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April 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s cabinet should draft a new plan for the development of the armed forces, but there will be no update of the defence budget in 2015. Defence spending will increase […]

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Sofia court impounds 1.2M leva assets of former Parliament deputy speaker

April 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia City Court has impounded assets worth 1.26 million leva, about 645 500 euro, held by the former deputy speaker of Bulgaria’s Parliament H ...

Shuttered CCB branch in Sofia's Lozenets borough. Photo: Alex Bivol

Omani sovereign fund sues Bulgaria over CCB saga, lawyer claims

April 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

An Omani sovereign fund that held 30 per cent in Bulgaria’s Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB) has lodged court action against Bulgaria, seeking d ...

Dzhumaya Mosque, Plovdiv. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian court jails man for trying to set fire to Plovdiv mosque

April 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Plovdiv District Court sentenced Viktor Alexandrov to a year in jail for trying to set fire to the Bulgarian city’s landmark historic Dzhuma ...