Sofia Central Synagogue. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
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July 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Religious groups in Bulgaria complained that the government had failed to consistently enforce protection of religious freedoms, while abuses such as anti-Semitic incidents and vandalism of mosques and other places persisted, […]

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July 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

One person died and another was missing after flash floods caused by heavy rain in the district of Gabrovo in central Bulgaria, reports said on July 29. The exact cause […]

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July 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Mihail Mikov, newly-elected leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, said that the difficulty was not in the leadership race but in turning what he described as the largest party in […]

Mihail Mikov
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July 27, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

At a special congress on July 27, the Bulgarian Socialist Party elected Mihail Mikov as its new leader, to succeed Sergei Stanishev who stepped down after the party’s latest electoral […]

Left to right: President Rossen Plevneliev, Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergei Stanishev. Photo: president.bg
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July 25, 2014, by Alex Bivol

For a government that lasted barely 14 months in office, the Oresharski administration has lived a full life, as if, aware of the fate awaiting it, the cabinet tried to tick […]

Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
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July 25, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Were Bulgaria to hold elections today, Boiko Borissov’s centre-right GERB would get 25.9 per cent and the Bulgarian Socialist Party would be far behind with 15.3 per cent, according to […]

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  • Photo: Stephen Topp/flickr.com
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  • Mihail Mikov
  • Left to right: President Rossen Plevneliev, Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski, Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergei Stanishev. Photo: president.bg
  • Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

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Bulgarian Parliament approves extra funding for healthcare, Budget revision

July 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian MPs passed at first reading on July 29 the revision of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) budget, approving the allocation of 225 mil ...

Sofia Central Synagogue. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Anti-Semitic incidents, vandalism of mosques persist in Bulgaria – US state department report

July 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Religious groups in Bulgaria complained that the government had failed to consistently enforce protection of religious freedoms, while abuses such as ...

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Interior Ministry, Dossier Commission reject Barekov allegations against Borissov

July 29, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian populist politician Nikolai Barekov, amid the crumbling of his Bulgaria Without Censorship party, sought to claw back the initiative by leve ...

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One dead, one missing after new floods hit Bulgaria

July 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

One person died and another was missing after flash floods caused by heavy rain in the district of Gabrovo in central Bulgaria, reports said on July 2 ...

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UK to send ‘battle group’ to Poland for exercises amid Ukraine crisis

July 29, 2014, by The Warsaw Voice

The UK is planning to send more than 1,300 British troops to take part in a forthcoming major NATO exercises in Poland, Polish Defense Minister Tomasz ...

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Ukrainian official: Black boxes show MH17 was downed by ‘massive, explosive decompression’ from shrapnel

July 29, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Ukrainian security service spokesman Andrei Lysenko said on July 28 that data recorders recovered from Malaysia Airlines flight 17 show the jetliner w ...