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March 23, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian President Roumen Radev has responded to a call by his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the country to hold fair and transparent elections on March 26 by saying […]

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March 23, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

With just a day left to campaigning ahead of Bulgaria’s March 26 parliamentary elections, political party leaders were making their final grabs for the headlines, not least including final exchanges […]

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March 23, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Boiko Borissov’s GERB has 31.7 per cent support and Kornelia Ninova’s Bulgarian Socialist Party 29.1 per cent, according to the results of a poll by Alpha Research released on Thursday, with […]

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March 23, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Going to Sofia Airport, checking in, having a beer for eight leva, and finally boarding an Airbus A340 with the Bulgaria Air logo on its oversized tail, would be nice […]

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March 23, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

More than 20 buses arrived from Turkey in a single day in the southern Bulgarian town of Kurdzhali, with passengers travelling free provided that they showed a Bulgarian passport or […]

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March 23, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

In the summer of 1992, several lawyers and Human Rights advocates came together in Sofia. At that point, there were many problems the country had inherited from communism, which had […]

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