Kristalina Georgieva
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February 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva, European Commission vice-president for the EU budget and human resources, appears to have dropped out of the unofficial race to be the country’s nominee to succeed Ban […]

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February 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A petition purported to have more than 670 000 signatures calling for a national referendum on six questions related to electoral system and political reforms was presented to Bulgaria’s Parliament […]

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February 8, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s exports to other European Union countries were 8.3 per cent higher in January to November 2015 than in January to November 2014, adding up to 26.9 billion leva (about […]

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February 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plovdiv mayor Ivan Totev has announced that schools in Bulgaria’s second-largest city will be closed from February 9 2016 until the end of the week to counter the spread of […]

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February 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A 12km queue of lorries formed at the Kulata-Promachonas checkpoint at the border between Bulgaria and Greece on February 8 as Greek farmers protesting against tax and pension reforms in […]

Bansko Amorphisman
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February 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Romanian died in an accident in the ski zone above the Bulgarian winter mountain resort of Bansko on February 7. The man, 45, died on his way down from […]

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