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April 19, 2018, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria’s Consultative Council on National Security met for more than four hours on April 19, ending with President Roumen Radev saying that participants had agreed that urgent measures were needed […]

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April 19, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ninety per cent of the people granted protection status by Bulgaria in 2017 were from Syria, EU statistics agency Eurostat said on April 19. Bulgaria granted protection status to 1530 […]

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April 19, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

A total of 7584 incidents of breaking of speed limits were detected during a special 24-hour operation in Bulgaria, traffic police said on April 19. The special operation was part […]

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April 19, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The government of Switzerland has extended until May 31 2019 the quotas on issuing category B long-stay permits to Bulgarian and Romanian citizens, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia said. The decision was […]

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April 18, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria “Shalom” has expressed deep concern about a statement at a news conference by the head of Bulgaria’s specialised anti-corruption prosecutor’s office Ivan Geshev […]

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April 16, 2018, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Normally, in writing about the participants in Sofia Science Festival, each story is about a presenter who is coming. This is a story about one who is not. But he […]

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Bulgaria’s Consultative Council on National Security met for more than four hours on April 19, ending with President Roumen Radev saying that pa ...

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