All posts in Bulgaria

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January 19, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Heavy snowfalls on January 19 caused problems on several roads in Bulgaria, while similarly heavy snow in Bulgaria’s southern neighbour Greece led to restrictions on lorries at border checkpoints. The […]

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Partial walkout as Bulgaria’s president-elect tells MPs: ‘You have one more week’

January 19, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In Bulgarian politics, the convention is that new office-bearers are accorded a 100-day honeymoon. President-elect Roumen Radev’s lasted 22 minu ...

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Bulgaria’s president-elect Radev takes oath of office in National Assembly

January 19, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Roumen Radev took the oath of office as Bulgaria’s president in the National Assembly in Sofia on January 19 2017, with his formal inauguration ...

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Bulgarian MEPs call on EC to act against threatened Greek border blockade

January 18, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s 18 members of the European Parliament, from all parties, issued a joint statement on January 18 2017, calling on the European Commission ...

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    Bulgaria’s new Chief of Defence takes office
    January 18, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Vice-Admiral Emil Evtimov is Bulgaria’s acting Chief of Defence, succeeding General Konstantin Popov who stepped down because his former subordinate Roumen Radev was elected the country’s President. Evtimov’s inauguration ...

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    Bulgaria chooses logo for its 2018 EU presidency
    January 17, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria has chosen the logo it will use while holding the rotating presidency of the European Union in January to June 2018. The winning entry in a competition to design […]