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March 30, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria will begin accepting refugees from Turkey, the caretaker cabinet agreed in a decision not made public, a report on March 30 said. The decision by caretaker Prime Minister Ognyan […]

Bulgarian prosecutors probe nationalists’ pre-election protests at Turkish border

March 30, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Acting on numerous complaints, the Bulgarian Prosecutor’s Office has begun an investigation into the “blockade” of the Turkish borde ...

Turkey has not quite gone away as an issue in Bulgarian politics

March 28, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The March 2017 parliamentary elections in Bulgaria may be over, but the issue of Turkey’s role in Bulgarian domestic politics that so dominated the ...

Bulgarian election results leave Movements for Rights and Freedoms with little to say

March 26, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It may be that the election night news conference of second-ranked Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Kornelia Ninova was something of a record in terms ...

  • Police remove barricades at Turkish-Bulgarian border
    March 24, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Amid growing tension between Sofia and Ankara, Bulgarian police on Friday removed barricades protesters had erected at at least two border crossings with Turkey. Bulgarian nationalists had attempted to prevent Bulgarian-Turkish […]

  • Bulgaria elections 2017: Daily roundup, March 24
    March 24, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Campaigning in Bulgaria’s March 26 2017 elections closes – or is by law, is required to, lest anyone carry on beyond this pont – at midnight on Friday. It is […]