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July 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

President Rossen Plevneliev, as well as the leaders of Bulgaria’s largest parties, have congratulated Mihail Mikov on his election as leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP). Mikov (54), Speaker […]

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Bulgarian President confers awards on ambassadors

July 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

At a ceremony on July 28 2014, President Rossen Plevneliev conferred Bulgaria’s Madara Horseman medal, first degree, on four outgoing ambassadors. T ...

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Bulgarian Socialist Party’s new leader Mikov: ‘The difficulty starts today’

July 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Mihail Mikov, newly-elected leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, said that the difficulty was not in the leadership race but in turning what he de ...

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Bulgaria’s Plovdiv campaigns against stray cats

July 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The growing number of street cats in Plovdiv is driving the municipality moggy, and authorities are handing out hefty fines for feeding strays. Unlike ...


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    Archaeology: Bulgaria’s ‘Vampire of Vratsa’
    July 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The summer archaeological season in Bulgaria customarily abounds with a wealth of discoveries – and the new trend, seen for the third year in 2014, of headlines being made by […]