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Bulgaria’s sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/flickr.com
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April 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet would not approve the shareholder agreement with US nuclear firm Westinghouse Electric to build a new nuclear reactor at the Kozloduy power plant as it currently stood, but […]

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Take your holidays in Bulgaria, PM Borissov urges Bulgarians

April 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has called on all Bulgarians – including MPs and members of his Cabinet – to take their Easter holidays in ...

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Bulgaria reports January-February Budget deficit lower than forecast

April 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry has said that the consolidated Budget deficit for the first two months of 2015 was 105.5 million leva, or 0.1 per cent o ...

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Cabinet approves changes to Penal Code to bolster fight against terrorism

April 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s cabinet has approved proposed amendments to the Penal Code aimed at strengthening the fight against terrorism, including against stem ...


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    EU funds embezzlement probe in Bulgaria heads to court
    April 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on April 1 that it has finished the investigation into alleged EU funds embezzlement against two former senior judges and the former chief of staff to […]

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    Bulgaria revenue agency impounds Vivacom shares
    March 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency (NRA) has impounded all the shares in telecom operator Vivacom in a filing recorded by the country’s Trade Register on March 31. The subject of the […]

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    13 Bulgarian customs officers arrested in smuggling ring bust
    March 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Thirteen Bulgarian customs officials and three border police officers were arrested as part of an anti-smuggling operation, Bulgarian Interior Ministry chief secretary Georgi Kostov said on March 31. Seven other […]

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    Bulgarian Cabinet mulls raising retirement age to 65
    March 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet plans to raise the retirement age in the country to 65, according to a proposal presented by Deputy Prime Minister and Labour Minister Ivailo Kalfin on March 31. […]