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August 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia City Court ruled on August 21 to release from arrest the deputy chief accountant of Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB), Borislava Teneva, questioning the prosecution’s claims that the lender’s majority […]

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August 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Budget deficit was expected to exceed the official target of 1.8 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), with the caretaker cabinet making every effort to keep it below […]

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August 19, 2014, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry said on August 19 that it will ask the country’s prosecutor’s office to investigate the equity hike carried out by South Stream Bulgaria, which saw the state-owned […]

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August 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria could face an even greater inflow of refugees in the coming months, following intensified fighting in Iraq in recent weeks, the country’s caretaker Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on […]

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August 18, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s border police have intercepted 143 refugees attempting to enter the country illegally over the past three days, including 63 on a boat in Bulgaria’s Black Sea territorial waters, the […]

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August 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) said on August 15 that it would allow customers of the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB) and its subsidiary, Victoria Commercial Bank, to make loan payments to […]

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Bulgarian court says no evidence of missing funds at CCB

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