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The Bulgaria 2010 Review: Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

In November, Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov formally announced his team proposes to close seven embassies as part of a plan for restructuring and austerity measures.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 22:59 | Viewed: 8511

Dilma Rousseff Scrapped Twice Plans for Visit to Bulgaria - Report

Dilma Rousseff, who is of Bulgarian origin and has been showered with round-the-clock attention by the local media, has scrapped twice plans to come to the native country of her father, 24 Hours daily reported, citing unnamed diplomatic sources.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 18:41 | Viewed: 2165

Bulgarian Foreign Min: 'Tape Gate' Harms Bulgaria Abroad

Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Minister Nikolay Mladenov has commented that recently leaked secret tapes suggesting internal conflicts in the cabinet might well harm Bulgaria's chances of Schengen entry in March.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 17:05 | Viewed: 1507

US Ambassador Tones Down Bulgarian 'Eavesdropping' Scandal

The US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, believes the latest scandal involving tapes of discrediting conversations between key Bulgarian political personalities is a minor event.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1799

Bulgarian Ambassador's Letter Instrumental in US Senate Ratification of START 2 Treaty

A letter of Bulgarian Ambassador to the USA Elena Poptodorova to Republican Senators has been instrumental in the ratification by the US Senate of the new US-Russia Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START 2), the Bulgarian Embassy in DC told Novinite.com

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2011, Wednesday // 20:45 | Viewed: 5159

Der Standard: Turkish Soap Operas Emerge as Geopolitical Instrument

Turkish soap operas have conquered the Balkans reversing Turkey's negative image with the Balkan nations from the time of the Ottoman yoke, according to Austrian paper Der Standard.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2011, Wednesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 5228

Cabinet Bill Keeps Bulgarians Abroad 'in Dark'

Some temporary public councils of Bulgarians abroad are disgruntled by the fact the cabinet failed to consult them while preparing the Bulgarians and Bulgarian Communities Abroad Bill.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2011, Wednesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1579

Bulgaria to Appoint New Ambassador to Brazil

Bulgaria will have a new Ambassador in Brazil in a couple of weeks or months, the country's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov announced Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 5, 2011, Wednesday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1939

Bulgarian Court Refuses to Extradite Renegade Priest to Macedonia

Sofia's Court of Appeal denied to hand over the Serbian orthodox priest Jovan Vranisovski to Macedonia on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 4, 2011, Tuesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2176

PM: Bulgarian Embassy in Brazil Total Mess

The Bulgarian embassy in Brazil is in a terrible condition, with no running water or electricity, the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has complained.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 4, 2011, Tuesday // 09:37 | Viewed: 2380

Rousseff to Visit First Argentina, Uruguay, US, China, Bulgaria on Agenda Too

Brazil's newly sworn-in president Dilma Rousseff will visit Argentina and Uruguay for her first official international trip, according to International Affairs Secretary Marco Aurelio Garc?a.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 3, 2011, Monday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1997

Borisov: USA, Portugal Envy Bulgaria for Brazil Connections

The United States and even Portugal are jealous of Bulgaria for the warm welcome of the Bulgarian delegation by the new Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, the Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 2, 2011, Sunday // 16:31 | Viewed: 2629

Borisov, Clinton Discuss Energy, Bulgarian-US Partnership

Bulgaria’s PM Boyko Borisov and US Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton, have confirmed the bilateral strategic partnership between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 2, 2011, Sunday // 12:17 | Viewed: 2495

Borisov Brings Dilma Rousseff Congratulatory Letter from EU Council President

Bulgaria’s PM Boyko Borisov has given a congratulatory letter from the EU Council President, Herman van Rompuy, to the newly inaugurated Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, the Bulgarian private bTV reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 2, 2011, Sunday // 11:50 | Viewed: 2165

Bulgaria-Descended Dilma Rousseff Not Just Lula in Lipstick - Brazilian Journalist

Brazilian new president Dilma Rousseff, who has vowed continuity with the term of her predecessor, will easily convince doubters that she is not simply Lula in lipstick, a prominent Brazilian journalist argues.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 1, 2011, Saturday // 19:05 | Viewed: 1895

Bulgaria's President Congratulates Dilma Rousseff on Inauguration

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov has sent a congratulatory telegram to Brazil's President-elect Dilma Rousseff on her stepping in office.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 1, 2011, Saturday // 18:53 | Viewed: 1630

Bulgaria PM VIP Guest at Dilma Rousseff's Inauguration

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will be one of the very few European leaders, who will attend the inauguration of Brazil's new President Dilma Rousseff, who is of Bulgarian origin, on January 1.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 1, 2011, Saturday // 11:19 | Viewed: 2552

Bulgaria to Be Highlight in Dilma Rousseff's European Tour - Report

Bulgaria will be either the first or the last country that Brazil's president elect Dilma Rousseff will visit during her European tour, according to the Bulgarian 24 chasa daily.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 31, 2010, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 2175

Brazilian President-Elect Invites Cellmates to Inauguration

President-elect Dilma Rousseff has invited to her inauguration 11 women with whom she shared a prison cell in the early 1970s during Brazil's military regime.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 31, 2010, Friday // 09:08 | Viewed: 1731

Dilma Rousseff Promises Bulgaria Visit in Summer 2011

Dilma Rousseff has confirmed she will keep her promise to visit her father's homeland Bulgaria in the summer of 2011, a Brazilian presidency's foreign affairs advisor announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 31, 2010, Friday // 08:43 | Viewed: 3462

Bulgarian Delegation First Welcomed by Brazil's New President Dilma Rousseff

Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's new President, who is of Bulgarian origin, broke the protocol and welcomed the Bulgarian state delegation two days before her formal presidential inauguration.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 30, 2010, Thursday // 22:52 | Viewed: 2459
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