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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: 1943

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: 1993

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: 1884

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: 1587

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: 1598

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: 2609

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: 2318

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: 5686

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: 1838

Bulgaria Awards Macedonians Helping in Ohrid Tragedy

The Macedonian citizens, who have helped rescue Bulgarian tourists after the sinking of the ship "Ilinden" in the Ohrid Lake, will be awarded with State orders.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 8, 2009, Tuesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 3318

Japan Govt Provides EUR 350 000 to Bulgaria National Art Gallery

Japan's government is going to provide JPY 46,5 M (about EUR 345 000) of aid to Bulgaria's National Art Gallery.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 7, 2009, Monday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2165

UNESCO Head Race Kicks Off, Bulgaria Pins Hopes on Bokova

The race to lead the UN's culture and education agency UNESCO kicks off Monday amid expectations that Egypt's Faruq Hosni, who caused a scandal with his anti-Israel comments, will secure the top job.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 7, 2009, Monday // 08:49 | Viewed: 1891

Bulgaria Launches Own Investigation of Ohrid Incident

The Bulgarian Prosecutor's Office began its own investigation of the tragic incident in the Ohrid Lake in Macedonia, in which 15 Bulgarians died Saturday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1615

Macedonia Presses Charges against Owner of Ill-Fated Boat

The Interior Ministry of Macedonia pressed Sunday official criminal charges against Sotir Filevski, owner of the ship that sunk in the Ohrid Lake Saturday, killing 15 Bulgarian tourists.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1958

Bulgaria MEPs Last Resort to Influence Macedonia on Mitrova

The Bulgarian state has exhausted all means in trying to influence Macedonia about the case of Spaska Mitrova, the jailed Macedonian with Bulgarian passport.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2009, Friday // 17:47 | Viewed: 2554

Bulgaria's VMRO Wants Veto on Macedonia NATO Entry over Mitrova

The Bulgarian nationalist party VMRO has called for imposing a veto on Macedonia's NATO accession over the case with the jailed Bulgarian citizen Spaska Mitrova.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2009, Friday // 17:33 | Viewed: 4482

Macedonia President Refuses to Pardon Jailed Bulgarian Citizen

Macedonia's President, Gjorge Ivanov, has refused to pardon the Macedonian holder of Bulgarian citizenship, Spaska Mitrova, who has been jailed over a divorce settlement.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2009, Friday // 14:23 | Viewed: 2156

Ex US Ambassador to Bulgaria Takes up State Department Post

Former US Ambassador in Sofia Nancy McEldowney has officially assumed her current position as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, the State Department announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2009, Friday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1878

Macedonia Snubs Bulgarian Folk Fest over Motto

Macedonia has declined participation in the folk fest "Land Called Bulgaria" organized by the Plovdiv City Hall.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 4, 2009, Friday // 10:47 | Viewed: 4138

Russia Paper Mocks Bulgaria PM: Borisov Drove Putin to Despair

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov drove his Russian counterpart to despair during their first meeting in Poland Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 3, 2009, Thursday // 14:46 | Viewed: 2779

Putin Wants from Borisov Quick Decisions on Russia-Bulgaria Energy Projects

Russia's Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, has called upon his Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov, to make a decision on the joint energy projects as soon as possible.

Politics » Diplomacy | September 1, 2009, Tuesday // 22:35 | Viewed: 6743
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