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PM Oresharski, Laszlo Andor Discuss Pension Reform, Youth Unemployment

PM Plamen Oresharski and the European Commissioner Laszlo Andor have discussed the future of the Bulgarian pension reform, as well as the structural unemployment, Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 12, 2014, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1556

EU Expands Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

EU Foreign Minister have agreed to expand sanctions imposed on Russia over its stance on the Ukrainian crisis.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 12, 2014, Monday // 16:46 | Viewed: 880

European Commissioner Laszlo Andor To Visit Sofia Next Week

The European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Laszlo Andor will come on a two-day visit to Sofia next week, said the EC press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 9, 2014, Friday // 16:46 | Viewed: 1037

Bulgarian, German President 'Share Concerns over Russia'

Germany's President Joachim Gauck shares his Bulgarian counterpart Rosen Plevneliev's concerns over Russia's "aggressive" policy, President Plevneliev declared.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 9, 2014, Friday // 10:07 | Viewed: 961

President Putin, OSCE Chairman Meet to Discuss Ukraine

The OSCE's Chairman-in-Office and Swiss President Didier Burkhalter has met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the situation in Ukraine.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 7, 2014, Wednesday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1205

Bulgarian Foreign Minister on Greece Visit

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin is on a two-day visit to Greece, where he will meet with his Romanian and Greek counterparts.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 7, 2014, Wednesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 1047

Bulgarian Minister Urges Council of Europe Probe into Odessa Clashes

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin took part in the 124th session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe held on May 5-6 in Vienna.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 6, 2014, Tuesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 999

Russia Is Now An Adversary – NATO Official

After two decades of trying to build a partnership with Russia, NATO now feels compelled to start treating Moscow as an adversary, NATO's second ranking official said Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 2, 2014, Friday // 11:06 | Viewed: 2001

Russian Military Attache Detained in Ukraine over 'Spying'

Ukrainian officials detained a Russian military attache, which authorities suspect of spying.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 1, 2014, Thursday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1555

Russia's Narishkin 'Did Not Plan' Bulgaria Visit in May

Russian Parliament Speaker Sergei Narishkin did not intend to visit Bulgaria in May, the Deputy Head of the State Duma's administration said on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1613

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev: Bulgaria is Feeling Threatened

Bulgaria is feeling threatened by the tensions in Ukraine, said Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev in an interview for the French daily L'Express.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 2146

Blacklisted Russian Parliament Speaker Will Not Visit Bulgaria

The visit of Sergei Narishkin, Speaker of Russia's Parliament, to Bulgaria has been cancelled, Bulgarian authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 30, 2014, Wednesday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1069

Boyko Borisov Vows Direct Flight Sofia-United Arab Emirates in 2015

Boyko Borisov, leader of center-right party GERB, has vowed a direct flight connecting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Sofia in 2015.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 24, 2014, Thursday // 17:55 | Viewed: 1863

Hamas, Fatah 'to Form Unity Government'

Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a reconciliation deal, after claiming to represent Palestine as rivals since 2007.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 19:26 | Viewed: 1281

Atanas Paparizov Elected Head of Bulgaria's Permanent Mission to WTO

The government has elected Atanas Paparizov head of Bulgaria's Permanent Mission to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Politics » Diplomacy | April 23, 2014, Wednesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1350

Bulgaria's President to Attend Double Canonization at the Vatican

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will attend the canonization ceremony of blessed John XXIII and John Paul II in Vatican City on April 27.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 22, 2014, Tuesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 977

President Plevneliev, Vice-President Biden Discuss Ukraine

Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev discussed the Ukraine crisis with US Vice-President Joe Biden over a phone conversation on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 18, 2014, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1648

Ukraine, EU, Russia, US Strike Deal in Geneva

Participants in Geneva's four-way meeting have agreed on measures to wind down tensions in the east and south of Ukraine.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 18, 2014, Friday // 01:39 | Viewed: 1992

Ukraine, EU, Russia, US to Meet in Geneva

Representatives of Ukraine, the EU, Russia and the US are to discuss the situation in Eastern and Southern Ukraine in Thursday's meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 17, 2014, Thursday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1214

Bulgaria's President Accuses Russia of Destabilizing Ukraine

Bulgaria's Presient Rosen Plevneliev accused Russia of undermining the international law and destabilizing Ukraine.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 16, 2014, Wednesday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1783

EU Approves EUR 1 B Aid Package to Ukraine

The EU has officially approved an aid package of EUR 1 B for Ukraine in a bid to help the interim government deal with the deep financial problems of the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 14, 2014, Monday // 16:27 | Viewed: 1543
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