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November 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Government plans to raise the rate of the deposit interest tax back to 10 per cent, mass circulation daily Trud reported on November 21, quoting the head of the interim […]

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Bulgarian MPs reject proposal for regular drug tests

November 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A proposal by Bulgaria’s nationalist coalition the Patriotic Front (PF) that MPs undergo annual tests for illegal drug use was rejected by the N ...

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Bill proposes merging Bulgaria’s civilian, military intelligence into single agency reporting to PM

November 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s centre-right Reformist Bloc, part of the coalition cabinet, has tabled a bill in Parliament envisaging the merger of civilian and mil ...

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Bulgarian man tests negative for Ebola, Bulgarian media tests positive for hysteria

November 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The shrill panic-inducing performance of some US cable television media in covering, or rather creating, the Ebola scare appears to have taught their ...


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    Shareholder in Bulgaria’s CCB appeals against licence loss
    November 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia City Court said on November 20 that suspended the insolvency proceedings concerning the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB), following an appeal against the central bank’s decision to strip the lender […]

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    Bulgaria fires national football team coach Penev
    November 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria Football Union (BFU) executive committee decided on November 20 to terminate the contract of national team head coach Lyuboslav Penev following a string of poor results that have effectively […]