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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 Novinite.com (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: 3643

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

Ecumenical Patriarch Asks Bulgarian Support for Turkey EU Entry

Ecumenical Patriarch Vartolomei had asked Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, to support Turkey's accession to the European Union.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 30, 2010, Saturday // 18:20 | Viewed: 1699

Bulgaria PM Presents Istanbul with Copy of Thracian Treasure

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, gave to the Mayor of Istanbul, Kadir Topba?, as gift a copy of the Gold Thracian Treasure.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 30, 2010, Saturday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1560

Erdogan: Turkey Could Pay Bulgaria 'Thracian Compensations'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday his country could pay Bulgaria compensations over the so called "Thracian refugees" issue if the Bulgarian claims were proven.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 29, 2010, Friday // 21:06 | Viewed: 2011

Bulgaria PM to Erdogan: No Ethnic Parties Needed as Mediators

During his joint press conference with Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Bulgaria's PM Boyko Borisov slammed the political parties trying to serve as "intermediaries".

Politics » Diplomacy | January 29, 2010, Friday // 20:47 | Viewed: 1615

Bulgaria PM Set for Private Talks with Turkey PM Erdogan

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, will hold face-to-face talks with Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan later Friday as he leads a Bulgarian delegation on a 2 day visit to Turkey.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 29, 2010, Friday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1735

Bulgaria to Accept 1 Guantanamo Detainee

Bulgaria will accept one detainee from the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, Interior Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov informs.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 28, 2010, Thursday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1813

Bulgaria Decides on Guantanamo Prisoners

Bulgaria's interior minister is expected to provide details about a working group decision to accept one or two detainees from the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba in response to Washington request to house prisoners.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 28, 2010, Thursday // 08:07 | Viewed: 1422

Bulgaria PM Speech in Berlin Uploaded on YouTube

Parts of the speech of Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, in Berlin are showing on the popular internet video sharing site YouTube.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2010, Tuesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 2556

Bulgaria PM Borisov Set to Make Turkey Visit

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, will make a working two-day visit to Turkey, starting on January 29.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 26, 2010, Tuesday // 14:20 | Viewed: 1010

Bulgaria, Germany Sign Agreement on Avoiding Double Taxation

Bulgaria and Germany signed on Monday an agreement for avoiding double taxation between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2010, Monday // 18:19 | Viewed: 1996

US Ambassador Sympathizes with Families of Injured Bulgarian Rangers

US Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick has extended his sympathies to the families of the four Bulgarian soldiers who were injured in a Taliban attack.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2010, Monday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1128

Bulgaria PM Borisov to Meet Merkel on Official Germany Visit

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is on an official visit to Germany Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 25, 2010, Monday // 08:06 | Viewed: 1765

Bulgaria Relief Team Arrive in Quake-Torn Haiti

A team from Bulgaria's Military Medical Academy has arrived in Haiti to take part in the earthquake relief operations.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2010, Sunday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1718

Bulgaria PM Heads for Germany

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is leaving on Sunday on a three-day official visit to Germany at the invitation of Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 24, 2010, Sunday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1774

Bulgaria May Withdraw Greek Blockade Compensation Request

Bulgaria's Energy, Economy and Tourism Minister, Traicho Traikov, stated that Bulgaria may now withdraw its request for EUR 10 M in compensation if the Greek border blockade is permanently lifted.

Politics » Diplomacy | January 22, 2010, Friday // 20:46 | Viewed: 1367
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