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EU Grants Albania Candidate Status

Albania has been granted an EU candidate status on Tuesday, during the meeting of EU ministers in Luxembourg.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1224

Russia's Putin to Meet Austrian President, Oversee South Stream Deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to meet Austrian head of state Heinz Fischer in Vienna.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2758

Bulgaria Hands Over BSEC Presidency to Greece

Bulgaria handed over the Presidency of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) to Greece, who will assume the role from July 1 until the end of the year.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 19, 2014, Thursday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1700

Government Nominates Irina Bokova for UN Head

Bulgaria's Government decided to nominate current UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova for UN Secretary-General, reports news.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1537

European Commission Urges Turkey to Push Reforms

The European Commission has urged Turkey to pursue closer dialogue with the EU in the area of fundamental rights and the rule-of-law.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1224

UK to Reopen Embassy in Iran - British FM Hague

The United Kingdom's Embassy in Tehran is to reopen after a three-year pause, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 733

FM Vigenin Commends Bulgarian Community in Cyprus

The Bulgarian community in Cyprus can serve as a model for our communities around the world, Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin said during his visit to the island nation.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 16, 2014, Monday // 12:52 | Viewed: 795

Bulgarian Foreign Minister on 2-Day Visit to Cyprus

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin is on an official two-day visit to Cyprus.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 15, 2014, Sunday // 13:14 | Viewed: 1185

Bulgaria to Nominate Irina Bokova for UN Secretary-General

Bulgaria will nominate UNESCO's Director-General Irina Bokova for the post of UN Secretary-General, according to unconfirmed reports.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 11:34 | Viewed: 1527

Bulgaria to Open Trade Missions in 20 Countries by end-2014

Bulgaria will open trade missions in 20 countries by end-2014, according to a media statement of the government.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 11, 2014, Wednesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1043

US Senators McCain, Murphy, Johnson Arrive in Sofia on Working Visit

US Senators John McCain, Chris Murphy, and Ron Johnson are visiting Bulgaria Sunday as part of a trip to Eastern Europe which also includes Poland and Romania.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 8, 2014, Sunday // 10:28 | Viewed: 4945

Seychelles Founding President James Mancham Attends Reception in Sofia

Sir James Mancham, Founding President of the Republic of Seychelles, arrived in Bulgaria to attend a reception celebrating the 10th anniversary of the consular office in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 6, 2014, Friday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1890

Germany's Merkel, Russia's Putin Discuss Ukraine Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time since the Ukraine crisis began in late 2013.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 6, 2014, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1378

Bulgaria to Be Visited by 3 US Senators This Week

Democrat Senator Chris Murphy and Republican Senators John McCain and Ron Johnson have included Bulgaria in their Eastern European trip later this week.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1651

Bulgaria 'Preparing Sergey Lavrov's Visit' - FM Kristian Vigenin

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin confirmed Wednesday preparations for a visit by his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov are under way.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 5, 2014, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1291

US President Obama, Ukraine's Poroshenko Meet in Poland

US President Barack Obama told Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko that Washington was "committed to standing behind the Ukrainian people" in the years to come.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1051

Austria Supports Bulgaria’s Schengen Bid

Austria's Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz assesses positively Bulgaria's progress for Schengen area accession.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 3, 2014, Tuesday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1475

NATO-Russia Council to Discuss Ukraine Crisis

Russia and NATO are to hold talks over the situation in Ukraine on Monday's joint session in Brussels.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 2, 2014, Monday // 09:37 | Viewed: 983

Bulgarian Embassy in Moscow Issues 100,000th Visa for 2014

Bulgaria's Embassy in Moscow has issued the 100,000th visa for 2014 to a 2-year-old Russian girl, the Ministry of Economy and Energy informed, Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 31, 2014, Saturday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1512

Rosen Plevneliev Congratulated Petro Poroshenko on the Election

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev congratulated in a phone conversation  the newly-elected Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, said the President's press office.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 813

Pope Francis Welcomes Bulgarian Prime Minister Oresharski

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski was received by Pope Francis in his official residence in the Vatican on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 953