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December 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Pope Francis, head of the Roman Catholic Church, will visit Bulgaria from May 5 to 7 2019, the Bulgarian government information service said on December 13, citing a statement by […]

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December 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The eyes of the statue of 10th century ruler Tsar Samuil in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia will glow no more. When the statue, the work of sculptor Alexander Haitov, was […]

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December 12, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Government decided to allocate 1.35 billion leva, or about 690 million euro, for the construction of a 134.2km stretch of the Hemus Motorway in the north of the country, […]

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December 12, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s coalition government nominated Senior Commissioner Ivailo Ivanov, head of the Sofia directorate of the Interior Ministry, to be the ministry’s new chief secretary. The December […]

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December 12, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

At a ceremony on December 12, a stamp issued by Bulgaria to mark the centenary of the birth of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was validated. The ceremony was addressed by […]

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December 12, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s annual consumer price index (CPI) recorded 3.1 per cent inflation in November, down by 0.6 percentage points compared to the previous month, according to data released by the National […]

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Official: Pope Francis will visit Bulgaria from May 5 to 7 2019

December 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Pope Francis, head of the Roman Catholic Church, will visit Bulgaria from May 5 to 7 2019, the Bulgarian government information service said on Decemb ...

Sofia refuses to pay for new glow-in-the-dark eyes for Tsar Samuil statue

December 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The eyes of the statue of 10th century ruler Tsar Samuil in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia will glow no more. When the statue, the work of sculpt ...

Bulgaria had lowest consumption per capita in the EU in 2017 – Eurostat

December 13, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Consumption per capita in Bulgaria in 2017 was 54 per cent of the European Union average, the lowest in the bloc, according to figures released on Dec ...

Bulgarian businesses’ use of cloud computing lowest in the EU

December 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

At eight per cent, businesses in Bulgaria have the lowest rate of use of cloud computing services in the European Union, while the country also ranks ...

Sofia to run ‘Christmas Fairy’ retro tram from December 17 to 23

December 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

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Freezing temperatures threaten migrant lives on Bosnian-Croatian border

December 13, 2018, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says thousands of migrants stuck near the Bosnian-Croatian border face life-threa ...