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Bulgaria Appoints 'God-Like' Stoichkov Consul in Barcelona

The legendary Hristo Stoichkov, who played in the best Bulgarian team ever, reaching the semi-finals of the 1994 World Cup, will be the country's next consul in Barcelona.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 3, 2011, Thursday // 12:30 | Viewed: 2420

Foreign Minister: 130 Bulgarians Want to Stay in Libya

About 130 Bulgarian citizens do not want to be evacuated from Libya, according to the Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 16:16 | Viewed: 1747

Economy Minister: Bulgaria Never Sold Weapons to Libya

Bulgaria never sold weapons to Libya, despite having obtained a permit for it, the Minister of Economy and Energy, Traicho Traikov, declared Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 2227

Bulgaria's Top Diplomat: GERB Did Not Sell Weapons to Libya

Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, says he never obtained information the cabinet of his ruling, center-right GERB party had sold ammunitions to Libya in 2009.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 2180

Guardian: In 2009 Bulgaria Sold Weapons to Libya for EUR M

Bulgaria has sold in 2009 ammunitions and detonators to the Muammar Gaddafi's regime in the amount close to EUR 4 M.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 08:10 | Viewed: 2280

US Assistant State Secretary: Bulgaria Strong Ally

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov received Tuesday in Sofia US Assistant Secretary of State Philip Gordon.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 2065

Bulgaria Once Again Asks Obama to Visit

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has renewed his invitation to US President Barack Obama for a visit in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 19:29 | Viewed: 2193

EU to Wrap Up Evacuation from Libya Within Days

Only 500 EU citizens willing to flee Libya amid the ongoing unrest are still in the country and they will be evacuated within days, a EU official has revealed.

Politics » Diplomacy | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1181

Govt Plane Evacuates 41 Bulgarians from Libya

Bulgaria's government Airbus 310 evacuated 41 more Bulgarian citizens from Libya on Monday, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 28, 2011, Monday // 18:31 | Viewed: 2020

Ex Bulgarian Top Cop Launches Attack on US Ambassador

Bulgaria's former Interior Minister and current Member of the Parliament from the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Rumen Petkov, has written an open letter to the American Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 28, 2011, Monday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1881

Bulgarians Fleeing Libya Reported Safe in Tunisia

Three Bulgarian women were successful in their attempt to escape the turmoil in Libya and are reported safe in the Bulgarian Embassy in Tunisia.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 28, 2011, Monday // 16:10 | Viewed: 1846

Bulgarian Minority in Serbia Desperate, Shocked by Serbian PM's 'Arrogance'

The Bulgarian minority in Serbia has finally been driven to desperation as Bulgaria does not wish to defend its rights at all, according to its representatives.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 28, 2011, Monday // 14:38 | Viewed: 4286

Ship with Unlawfully Detained Bulgarian Sailors Released from Alexandria

"European", a ship with 11 Bulgarian sailors on board unlawfully detained nearly a year ago at the Egyptian Alexandria port, has been released late on Sunday, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 28, 2011, Monday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1418

Govt Plane to Evacuate Bulgarians from Libya

Bulgaria's government Airbus 310 will evacuate Bulgarian citizens from Libya on Monday, the Balkan country's Foreign Ministry has informed.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 28, 2011, Monday // 09:58 | Viewed: 1322

Turkish Ship Rescues 22 Bulgarians from Libya

The Turkish Iskenderun ship has successfully arrived at the port of Marmaris evacuating 1518 people from Libya, including 22 Bulgarian citizens.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 28, 2011, Monday // 08:05 | Viewed: 1262

Bulgaria Ready for 2 More Rescue Flights to Libya

Bulgaria's cabinet is fully prepared to send the government's Airbus on one or two flights to Tripoli to evacuate Bulgarian citizens stranded there by the raging civil war.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 27, 2011, Sunday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1769

21 Bulgarians Rescued from Libya by Romanian Aircraft

A group of Bulgarian citizens has been evacuated from Libya Sunday on board of a Romanian military aircraft.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 27, 2011, Sunday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1840

Foreign Ministry Urges Bulgarians to Evacuate Libya, Issues Details

The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement calling citizens to evacuate violence-ridden Libya, using all possible means.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 26, 2011, Saturday // 13:29 | Viewed: 1594

Bulgaria Will Send at Most 1 More Evacuation Plane to Libya

If needed, Bulgaria will send one more airplane to evacuate nationals from violence-ridden Libya, which will be the last one, stated Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikolay Mladenov Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 26, 2011, Saturday // 12:39 | Viewed: 1160

Turkish Ship Evacuates 22 Bulgarians from Libya

The Turkish ship Iskenderum, with 22 Bulgarian refugees onboard, has started from Libyan port of Benghazi.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 26, 2011, Saturday // 10:50 | Viewed: 1255

Bulgarian Dead in Libya, Cause Uncertain

One Bulgarian man has died in Libya around February 11, news sources quoting various reasons for his demise, with natural death as nevertheless the most probable.

Politics » Diplomacy | February 26, 2011, Saturday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1376
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