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Bulgarian Family Remains Stranded in Libya's Tripoli

The three-member Bulgarian family had not been able to evacuate from Tripoli with the first ship sent by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Politics » Diplomacy | August 27, 2011, Saturday // 10:32 | Viewed: 1391

Borisov, Tadic Cordially Excited by Bulgarian-Serbian Military Drills

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has promised to do all he could in order to get Serbia admitted to the EU after talks with Serbian President Boris Tadic during joint military drills.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 26, 2011, Friday // 18:34 | Viewed: 2869

US Ambassador Tours Notorious Lukoil Bulgaria Refinery

American Ambassador in Sofia, James Warlick, is visiting Friday the only oil refinery in the country – Lukoil Neftohim in the Black Sea city of Burgas.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 26, 2011, Friday // 12:26 | Viewed: 2223

Bulgaria, Croatia Officially Recognize Rebel Govt as Libya's Legitimate Authority

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov and his Croatian counterpart Gordan Jandrokovic, have issued a joint statement officially recognizing the Transitional National Council (TNC) as the legitimate authority of Libya.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 26, 2011, Friday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1688

7 Bulgarian Construction Workers Reported in Distress in Iraq

Seven Bulgarian and 28 Ukrainian construction workers are reported in distress in the Iraq capital Baghdad.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 26, 2011, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1548

Bulgarian Family Stranded amidst Heavy Fighting in Libya's Tripoli

A Bulgarian family is blocked in its home in the Libyan capital Tripoli amidst continuing fighting between loyalists of dictator Muammar Gaddafi and the Libyan rebels, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Politics » Diplomacy | August 25, 2011, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1707

Macedonia Looks to Warm Up Ties with Bulgaria

New Macedonian Foreign Affairs Minister Nikola Poposki is expected in Sofia September 1 on a visit that it is hoped will warm up tense relation between the two neighbors.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 24, 2011, Wednesday // 17:24 | Viewed: 1978

Bulgaria to Rebuild Cold War Turkey Border Fence 2012

Bulgaria will start building its border fence with Turkey no earlier than the beginning of 2012, it was made clear Wednesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 24, 2011, Wednesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 3039

Bulgarian Football Boss Accused of Calling Romanian Roma 'Garbage', UEFA Seized

Dimitar Borisov, the president of the Bulgarian CSKA football club, has been accused of making racist comments against Romanian Steaua Bucharest's Roma players

Politics » Diplomacy | August 24, 2011, Wednesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 1810

Bulgaria Reboots Probe into Libyan Torturers of Its 'HIV Trial' Medics

Bulgaria's Prosecutor's Office has renewed the probe against the torturers of the six Bulgarian medics who were held in captivity for eight years in Libya during Muammar Gaddafi's regime.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2011, Tuesday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2122

Gaddafi May Be Hiding in Bulgarian-Built Bunker

Libya's embattled dictator Muammar Gaddafi may be hiding in a bunker built by a Bulgarian company, according to a security expert.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2011, Tuesday // 14:35 | Viewed: 2944

Medic Formerly Jailed in Libya Urges Bulgaria to Ensure Ultimate Acquittal for Him, Colleagues

Doctor Zdravko Georgiev, a Bulgarian medic formerly jailed in Libya, has said that if Bulgaria is a real country it must take steps to make sure that he and the five nurses are ultimately acquitted.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2011, Tuesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1649

Bulgarian Nurse Freed from Libyan Jail Wants Gaddafi in Hague Court

Muammar Gaddafi must be brought to justice for his misdeeds, according to Snezhana Dimitrova, one of the five Bulgarian nurses who spent over 8 years in a Libyan jail. 

Politics » Diplomacy | August 23, 2011, Tuesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 2311

Borisov: Gaddafi Will Answer to ICC for Crimes against Libyans, Bulgarians

Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi will be held accountable for his crimes against his own people and against the Bulgarian medics in the 1999-2007 HIV trial, according to Bulgarian Prime Minsiter Boyko Borisov.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 22, 2011, Monday // 17:34 | Viewed: 2145

Bulgaria, Too, Demands Gaddafi Step Down

Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi should relinquish office, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry has officially stated.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 22, 2011, Monday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1584

Bulgaria Seeks to Appoint Tourism Attache in Moscow

Bulgaria will appoint a tourism attache in Moscow, the country's Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism has announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 22, 2011, Monday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1363

US Ambassador: Predecessor Criticizes Bulgaria as Private Citizen

US Ambassador in Sofia, James Warlick, disassociated from his predecessor, James Pardew, who declared that since 2002 there is no change in the situation in Bulgaria, especially in the fight against organized crime.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 19, 2011, Friday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2489

Bulgaria's PM - 'Armani-Clad Tough Guy' in WikiLeaks Cable - Report

A 2005 diplomatic cable by former US Ambassador to Bulgaria John Beyrle is reported to have described Bulgaria's future PM Boyko Borisov as an "Armani-clad tough guy.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 18, 2011, Thursday // 10:21 | Viewed: 3742

Thaci Thanks Bulgaria for Readiness to Save Kosovo from Starvation

Kosovo's Prime Minister Hashim Thaci has thanked Bulgaria for its declared readiness to provide foot imports to the new Balkan republic.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 17, 2011, Wednesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 3068

Kosovo Embarks on Measures to Secure Bulgarian Food Imports

Kosovo and Bulgaria's authorities are taking measures to synchronize their food safety requirements in order to provide for Bulgarian food exports to Kosovo, the new republic's Agriculture Minister Blerand Stavileci has said.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 17, 2011, Wednesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1766

Macedonia's Latest Propaganda Spree Invents 750 000 'Macedonians' in Bulgaria

Some 750 000 "ethnic Macedonians" are living in Bulgaria, according to the latest propaganda fit of FYROM's official institutions in Skopje.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 16, 2011, Tuesday // 14:21 | Viewed: 6056
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