Bulgaria's sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/flickr.com
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July 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

US energy firm Westinghouse remains optimistic about the prospects of signing the contract to build a nuclear reactor in Bulgaria, despite the decision by the outgoing administration of Plamen Oresharski […]

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July 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) has fined the state gas utility Bulgargaz a record 23.4 million leva (about 11.95 million euro) for abusing its dominant market position. In […]

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July 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Boiko Borissov, leader of Bulgaria’s centre-right GERB party, said on July 30 that his party would no longer attend Parliament – which has just a few days before it is […]

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July 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Union has agreed a package of what it calls “significant” additional restrictive measures targeting sectoral co-operation and exchanges with Russia, in response to Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. Agreed […]

Sofia Central Synagogue. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
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July 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Religious groups in Bulgaria complained that the government had failed to consistently enforce protection of religious freedoms, while abuses such as anti-Semitic incidents and vandalism of mosques and other places persisted, […]

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July 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

One person died and another was missing after flash floods caused by heavy rain in the district of Gabrovo in central Bulgaria, reports said on July 29. The exact cause […]

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July 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

At its last meeting before a caretaker cabinet is appointed to take Bulgaria into early parliamentary elections on October 5, the outgoing “Ores ...

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July 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF), the third-largest party in the National Assembly, declined on July 30 2014 head of state Pres ...

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Westinghouse still optimistic on nuclear deal with Bulgaria despite delay

July 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

US energy firm Westinghouse remains optimistic about the prospects of signing the contract to build a nuclear reactor in Bulgaria, despite the decisio ...

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Bulgaria’s competition watchdog fines state gas utility 23.4M leva

July 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) has fined the state gas utility Bulgargaz a record 23.4 million leva (about 11.95 million ...

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Bulgarian road carriers threaten Friday blockade of Sofia exits

July 30, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Association of Road Carriers says it will blockade road exits from Sofia on the afternoon of August 1, peak time for traffic ...