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H.E. Anick Van Calster: Blaming Refugees Will Not Help Combat Terror

Novinite has asked Belgium's Ambassador to Bulgaria, H.E. Anick van Calster, to comment on how Brussels is recovering following the deadly attacks at the city's Zaventem airport and at a metro station that killed 32 people from around the world and left h

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 22:10 | Viewed: 9306

Netherlands on Bike Exhibition Unveiled in Central Sofia

Starting Friday, the Lovers' Bridge in the center of Bulgaria's capital Sofia is hosting an exhibition of posters showing images of the Netherlands and its bikes.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | April 8, 2016, Friday // 14:11 | Viewed: 5243

Bulgaria's Honorary Consuls 'Deeply Offended' by Govt Attitude

The Associations of Honorary Consuls in Bulgaria has said it is deeply offended by the way the government evaluates their work in the country.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | April 7, 2016, Thursday // 14:31 | Viewed: 5147

Bulgaria Mulls Opening Honorary Consulate in Ukraine's Kharkiv

A Bulgarian Honorary Consulate might be opened in the Eastern Ukrainian region of Kharkiv that will also have a mandate for Dnipropetrovsk to the south, local media outlets report.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | March 30, 2016, Wednesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 4559

US Embassy Withdraws Sofia 'Threats' Warning

The United States Embassy in Sofia has announced the its security message distributed to US citizens on Wednesday is "no longer in effect".

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 12:16 | Viewed: 5617

US Embassy Warns of 'Possible Threat' against Bus Line in Sofia

The US Embassy says it has received information of a "possible threat against an unspecified bus line or bus lines" in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 07:37 | Viewed: 6307

South African Movie 'Ayanda' to Be Screened at Sofia Film Fest

The South African Embassy in Sofia has said it is hosting the screening of Ayanda, a South African movie, as part of the Sofia International Film Fest.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | March 17, 2016, Thursday // 11:00 | Viewed: 4738

Manal El Shinnawi: Egyptians Could Come to Bulgaria's Ski Resorts

Novinite has interviewed Egypt's Ambassador to Bulgaria, H.E. Manal El Shinnawi, on the occasion of the 90th anniversary since diplomatic relations were established between the two countries which has celebrated in February.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | March 2, 2016, Wednesday // 09:21 | Viewed: 9964

Turkey Never Sought to Interfere in Bulgaria's Politics - Ambassador

Turkish Ambassador to Sofia Suleyman Gokce has refuted claims that his country has pressured Bulgarian politicians into taking sides.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | February 20, 2016, Saturday // 12:17 | Viewed: 7113

French Ambassador to Bulgaria Warns of 'Centralized' Prosecution

The Chief Prosecutor's Office of Bulgaria is "very centralized and hierarchic", French Ambassador to Bulgaria Xavier Lapeyre de Cabanes argued on Saturday.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | January 30, 2016, Saturday // 12:54 | Viewed: 3198

Bulgaria Needs More Steps toward Judicial Reform - British Ambassador

im pleased to see an increased pressure for reform in the judiciary itShe said it's very important for the way the judiciary is functioningasked if the elite posed an obstacle for an ousider this is an internal political matter, she said.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | December 20, 2015, Sunday // 15:53 | Viewed: 3358

Bulgaria Will Have to Wait More for Schengen Accession - Austrian Ambassador

With the Schengen borderless area going through "a challenge", it is not the right moment for Bulgaria to insist on joining, Austria's Ambassador to the country, Roland Hauser, has said.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | December 20, 2015, Sunday // 08:35 | Viewed: 4886

Russian Sanctions Will Not Bring Turkey to Its Knees - Turkish Ambassador to Bulgaria

According to Turkish ambassador to Bulgaria His Excellency Suleyman Gokce, the sanctions imposed by Moscow in response to the downing of the Russian Su-24 bomber by two Turkish F-16 fighter jets on the Turkish-Syrian border on November 24, will not bring

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | December 5, 2015, Saturday // 13:15 | Viewed: 4047

EU Entering New Schengen Stage, UK Ambassador Believes

UK Ambassador to Bulgaria Emma Hopkins said on Tuesday the EU needs to jointly manage common borders and apply stricter control as part of a "new Schengen stage".

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | November 24, 2015, Tuesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 5257

Roderick Moore: Our Friendship is Deep and Will Persist

Novinite is publishing a farewell message submitted by Roderick W Moore, US Embassy in Sofia's Chargé d'Affaires By Roderick Moore, Charge d’Affaires of the U.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | November 2, 2015, Monday // 10:15 | Viewed: 6590

Tihomir Stoychev 'to Take Over' as Bulgarian Ambassador to US

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev's Foreign Policy Secretary, Tihomir Stoychev, will be next Bulgarian envoy to the United States, 24 Chasa ("24 Hours") daily reports.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | October 21, 2015, Wednesday // 08:24 | Viewed: 5447

Turkish Ambassador Repeats Demand for Syria Safe Zone

Turkey's request that a safe zone be set up in Syria is a step toward addressing the root cause of the migrant crisis, the country's Ambassador to Bulgaria has said.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | October 10, 2015, Saturday // 14:45 | Viewed: 4102

Bulgaria Sometimes Lacks Consistency in Reform - UK Ambassador

As a friend of Bulgaria, the United Kingdom sometimes tends to voice its disappointment with politics in the country, UK Ambassador to Sofia Emma Hopkins said on Wednesday.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | September 23, 2015, Wednesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 5631

Obama Nominates Eric Rubin as New US Ambassador to Bulgaria

US President Barack Obama has put forward the name of Eric Rubin as Washington's next Ambassador to Bulgaria, a White House message shows.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | September 16, 2015, Wednesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 9527

Bulgaria MPs Rebuffed by 14 Diplomats over Anti-Corruption Bill

Bulgarian lawmakers have to come up with new ideas about tackling high-level corruption, foreign diplomats have said in a joint statement.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | September 7, 2015, Monday // 13:33 | Viewed: 5528

US Chargé d'Affairs Praises Bulgaria for Reaction to Migrant Influx

What hasn't changed significantly in Bulgaria over the past years are the challenges which Bulgaria is coming across in the field of the rule of law, Roderick Moore, the US Chargé d'Affairs ad interim in Sofia, has said.

Novinite Insider » Diplomatic Channel | September 7, 2015, Monday // 11:54 | Viewed: 4443