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February 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Turkey’s ambassador in Sofia, Süleyman Gökçe, has “largely confirmed” media reports that Movement for Rights and Freedoms honorary president Ahmed Dogan and controversial business person and MRF MP Delyan Peevski […]

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February 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s economy posted 0.8 per cent growth in the fourth quarter of 2015, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said in a flash estimate on February 12. In real terms, gross domestic […]

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February 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued an advisory to the country’s citizens travelling to Greece ahead of the planned February 12 protests in Athens and against a background […]

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February 11, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency and the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) have both announced that they would investigate the list of public figures, including politicians, elected officials and magistrates, who had […]

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February 11, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Only 12 per cent of Bulgarians believe that the media are independent, while trust in the media has further decreased, according to a poll commissioned by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, […]

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February 10, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Nine European Union member states, Bulgaria among them, had exceeded their renewable energy targets for 2020 in 2014, the bloc’s statistics board Eurostat said on February 10. EU’s Europe 2020 […]

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