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December 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

An explosion near the town of Kazanluk in central Bulgaria on December 19 caused the death of one person and three more injured, Bulgarian National Radio reported (BNR). BNR quoted […]

Patriotic Front co-leader Valeri Simeonov
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December 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United States government is deeply concerned about ethnic intolerance, according to a statement released on December 18 by the embassy in Sofia some days after nationalist leader Valeri Simeonov […]

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December 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Amendments to Bulgaria’s law on mandatory social security contributions, approved by Parliament’s budget committee earlier this week, have met growing resistance from the parties backing Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s government, […]

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December 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarians are among European Union citizens who are the most positive about the EU, but ironically, more than half do not feel as if they are EU citizens. This emerges […]

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December 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria is set for more than 10.5 million euro in aid from the European Solidarity Fund to assist the country overcome the aftermath of disastrous flooding in summer 2014, following […]

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December 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Cabinet plans to send a government delegation to Moscow on December 19 to discuss the prospect of reviving the South Stream gas pipeline project, Russian and Bulgarian media quoted […]

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  • Patriotic Front co-leader Valeri Simeonov
  • Glass jar of Bulgarian stotinki coins Photo copyright Clive Leviev-Sawyer
  • Bulgarian and EU flags
  • Varna floods June 19 2014 2
  • Photo: gazprom.ru

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One person reported dead in latest munitions plant blast in Bulgaria

December 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

An explosion near the town of Kazanluk in central Bulgaria on December 19 caused the death of one person and three more injured, Bulgarian National Ra ...

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Bulgaria will continue preparatory work on South Stream – PM

December 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will issue “all necessary permits” for the South Stream pipeline and will “continue preparatory work for the implementation ...

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December 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

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December 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

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EU needs long-strategy on Russia instead of being reactive – Tusk

December 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Union needs a long-term strategy on Russia instead of simply reacting to events, European Council President Donald Tusk said at the close ...

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Borissov: EC has approved 2014/2020 transport funding for Bulgaria

December 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

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