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July 23, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. This discovery and the introduction of 11 other new small habitable zone candidate […]

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Bulgaria welcomes Iran nuclear programme deal

July 14, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria welcomes the “historic agreement” reached on July 14 in Vienna on a comprehensive Joint Action Plan on Iran’s nuclear progr ...

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2015 Perseid meteor shower begins July 17, promising best show in years

July 13, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The 2015 Perseid meteor shower begins on July 17 and continues to August 24, with the peak show in the very early morning hours of August 11 to 13. Un ...


156 arrests in worldwide operation against fake medicines via illicit online pharmacies

June 19, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

A total of 115 countries have taken part in a global operation targeting the criminal networks behind the sale of fake medicines via illicit online ph ...

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    Turkey’s AKP party struggles to mend internal rift
    June 12, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    In the wake of its worst-ever electoral setback, Turkey’s former ruling party, the AKP, faces a protracted analysis of what went wrong during its parliamentary election campaign — a debate […]

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    Turkey’s PM resigns, will try to form coalition
    June 10, 2015, by Zlatica Hoke of VOANews

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has handed his formal resignation to the president after Turkey’s ruling party lost its parliamentary majority for the first time in 13 years. The Justice […]

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    Turkey’s ruling party mulls next move after electoral setback
    June 9, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Coalition talks will dominate Turkey in the coming weeks after voters thwarted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s plans to capture a supermajority, change the constitution and extend his grip on power. […]

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    Turkey’s Erdogan calls for responsibility after election
    June 8, 2015, by VOANews

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Monday for his country’s fractious political parties to act responsibly in the aftermath of elections that ended his ruling majority in parliament, but financial […]

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    Turkey voters rebuke Erdogan bid for more power
    June 7, 2015, by VOANews

    Turkey’s ruling party lost its absolute majority in parliamentary elections on Sunday, a stunning defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s bid to rewrite the country’s constitution to create a presidential […]

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    The Kurds thwart Erdogan’s plans
    June 7, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Kurds have achieved what the traditional parties of Turkey failed to do for the past 13 years, that is to overthrow the AKP. They are the ones who prevented […]