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July 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on July 1 that he wanted to normalise relations with Russia, which was why he had told Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov to hold talks […]

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July 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police took two people into custody outside Sofia’s landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral on July 1 as tensions rose between rival groups, for and against the visit by the Russian […]

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July 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Halfway through 2016, the number of deaths in road accidents in Bulgaria has reached 301, according to Interior Ministry statistics on July 1. Since January 1, there have been 3331 […]

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June 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s MPs passed at first reading a draft bill meant to create a new government body to fight corruption and conflict of interest, amid harsh criticism from opposition parties and despite […]

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June 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Two international “seasonal” trains between Bulgaria’s capital Sofia and the Greek city of Thessaloniki will run throughout the summer, until early September 2016, Bulgarian state railways BDZ said on June […]

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June 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The second half of 2016 brings a new round offerings of concerts in Bulgaria, with a choice ranging from Richard Clayderman to Megadeth to the Scorpions, Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson, […]

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Bulgarian PM says he wants to normalise relations with Russia

July 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on July 1 that he wanted to normalise relations with Russia, which was why he had told Foreign Minister D ...

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Bulgarian tolerance – from the Lukov March to the Night Wolves

July 1, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

For many years, Bulgarian politicians have had the habit of boasting of the country’s model of ethnic tolerance. But the country also shows othe ...

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Austria cancels presidential election results

July 1, 2016, by VOANews

Austria’s highest court ruled on July 1 to annul the results of May’s presidential election following a legal challenge from the far-right ...

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Bulgarian daily Novinar ceases print edition

July 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian-language daily Novinar, founded in 1992 and formerly one of the largest-circulation newspapers in the country, published its final edition ...

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Arrests outside Sofia cathedral as Putin’s ‘Night Wolves’ visit

July 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police took two people into custody outside Sofia’s landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral on July 1 as tensions rose between rival group ...

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Brexit survival guide for Brits in Europe

July 1, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

The Brexit vote has thrown the lives of 1.2 million Britons living in the European Union into uncertainty. What should they do now? The consequences o ...

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