Archive for October 18th, 2012

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October 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

A week after the Cabinet approved the 2013 Budget bill, Sofia-based think-tank Institute for Market Economics (IME) presented on October 18 its annual “alternative Budget” – a leaner bill with […]

Bulgaria’s Jeleva misses out on EPP vice president seat

October 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Roumyana Zheleva, the former foreign minister and failed European Commissioner-designate, who was surprisingly nominated for a second term as vice pre ...

Guns, not butter: Bulgarian police bust illegal firearms workshop at flour mill

October 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

When Bulgarian police, acting on a tipoff, raided a bread production house in the town of Assenovgrad, they established that it was indeed a case of g ...

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Organised crime group arrested in Sofia for 3M leva tax fraud

October 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

An investigation by anti-organised crime police and the National Revenue Agency has led to the arrest of a group in Sofia that allegedly committed tax ...

  • Bulgarian police arrest four for telephone scams
    October 18, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian police have arrested four people who allegedly defrauded people by telephoning them and demanding money to deal with fictitious crises involving family members. This is the latest action by […]