Sun, May 19 2013
An archive photo of Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boiko Borissov with Israel's foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman, right, in Jerusalem, January 2010.
A cable written by former US ambassador Eric Edelman that alleged Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan had eight Swiss bank accounts, struck a deep nerve.
Bulgaria became one of the first countries to send firefighters to Israel to help fight the largest wildfire in Israel's history.
Warmer relations between Sofia and Jerusalem first became apparent after talks between Netanyahu and Borissov in January, according to Haaretz.
Peres visits Bulgaria a month after Palestinian authority president Mahmoud Abbas wrapped up a two-day visit to Sofia, holding talks with Speaker of Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva, after earlier meeting President Georgi Purvanov and Prime Minister Boiko Borissov.
The global food import bill in 2012 could decline to $1.24 trillion, down slightly from last year’s record of $1.29 trillion.
Boevski has been under arrest in Brazil since October, when he was arrested at Sao Paulo's international airport with nine kg of cocaine in his luggage.
Whereas foreign media ownership is perceived as advantageous for media outlets and journalists, Bulgarian owners are perceived as investors with short-term vision who strive for immediate profits.
Killing spree in Norway in July 2011 and the arrests of individuals in a number of EU member states for the preparation of terrorist attacks, are proof of the continuing need for vigilance, Europol says.
In her message to mark the Day, Bulgaria's Bokova said that books are 'valuable tools' for knowledge-sharing, mutual understanding and openness to others and to the world.