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Visit by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen to Bulgaria- Meeting with President Rosen Plevneliev
September 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian cabinet’s security council was meeting on September 1 to consider a new version of a document on a vision for the future of the country in Nato, after […]

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Bulgarians, Romanians join in protest at Danube Bridge 2 against tyre processing plant

September 1, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarians and Romanians joined in an August 31 protest against a tyre processing plant that they allege will be harmful to their health. The proteste ...

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Bulgaria’s Plovdiv has longest pedestrian zone in Europe – mayor

August 31, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv now boasts the longest pedestrian zone in Europe, beating previous record-holder Copenhagen, according to mayor I ...

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Bulgaria utilities regulator chief agrees to resign – ministry

August 28, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry said on August 28 that the head of the country’s State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (SEWRC), Boyan Boev, agr ...

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    Bulgaria impounds assets of eight CCB officials
    August 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on August 26 that the Sofia City Court impounded the assets held by eight officials of the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB), including majority shareholder Tsvetan Vassilev. […]

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    Bulgaria’s NEK amassing new losses, deputy PM says
    August 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s state-owned electric utility NEK was losing about 50 million leva a month as a result of regulatory decisions, while at the same time giving preferential treatment to companies with […]