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December 11, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria, underlining that it wants to see Skopje taking real steps towards good neighbourly relations, has said that it would not support this week’s meetings of European leaders giving Macedonia […]

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Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court nominee withdraws as investigations loom

December 11, 2012, by Alex Bivol

Bulgarian prosecutor Galya Gougousheva, nominated for the vacant seat on the country’s Constitutional Court, has formally withdrawn her candidacy on ...

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Bulgaria’s food safety agency begins large-scale checks ahead of Festive Season

December 11, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Food Safety Agency is beginning large-scale checks at restaurants, shops and all facilities where food is sold ahead of the Festive Seaso ...

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Battle lines drawn as Bulgaria approaches rethink on smoking ban

December 11, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Bulgarian lobby group against allowing smoking in public places has called for support for a protest in front of Parliament on December 13 when the ...


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    Moldova overtakes Ukraine on road to Europe
    December 11, 2012, by Annabelle Chapman of the Kyiv Post

    As Ukraine’s relations with the European Union remain frosty, its smaller neighbour Moldova is taking the limelight. The country of 3.6 million people is one of the poorest in Europe, […]

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    Poland asks EU to pressure Moscow for Smolensk wreckage
    December 11, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski said Monday he asked EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton to formally raise the issue with Russia next week, at an EU-Russia summit in Brussels, […]