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Israel Happy with Win of Bulgarian Bokova over Egypt Bidder for UNESCO

Israel has welcomed the election of Bulgaria's Irina Bokova as UNESCO Director General over the controversial Egyptian candidate, Faruq Hosni.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 23:06 | Viewed: 1388

Bulgaria's Bokova First Eastern European to Head UNESCO

Bulgaria's Ambassador to France, Irina Bokova, is the first representative of Eastern Europe to head UNESCO.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 22:56 | Viewed: 1526

Bulgaria Culture Minister: Bokova's UNESCO Bid Seemed Hopeless

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, has congratulated Irina Bokova for her election to head UNESCO.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 22:44 | Viewed: 1498

PM: Bokova Election as UNESCO Head Huge Recognition for Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, has welcomed the election of the Bulgarian candidate, Irina Bokova, as head of UNESCO.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 22:38 | Viewed: 1585

Bulgarian Bokova Becomes First Woman to Head UNESCO

Bulgaria's Irina Bokova is the first woman to become the UNESCO Director General.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 20:59 | Viewed: 1449

Bulgaria Candidate Bokova Is New UNESCO Director General

Bulgaria's candidate for UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, has been selected for the position after a final vote at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 20:26 | Viewed: 3170

Fraud Allegations Ahead of Bulgaria, Egypt UNESCO Chief Vote

UNESCO have denied last minute allegations of fraud before the final round of voting which sees Bulgaria's Irina Bokova with a chance of becoming UNESCO Director General.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 18:31 | Viewed: 1751

Former EP President Supports Bulgaria UNESCO Candidate

Former EP President Simone Veil has supported Irina Bokova to become the next UNESCO Director General in an interview for French newspaper ‘Liberacion' on Monday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1341

UNESCO Candidate Bokova Wants Bulgaria Heritage Center

Bulgarian UNESCO chief candidate Irina Bokova has stated that Bulgaria should create a regional heritage center.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1118

Auschwitz Survivor Backs Bulgaria UNESCO Candidate

Auschwitz survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel has backed Bulgarian UNESCO chief candidate Irina Bokova to win the final vote on Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 13:00 | Viewed: 1496

Bulgaria UNESCO Chief Candidate Set for Final Showdown

Bulgarian UNESCO chief candidate Irina Bokova is set to face off with controversial Egyptian candidate Faruq Hosni later on Tuesday in a final round of voting.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 1262

Bulgaria UNESCO Head Nominee Competes with 1 Other Runner

The Bulgarian nominee for UNESCO director general remained in the competition with only one other runner, Faruq Hosni.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 21, 2009, Monday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1683

EU Commissioner Ferrero-Waldner Withdraws from UNESCO Run

European Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner is withdrawing from her run for the post of UNESCO Director General

Politics » Diplomacy | September 20, 2009, Sunday // 20:43 | Viewed: 1890

Bulgaria Top Diplomat to Attend UN General Assembly in New York

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister, Rumiana Jeleva, is in New York Sunday where she will participate in the 64th session of the UN General Assembly.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 20, 2009, Sunday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1918

UNESCO Fails to Elect New Leader, Schedules New Round of Voting

The United Nations' agency for culture and education remains undecided about who will be UNESCO's next leader.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 19, 2009, Saturday // 20:46 | Viewed: 1835

Bulgaria Runner 3rd ahead of New Round in UNESCO Vote

The vote for UNESCO director general heads to a third round on Saturday after Egypt's controversial candidate for UNESCO director general failed to win an absolute majority in a ballot of world envoys on Friday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 19, 2009, Saturday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1560

Bulgaria UNESCO Director Nominee Stands 2nd after 1st Round

The Bulgarian nomination for UNESCO Director General, former Foreign Minister and present Ambassador to France, Irina Bokova, stand second after the first round of the competition.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 18, 2009, Friday // 09:04 | Viewed: 1569

UK Ambassador to Bulgaria: Michael Shields' Pardon is Final

The British Ambassador to Bulgaria, Steve Williams, confirmed he had supplied Bulgarian authorities with new evidence about Michael Shields' innocence.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 17, 2009, Thursday // 19:18 | Viewed: 2493

Bulgaria to Grant Citizenship to Mitrova's Macedonian Family

The Minister for Bulgarians Abroad, Bozhidar Dimitrov, offered the family of Spaska Mitrova to obtain Bulgarian citizenship.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 15, 2009, Tuesday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2255

Bulgaria Hands Over Armenia National Hero Documents

The Bulgarian Ambassador to Armenia, Todor Staykov, has officially handed a large number of documents on two of Armenia's national heroes back to the country's national archive.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 11, 2009, Friday // 13:51 | Viewed: 5383

Bulgaria PM Receives China Defense Minister

The Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Boyko Borisov, received Tuesday the Minister of National Defense of the People's Republic of China, Liang Guanglie

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2009, Tuesday // 20:30 | Viewed: 1803
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