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October 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Negotiators for Bulgaria’s nationalist coalition Patriotic Front and majority party GERB emerged from more than three hours of second-round talks on a future government to describe their meeting as “very […]

The January 19 incident at the MRF congress made news around the world. The bizarre incident overshadowed the implication for domestic politics - that Dogan, founder and long-time leader of the MRF, handed over the post of party leader to his deputy, Lyutvi Mestan. Screenshot via Bulgarian National Television

Sofia appellate court confirms three and a half years sentence for man who threatened to kill Ahmed Dogan

October 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia Court of Appeals has upheld the sentence given to Oktai Enimehmedov, the man seen pointing a gas pistol at the head of Ahmed Dogan at a Movement ...

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Complaint against vote in Turkey in Bulgaria’s elections referred to Constitutional Court

October 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Supreme Administrative Court decided on October 23 to refer to the Constitutional Court various complaints related to the October 5 e ...

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Bulgaria’s coalition drama: GERB, ABC in ‘constructive’ talks but differences remain

October 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s minority socialist ABC party cannot participate in a centre-right coalition, negotiator Ivailo Kalfin said after talks with election ...


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    Bulgaria braces for bad weather, possible snow
    October 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The sunny spell over Bulgaria is set to come to an end on Thursday, October 23, when temperatures are expected to drop abruptly as a cold front will sweep across […]