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Dilma Rousseff Promises Bulgaria Visit in Summer 2011

Dilma Rousseff has confirmed she will keep her promise to visit her father's homeland Bulgaria in the summer of 2011, a Brazilian presidency's foreign affairs advisor announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 31, 2010, Friday // 08:43 | Viewed: 3453

Bulgarian Delegation First Welcomed by Brazil's New President Dilma Rousseff

Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's new President, who is of Bulgarian origin, broke the protocol and welcomed the Bulgarian state delegation two days before her formal presidential inauguration.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 30, 2010, Thursday // 22:52 | Viewed: 2456

Bestseller Makes Unique Bulgarian Gift for Dilma Rousseff at Inauguration

Two prominent namesakes – Maxim Behar from Bulgaria and Maxim Behar from Brazil – are going to present Brazil's new President, Bulgaria-descended Dilma Rousseff, with the bestseller "111 Rules on Facebook" at her inauguration.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 30, 2010, Thursday // 17:48 | Viewed: 3134

Dilma Rousseff to Visit Father's Homeland Bulgaria in 2011

Dilma Rousseff has confirmed she will keep her promise to visit her father's homeland Bulgaria by the end of 2011, according to reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 30, 2010, Thursday // 14:41 | Viewed: 2197

Bulgaria Threatens to Strip Bursa Consul of Diplomatic Status

Bulgaria's foreign ministry has threatened to strip of diplomatic status the country's honorary consul in the Turkish town of Bursa following his arrest over alleged illegal trade in historical artefacts.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 30, 2010, Thursday // 13:41 | Viewed: 1742

Dilma Rousseff Breaks Protocol, Meets Bulgaria PM Dec 30 - Report

Bulgaria's prime minister, who is in Brazil to attend the inauguration of Dilma Rousseff as the country's new president on Saturday, will be the first to meet her two days earlier, local media reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 30, 2010, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 3255

Suspicious Package Found in Bulgaria’s Embassy to Rome

A suspicious package has been received in the Bulgarian Embassy to Rome, but it turned out that it contained a painting, the Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 28, 2010, Tuesday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2115

Bulgaria's PM to Present Brazil's Dilma Rousseff with Golden Deer Head

Bulgaria’s PM Boyko Borisov will give a golden deer head as a present to the newly elected President of Brazil, the Bulgarian-descent Dilma Rousseff.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 28, 2010, Tuesday // 14:35 | Viewed: 2896

Bulgaria Slow to Hand Over Renegade Serbian Priest to Macedonia

Authorities in Macedonia have been requesting the extradition of orthodox priest Jovan Branisovski, who was arrested in Bulgaria mid-November based on an international police order.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 28, 2010, Tuesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 3231

'Ex-Spies Crisis' Chance to Purify Bulgarian Diplomatic Corps - Mladenov

The recent revelations almost half of the acting Bulgarian heads of diplomatic missions worked for the communist secret service (DS) is a great reform opportunity, according to Foreign Minister Nikolya Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 25, 2010, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2143

Bulgaria Emerges as Major Israeli Ally over Rift with Turkey

Israel is focusing on a boost of its relations with Balkan countries, including Bulgaria, which some have interpreted as a thrust to compensate for its rift with Turkey, a rising major power and a traditional Israeli ally prior to 2008-2010.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 25, 2010, Saturday // 00:23 | Viewed: 3287

Ex Spies: Bulgarian Govt Covers Schengen Failure with Diplomatic Scandal

Bulgarian foreign minister Nikolay Mladenov should resign over his attitude to diplomats who have served in communist State Security, stated organizations of former intelligence officers.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1701

Bulgarian Cabinet Launches Purge of Diplomatic Corps

The Bulgarian cabinet adopted a decision Thursday to ask the President to dismiss all ambassadors of the country who were revealed to have been part of communist State Security.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 1710

Right-Wing Leader: President Sabotages Bulgaria's Schengen Entry

The leader of the Bulgarian right-wing Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) party, Ivan Kostov, has expressed suggestion that the President Georgi Parvanov is sabotaging the country’s entry in the Schengen Area.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1886

Bulgarian PM to Fly Commercial for Rousseff's Inauguration because of FinMin's Stinginess

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will take a commercial flight to Brazil for Dilma Rousseff's inauguration because of the "stinginess" of Finance Minister Djankov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 20:54 | Viewed: 2083

Borisov Cabinet Reaches Out to Bulgarians in Lebanon

The Bulgarian Cabinet will help the Bulgarian community in Lebanon to open a school of its own in Beirut.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 18:50 | Viewed: 1594

UK Appoints Jonathan Allen New Ambassador to Bulgaria

Jonathan Allen has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Bulgaria, the United Kingdom Foreign Office announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 22, 2010, Wednesday // 09:09 | Viewed: 3125

Lebanon Praises Bulgaria’s Middle Eastern Policy

Lebanon's President Michel Suleiman has recognized Bulgaria's policy in the Middle East and has expressed his hope that Sofia will contribute in the peace talks between Israel and Palestine.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1785

Bulgaria's Economy Minister Invites Lebanese Investors

Bulgaria offers a good platform for Lebanese companies, which want to enter EU's market, according to the Balkan country's Economy Minister Traicho Traikov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1644

Bulgarian Official Rejects Claims PM 'Stole' Rouseff's Invitation

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has received a form invitation for the inauguration of Brazil's President-elect, Dilma Rouseff, the Ministry spokesperson, Vesela Cherneva, explains.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 2798

Macedonian Media Elated by Bulgarian Diaspora Minister Ousting

Media in neighboring Macedonia give significant attention to the resignation of the Minister without Portfolio for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov.

Politics » Diplomacy | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 14:34 | Viewed: 2096
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