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June 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament elected the new line-up of the Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) on June 29, replacing the current members, whose terms expired in October 2015. The regulator’s new […]

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June 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has expressed his deep condolences to the families of victims of the attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, in which at least 28 people died. Reports […]

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June 29, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

Explosions and what sounded like gunfire have rocked Istanbul’s international Ataturk airport. A Turkish official says at least 28 people are dead. State news agency Anadolou reports 60 wounded. Turkish […]

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June 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ahead of the European Council discussions on the UK vote to leave the European Union, the Bulgarian government said that there should be no period of uncertainty, that could have […]

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June 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The price of renting a beach umbrella at Bulgaria’s Irakli is the highest along the country’s Black Sea coastline, at 36 leva (just more than 18 euro) a day, according […]

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June 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Regional Prosecutor’s Office in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Bourgas has dropped criminal proceedings against police officer Vulkan Hambarliev in connection with the October 2015 fatal shooting of […]

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