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Bulgarian Mayor, Greek Consul Ease Tension over Patriotic Billboards

The controversy in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv over a patriotic billboard depicting a historic map of Bulgaria have been resolved.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 3, 2010, Wednesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2378

World Leaders Greet Bulgarians for Liberation Day

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has received greetings from a number of top world leaders for Bulgaria's Liberation Day, March 3.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 3, 2010, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 4386

Russia PM Putin Congratulates Bulgaria ahead of National Holiday

Russia Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has congratulated Bulgaria ahead of the country's national holiday on March 3.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 2, 2010, Tuesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1761

Foreign Ministry Confirms No Bulgarians Hurt in Chile Quake

Bulgaria's Embassy in Chile has confirmed that no Bulgarians have been injured or killed in the devastating earthquake that hit the South American nation Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 28, 2010, Sunday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1433

US Ambassador: Bulgaria's Kardzhali Positive Inter-ethnic Symbol

James Warlick, the new US Ambassador to Bulgaria, has chosen to visit the south eastern town of Kardzhali on his first official trip outside the capital Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 26, 2010, Friday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2241

Bulgaria, Romania Top Diplomats Vow to End 'Pointless' Rivalry

Bulgaria and Romania should replace their pointless regional competition with full-fledged cooperation, the Foreign Ministers of the two countries think.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 26, 2010, Friday // 15:04 | Viewed: 2020

US Ambassador Urges Bulgaria to Shake off Dependence on Russian Energy

Not unlike America, Bulgaria should seek to become more energy independent, according to US Ambassador in Sofia, James Warlick.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 25, 2010, Thursday // 16:09 | Viewed: 1962

Ambassador: Spain Has No Intention of Recognizing Kosovo

Spain is not going to recognize Kosovo in the foreseeable future, Spanish Ambassador to Bulgaria, Jorge Fuentes, told Novinite.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 25, 2010, Thursday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2287

Macedonian Court Postpones again Bulgarian Mother Case

The Judge from the Court in the Macedonian town of Gevgeli, Zlata Popova, postponed once again the parental rights case of Spaska Mitrova.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 24, 2010, Wednesday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1561

Macedonian Mother with Bulgarian Passport Fears for Her Life

Macedonian policemen have threatened Spaska Mitrova, the Bulgarian mother living in Macedonia, the Bulgarian nationalist party VMRO informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 22, 2010, Monday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1728

Bulgaria NRA Officials Visit Germany over Swiss Accounts Probe

The Bulgarian Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, has confirmed that Bulgarian National Revenue Agency (NAP) officials will travel to Germany this week to investigate Bulgarians' Swiss bank accounts.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 22, 2010, Monday // 10:47 | Viewed: 3226

President Parvanov: US Missile Shield Should Protect Bulgaria

Bulgaria President Georgi Parvanov has backed the idea of the planned US missile shield protecting the country from attack.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 20, 2010, Saturday // 14:17 | Viewed: 1650

Stranded Bulgarian Commandos Leave Niger on Belgian Plane

Ten Bulgarian officers from the special police unit for combating terrorism have left the Niger capital Niamey on a Belgian plane after being trapped in Thursday's coup d'etat.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 19:36 | Viewed: 1720

Stranded Bulgarian Commandos Allowed to Leave Niger

Bulgarian and Belgian special police officers, who have been trapped in a hotel in Niger's capital Niamey after Thursday's coup d'etat, have received a permission to leave the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1573

Somali Pirates Release Bulgarian Crewed 'Asian Glory' - Report

Iranian Press TV has reported that the "Asian Glory" ship, with eight Bulgarian crew members, has been released by Somali pirates after a USD 5 M ransom was paid.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 16:32 | Viewed: 2414

Hijack Vessel 'Asian Glory' Returns to Pirate Stronghold

The pirate-held "Asian Glory", with eight Bulgarian crew members aboard, has changed its course and is sailing back to the coast of Somalia, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has announced late on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 14:23 | Viewed: 2157

Bulgarian Commandos Trapped in Niger to Be Freed in Hours

Bulgaria's Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, has announced that the Bulgarian special police officers trapped in Niger will be freed later on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 11:52 | Viewed: 2039

Bulgaria Terror Combat Unit Head, 9 More Barricaded in Niger

Ten Bulgarian policemen from Bulgaria's Specialized Unit for Terror Combat, including its head, have been blocked together with Belgian colleagues at a hotel in Niger's capital, Niamey, following a coup and the capture of the president.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 11:25 | Viewed: 1328

Bulgarian, Belgian Policemen Stranded in Niger Turmoil

An unidentified number of Bulgarian and Belgian policemen have been blocked at a hotel in Niger's capital, Niamey, following a coup and the capture of the president, reports say.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 19, 2010, Friday // 08:20 | Viewed: 1303

Bulgaria Honors, Serbia Boycotts Croatia's Celebration

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov was among dozens of leaders, who attended the inauguration of Croatia's new president Ivo Josipovic on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 18, 2010, Thursday // 16:53 | Viewed: 2213

Bulgaria Top Diplomat Criticizes Predecessor's Staff Policy

Bulgaria's newly appointed Foreign Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, stressed Thursday the urgent need to appoint Ambassadors to Washington, Paris, Skopje and Ankara.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 18, 2010, Thursday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1317