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October 14, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Boiko Borissov’s centre-right GERB party, winner of the most votes in Bulgaria’s early parliamentary elections and the governing party-presumptive, has turned down the Movement for Rights and Freedoms’ offer of […]

Bulgaria investigating CCB owner Vassilev on money-laundering charges – reports

October 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian prosecutors have started a pre-trial investigation against Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB) majority shareholder Tsvetan Vassilev, reports in ...

Bulgarian defence minister: ‘Catastrophic consequences’ unless country rids itself of old Russian military equipment

October 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

There will be “catastrophic consequences” for Bulgaria’s armed forces if they are not weaned soon from reliance on old Russian milit ...

Bulgaria annual deflation up to 0.8% in September

October 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s consumer price index (CPI) posted another month of deflation, shrinking by 0.2 per cent in September, which pushed the annual deflation f ...

  • Bulgaria receives ICANN approval for Cyrillic web suffix
    October 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Transport and Communications Ministry said on October 14 that the country has received the approval of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to implement the use […]

  • Romanian PM Ponta was secret agent – president
    October 14, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The presidential campaign in Romania has hit a new boiling point following accusations made on October 13 by outgoing president Traian Basescu, who broke a month-long silence by saying that […]

  • Mixed results in Bulgaria’s campaign against vote-buying
    October 14, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Results in the Bulgarian caretaker cabinet’s campaign against vote-buying appear to have been mixed, with Interior Ministry leadership hinting at political allegiances meaning that investigations in some areas of the […]

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    Bulgaria’s Euro 2016 qualifying chances dwindle
    October 14, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s national football team lost twice in the span of four days to see its chances of qualification to the 2016 European championship final tournament drastically reduced. After losing to […]