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Bulgaria Nationalist Leader Apologizes for Causing Lufthansa Scandal

Volen Siderov, leader of Bulgaria's nationalist party "Ataka", has apologized to the German company Lufthansa after he caused a scandal on a Sofia-Frankfurt passenger jet last week.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 11, 2010, Thursday // 08:32 | Viewed: 2228

PM: Bulgaria Can Be Secret Services Hub

Following a visit to the United Kingdom, Bulgaria's Prime Minister has suggested that the country hosts centers of the secret services to combat organized crime and drugs trafficking.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2010, Tuesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2022

German Prosecutor Probes Bulgaria Top Nationalist Case

The German court is going to rule next week on the so-called Siderov case, the Frankfurt police spokesman Jurgen Linker informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2010, Tuesday // 14:14 | Viewed: 2061

Bulgaria PM: We Restored Cooperation with UK Intelligence

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov declared Tuesday that restoring the cooperation between Bulgarian and UK intelligence services was a major success.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2010, Tuesday // 09:00 | Viewed: 2049

UK PM Gordon Brown to Borisov: Bulgaria Deserves to Join Eurozone

Prime Minister of the UK, Gordon Brown, has backed Bulgaria's aspirations to join the Eurozone, in the words of his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 8, 2010, Monday // 22:11 | Viewed: 2321

PM Borisov: Bulgaria Receives Bipartisan Support from UK

Bulgaria is going to continue to get support from the UK regardless of the outcome of the upcoming British Parliamentary Elections.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 8, 2010, Monday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1803

Bulgaria Minister Thanks UK for Police Cooperation

Bulgarian Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has thanked the UK for helping Bulgaria boost its cooperation with Europol.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 8, 2010, Monday // 19:26 | Viewed: 2249

Bulgarian Immigrants in UK Show Ardent Love for PM Borisov

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, was given a rather warm welcome by the Bulgarian community in London, UK, Sunday night.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 8, 2010, Monday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2230

Labor Market Issues Top Bulgaria PM Agenda in UK

Cooperation between the security services of Bulgaria and the United Kingdom and opportunities for Bulgarian workers there will top the agenda on the second day of the prime minister visit to London.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 8, 2010, Monday // 08:17 | Viewed: 2291

Bulgaria PM Makes Official Visit to Great Britain

As announced on Friday, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov travels on Sunday to Great Britain, on an official two-day visit at the invitation of UK PM Gordon Brown.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 7, 2010, Sunday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1762

Hijacked Ship with Bulgarian Crew Loaded with Weapons - Report

The hijacked UK ship Asian Glory is reportedly carrying not only hundreds of modern cars, but weapons, the Iranian English language Press TV reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 6, 2010, Saturday // 15:17 | Viewed: 2870

Bulgarian PM Borisov Set for UK Visit to Meet Gordon Brown

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is heading for an official visit to London, UK, on Sunday, February 7, 2010.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 5, 2010, Friday // 18:09 | Viewed: 1985

German Police: Bulgaria Nationalist Hurled Racist Insults on Lufthansa Flight

Volen Siderov, leader of the Bulgarian nationalist party Ataka, was drunk and used racist remarks against the attendants of a Lufthansa flight, the German police have announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2010, Thursday // 19:51 | Viewed: 4013

US Ambassador Vows 10-Year Visas to All Eligible Bulgarians

The US will begin issuing visas valid for 10 years to all Bulgarians, who are approved by the Embassy in Sofia as eligible to enter the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 3, 2010, Wednesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 1704

Pirates Request "Record-High" Ransom for Bulgarian-Crewed Ship

The pirates, who seized off Somalia the British-flagged ship "Asian Glory" with eight Bulgarians aboard, have reportedly demanded the record-high ransom of USD 15 M for their release.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 3, 2010, Wednesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2482

Somali Pirates to Free Bulgarian Sailors in March - Report

The Bulgarian sailors on the 2 ships that were kidnapped by Somali pirates will be released in mid-March, Darik radio reports Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2010, Tuesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1422

Bulgarian Crew of Somali Pirate Hijacked Ships Are 'Healthy'

The 13 Bulgarians on board two UK-flagged ships that were hijacked by Somali Pirates over a month ago are "alive and healthy", spokesman for the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Dragovest Goranov, reported Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2010, Tuesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 2111

Spokesman: EU NAVFOR Successful in Tackling Somali Pirates

Commander John Harbour, Spokesperson for the EU NAVFOR Somalia, has told (Sofia News Agency) that EU's Operation Atalanta has achieved successes in curbing the activities of the Somali pirates.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 1, 2010, Monday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1902

Somali Pirates Staged Execution of Bulgarian Captain - Report

Somali pirates who hijacked the Asian Glory ship with 8 Bulgarian sailors on board have pressured severely the kidnapped crew.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 31, 2010, Sunday // 20:46 | Viewed: 3649

Bulgaria Foreign Minister Denies He Was Targeted by Taliban

Bulgaria's new Foreign Minister and ex Defense Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, has denied the claims that the Taliban targeted him during his recent visit to Afghanistan.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 31, 2010, Sunday // 18:45 | Viewed: 1330

Somali Pirates to Use Bulgarian-Manned Ship for Raids - Report

Somali pirates have put the Asian Glory ship out into the open sea in order to use it as a "mother ship" for their raids.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 31, 2010, Sunday // 11:51 | Viewed: 2086
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