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August 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Seven coalitions and 22 political parties will stand in Bulgaria’s ahead-of-term national parliamentary elections on October 5 2014. This emerged as the deadline passed on August 20 for coalitions and […]

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Bulgaria to overshoot 2014 Budget deficit target – finance minister

August 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Budget deficit was expected to exceed the official target of 1.8 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), with the caretaker cabinet mak ...

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Bulgarian striker Bojinov passes West Ham medical – reports

August 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian media reported on August 19 that former Manchester City striker Valeri Bojinov has successfully passed his West Ham medical exam and joined ...

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Italian court rejects Bulgarian drug trafficker appeal – report

August 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

An appeal court in Milan ruled to uphold the 20 years imprisonment sentence on Evelin “Brendo” Banev, who was found guilty on charges of drug traf ...


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    Bulgaria central bank eases banking restrictions on CCB
    August 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) said on August 15 that it would allow customers of the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB) and its subsidiary, Victoria Commercial Bank, to make loan payments to […]

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    Sofia resident wins Bulgarian lottery jackpot
    August 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A resident of Bulgarian capital city Sofia won the 7.26 million leva (about 3.71 million euro) jackpot in the second draw of the 6 of 49 game of the Bulgarian […]