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September 30, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Never mind the official campaign period beginning on October 6, candidates in Bulgaria’s 2016 presidential election race are already on the campaign trail – minus the candidate of Prime Minister […]

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September 30, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on September 30 that there were no objections from Russia and other countries to Bulgaria’s nomination of Kristalina Georgieva as a candidate in the […]

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September 30, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Hungary supports Bulgaria’s nomination of Kristalina Georgieva for the post of United Nations Secretary-General, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban said in a letter to his counterpart in Sofia, Boiko Borissov. […]

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September 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly voted on September 30 to approve the second reading of a law banning the wearing of clothing partly concealing or hiding the face in public places, known […]

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September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

September marks the closing phase of Bulgaria’s annual archaeology season, but the month did not disappoint as digs exposed a Roman-era public building in Sofia, a 3300-year-old home in ancient […]

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September 29, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The late entry of Kristalina Georgieva as an official entrant to the race to be the next Secretary-General of the United Nations means her country’s campaign has to get up […]

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Bulgaria January-August 2016 Budget surplus at 3.32B leva, beats forecasts

September 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry said on September 30 that the consolidated Budget surplus for the eight months of 2016 was 3.32 billion leva, or 3.7 per ...

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Bulgarian Foreign Minister: Russia has not objected to Georgieva entry into UN race

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Bulgaria unemployment in August 2016 was 7.7%, again below EU average

September 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

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