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July 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

At its last meeting before a caretaker cabinet is appointed to take Bulgaria into early parliamentary elections on October 5, the outgoing “Oresharski” cabinet listed what it claimed were its […]

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Bulgaria’s MRF declines offer to govern, clearing way for early elections

July 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF), the third-largest party in the National Assembly, declined on July 30 2014 head of state Pres ...


Borissov’s GERB refuses to attend Parliament, offended by talk of ‘coalition with MRF’

July 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Boiko Borissov, leader of Bulgaria’s centre-right GERB party, said on July 30 that his party would no longer attend Parliament – which has jus ...

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Bulgarian road carriers threaten Friday blockade of Sofia exits

July 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Association of Road Carriers says it will blockade road exits from Sofia on the afternoon of August 1, peak time for traffic ...

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    One dead, one missing after new floods hit Bulgaria
    July 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    One person died and another was missing after flash floods caused by heavy rain in the district of Gabrovo in central Bulgaria, reports said on July 29. The exact cause […]

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    Bulgarian parties grandstand on pre-election coalitions
    July 28, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    As might be expected, most Bulgarian political parties will go it alone in their campaigns ahead of the country’s October 5 elections – whether or not they have a choice […]