The January 19 incident at the MRF congress made news around the world. The bizarre incident overshadowed the implication for domestic politics - that Dogan, founder and long-time leader of the MRF, handed over the post of party leader to his deputy, Lyutvi Mestan. Screenshot via Bulgarian National Television
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April 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Supreme Court of Cassation ruled to uphold the sentence given to Oktai Enimehmedov, the man seen pointing a gas pistol at the head of Ahmed Dogan at a Movement […]

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April 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Union foreign and interior ministers agreed on April 20 to a 10-point plan in response to the crisis in the Mediterranean, which has seen a succession of tragedies with […]

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April 20, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian banks were not at risk to suffer any negative fallout from a crisis in Greece, the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) said on April 20. Lenders owned by Greek banks […]

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April 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The advent of spring 2015 has seen Bulgaria again caught up in controversies about construction projects in environmentally sensitive areas of the Black Sea coast, with one critic saying that […]

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April 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov is the country’s only politician whose approval rating has risen since he and his centre-right GERB party returned to power in November, according to the […]

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April 14, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

World-renowned evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and British neuroscientist Russell Foster are among the guest lecturers appearing at the 2015 Sofia Science Festival, being held from May 14 to 17. This […]

  • The January 19 incident at the MRF congress made news around the world. The bizarre incident overshadowed the implication for domestic politics - that Dogan, founder and long-time leader of the MRF, handed over the post of party leader to his deputy, Lyutvi Mestan. Screenshot via Bulgarian National Television
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The January 19 incident at the MRF congress made news around the world. The bizarre incident overshadowed the implication for domestic politics - that Dogan, founder and long-time leader of the MRF, handed over the post of party leader to his deputy, Lyutvi Mestan. Screenshot via Bulgarian National Television

Bulgarian high court confirms jail sentence for man who assaulted Ahmed Dogan

April 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Supreme Court of Cassation ruled to uphold the sentence given to Oktai Enimehmedov, the man seen pointing a gas pistol at the head of ...

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Mediterranean tragedies: EU ministers agree on 10-point plan on migration

April 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Union foreign and interior ministers agreed on April 20 to a 10-point plan in response to the crisis in the Mediterranean, which has seen a s ...

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Greek crisis poses no threat to Bulgarian lenders – central bank

April 20, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian banks were not at risk to suffer any negative fallout from a crisis in Greece, the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) said on April 20. Lenders o ...

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Bulgaria caught up in controversies over Black Sea construction

April 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The advent of spring 2015 has seen Bulgaria again caught up in controversies about construction projects in environmentally sensitive areas of the Bla ...

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Approval rating of Bulgarian PM Borissov rises – poll

April 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov is the country’s only politician whose approval rating has risen since he and his centre-right GERB part ...

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Polish authorities shocked by words of FBI head

April 20, 2015, by The Warsaw Voice

Polish prime minister Ewa Kopacz said FBI Director James Comey’s words were “unacceptable” in Poland, referring to remarks he made in a ...