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Macedonia Appoints New Ambassador to Bulgaria

The Republic of Macedonia has appointed Alexander Vasilevski, a career diplomat, as the country's new Ambassador to Bulgaria, the Macedonian press announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 31, 2009, Friday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1739

Macedonia Press: Minister Dimitrov Resurrected Bulgarian Fascism

Bulgaria's new Minister without Portfolio, Bozhidar Dimitrov, has resurrected Bulgarian fascism, according to the Macedonian newspaper "Vreme".

Politics » Diplomacy | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 17:26 | Viewed: 4033

Ambassador McEldowney Leaves Bulgaria-US Relations "Better than Ever"

A day before leaving Bulgaria, the outgoing US Ambassador in Sofia, Nancy McEldowney, said in a departure statement that the bilateral relations had never been better.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2456

Bulgaria New Government Frowns at Socialists Last-Minute Appointments

The new ambassadors and general consuls that were appointed at the last session of the previous Socialist-led government are likely to lose their jobs, it emerged on Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 16:31 | Viewed: 1627

US President Obama Congratulates New Bulgaria PM Borisov

US President Barack Obama will become the first world leader to officially congratulate new Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov on his appointment.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2009, Wednesday // 08:23 | Viewed: 1493

New Bulgaria PM Borisov, Turkey PM Erdogan Vow to Cooperate

Bulgaria's new Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, conducted a 30-minute phone conversation Tuesday night.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 28, 2009, Tuesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 2108

Ellenbogen "Touched" by US Envoy to Bulgaria Reports

Marc S. Ellenbogen, the possible next US Ambassador to Bulgaria, has neither confirmed or denied media reports regarding his appointment.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 28, 2009, Tuesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 1846

Tough Negotiator Ellenbogen to Become US Ambassador to Bulgaria

Marc S. Ellenbogen is going to be the new US Ambassador to Bulgaria, local media report Friday, citing the daily Standard.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 24, 2009, Friday // 14:48 | Viewed: 5536

US President Obama Congratulates Bulgaria on NATO Anniversary

US President Barack Obama has sent a congratulatory letter to Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov on the fifth anniversary of Bulgaria's accession to NATO.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 24, 2009, Friday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1033

Outgoing US Ambassador to Bulgaria Awarded Highest Order

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, awarded Thursday the outgoing US Ambassador, Nancy McEldowney, with the highest Stara Planina order.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 1808

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Advises against Travel to Indonesia

The Consular Directorate of the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry recommended that Bulgarian citizens avoid traveling to or via Indonesia.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 17, 2009, Friday // 17:51 | Viewed: 2388

Bulgaria Sees Last-Minute Appointments of Diplomats

Defying the call of the country's likely new prime minister to avoid any last-minute appointments, the Socialist-led government approved four new ambassadors and five general consuls at its last session on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 9, 2009, Thursday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1464

Bulgaria with Embassy in Kosovo Capital Prishtina

Bulgaria's outgoing government has decided to turn the Bulgarian Liaison Bureau in the Kosovo capital Prishtina into an embassy.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 9, 2009, Thursday // 14:30 | Viewed: 4558

Bulgaria President Awards Medal to Nelson Mandela

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, has awarded the former South African President, Nelson Mandela, with the highest Bulgarian state order.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 8, 2009, Wednesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 2144

Bulgaria, Russia Celebrate 130 Years of Diplomatic Relations

An official reception on the occasion of the 130th anniversary since the establishment of the Bulgarian-Russian relations took place in Russia's embassy in Sofia on Thursday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 3, 2009, Friday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1465

Bulgaria's Envoy to Iraq: Iran Protests Result of Internal Processes

Only a person who does not know Iran could think that protests of such scale could be incited from the outside, Bulgaria's ambassador to Iraq Valeri Ratchev said in an exclusive interview for Novinite.com.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 2, 2009, Thursday // 17:41 | Viewed: 1018

Foreign Ministry Sets up Crisis Center for Bulgarians Abroad

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry is going to create a special Crisis Center in order to help solve cases with Bulgarians who have gotten into trouble abroad.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 1, 2009, Wednesday // 18:54 | Viewed: 1313

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Alsaud Awarded Bulgarian Order

His Royal Highness Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Alsaud and Princess Amira are on a working trip to Bulgaria Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 1, 2009, Wednesday // 17:48 | Viewed: 48004

Former Kosovo PM Ceku Free to Move in, outside Bulgaria

Bulgaria's prosecutors have not challenged the decision of a district court to release Kosovo's former prime minister two days after he was detained on an international arrest warrant issued by Serbia for alleged war crimes.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 30, 2009, Tuesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 1489

Ambassador Geier: Galevi Brothers Made German Headlines

The outgoing German Ambassador to Sofia, Michael Geier, explained that in his country the Galevi Brothers have become more notorious than the abuse of the EU funds.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 29, 2009, Monday // 16:01 | Viewed: 2109

Bulgaria Prosecutor: No Grounds to Arrest Again Former Kosovo PM

Bulgaria's Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Galina Toneva, said Saturday the Bulgarian judiciary had no grounds on which to reconsider the release of the former Kosovo PM, Agim Ceku.

Politics » Diplomacy | June 27, 2009, Saturday // 16:22 | Viewed: 2160
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