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Ambassador: US Companies with Serious Interest in Belene NPP

American companies are interested in the project for the construction of Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Plant, according to Ambassador John Ordway, the Interim Chargé d'Affaires of the US Embassy in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 13, 2009, Thursday // 19:58 | Viewed: 1971

Macedonia Refuses to Review Mitrova Case after Bulgaria Meeting

The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs representative Georgi Panayotov has met with the temporary head of the Macedonian Embassy in Sofia regarding the Spaska Mitrova case.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 12, 2009, Wednesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 1968

Bulgaria Thanks France, Oman, Egypt for Release of Kidnapped Woman

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry confirmed Tuesday afternoon the news about the release of Danka Pachova, a humanitarian worker who was kidnapped in Somalia in November 2008.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 17:48 | Viewed: 2233

Somali Insurgents Release Kidnapped Bulgarian Woman

The Bulgarian humanitarian worker, Danka Panchova, has been released by the Somali insurgents who had kidnapped her.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 15:26 | Viewed: 2341

Bulgaria Consul in Macedonia Cannot Visit Imprisoned Mitrova in August

The Bulgarian Consul in Macedonia cannot visit the Bulgarian Spaska Mitrova in prison until the end of August.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 10, 2009, Monday // 15:06 | Viewed: 1563

Bulgaria Minister: Macedonia Suffers from Identity Crisis

The Bulgaria minister without portfolio, Bozhidar Dimitrov, described Macedonia as a country which suffers from identity crisis.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 10, 2009, Monday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2401

Interim ChargГ© d'Affaires Heads US Embassy to Bulgaria

Ambassador John Ordway is going to serve as the Interim Chargé d'Affaires at the US Embassy in Sofia, the Embassy press service announced Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 7, 2009, Friday // 16:32 | Viewed: 2180

Erotic Star Diplomat Becomes Bulgaria's New Consul in Chicago

Lila Georgieva, a young Bulgarian diplomat who spurred a scandal with erotic photos, has been appointed Bulgaria's consul in Chicago.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 09:15 | Viewed: 20249

Macedonia Slams Bulgaria Interference in Mitrova Case

Macedonia has rejected the request of the Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry to reconsider the three month jail sentence of Bulgarian citizen Spaska Mitrova.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 5, 2009, Wednesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 2503

Bulgaria Foreign Ministry Interferes in Macedonia Court Decision

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has decided to interfere in the case with the Bulgarian citizen Spaska Mitrova who has been sent to jail in Macedonia.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 4, 2009, Tuesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 1989

Bulgaria Former FBI Head Moves to Thessaloniki as Consul

Petko Sertov, who resigned earlier in the week as Director of the Bulgarian State National Security Agency (DANS), dubbed the country's FBI, will be appointed general consul in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 4, 2009, Tuesday // 18:41 | Viewed: 1770

Nationalist Leader: Bulgaria Must Veto Macedonia's EU, NATO Entry

Krasimir Karakachanov, leader of the Bulgarian nationalist party VMRO, demanded Sunday that Macedonia stopped what he called repressions against Bulgarian citizens.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2009, Sunday // 13:45 | Viewed: 3791

Foreign Minister: Bulgaria to Rethink Russia Energy Projects

The fact that Bulgaria has good cultural and political relations with Russia does not mean that it shouldn't reconsider it participation in the large-scale Russian energy projects.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2009, Sunday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1679

Bulgaria President Awarded Azerbaijani Ilyas Efediyev Prize

Bulgaria President Georgi Parvanov has been awarded the International Prize Ilyas Efediyev by an Azerbaijani official in Sofia.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2009, Saturday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1626

PM Borisov Sends Plane to Iran to Bring Home Sick Bulgarian Sailor

New Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has ordered the sending of a special plane to Iran in order to bring back to Bulgaria a sick Bulgarian sailor.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 31, 2009, Friday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2460

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: 1841

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: 4371

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: 2780

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: 1752

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: 1586

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: 2267
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