All posts in Bulgaria

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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 […]

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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 limite ...

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Bulgarian officials discuss migration, other risks from Ukraine crisis

April 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A special meeting of senior Bulgarian security and government officials on April 17 discussed major aspects of the crisis in Ukraine, including securi ...

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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 ...

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    Half of personal data in Bulgaria ‘completely compromised’
    April 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The scandal in Bulgaria about illicit use of personal data by some political parties to file election registration applications has highlighted the lack of security of official personal identity numbers. […]

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    Bulgaria’s invasion of the political body snatchers
    April 16, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    For all the indignation about the illegal use by political parties in Bulgaria of personal data to register for the European Parliament elections, it appears that they will get away […]

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    Bulgarian MPs overturn presidential veto on Audit Office bill
    April 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Parliament voted on April 15 to overturn President Rossen Plevneliev’s veto on the amendments to the law regulating the activity of the National Audit Office (NAO), which overhauled the […]