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December 20, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian MPs passed the 2015 Budget Act at second reading in the early hours of December 20, following a marathon 17-hour sitting, during which the House also passed the state […]

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December 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament passed on December 19 the amendments giving anyone born after December 31 1959 a one-off choice to switch from their private pension fund to the National Social Security […]

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December 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

An explosion near the town of Kazanluk in central Bulgaria on December 19 caused the death of one person and three more injured, Bulgarian National Radio reported (BNR). BNR quoted […]

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December 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United States government is deeply concerned about ethnic intolerance, according to a statement released on December 18 by the embassy in Sofia some days after nationalist leader Valeri Simeonov […]

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December 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Amendments to Bulgaria’s law on mandatory social security contributions, approved by Parliament’s budget committee earlier this week, have met growing resistance from the parties backing Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s government, […]

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December 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarians are among European Union citizens who are the most positive about the EU, but ironically, more than half do not feel as if they are EU citizens. This emerges […]

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  • parliament MPs 43rd National Assembly with Peevski
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  • Patriotic Front co-leader Valeri Simeonov
  • Glass jar of Bulgarian stotinki coins Photo copyright Clive Leviev-Sawyer
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