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February 20, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The railway link between Bulgaria’s capital Sofia and Turkey’s largest city Istanbul is set to return after the completion of reconstruction on the Turkish side, some months after Bulgaria completed […]

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February 18, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The torchlight Lukov March proceeded through the streets of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia on the evening of February 18 in spite of a ban ordered by mayor Yordanka Fandukova following information […]

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February 17, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

A two-week investigation ordered by Bulgaria’s caretaker Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov has found irregularities in a number of public procurements handled by the previous government, the largest number at the […]

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February 16, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The nomination of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church for the Nobel Peace Prize for its role in preventing the deportation of Bulgarian Jews to Nazi death camps during the Holocaust was […]

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February 16, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

No company has yet filed documents to apply for the contract to rent voting machines to the Central Election Commission for Bulgaria’s March 26 2017 early parliamentary elections, the CEC […]

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February 10, 2017, by Alex Bivol

Romania rarely features in international media, yet the scenes of mass demonstrations in Bucharest and other major cities last week may feel oddly familiar to Western TV audiences. Large-scale protests […]

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Sofia – Istanbul rail link set to return as reconstruction on Turkish side completed

February 20, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The railway link between Bulgaria’s capital Sofia and Turkey’s largest city Istanbul is set to return after the completion of reconstruction on th ...

Lukov March 2017 goes ahead in spite of mayoral ban over foreign neo-Nazi involvement

February 18, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The torchlight Lukov March proceeded through the streets of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia on the evening of February 18 in spite of a ban ordered by ...

FDI in Bulgaria in 2016 was 682.8M euro

February 17, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in 2016 stood at 682.8 million euro, the equivalent of 1.5 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP), statist ...

Probe by Bulgaria’s caretaker government finds irregularities in public procurements

February 17, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

A two-week investigation ordered by Bulgaria’s caretaker Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov has found irregularities in a number of public procure ...

Lukov March 2017: US embassy says Lukov was known for his pro-Nazi views

February 17, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United States embassy in Sofia has become the latest to condemn the annual Lukov March, planned this year for February 18 2017, saying that Lukov ...

Nomination of Bulgarian Orthodox Church for Nobel Prize focus of talks between Patriarch and Jewish leaders

February 16, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The nomination of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church for the Nobel Peace Prize for its role in preventing the deportation of Bulgarian Jews to Nazi death c ...