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January 18, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

At a lengthy valedictory news conference on January 18, outgoing Bulgarian president Rossen Plevneliev reiterated his stance distinguishing between Russia’s regime and its people, shared his expectations about his successor […]

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January 17, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

About 2876 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on January 17 – with the death toll in the Mediterranean […]

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January 17, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Even with no date yet decreed for Bulgaria’s early parliamentary elections, Bulgaria’s politicians are indulging in publicly discussing what kind of coalition government would be possible – or impossible – […]

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January 17, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Amnesty International has criticised laws in Bulgaria against terrorism as open to possible abuse, portraying them as vulnerable to exploitation against political opponents, human rights defenders and marginalised groups such […]

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January 16, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

In a ruling on January 16, Plovdiv Regional Court ordered Ivan Totev, mayor of Bulgaria’s second-largest city, suspended from office at the request of prosecutors who told the court that […]

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January 16, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s general office said on January 16 that it was pressing new charges against the former head of the National Intelligence Service, General Kircho Kirov, who is accused of […]

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Outgoing Bulgarian president Plevneliev speaks on relations with Russia, expectations for successor

January 18, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

At a lengthy valedictory news conference on January 18, outgoing Bulgarian president Rossen Plevneliev reiterated his stance distinguishing between Ru ...

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Just more than two weeks into 2017, already more than 200 migrants and refugees dead in the Med

January 17, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

About 2876 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on January 17 – wit ...

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Refugees in Serbia – stranded in a warehouse

January 17, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

A great number of refugees are living in inhumane conditions in a warehouse in Belgrade. They are waiting to travel to Western Europe. In Serbia, peop ...

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Italian Tajani wins run-off vote for presidency of European Parliament

January 17, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

Long-time Italian commissioner to the EU Antonio Tajani has won the run-off vote to become the new president of the European Parliament. He beat Giann ...

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Bulgaria chooses logo for its 2018 EU presidency

January 17, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria has chosen the logo it will use while holding the rotating presidency of the European Union in January to June 2018. The winning entry in a c ...

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With months to go to elections, Bulgarian politicians indulge in chatter on coalitions

January 17, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Even with no date yet decreed for Bulgaria’s early parliamentary elections, Bulgaria’s politicians are indulging in publicly discussing wh ...

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