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greek foreign minister nikolaos kotzias and german foreign minister frank-walter steinmeier
January 30, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels have agreed to impose new sanctions over Russia’s alleged involvement in the Ukraine conflict. This will see an already existing “blacklist” of individuals […]

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Bulgaria’s SJC elects Lozan Panov as high court chief

January 29, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) elected Lozan Panov as the new head of the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) on January 29, following a ...

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Court acquits former Bulgaria interior minister on eavesdropping charges

January 29, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia City Court ruled on January 29 to find Tsvetan Tsvetanov, who was interior minister in Boiko Borissov’s first government between July 2009 ...

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Bulgaria central banker nominates new bank supervision chief

January 29, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) governor Ivan Iskrov nominated Dimitar Kostov, currently deputy governor in charge of the BNB banking department, to tak ...