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June 30, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The threat of terrorist acts in Turkey remains high, Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry said on June 30. The ministry urged Bulgarians travelling to Turkey to be careful because high-risk areas for […]

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Bulgarian Parliament passes anti-corruption bill at first reading

June 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s MPs passed at first reading a draft bill meant to create a new government body to fight corruption and conflict of interest, amid ha ...

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Clash with Ukrainian protesters as Putin’s ‘Night Wolves’ arrive in Bulgaria

June 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

There were arrests in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Bourgas on June 30 after clashes between supporters of the Russian pro-Putin Night Wolves mot ...

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President Plevneliev: Bulgaria will never recognise Russian annexation of Crimea

June 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will never recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea, President Rossen Plevneliev said in Sofia on June 30 after talks with his Ukrainian ...

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    Seasonal Sofia – Thessaloniki trains in summer 2016 announced
    June 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Two international “seasonal” trains between Bulgaria’s capital Sofia and the Greek city of Thessaloniki will run throughout the summer, until early September 2016, Bulgarian state railways BDZ said on June […]

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    Waving off poverty in Bulgaria
    June 30, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Imagine living in the EU and having just 165 euro every month. That’s the average pension in Bulgaria, the EU’s poorest country. How does one live with so little money? […]

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    Bulgarian MPs elect new anti-trust regulator line-up
    June 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Parliament elected the new line-up of the Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) on June 29, replacing the current members, whose terms expired in October 2015. The regulator’s new […]