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September 30, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Never mind the official campaign period beginning on October 6, candidates in Bulgaria’s 2016 presidential election race are already on the campaign trail – minus the candidate of Prime Minister […]

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Bulgarian Foreign Minister: Russia has not objected to Georgieva entry into UN race

September 30, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said on September 30 that there were no objections from Russia and other countries to Bulgaria’s nominat ...

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Record number of foreign tourists visited Bulgaria in April – August 2016 – Tourism Minister

September 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

More than six million foreign tourists visited Bulgaria in January to August 2016, while the number of foreign visitors to the country between April a ...

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Four Bulgarian Border Police arrested for corruption

September 30, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Four Bulgarian Border Police were arrested for corruption at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint with Turkey on September 30. More arrests were pos ...

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    Bulgaria’s NEK will not appeal Belene arbitration ruling
    September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian state electric utility NEK decided against appealing the arbitration ruling that awarded damages to Russia’s Atomstroyexport for the reactors built for the shelved Belene nuclear power plant, after being […]