All posts in Bulgaria

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April 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The district court in the Bulgarian town of Lovech overturned the acquittal earlier by a lower court of a man with multiple sclerosis on marijuana possession charges. The March 27 […]


Early start to Bulgaria’s summer tourism season as first group of Austrian pensioners arrive

April 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

One swallow may not a summer make, but once again mid-April has seen a flight in of the early birds of Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach tourism season, a ...

General view of the European Parliament hemicycle in Strasbourg during the speech on the "State of the Union Address 2013" by José Manuel Barroso

Bulgaria’s 2014 European Parliament elections: Numbers, names and rules

April 23, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The official campaign period in Bulgaria’s May 25 2014 European Parliament elections starts on April 25. Fifteen parties, six coalitions and six ...

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Bulgaria remains fully committed to South Stream – minister

April 23, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has re-iterated Sofia’s commitment to the South Stream gas pipeline, saying that Bulgaria will do everyt ...

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    Bulgaria’s media landscape: The more things change?
    April 22, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Just a few days after a deal was announced involving New Bulgarian Media Group’s newspapers and an Irish-owned firm, came news of a change of hands of mass-circulation daily Trud […]

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    Biden, Bulgarian President Plevneliev discuss Ukraine
    April 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    US vice president Joe Biden has assured Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev of the US’ “ironclad commitment” to the collective defence of its Nato allies, and thanked Plevneliev for Bulgaria’s contributions [&helli ...

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    The Sofia Globe over the long weekend
    April 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    During the holiday long weekend of April 18 to 21 2014, the editorial team of The Sofia Globe will be taking a break and daily coverage will be limited only […]

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    Bulgaria’s personal identity theft scandal: complaints grow
    April 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Prosecutor-General Sotir Tsatsarov said on April 17 that it would be very difficult to identify individual perpetrators in the abuse of personal data, but prosecutors would endeavour to follow […]