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May 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Companies directly or indirectly linked to Tsvetan Vassilev, majority shareholder in the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB), received an estimated 2.5 billion leva, or about 1.3 billion euro, in loans from […]

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The Sofia Science Festival is on from May 12 to 15 2016, this year boasting 69 events on a wide range of topics, the largest number since the festival was […]

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May 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Thousands of opposition supporters took to the streets of Skopje and other major cities in the Republic of Macedonia on May 3, continuing to demand the resignation of the country’s […]

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May 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Commission’s spring forecast for the EU economy, released on May 3, cut the economic growth estimate in the 28-country bloc and re-iterated the target for the euro area. The […]

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May 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria, already facing a referendum later this year on several questions of political reform, could face another – on questions ranging from the fuel station and pharmacy markets as well […]

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We are optimistic animals, we human beings, and that gives us an evolutionary advantage. Yet, in other respects, it is no advantage at all – especially at the roulette wheel, […]

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Bulgaria’s CCB gave 2.5B leva loans to Vassilev firms, probe finds

May 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Companies directly or indirectly linked to Tsvetan Vassilev, majority shareholder in the Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB), received an estimated 2.5 bi ...

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Sofia Science Festival 2016: Richard III, Rosetta and the stars

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The Sofia Science Festival is on from May 12 to 15 2016, this year boasting 69 events on a wide range of topics, the largest number since the festival ...

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EC: Turkey will get visa exemption if Ankara meets all benchmarks

May 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission (EC) said on May 4 that it was proposing to the European Parliament and Council of the European Union to lift the visa require ...

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European Commission proposes visa-free travel for Kosovo

May 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission proposed on May 4 2016 to lift visa requirements for the people of Kosovo. In a statement announcing the proposal, made to the ...

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Protests in Macedonia against Ivanov, June 5 elections, continue

May 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Thousands of opposition supporters took to the streets of Skopje and other major cities in the Republic of Macedonia on May 3, continuing to demand th ...

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EU visa block threatens EU-Turkey migrant deal

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