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Bulgarian PM in Croatia: We Are Much Better Than You!

Bulgaria is much better-off than Croatia, according to its Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, who is on a visit to the Western Balkan country.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 27, 2011, Wednesday // 16:08 | Viewed: 2978

Bulgarians Warned against Traveling to Syria

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has warned the country's citizens not to travel to Syria unless there is an emergency.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 26, 2011, Tuesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1612

Ex-Bulgarian Tsar Invited to Prince William's Wedding

Bulgaria's former Tsar and Prime Minister, Simeon Saxe-Coburg, has been invited to the British Royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton, which is to take place on April 29, it was revealed Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 23, 2011, Saturday // 15:50 | Viewed: 2801

US Ambassador Banned from Bulgarian High School Event - Report

The US Ambassador to Sofia, James Warlick, had not been allowed to participate in a high school event in the Bulgarian town of Asenovgrad, according to the Bulgarian daily Tryd (Labor).

Politics » Diplomacy | April 23, 2011, Saturday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2393

CIA 'Framed' Bulgaria for Pope John Paul II Assassination Attempt - Report

Bulgaria had nothing to do with the attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II in 1981 by Turk Mehmet Ali Agca, according to a new book.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 21, 2011, Thursday // 18:22 | Viewed: 6415

Bulgaria, Macedonia Honor Common Revolutionary Hero

Bulgarian and Macedonian officials commemorated Yane Sandanski, a revolutionary of importance for both countries, on the occasion of the 96-th anniversary of his death.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 21, 2011, Thursday // 16:20 | Viewed: 3063

Bulgaria's Japanese Embassy Returns to Tokyo

Bulgaria's Japanese Embassy returned to Tokyo on Thursday, after having been temporarily evacuated on March 22.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 21, 2011, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1976

OSCE: Bulgaria's Media Freedom Threatened

Amendments to Bulgaria's Penal Code can threaten media freedom, the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatovi?, said Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 21, 2011, Thursday // 13:57 | Viewed: 1749

Parvanov Relies on Russia to Send 3rd Bulgarian Cosmonaut in Space

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov has welcomed a delegation of Bulgarian and Russian cosmonauts stressing the possibilities for bilateral space cooperation.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 18:51 | Viewed: 2745

Translation Blunder Tangles Bulgarian President in Scandal with US Ambassador

A translation blunder has led Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov to slam US Ambassador in Sofia James Warlick in a Facebook post comparing him to a notorious envoy of the Russian Emperor in Sofia in the late 19th century.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 3174

Bulgaria to Provide Japan with BGN 216 000 in Humanitarian Aid

Bulgaria will give Japan BGN 216 000 in humanitarian aid after the disastrous earthquake and tsunami that hit the Asian country last month.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1885

Bulgarian Officers to Police Resorts in Northern Greece

Bulgarian police officers will be patrolling resorts on the Halkidiki Peninsula in Northern Greece, according to the latest arrangement between the two country's Interior Ministries.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 2059

Bulgaria Officially Pardons 77% of Zambia's Debt

Bulgaria's Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, and his Zambian counterpart, Situmbeko Mosokotwane, signed an agreement waiving USD 6.3 M or 77% of Zambian debt, which has not been serviced in the past 20 years.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1549

Bulgaria to Restore Cold War Fence with Turkey over FMD

Bulgaria will restore the fence on its Turkish border, which existed in the Cold War period, to prevent animals with foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) from entering it, the Bulgarian Council of Ministers has decided.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 12:54 | Viewed: 14153

Bulgaria to Rescue Sudanese Refugees from Tunisia

The Bulgarian government will carry out an evacuation of Sudanese refugees from the Tunisian-Libyan border, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1716

Ambassador Autie: France's G-20 Chairmanship Set on Global Currency Reform

The French Chairmanship of the G-20 is focused on reforming the global currency system, including by making it more flexible, France's Ambassador to Bulgaria Philippe Autie said in Sofia Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 1463

US Envoy to Bulgaria: American Judiciary Not Perfect

The US judicial system is not perfect either, said American ambassador to Sofia James Warlick, commenting his earlier criticisms of the Bulgarian judiciary.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 16, 2011, Saturday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1700

Bulgaria's Varna Offers to Host 150 Japanese Children over Earthquake

The Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna is ready to accommodate 150 Japanese children and offer them recreation, tourist attraction tours, health care and protection, Kiril Yordanov, Mayor of the city, said.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 15, 2011, Friday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1844

Bulgarian Medics Save Lives in Libya

Bulgarian medics still work in the Libyan town of Ajdabiya, which is currently besieged by forces loyal to embattled strongman Muammar Gaddafi.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 15, 2011, Friday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2542

Bulgaria's Top Diplomat: Middle East Unrest Changes Course of History

The unrest in the Middle East is the most significant historical change after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Bulgaria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikolay Mladenov, believes.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 14, 2011, Thursday // 20:30 | Viewed: 2002

Bulgaria to Sell Diplomatic Property in Former East Germany

The Bulgarian government has approved the sale of one more diplomatic property in Germany, a villa used by former Bulgarian diplomats located in the city of Schwerin.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 13, 2011, Wednesday // 18:12 | Viewed: 2161
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