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April 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian prosecutors have begun investigating an allegation by Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev that he was offered a bribe and received death threats in bids to induce him to extend a […]

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April 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament adopted a resolution recognising the 1915 “mass killing” of Armenians, refraining from using the term “genocide” after the intervention of the centre-right majority partner in government. Adoption of […]

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April 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Union leaders meeting in special session in Brussels to discuss a response to the crisis around the series of deaths of several hundred migrants trying to reach European shores […]

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April 23, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Court of Justice ruled on April 23 that Bulgaria breached several EU directives in the telecommunications sector, failing to implement recommendations made by the European Commission as part […]

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April 23, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament is embroiled in controversy over a proposal to formally recognise the Armenian Genocide – though it appears that plans for the vote to be held on April 24, […]

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April 14, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

World-renowned evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and British neuroscientist Russell Foster are among the guest lecturers appearing at the 2015 Sofia Science Festival, being held from May 14 to 17. This […]

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April 26, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

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Armenian massacre victims remembered

April 25, 2015, by VOANews

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April 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

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April 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

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April 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly voted on April 24 to postpone by five months the imposition of fines on foreign and offshore companies that own agr ...