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Hijacked German Ship Freed, No Bulgarians Aboard

There are no Bulgarian nationals aboard the German cargo ship, sailing under the flag of Antigua and Barbuda, which was hijacked by Somali pirates on Wednesday, the foreign ministry announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 13:12 | Viewed: 1596

Bulgarian Aboard Hijacked by Somali Pirates Ship - Report

Somali pirates have hijacked on Wednesday a cargo ship, sailing under the flag of Antigua and Barbuda, among whose crew is believed to be one Bulgarian national, according to reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 09:09 | Viewed: 1876

Bulgaria, Greece Open New Border Crossing on Anniversary

Bulgaria and Greece will open a new crossing point on their joint border on September 9, thus celebrating the 130th year since the establishing of formal diplomatic relations.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 9, 2010, Thursday // 07:57 | Viewed: 1733

Bavarian Delegation to Visit Bulgaria

A parliamentary delegation from the German state Bavaria, led by the head of the local Landtag, Barbara Stamm, will make an official visit to Bulgaria on September 9-10.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 20:58 | Viewed: 1237

Bulgarian, Armenian Transport Ministers to Discuss Cooperation

The Bulgarian transport minister and his Armenian counterpart will lead the sixth session of the Bulgarian-Armenian intergovernmental committee, the Bulgarian Transport Ministry has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 20:25 | Viewed: 1343

Bulgaria, Greece to Celebrate 130-Year Ties with New Border Crossing

On September 9, Bulgaria and Greece will open a new crossing point on their joint border, thus celebrating the 130th year since the establishing of formal diplomatic relations.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 1234

Ankara Concerned about Bulgaria's Chief Mufti Controversy

The Turkish Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, had made inquiries about the issue with the Chief Mufti in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian news agency BTA informs, citing Turkish TV.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2010, Wednesday // 17:51 | Viewed: 1980

Turkish PM Erdogan Puts Off Bulgaria Visit till 2010 End

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Bulgaria by the end of the year, outgoing Turkish Ambassador Mehmet Gucuk announced Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 17:29 | Viewed: 1628

Jose Maria Aznar: Bulgarian Cabinet Is and Will Be Successful

Former Spanish PM Jose Maria Aznar voiced praise for the Bulgarian government during his official visit to the country Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1528

Jose Maria Aznar in Bulgaria to Meet PM, Discuss Rightism

Former Spanish PM and current People's Party honorary chair Jose Maria Aznar is in Bulgaria Monday to meet Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov and participate in a conference devoted to rightist politics.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 7, 2010, Tuesday // 08:22 | Viewed: 1767

Bulgarian Socialists Aggrieved by PM's Diplomatic Corps Comment

The opposition Socialist Party has reacted with criticism to comments by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov about the uselessness of some Bulgarian embassies and involvement of their staff with private business.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 5, 2010, Sunday // 16:08 | Viewed: 2305

Bulgarian PM: We Got Useless Embassies

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has confirmed indirectly the reports about the closing of Bulgarian diplomatic missions abroad.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 5, 2010, Sunday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2055

Bulgaria's Top Diplomat Alarmed about Middle East Ties

Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, hopes the scandal around the project to build a Formula 1 racetrack near Sofia would not have a negative influence on ties with Arab countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2010, Saturday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2062

Bulgaria, Greece Presidents to Open Long-Awaited Border Crossing

The Presidents of Bulgaria and Greece, Georgi Parvanov and Karolos Papoulias, will be opening the fifth crossing point on the joint border on September 9.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 3, 2010, Friday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2299

Bulgaria Receives US Recognition for Contribution to Iraq Mission

Bulgaria's Ambassador to the USA Elena Poptodorova has received a special call from the US State Department on the occasion of President Obama's declaration of the end of the combat mission in Iraq, the Bulgarian Embassy in DC told Novinite.com (Sofia New

Politics » Diplomacy | September 3, 2010, Friday // 03:53 | Viewed: 1885

Macedonia to Unveil Monument of Drowned Bulgarian Tourists 1 Year Later

A monument of the 15 Bulgarian tourists who drowned in Lake Ohrid on September 5, 2009, will be unveiled by the end of this month.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 2051

Bulgaria Condemns Hamas' Deadly Attack against Israel

Bulgaria condemns the Tuesday terrorist attack near Hebron in which four Jewish settlers were killed, the Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Vesela Cherneva, stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 14:46 | Viewed: 2034

Bulgarian Vice President Sets Out on China Tour

Bulgaria’s Vice President Angel Marin will be visiting the People’s Republic of China Sept 1-9, the Presidency press office announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 31, 2010, Tuesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1906

Bulgaria, Macedonia Vow Cross-Border Cooperation

Bulgaria's Minister on Regional Development and Macedonia's Minister of Local Self-Government will sign a memorandum on understanding in the execution of a cross-border cooperation program between the two countries.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 31, 2010, Tuesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1845

Sluggish Bulgarian Customs Said to Blockade Turkey Border

A huge line of trucks waiting to cross into Bulgaria has formed on the Turkish side of the joint border.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 30, 2010, Monday // 16:48 | Viewed: 2342

Bulgaria Hosts Meeting of EU Women Speakers of Parliament

Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva is hosting a meeting of women speakers of Parliament from the EU Friday in Varna.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 27, 2010, Friday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1407