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September 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov and President Roumen Radev separately expressed congratulations to Angela Merkel after the CDU-CSU got the largest share of votes in Germany’s Bundestag elections held on […]

Three-quarters of Bulgarian primary school pupils are learning English – Eurostat

September 25, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

About 74.5 per cent of Bulgarian primary school pupils are studying English as a foreign language, according to statistics released by EU statistics a ...

President Radev wants Bulgarian children abroad to come home

September 24, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Bulgaria’s President Roumen Radev met with representatives of the Bulgarian expat community in New York City on Saturday, after visiting the loc ...

Parliamentary elections in Germany: No new chancellor today

September 24, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Far more than 60 million Germans are eligible to vote today. Everyone actually has two votes: The first one is for the candidates in the electoral dis ...

  • Bulgaria: Snow on September 22, but where exactly?
    September 22, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    It was on September 22, 2017, when the first snow in months fell on Bulgaria. There are actually two places where it happened, but which ones? No, it was not […]

  • Eurostat: 685 first-time asylum-seekers in Bulgaria in Q2 2017
    September 22, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A total of 685 people became first-time asylum-seekers in Bulgaria in the second quarter of 2017, EU statistics agency Eurostat said on September 22. The three largest groups of first-time […]

  • Bulgaria: Electronic road tax vignettes to be introduced
    September 22, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    A new toll system will be introduced in Bulgaria, within two years, according to the national Road Infrastructure Agency. The system will have advantages for drivers, and for the authorities, since […]