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May 25, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria’s long-delayed process of acquiring new fighter jets for the Air Force looked set to stall again as Prime Minister Boiko Borissov hinted at continuing to use the few flying […]

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May 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plovdiv District Court sentenced Lyubomir Danchev (44) to four years in jail on May 25 2017, finding him guilty of having caused the August 2016 fire that gutted former warehouses […]

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May 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Minister of Environment and Water, Neno Dimov, has ordered an inspection of the quality of the ambient air in Trud, a village about 10km from the country’s second city […]

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May 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s coalition cabinet appointed on May 25 as Sofia regional governor, former Ataka MP Ilian Todorov, a figure most in the news in recent years for having been at Volen […]

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May 25, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A statement by Russian president Vladimir Putin, at a meeting with his counterpart from Skopje, that Slavonic script “came from Macedonian lands” has caused sharply raised eyebrows in Bulgaria and […]

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May 25, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Wizz Air started connecting Sofia and Frankfurt with daily flights this week. This is a clear advantage for most travellers, since Frankfurt Airport has far more connecting flights, compared to […]

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Flying in circles: Bulgarian PM hints at further years of delay in acquiring new jet fighters

May 25, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria’s long-delayed process of acquiring new fighter jets for the Air Force looked set to stall again as Prime Minister Boiko Borissov hinte ...

Mayor of Bulgaria’s Assenovgrad municipality taken into custody a week after chief architect arrested

May 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

In an operation by the Bulgarian Special Prosecutor’s Office and the State Agency for National Security, the mayor of Assenovgrad municipality E ...

Plovdiv District Court sentences man to four years in jail for Tobacco Town warehouses fire

May 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plovdiv District Court sentenced Lyubomir Danchev (44) to four years in jail on May 25 2017, finding him guilty of having caused the August 2016 fire ...

Bulgaria’s environment minister orders check of air quality in village of Trud, long scene of protests over stench from biomass plant

May 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Minister of Environment and Water, Neno Dimov, has ordered an inspection of the quality of the ambient air in Trud, a village about 1 ...

Controversial former MP for Siderov’s Ataka appointed as Sofia regional governor

May 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s coalition cabinet appointed on May 25 as Sofia regional governor, former Ataka MP Ilian Todorov, a figure most in the news in recent ...

Eyebrows raised in Sofia over Putin’s claim that Slavonic script ‘came from Macedonian lands’

May 25, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A statement by Russian president Vladimir Putin, at a meeting with his counterpart from Skopje, that Slavonic script “came from Macedonian lands ...