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Mubarak Never Made It to Bulgaria But Helped Bulgarian-Egyptian Ties

Hosni Mubarak, who on Friday night resigned as President of Egypt, never made a state visit to Bulgaria in spite of several invitations, the last one dating from 2008.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 11, 2011, Friday // 21:36 | Viewed: 1908

Bulgarian Foreign Ministry Mulls Diplomatic Missions Cuts

The cost of living of one Bulgarian Ambassador is estimated at EUR 65 000 a year, according to data of the Foreign Policy Ministry from its budget 2011.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 11, 2011, Friday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1792

Greek Embattled Minister Sides with Bulgaria, Slams Border Blockades

Amidst calls for his resignation, the Greek citizens protection minister has backed Bulgaria's calls to ban border blockades and ensure the safe movement of people and goods.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1697

Bulgaria President: No Dismissals of Diplomats over Spy Row

Bulgaria's president has made it absolutely clear he will resist pressure to sack forty-one ambassadors on the grounds that they worked for the communist-era secret service.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 10, 2011, Thursday // 16:02 | Viewed: 1946

Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) Launches 'Diplomatic Channel'

Bulgaria's largest English-language media Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) is excited to announce the launch of its "Diplomatic Channel" section – a special outlet for opinion articles by ambassadors and senior diplomats.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 20:34 | Viewed: 3636

Turkish Envoy: Bulgarian Visas Hinder Bilateral Relations

Bulgaria's entry visa regime for Turkish citizens poses a serious problem in the development of the relations between the two countries, according to the new Turkish Ambassador to Sofia, Ismail Aramaz.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 2651

Greece Makes Sure Border Opened, 'Excellent' Cooperation with Bulgaria

The Greek authorities have excellent cooperation with Bulgaria that helps prevent or alleviate any potential blockade by protesters of the joint border, the Greek Embassy in Sofia said.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 21:12 | Viewed: 2298

Stanishev Extends Brotherly Socialist Advice to Malta Labor Party

Sergey Stanishev, the leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party and former PM of Bulgaria, has been a special guest of the annual conference of the Malta Labor Party.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 5, 2011, Saturday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1681

US Embassy in Sofia Warns of Diversity Visa Fraud

The US Embassy in Sofia has asked Bulgarian citizens to disregard letters or emails stating that the recipient is a Diversity Visa Program winner - commonly known as the "Green Card Lottery".

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2011, Friday // 16:42 | Viewed: 5315

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Warns against Traveling to Yemen

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has issued a warning against traveling to Yemen as the Arab peninsula country is seeing civil unrest.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 4, 2011, Friday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1374

Bulgarian Sailors Blocked at Alexandria Port

Ten Bulgarian sailors on the Med Salvador ship have been blocked at the Egyptian Alexandria port due to a port workers' strike.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1910

2nd Govt Plane Ready to Evacuate Bulgarian Citizens from Egypt

Bulgaria might send a second government plane to evacuate the Bulgarian citizens who want to leave Egypt.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1196

'Doner Diplomacy' May Cost Borisov 15 000 Votes of Arab Bulgarians

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov must apologize to the Arab community in Bulgaria for a recent statement associating Arabs with terrorism and doner kebab shops, according to Bulgaria-Based Egyptian Journalist Mohamed Kamal Alam.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 12:57 | Viewed: 3031

New Zealand Announces New Ambassador to EU, Bulgaria

Career diplomat Vangelis Vitalis will be New Zealand's new Ambassador to the EU, who will also be accredited to Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 08:37 | Viewed: 2110

Bulgaria Recalls Military Attaches from US, Ukraine

Bulgaria's Defense Ministry is working on recalling the country's military attaches to the US and the Ukraine, Valentin Tsankov and Volodya Tsvetanov.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 2, 2011, Wednesday // 11:30 | Viewed: 1798

Govt Brings Home 63 Bulgarians from Egypt

The plane of the Bulgarian government sent to evacuate the Bulgarian citizens who want to leave Egypt arrived in Sofia at about 8:20 pm Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 20:30 | Viewed: 1829

Sofia Govt Plane Evacuates 63 Bulgarians from Egypt

The plane of the Bulgarian government sent to evacuate the Bulgarian citizens who want to leave Egypt has departed from Cairo with 66 people on board.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 18:10 | Viewed: 1271

Bulgarian Coaches in Egypt: Stop Violence, Let's Play Football

The Bulgarian coaches of one of the leading Egyptian football teams, ENPPI, believe that the civil unrest in the country will most likely terminate Egypt's football championship for a month.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 2106

70 Bulgarians Set to Leave Egypt on Government Plane

About 70 Bulgarian citizens have gathered at the Cairo International Airport to leave the Egypt which is shaken by civil unrest.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1686

Greece Evacuates 3 Bulgarians from Egypt's Alexandria

Three Bulgarian citizens were evacuated on Tuesday from the northern Egyptian city of Alexandria with the help of the local Greek Consulate as Egypt continues to see heightened civil unrest.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1185

Bulgarian Tourists First Evacuated from Egypt, Disgruntled

A group of ninety Bulgarian tourists, who were on holiday in the Egyptian resort of Hurghada, landed during the night in Sofia, the first nationals from the Balkan country to leave Egypt, which has been torn by civil unrest in the past week.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 1681
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