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February 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry has sent the United Nations a formal letter nominating Irina Bokova as the country’s candidate to be the next UN Secretary-General, the ministry said on February 9 […]

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February 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria is continuing to try to exert pressure on the Greek government and to seek European Commission intervention to end the blockade of the Bulgarian-Greek border by protesting Greek farmers. […]

Lyutvi Mestan
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February 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Lyutvi Mestan, the ousted former leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, said on February 9 he was founding a new party to be called the Democrats for Responsibility, […]

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February 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva, European Commission vice-president for the EU budget and human resources, appears to have dropped out of the unofficial race to be the country’s nominee to succeed Ban […]

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February 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A petition purported to have more than 670 000 signatures calling for a national referendum on six questions related to electoral system and political reforms was presented to Bulgaria’s Parliament […]

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February 8, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s exports to other European Union countries were 8.3 per cent higher in January to November 2015 than in January to November 2014, adding up to 26.9 billion leva (about […]

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Bulgaria officially nominates Bokova as its candidate to be UN Secretary-General

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A Bosnian Serb general convicted of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity died in The Hague Monday evening, a spokesman for the United Nati ...

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Bulgaria seeks Council of Europe help in former CCB owner extradition case

February 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on February 9 that it was seeking a hearing in the European Committee on Crime Problems (CDPC) concern ...

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Blockade at Greek border: Bulgaria seeks EU intervention, drivers mount counter-blockade

February 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria is continuing to try to exert pressure on the Greek government and to seek European Commission intervention to end the blockade of the Bulgar ...

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Bulgaria’s state energy holding to replace CEO

February 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Energy Ministry said on February 9 that it would ask the board of directors at the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), the umbrella corpo ...

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Bulgarian exports to Russia fell by close to 25% in 2015 – NSI

February 9, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s exports to Russia were down 24.7 per cent year-on-year in 2015 while imports from Russia decreased by 20.3 per cent, Bulgaria’s Nationa ...

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