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May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Square 500, the gallery complex in Sofia commonly known in recent years as the “Bulgarian Louvre”, is to officially open on May 28 2015. The complex, which links the buildings […]

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May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev signed an order on May 27 to deliver the archives of communist-era Military Intelligence to the Dossier Commission, the body that deals with disclosures of […]

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May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Education is continuing to receive tip-offs about cheating in school-leaving examinations, the head of the inspectorate at the ministry, Lazar Dodev, said on May 27. Responding to […]

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May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s cabinet has approved the country’s third action plan to reduce the administrative burden on businesses in a move that it says could save the private sector more than 144 million […]

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May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s nationalist Patriotic Front has threatened to withdraw its parliamentary support for the coalition government unless “adequate steps” are taken in Roma neighbourhoods, and various changes to criminal and electoral […]

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May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Constitutional amendments that envision a shake-up of Bulgaria’s top judiciary body have been tabled in Parliament, but the ruling majority faced an uphill struggle to secure enough support to ensure […]

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