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July 7, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police arrested a senior Technomarket executive in Sofia in an operation co-ordinated by prosecutors and on the basis of a European arrest warrant issued at Italy’s request, the Prosecutor’s […]

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Sofia taxi drivers threaten protests, road blockades unless Uber banned

July 7, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

A day after Bulgaria’s Competition Protection Commission imposed a total of 200 000 leva (about 102 000 euro) on two companies operating Uber ca ...

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Bulgaria’s politicians hold mixed views on impact from Greek crisis

July 7, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will not be hard hit by the crisis in Greece because Bulgaria is not a euro zone member – and seeking to join the common currency would not ...

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Amnesty International criticises Macedonia and Serbia over refugees

July 7, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Increasing numbers of refugees and migrants are travelling through the western Balkans to the European Union in search of safety and protection. But t ...


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    ECB: No additional liquidity assistance to Greek banks
    July 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Central Bank (ECB) said on July 6 that it was maintaining emergency liquidity assistance for Greek banks at the June 26 level. “ELA can only be provided against […]

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    Varoufakis resigns as Greek finance minister
    July 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Yanis Varoufakis announced his resignation as Greece’s finance minister on July 6, saying that some Eurogroup participants “and assorted ‘partners'” wanted him out of meetings and so he was quitting […]