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August 25, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Lawyers for Lyubomir Danchev, the 44-year-old man charged with arson in connection with the August 20 burning of four historic warehouses in Plovdiv’s Tobacco Town precinct, say that he is […]

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Expat Issues: Reading speeding tickets, tax forms and street signs

August 25, 2016, by

Reading the signs at the entrances to Sofia is pretty easy. Even if they were not translated, using Latin letters, most of us expats would manage.Fift ...

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Bulgarian expats exploited by welfare fraud mafia in German town

August 24, 2016, by

In the German town of Offenbach, the number of applications for social welfare handed in by Bulgarian expats is constantly on the rise, and recently h ...


Bulgarian PM Borissov to meet Turkish counterpart in Istanbul

August 24, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov will meet on August 26 in Istanbul with his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim, who requested the meeting. At ...

  • Roumen Radev, elected by the BSP as its presidential candidate, after being chief of the Bulgarian Air Force for two years. No doubt, Radev - who after quitting lashed out at his former political masters, is the very model of a modern Major-General,
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    Bulgaria’s presidential elections: Red Baron loses a wing
    August 24, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Assuming he has some familiarity with quotations from military history, Roumen Radev, the former general and now presidential candidate of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, might be tempted to remember Admiral […]

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    Prominent Bulgarian TV presenter Dimitar Tsonev dies
    August 23, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Dimitar Tsonev, a prominent Bulgarian television journalist and former government spokesperson, died on August 23 at the age of 56, nine days after a severe stroke. The son of famous […]

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    Bulgarian Turkish daily newspaper Zaman-Bulgaria closes
    August 23, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Zaman Bulgaria, a dual Turkish and Bulgarian-language daily dating back more than 24 years, has announced that it is closing down, to be replaced by a weekly edition. The daily, […]