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October 21, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Leaders of Bulgaria’s centre-right minority Reformist Bloc coalition held unannounced talks with GERB chief Boiko Borissov and his deputies on the evening of October 21, a day after Borissov announced […]

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October 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Iva Yordanova, named on October 16 by the caretaker cabinet as deputy head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, announced on October 21 that she was resigning. Yordanova had […]

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October 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will accept an invitation to second-round talks with election winner GERB on a future government, but for now the party plans to remain in opposition, […]

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October 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia City Court, in a ruling on October 10, refused a request to extradite Russian human rights anti-Putin activist from Bulgaria to Russia, a decision that followed the Sofia City […]

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October 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria has for the second consecutive year been placed 100th in Reporters Without Borders’ World Press Freedom index, again also making it the European Union country with the worst rating. […]

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October 21, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The announcement by Bulgaria’s centre-right GERB party leader Boiko Borissov that four parties were to be invited to second-round talks on the formation of a new government has drawn reserved […]

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