Roumyana Buchvarova
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May 25, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria does not expect a refugee problem from Turkey, even if Ankara withdraws from the agreement with the European Union on regulating the entry of migrants, Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister […]

Russian_ePassport
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May 25, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A Bulgarian parliamentary committee has approved the first reading of changes to the Foreigners Act to decrease the property value ownership qualification for permanent residence from 600 000 leva (about […]

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May 25, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC) has opened an investigation into whether four foreign-owned retail chains were acting in collusion to limit competition. The four chains affected by the […]

Chukolov
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May 25, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia City Court sentenced Dessislav Chukolov, an MP for Volen Siderov’s far-right Ataka minority opposition party, to two years’ probation, community service and 25 per cent deduction from his salary […]

Saints Cyril and Methodius Day of Slavonic literature Plovdiv May 24 2016 photo copyright Clive Leviev-Sawyer 2
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May 24, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

With church services, parades of academics and school pupils and speeches by state and government leaders, Bulgaria joined in enthusiastic celebration of May 24, the feast day of Saints Cyril […]

a rescue operation by Italian navy ship Grecale unseen off the coast of Sicily photo Marina Militare
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May 24, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A total of 1370 migrants and refugees had died on Mediterranean routes to Europe by May 21 2016, a figure 24 per cent lower than the same period last year, […]

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  • Russian_ePassport
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  • Chukolov
  • Saints Cyril and Methodius Day of Slavonic literature Plovdiv May 24 2016 photo copyright Clive Leviev-Sawyer 2
  • a rescue operation by Italian navy ship Grecale unseen off the coast of Sicily photo Marina Militare

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