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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: 2894

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: 1925

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: 3122

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: 2322

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: 1840

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

Bulgaria Denies It May Block Turkey's EU Bid

A Bulgarian official has said that his country does not tie Turkey's European Union bid to the settlement of a displaced persons argument from 1913.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2010, Wednesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2113

Somali Pirates Let Bulgarian Sailors Talk to Relatives

The eight Bulgarian members of the crew of the UK flagged ship Asian Glory have been allowed by their Somali kidnappers to phone their relatives.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2010, Tuesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1925

Turkey Calls for Calm as Bulgaria Threatens Veto

Days after Sofia threatened to block Ankara's application to join the European Union, Turkey's foreign minister has urged the Bulgarian government to avoid statements that could hurt bilateral relations.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2010, Tuesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2402

Hijacked Ship with Bulgarians Aboard Reaches Somalia Coast

The British-flagged ship Asian Glory, which was seized off Somalia late Friday with eight Bulgarians aboard, has reached the coast.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2010, Tuesday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1591

Bulgarians aboard UK-Flagged Hijacked Ship Safe and Sound

All twenty-five sailors, including eight Bulgarians, aboard the UK-flagged cargo ship, which was seized by pirates off the coast of Somalia late on Friday, are in good health.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2010, Tuesday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1637

Bulgarian Expert: Somali Pirates Risk Cheaper than Going round Africa

It is disputable whether it is worth sailing all the around Africa to avoid the threat of Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 4, 2010, Monday // 18:18 | Viewed: 3272

Bulgaria Manager: Somali Pirates Don't Research Ships for Hijacking

Somali pirates hijacking international ships in the Gulf of Aden are picking their victims randomly.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 2, 2010, Saturday // 18:24 | Viewed: 2320
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