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March 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

In recent years, Bulgarian authorities have eased restrictions on the sale of alcoholic beverages on election days, banning the sale and consumption of alcohol in the immediate vicinity of voting […]

Burnt-out lorry from which refugees were rescued ‘identical’ to one owned by border fence company – report

March 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

A lorry from which a group of 30 migrants were rescued after it caught fire was “identical” to one owned by a company involved in the cons ...

Bulgarian nationalist protest against ‘electoral tourism’ blocks Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint at Turkish border

March 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian nationalist protesters against “electoral tourism” – the bussing-in of Bulgarian passport-holders from Turkey to vote in t ...

The buses from Bursa: Bulgarians voting, and visiting relatives

March 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

In a report on the bussing-in of voters from Turkey to Bulgaria for the country’s March 26 elections, public broadcaster Bulgarian National Tele ...

  • Man arrested after candidate MP assaulted in central Sofia
    March 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Emil Jassim, a candidate MP for former justice minister Hristo Ivanov’s Yes Bulgaria coalition, was assaulted in central Sofia on March 23, a few days ahead of the parliamentary election. […]

  • Bulgaria’s March 2017 parliamentary elections: Factfile
    March 23, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s voters go to the polls on March 26 2017 in ahead-of-term elections for the 44th National Assembly, the country’s unicameral Parliament. This is The Sofia Globe’s factfile. The elections […]