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December 4, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s far-right Ataka party leader Volen Siderov said on December 4 that the group of nationalist formations that had a joint ticket in the presidential elections would again stand together […]

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December 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bulgaria’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at ‘BBB-‘, with stable outlooks, while Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings has affirmed its “BB+/B” long- […]

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December 2, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus of foreignersandfriends.com

The other day, I was talking to a Bulgarian acquaintance, who lives in my neighbourhood, about issues people with disabilities have in Sofia. Steering wheelchairs around potholes or vehicles parked […]

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December 2, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Chief of Defence, General Konstantin Popov, has resigned, the Defence Ministry said on December 2. Popov, who has held the post since February 2016, was formerly the superior officer […]

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December 2, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly gave, on December 2, its final approval to changes to the Foreigners Act, including more stringent requirements for people who apply for long-stay visas in their capacity […]

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December 2, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

In an exchange lasting just a matter of a few minutes on December 2, GERB party leader Boiko Borissov formally declined a mandate from Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev to seek […]

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Siderov: Bulgaria’s nationalist ‘patriotic bloc’ will stand united in 2017 parliamentary elections

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Bulgaria’s far-right Ataka party leader Volen Siderov said on December 4 that the group of nationalist formations that had a joint ticket in the pre ...

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According to a exit poll conducted by Austrian broadcaster ORF on Sunday, independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen has been elected as Austrian ...

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Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod to choose between two candidates to be Stara Zagora Metropolitan

December 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, will on December 11 choose from between two candidates to be the next Metropolit ...

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Fitch, S&P affirm Bulgaria’s credit rating as stable, note risks from political instability

December 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bulgaria’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at ‘BBB-‘, with stable outl ...

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Bulgaria’s chief of defence resigns, to give next president free hand to choose new chief

December 2, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Chief of Defence, General Konstantin Popov, has resigned, the Defence Ministry said on December 2. Popov, who has held the post since ...