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Macedonia Stops Sale of Scandalous Encyclopedia

The Macedonian Academy of Science and Art has decided to stop selling the new Macedonian encyclopedia, and to correct the disputed texts, after Bulgaria criticized some of the content in the book.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 30, 2009, Wednesday // 20:11 | Viewed: 3906

Bulgaria Welcomes Italy PM Berlusconi with Garibaldi Monument

A monument of the Italian revolutionary, Giuseppe Garibaldi, will be raised in Bulgaria capital, Sofia, before the visit of the Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 30, 2009, Wednesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1809

South Africa Ambassador Promises Bulgaria Reliable Partner

Shiela Camerer, South Africa’s Ambassador to Bulgaria, has promised to work to provide Bulgaria with an “important and reliable partner in Africa”.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 29, 2009, Tuesday // 19:21 | Viewed: 3262

Bulgaria PM Borisov Set for Obama Meeting in 2009

Bulgaria PM Boyko Borisov is set to hold a meeting with US President Barack Obama at one of the international forums they both attend before the end of the year.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 29, 2009, Tuesday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1443

Sweden Ambassador: New Bulgaria Govt Shows Will in Word and Deed

The measures that the new Bulgarian government of the GERB party has taken in its first months are promising.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2009, Monday // 18:20 | Viewed: 1469

Finland Sends New Ambassador to Bulgaria

The new Ambassador of Finland to Bulgaria, Tarja Laitiainen, presented last week her credentials to the President of Bulgaria, Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2009, Monday // 13:35 | Viewed: 2058

New Bulgarian UNESCO Head Slams Polanski Arrest

New UNESCO chief Irina Bokova of Bulgaria has rallied to the defence of Roman Polanski on Sunday, calling his arrest "shocking".

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2009, Monday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2216

Bulgarian UNESCO Chief Plans Arab Trip to Ease Tensions

New UNESCO chief Irina Bokova of Bulgaria announced she would make visiting Arab countries a priority in a bid to ease tensions over her battle with Egypt's Faruq Hosni for the job.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 28, 2009, Monday // 09:50 | Viewed: 1431

Bulgaria Top Diplomat Jeleva Outlines Priorities at UN Session

Foreign Minister, Rumiana Jeleva, outlined Bulgaria's global and regional priorities during the debates of the 64th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 27, 2009, Sunday // 13:59 | Viewed: 2230

Failed UNESCO Bidder Holds on to "US, Jewish Lobby" Theory

The Egyptian candidate who lost a bid to head the UN culture and education body after a row over remarks last year that he was ready to burn Israeli books has once again blamed the United States and Jewish lobby for his defeat.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 26, 2009, Saturday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1753

German-Bulgarian Writer Slams Election of Bokova for UNESCO Head

Renown German writer of Bulgarian origin, Iliya Troyanov (German spelling: Ilija Trojanow) has slammed the election of Irina Bokova for head of UNESCO in an article for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 25, 2009, Friday // 20:54 | Viewed: 11064

Bulgaria Foreign Minister Jeleva Meets US President Obama at Reception

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister, Rumiana Jeleva, has met briefly with US President Barack Obama during a reception at the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 25, 2009, Friday // 17:44 | Viewed: 3856

Bulgaria Criticizes Macedonia Encyclopedia

Bulgarian Embassy in Skopje has issued a statement, saying that the content of Macedonian Encyclopedia is not a result of scientific analyses and its single purpose is to collect political dividends.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 25, 2009, Friday // 08:34 | Viewed: 3028

Bulgaria Welcomes New Dutch Ambassador

The new ambassador of the Netherlands to Bulgaria Karel van Kesteren submitted his credentials to the President Georgi Parvanov.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2009, Thursday // 12:38 | Viewed: 2669

FT: Nobody Took Bulgaria's Candidacy in UNESCO Seriously

Nobody really took Irina Bokova's candidacy about UNESCO post seriously, the Financial Times wrote on Thursday, citing an EU diplomat in Paris.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 24, 2009, Thursday // 10:17 | Viewed: 1309

Egypt Press: Clash of Civilizations Decided UNESCO Elections

Egyptian media have criticized severely the election of Bulgaria's candidate Irina Bokova as head of UNESCO instead of the Egyptian candidate, acting Culture Minister Faruq Hosni.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 18:56 | Viewed: 2329

Egypt UNESCO Bidder: I Lost Because of USA, Zionists

Egypt's Minister of Culture, Faruq Hosni, has declared that he had lost the elections for UNESCO Director General because of the pressure exerted by "Zionists" and the USA.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 18:30 | Viewed: 1812

Bokova Officially Appointed as UNESCO Head on October 15

The appointment of the Bulgarian Irina Bokova as UNESCO Director General will be officially confirmed at a general conference on October 15.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 14:14 | Viewed: 2044

Nobel Winner Wiesel: Bulgaria's Bokova Saved UNESCO from Disaster

Auschwitz survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel said that UNESCO, which elected Bulgaria's Irina Bokova its new head Tuesday, had escaped a "disaster" by opting not to elect Egyptian Minister Farouk Hosni.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 1700

Bokova: I Thank 3 Bulgarian Governments for UNESCO Success

The newly elected Director-General of UNESCO, Bulgarian Irina Bokova, has thanked three former prime ministers of her country for their support.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1900

PM: Bokova's Election for UNESCO Leader Success for Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has described the election of former Bulgarian Foreign Minister Irina Bokova for leader of UN cultural and scientific organisation UNESCO as a recognition for the whole country.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 23, 2009, Wednesday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1226
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