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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: 3741

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: 6053

Bulgarian Media Market Monopoly Saga Reaches US Embassy

The state of the Bulgarian print media and its distribution market, where there is an alleged monopoly of the New Bulgarian Media group, has been discussed Friday with the US Ambassador in Sofia, James Warlick.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 12, 2011, Friday // 17:07 | Viewed: 2311

Bulgarian Expats Alarmed by Tight Voter Registration Deadline

The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is explaining officially Friday the rules of organizing presidential elections abroad.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 12, 2011, Friday // 12:50 | Viewed: 1636

Turkish PM to Discuss Nabucco with Bulgarian Counterpart in Sofia in September

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayipp Erdogan will arrive in Bulgaria on an official visit in September.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 10, 2011, Wednesday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1549

Bulgarian UNESCO Head Condemns NATO Attack on Libyan TV

The Director-General of UNESCO, Bulgarian Irina Bokova, has criticized NATO's attack on Libyan State broadcasting facilities on 30 July as unacceptable.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 9, 2011, Tuesday // 08:12 | Viewed: 2844

Medic Denies Greek Statement on 'Starved' Bulgarian

A Bulgarian medic based in the Southwestern town of Blagoevgrad has denied the information shared by the Greek embassy in Sofia regarding the Bulgarian citizen found in a helpless condition Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 4, 2011, Thursday // 16:45 | Viewed: 1551

Bulgarians Warned Once Again against Traveling to Syria

Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has warned the country's citizens not to travel to Syria unless there is an emergency.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 2, 2011, Tuesday // 21:51 | Viewed: 1252

Bulgarians Abroad with Sept 27 Deadline for Voter Registration

Bulgarian citizens abroad, wishing to vote for president, must submit their applications by September 27.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2011, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1623

Bulgarians Abroad with September 27 Deadline for Voting Registration

Bulgarian citizens abroad wishing to vote for president must submit their applications by September 27.

Politics » Diplomacy | August 1, 2011, Monday // 10:55 | Viewed: 405

US Ambassador McEldowney: Eager Bulgaria in Bed with Muscle Bound duo of Gazprom, Lukoil

A diplomatic cable of the US embassy in Sofia, dated October 2, 2008, has been revealed on WikiLeaks, focusing on Bulgaria's energy dependence from Russia.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 29, 2011, Friday // 16:37 | Viewed: 2695

Bulgaria President Vetoes Ban on Spies among Diplomats

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov has imposed a veto on legal amendments, which ban secret State Security agents from the times of the Communist regime to take up key diplomatic positions.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 28, 2011, Thursday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2052

Australia Appoints New Ambassador to Greece, Bulgaria

Jenny Bloomfield is to be Australia's new Ambassador to Greece with non-resident accreditation to Albania and Bulgaria, Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd announced.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 28, 2011, Thursday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1496

Obama Thanks Parvanov for July 4 Greetings

US President Barack Obama has sent a letter of thanks to Bulgarian counterpart Georgi Parvanov for the latter's greetings on Independence Day.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 27, 2011, Wednesday // 19:52 | Viewed: 2330

Bulgaria 'Worried' About Tension in Northern Kosovo

The Bulgarian Foreign Affairs Ministry has issued a statement of "strong worry" about the wosened situation in Northern Kosovo Tuesday.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 27, 2011, Wednesday // 14:53 | Viewed: 1838

Stoichkov Becomes Honorary Bulgarian Consul in Barcelona

Legendary Bulgarian striker Hristo Stoichkov has been officially appointed as honorary Bulgarian consul in Barcelona.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 27, 2011, Wednesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 2535

Benghazi Rebels Don't Recognize Non Grata Consul in Bulgaria

The Transitional National Council in Benghazi has sent a letter to the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stating it does not recognize Libyan Consul in Sofia Ibrahim al-Furis.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1819

'Rebel' Libyan Non Grata Consul Still in Bulgaria

Libya's Consul General in Sofia, Ibrahim al-Furis, declared persona non grata Monday, is still in the country.

Politics » Diplomacy | July 26, 2011, Tuesday // 13:17 | Viewed: 1655
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