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September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

September marks the closing phase of Bulgaria’s annual archaeology season, but the month did not disappoint as digs exposed a Roman-era public building in Sofia, a 3300-year-old home in ancient […]


Bulgaria’s campaign for Georgieva to head UN gets underway

September 29, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The late entry of Kristalina Georgieva as an official entrant to the race to be the next Secretary-General of the United Nations means her countryR ...

Belene nuclear plant site, screengrab from Bulgarian National Television

Bulgaria’s NEK will not appeal Belene arbitration ruling

September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian state electric utility NEK decided against appealing the arbitration ruling that awarded damages to Russia’s Atomstroyexport for the r ...

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EC steps up infringement proceedings against Bulgaria on water pollution, digital markets

September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on September 29 that it was sending Bulgaria reasoned opinions, the second stage of infringement proceedings, asking Sofi ...

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    Germany provides 18 SUVs to Bulgarian Border Police
    September 29, 2016, by

    In Bad Düben, a town in Saxony, the Bulgarian Ambassador to Germany, Radi Naidenov, received eighteen used SUVs from Deutsche Bundespolizei, during a symbolic event. Also, the Germans presented thermal […]

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    World Bank to help Bulgaria better protect its nature
    September 29, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The World Bank will help Bulgaria protect and better manage its natural assets, like forests and air, as well as mitigate the risks of climate change, the Bank said in […]

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    Bulgaria arrests 20-year-old French terrorism suspect
    September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A 20-year-old French citizen suspected of links to terrorists has been arrested by Bulgaria while trying to cross into Turkey via the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint, Bulgarian Interior Minister Roumyana […]

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    Elements, humans put Eastern European forests under stress
    September 29, 2016, by VOANews

    Climate change, acid rain, excessive logging and pest infestation threaten forests in many parts of the world, including Eastern Europe. Local authorities are fighting back, and some of them are […]