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May 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Plovdiv municipal councillor for the nationalist VMRO party arrived at a May 26 council meeting wearing a burqa in protest against the council’s earlier rejection of a proposed ban […]

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Bulgarian drug trafficker handed sentence in Romanian trial

May 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Bucharest court sentenced Evelin “Brendo” Banev to 14 years in jail on charges of drug trafficking, Bulgarian media reported on May 26. Banev wa ...

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Torrential rain causes flooding in parts of central Bulgaria

May 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Heavy rain caused the Stara Reka river in Kazanluk in central Bulgaria to burst its banks on May 25, inundating roads in the area and leaving dozens o ...

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Bulgaria competition watchdog opens retail trade cartel investigation

May 25, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC) has opened an investigation into whether four foreign-owned retail chains were acting i ...

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    Bulgarian PM inspects progress on Turkish border fence
    May 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov carried out an aerial inspection of progress on the extension to the Bulgarian -Turkish border fence on May 22 2016. Accompanying Borissov on the helicopter […]