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NATO Chief Congratulates Atlantic Club of Bulgaria for Its 20th Birthday

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has congratulated the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria, a prominent NGO, for its 20th anniversary.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 24, 2011, Friday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1447

Computer Glitch Robs Number of Bulgarians of 'American Dream'

Hundreds of Bulgarians parted with their "American Dream," over a computer mistake, annulling the results of the green card lottery, the TV channel bTV informed Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 20:21 | Viewed: 2228

Bulgaria Halfway to Banning Ex Spies from Serving as Ambassadors

Bulgaria's 35 ambassadors proven to have been collaborators of the communist regime's secret service will be removed from their posts, according amendments to the Diplomatic Service Act adopted by the Parliament at first reading.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 13:30 | Viewed: 2664

Bulgaria's Diplomatic Lustration Bill to Be 'Defeated' in Constitutional Court - MP

The controversial draft amendments to the Bulgarian Diplomatic Service Act banning communist secret service collaborators from holding posts will be defeated in the Constitutional Court, a Socialist MP has threatened.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 23, 2011, Thursday // 12:12 | Viewed: 3145

Bulgarian Domestic Diplomatic Properties Agency to Sell Apartment in Sofia

The Bulgarian government has allowed state-owned company ADIS (Domestic Diplomatic Properties Agency) to auction off an apartment in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 1402

Terrorists Tried to Poison Bulgaria's Black Sea 1996

Terrorists from the former Soviet republics wanted to contaminate the Black Sea with radioactive Cesium from the Bulgarian seaside, according to Vladimir Manolov, former head of the country's National Protection Service (NSS).

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 2054

Russia Condemns Bulgarian Soviet Army Monument 'Hooliganism'

Russia has stated it is enraged by the recent makeover of the Soviet Army Monument in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, in which it was painted to look like a set of US comic characters and other pop culture figures.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 2085

Bulgaria's Capital Sofia Hosts 1st Chicago Fest

The first ever Chicago festival is being held in Sofia from Monday, June 20, 2011 to Saturday, June 25, 2011.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 2519

Russian Embassy Enraged by Coloring of Bulgaria's Soviet Army Monument

The Russian Embassy in Bulgaria is infuriated by the decoration of soldier figures from the Soviet Army monument in Sofia as Western popular culture characters, whose "vandal" author is wanted by the Bulgarian police.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 19:46 | Viewed: 4380

300 Musicians in US to Thank Bulgaria for Jew Rescue

Three hundred singers and musicians will perform the "A Melancholy Beauty" oratorio dedicated to the heroic rescue of 49 000 Bulgarian Jews during World War II.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 20, 2011, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1612

German Citizen among Victims in Deadly Bulgaria Car Crash

A German citizen has been identified as one of the 8 people who perished in a hellish car crash in Bulgaria last Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 20, 2011, Monday // 14:17 | Viewed: 2266

Recalled Bulgarian Ambassadors Make Unauthorized Trips to Places of Assignment

Three of Bulgaria's Ambassadors, who were recalled after disclosures of their ties to the country's communist-era secret services, have traveled to their places of assignment without informing their employer, Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 20, 2011, Monday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1652

Bulgarian Medic Rescued from Libyan Prison Arrives Home

Atanas Krastev, the Bulgarian medic, who was kept in a Libyan prison for more than two months, has safely returned to his home country.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 19, 2011, Sunday // 11:01 | Viewed: 1688

Bulgaria Awards Citizenship to Macedonian Rescuer in Hellish Crash

Vasko Risteski, the 38 year-old Macedonian truck driver, who saved five Bulgarians injured in a hellish bus crash on Wednesday, has formally been granted Bulgarian citizenship as a gesture of gratitude.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 18, 2011, Saturday // 19:11 | Viewed: 2369

Turkish President to Pay Official Visit to Bulgaria in July

Turkish President Abdullah Gul will arrive in Bulgaria July 03 on an official two-day visit.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 18, 2011, Saturday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1521

Bulgarian-Romanian Traffic Police Units Start Patrolling Ruse

Joint Bulgarian-Romanian traffic police units have started patrolling Bulgaria's Danube city of Ruse, 60 km south of Bucharest, a measure that will be in place over the summer.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2011, Friday // 19:41 | Viewed: 4181

Bulgarian Medic Released from Libyan Prison

A Bulgarian medic who has been kept in a Libyan prison for more than two months has been released, Bulgaria's Foreign Minister revealed Friaday.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2011, Friday // 13:20 | Viewed: 1665

WikiLeaks Exposes Top Bulgarian General as US Informer

Bulgaria's former Chief of General Staff, Nikola Kolev, currently Chief of Staff of President, Georgi Parvanov, has provided valuable information to the US Embassy in the beginning of 2003.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 16, 2011, Thursday // 13:37 | Viewed: 8954

Foreign Diplomats Demand Order at Bulgaria's Top Beach Resort

Foreign diplomats have asked Bulgarian authorities to undertake swift measures against illegal activities such as illegal change bureaus in the country's largest summer resort Sunny Beach.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 10, 2011, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 2853

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Opposes Division of Libya

Libya should not be separated, as Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has been trying to do by opposing the eastern and the western parts of the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 20:13 | Viewed: 1428

Bulgaria Involved in Massive IRA Money Laundering - WikiLeaks

Bulgaria was a part of a massive property empire ran by the Irish IRA organization, according to leaked diplomatic cables published in WikiLeaks.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 16:30 | Viewed: 3501
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