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Bulgaria, Qatar to Build Liquefied Gas Terminal

Bulgaria's President and the Emir of Qatar agreed Tuesday in Sofia that a joint project of primary interest will the construction of a liquefied natural gas terminal.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 20:45 | Viewed: 2884

Qatar Monarch Visits Bulgaria for First Time

The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani will sign an agreement Tuesday for a new air communications system between Bulgaria and Qatar.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 14:45 | Viewed: 4836

Somali Pirate Negotiations Difficult for Bulgaria

Bulgarian Transport Minister, Petar Mutafchiev, has reported that the Bulgarian government is finding it difficult to deal with the Somali pirates.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 12, 2009, Sunday // 16:51 | Viewed: 4202

Bulgaria MP Passy: NATO Can Secure Vessels

Bulgarian MP and NATO Secretary General bidder, Solomon Passy, considers NATO as the most prepared organization to secure shipping vessels.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 11, 2009, Saturday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1900

Somali Pirates Demand Ransom for Bulgarian Sailors

The Somali pirates who hijacked the UK-owned ship Malaspina Castle with 16 Bulgarians on board have started negotiations for ransom with its owners.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 10, 2009, Friday // 21:01 | Viewed: 2559

US Secretary of Commerce Praises Bulgaria Economic Stability

The US Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke, has congratulated Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kalfin on Bulgaria's stable economy and banking system.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 10, 2009, Friday // 15:08 | Viewed: 3115

Foreign Ministry: Bulgaria Pays No Ransoms

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has declared it would not pay any ransom for the 16 Bulgarian sailors kidnapped by Somali pirates.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1995

US Dashes Bulgaria Visa-Waiver Hopes

The US administration is unlikely to sign in the short term an agreement with Bulgaria for the alleviated issuing of visas.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 9, 2009, Thursday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2542

Bulgaria Delegation to Visit Tornado Ravaged US Town

Emel Etem, Bulgaria's Minister of Emergency Situations will head a 13-person delegation to meet with US officials on Wednesday to discuss disaster preparation and response.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 7, 2009, Tuesday // 15:40 | Viewed: 3862

President Parvanov Praises Bulgaria Ethnic Tolerance

At the Alliance of Civilizations forum held in Istanbul Monday, Bulgaria President Georgi Parvanov praised the high levels of ethnic tolerance in Bulgaria.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 7, 2009, Tuesday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1543

Bulgaria PM Wishes Obama Luck in Difficult Times

Bulgaria's PM, Sergey Stanishev, had a brief exchange Sunday with the US President Barack Obama.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 5, 2009, Sunday // 19:50 | Viewed: 2694

Bulgaria PM, Top Diplomat Meet Obama, Hillary Clinton

US President Barack Obama is in Prague Sunday to meet the EU leaders.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 5, 2009, Sunday // 10:36 | Viewed: 4243

US President Obama: Bulgaria Is Valuable Energy Security Partner

US President Barack Obama and his Bulgarian counterpart Georgi Parvanov have met during the NATO Summit in Strasbourg, France.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 4, 2009, Saturday // 16:49 | Viewed: 4112

Bulgaria President: NATO Has Serious Selection Process Issues

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, said Saturday in Strasbourg, France, that NATO had serious issues with the process for nominating and picking its new Secretary-General.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 4, 2009, Saturday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1920

Bulgaria NATO Secretary General Hopeful: We Still Have Good Chances

The Bulgarian bidder for the NATO Secretary General position, Solomon Passy, believes his nomination for the top job still might end up being successful.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 4, 2009, Saturday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1935

NATO Might Postpone Secretary General Decision

There is a strong possibility that NATO would be unable to reach Saturday consensus about naming the new Secretary General of the Alliance.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 4, 2009, Saturday // 13:45 | Viewed: 1775

Merkel: NATO to Pick New Chief Friday Evening

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she expected NATO to choose a new secretary general as early as Friday evening, DPA reported.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 3, 2009, Friday // 18:58 | Viewed: 1237

Rasmussen Bid for NATO Job Official

Denmark's Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen has officially declared his bid to become NATO's next secretary general, according to reports in the Danish press.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 3, 2009, Friday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1410

Bulgaria Parliament Passes NATO Anniversary Declaration

The Bulgarian Parliament passed a declaration on NATO's 60th anniversary, and the 5th anniversary of Bulgaria as a member of the Alliance.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 3, 2009, Friday // 12:16 | Viewed: 1331

US Embassy in Sofia Launches New Web Site

The US Embassy in Sofia is announced Thursday the launch of its new redesigned web site.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 2, 2009, Thursday // 14:27 | Viewed: 4206

Bulgaria President to Lead NATO Summit Delegation

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, will lead the Bulgarian delegation for the historical NATO summit.

Politics » Diplomacy | April 2, 2009, Thursday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1758
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