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Bulgaria UNESCO Head Bokova Vows to Protect Democracy

The Director general of UNESCO, Bulgaria's Irina Bokova, stated Tuesday protection of democratic values will be her top priority.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2009, Tuesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 1624

Bulgaria's Former Tsar Proposed to Bid for EU President

Bulgaria's last Tsar, Simeon Saxe-Coburg, who also served as the country’s prime minister in 2001-2005, has been surprisingly tipped to become the European Union's President.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2009, Tuesday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1851

Bulgaria's Bokova Officially Confirmed as UNESCO Head

The appointment of Bulgarian Irina Bokova as UNESCO Director General will be officially confirmed at a general conference to run from October 6 till October 23.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 6, 2009, Tuesday // 08:03 | Viewed: 1422

Obama Nominates James Warlick as New US Ambassador to Bulgaria

American President Barack Obama has officially nominated senior Foreign Service officer James Warlick to be the new US Ambassador to Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 2, 2009, Friday // 17:12 | Viewed: 4495

James Warlick Tapped as Next US Ambassador to Bulgaria - Report

Senior Foreign Service officer James Warlick is expected to be appointed as the new US ambassador to Bulgaria, a Russian news agency reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 2, 2009, Friday // 11:11 | Viewed: 2094

Textbook Incorporates Bulgaria, Armenia into Turkey

Armenia, and regions of Bulgaria are considered part of Turkey in new Turkish textbooks.

Politics » Diplomacy | October 1, 2009, Thursday // 13:34 | Viewed: 7609

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: 4026

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: 1834

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: 3408

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: 1489

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: 1499

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: 2135

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: 2266

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: 1450

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: 2265

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: 1810

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: 11390

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: 3988

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: 3154

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: 2703

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: 1316
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