed by its Executive Director David Harris arrives in Bulgaria on Sunday, the organization of the Jews in Bulgaria Shalom announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 22, 2010, Sunday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1599

Borisov Vows Cash Reward to Russian-Decorated Bulgarian Firemen

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, promised BGN 1 000 as a reward to the 92 Bulgarian firefighters and 3 doctors, who helped quench the blazes that choked Russia.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 21, 2010, Saturday // 11:26 | Viewed: 1485

Israel Welcomes MidEast Talks, Hamas Says No

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed the invitation to hold direct peace talks in September for the first time since 2008 and said he was "pleased with the American clarification that the talks would be without preconditions."

Politics » Diplomacy | August 20, 2010, Friday // 20:22 | Viewed: 1784

Middle East Quartet Voices Full Support for MidEast Talks

The Middle East Quartet, made up of the United Nations, Russia, the United States, and the European Union, has expressed full commitment to the talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 20, 2010, Friday // 20:19 | Viewed: 1453

Clinton: Israel, Palestinians Invited to Resume MidEast Talks

Israel and the Palestinian Authority have been invited to hold direct peace talks in September for the first time since 2008, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 20, 2010, Friday // 19:44 | Viewed: 1422

Direct Israel-Palestine Talks to Be Held in Washington September - Report

US President Barack Obama is expected to invite Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for direct talks in Washington in early September, the New York Times announced Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 20, 2010, Friday // 09:09 | Viewed: 1660

Bulgaria Might Host Direct Isreali-Palestinian Talks in September

Direct Isreali-Palestinian peace talks are likely to start in September 2010, and they might be hosted by Bulgaria, Israel's Ambassador in Sofia Noah Gal Gendler told Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) in an interview.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 19, 2010, Thursday // 21:30 | Viewed: 1950

Bulgaria, Greece Mull Over Joint Police in Border Areas

The Chief Secretary of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry and the Police Lieutenant General for Northern Greece have discussed the creation of mixed Bulgarian-Greek traffic police around the borders.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 19, 2010, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1899

Bulgarian Ambassador to Israel Slated for Deputy Minister

Bulgaria's new Deputy Foreign Minister will be the current Ambassador to Israel, Dimitar Tsanchev, according to the Bulgarian daily "Trud" (Labor), citing own sources.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 18, 2010, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1381

Diaspora Minister Praises French Press for Bulgarian-Macedonian Tie

Bulgaria's Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov, said Tuesday he was not at all surprised the French daily "Le Figaro" defined the Macedonian Slavs as Bulgarians.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 17, 2010, Tuesday // 17:45 | Viewed: 3379

Bulgaria Opens Contests for EU External Action Service

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry announced it has opened procedures for the selection of diplomats to be appointed at the fledgling European External Action Service (EAS), which is being established under the Lisbon reform treaty.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 16, 2010, Monday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1831

Sofia to Shelter Moscow Pregnant Women, Orphans frоm Smog

The Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova, has invited pregnant women living in Moscow to come give birth in hospitals in the Bulgarian capital.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 13, 2010, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2201

Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains Might Shelter Russians from Smog

Over 6 500 Russian children and their families can escape the smog overpowering the Russian capital by staying in Bulgaria's beautiful Rhodope Mountains.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 12, 2010, Thursday // 16:55 | Viewed: 2588