garmen
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May 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Political tensions and instigators are behind the ethnic clash between Bulgarians and Roma in Bulgaria’s Garmen municipality, it has been alleged. The May 23 clash in the town, which is […]

Monica Macovei by Razvan Socol-crop
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May 25, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has no intention of fighting corruption, according to Romanian MEP Monica Macovei, a former justice minister when that country launched a high-profile campaign against corruption. […]

The big-ticket border fence at the Bulgarian-Turkish border was completed. With the fence, intended to keep out illegal migrants, covering only a part of the border, people simply went around it.
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May 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will repair its seven million leva (about 3.5 million euro) 30km fence at the border with Turkey, tilting in places less than a year after it was inaugurated. The […]

plamen mollov babh
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May 23, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Acting on a recommendation by Agriculture Minister Dessislava Taneva, Prime Minister Boiko Borissov dismissed Plamen Mollov as head of the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, the government said in a statement […]

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May 22, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Eastern European countries should not be faced with the dilemma of choosing between the EU and Russia, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on May 22 during the EU’s Eastern […]

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May 22, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian embassy’s charge d’affaires, wanting an explanation for Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks implying that the partition of Macedonia was being sought with a […]

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  • The big-ticket border fence at the Bulgarian-Turkish border was completed. With the fence, intended to keep out illegal migrants, covering only a part of the border, people simply went around it.
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Dimitrov out to avoid another French Open upset

May 26, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov opens his French Open campaign on May 26 against American Jack Sock in the final match of the day on Court 1, hoping ...

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Bulgaria: ‘Explicit and visible’ commitment by EU needed for territorial integrity of Macedonia

May 26, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

An explicit and visible commitment by the European Union is needed to ensure the preservation of the territorial integrity of Macedonia, as well as ci ...

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Greece fires default warning but rules out capital controls

May 26, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

According to Greek government officials, progress was noted in technical talks at Brussels Group level over the weekend ahead of their resumption Tues ...

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What’s On: Silver from the Louvre – the Boscoreale Treasure

May 26, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

An exhibition of one of the largest collections of Roman silver treasures, entitled “Silver from the Louvre. Boscoreale Treasure” is on di ...

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President Duda: What happened in Poland?

May 25, 2015, by Piotr Buras of the European Council on Foreign Relations

Andrzej Duda’s success in Poland’s presidential election is a political earthquake. Not only did Duda, an inexperienced, second-rank politician fr ...

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Bulgaria, Croatia back territorial integrity of Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina

May 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria and Croatia will defend the territorial integrity of all the countries in the region, including Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia ...


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