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September 22, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s 2019 summer season was good and saw gains in a number of markets despite increased international competition, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said, while acknowledging provisional figures showed a downturn […]

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September 22, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Communications Regulation Commission (CRC) has fined public broadcaster Bulgarian National Radio over the five-hour silencing of the Horizont programme on September 13, becoming the second regulatory body to do […]

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September 22, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The succession of two earthquakes in Albania, of 5.6 and 5.2 on the Richter scale, injured 68 people, the country’s Defence Minister Olta Xhaçka told local media. The earthquakes happened […]

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September 20, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The decision by the Court of Appeals in Sofia to overturn a lower court’s refusal of parole to Australian murder convict Jock Palfreeman unleashed a storm of comments from political […]

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September 20, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria seeks to pursue a balanced policy towards Russia, Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said during Question Time in Parliament on September 20. Replying to a question from Anton Kutev, an […]

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September 20, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The maximum fine of 3000 leva (1500 euro) for drinking in parks and other public places in Bulgaria’s city of Plovdiv may be the result of a typing error. The […]

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