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February 16, 2019, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It was the contrast of light and dark, this February night in Sofia. In one part of the Bulgarian capital city, an event to proclaim the values of acceptance of […]

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February 15, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ahead of a signing ceremony at the Cabinet office in Sofia on February 16, a number of prominent figures have publicly stated support for the manifesto “Bulgarians united against hate […]

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February 15, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

A measles outbreak in Bulgaria is spreading among children who had not been vaccinated, the country’s health authorities said on February 15. There were conflicting accounts of the number of […]

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February 15, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry said that it is undertaking the necessary measures in order to prepare for Brexit and with the aim to guarantee the rights of the UK citizens under […]

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February 15, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s annual consumer price index (CPI) recorded three per cent inflation in January, up from 2.7 per cent a month earlier, with prices rising 0.5 per cent on a monthly […]

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February 15, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament approved on February 14 the second reading of amendments to the Electoral Code that raised the thresholds for preferential voting, but also envisage a gradual introduction of machine […]

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A February night in Bulgaria: Of tolerance, and a torchlight march

February 16, 2019, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It was the contrast of light and dark, this February night in Sofia. In one part of the Bulgarian capital city, an event to proclaim the values of acc ...

Measles outbreak in Bulgaria: Health Minister urges parents to vaccinate their children

February 16, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Following an outbreak of measles in Bulgaria, the country’s Health Minister Kiril Ananiev has urged parents to vaccinate their children. “ ...

Bulgarian Foreign Ministry relays warning on ‘increased risk’ of terrorist attacks in North Macedonia

February 16, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

In a statement on February 16, Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry called on citizens visiting the Republic of North Macedonia in coming days to note of ...

Locomotive that pulled Hitrino disaster train derails at Bulgaria’s Plovdiv railway station

February 16, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

A locomotive that pulled the train that exploded in the Bulgarian village of Hitrino in December 2016 derailed in Plovdiv railway station on February ...

International Skiing Federation World Cup races in Bansko February 22-24: Prices and info

February 16, 2019, by Lance Nelson

Bulgaria’s Bansko is hosting races in the International Skiing Federation (FIS) World Cup 2019 from February 22 to 24. This will be the eighth t ...

Bulgaria’s Shalom Jewish organisation signs memorandum of understanding with Gays and Lesbians Accepted in Society Foundation

February 15, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

At a ceremony on February 15, the Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria “Shalom” signed a memorandum of understanding and co-operation with ...