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July 25, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian MPs agreed to hold a special sitting on July 29 to debate the Budget revision proposal put forth last week by the Plamen Oresharski government. The motion was passed […]

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Poll: Borissov’s GERB far ahead of BSP in runup to Bulgaria’s October 5 elections

July 25, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Were Bulgaria to hold elections today, Boiko Borissov’s centre-right GERB would get 25.9 per cent and the Bulgarian Socialist Party would be far ...

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Bulgaria’s early elections a step closer as BSP declines offer of mandate to govern

July 25, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria remained on track for early national parliamentary elections on October 5 as, on July 25, the Bulgarian Socialist Party declined a formal off ...

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Bulgarian President Plevneliev: We owe it to our children to open the files of Corporate Commercial Bank

July 25, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

All files on loans by Corporate Commercial Bank must be made public to expose any connections with politicians and members of the judiciary, Bulgarian ...


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    British embassy in Bulgaria launches Holiday Hangover campaign
    July 25, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The British embassy in Bulgaria launched the Holiday Hangover information and prevention campaign in Slunchev Bryag (Sunny Beach) seaside resort on July 25, targeting British tourists visiting Bulgaria’s Black Sea […]

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    Bulgaria’s Parliament accepts resignation of government
    July 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s unicameral Parliament, the National Assembly, voted on July 24 2014 to accept the resignation of the cabinet that Plamen Oresharski, nominal head of the government, had tabled the previous day. […]

  • Movement for Rights and Freedoms leader Lyutvi Mestan, left, Plamen Oresharski, and BSP leader Sergei Stanishev.
    Bulgarian government’s resignation: first reactions
    July 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The much-anticipated formal resignation of the Bulgarian cabinet, nominally headed by Plamen Oresharski, drew only scant reactions from Bulgaria’s largest political parties. The resignation comes after weeks of speculation about [&hel ...