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May 20, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

In Skopje, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has confirmed that “Republic of Ilinden Macedonia” is the option proposed to resolve the decades-long dispute with Greece over the use of the name […]

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May 20, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Buses in Italy’s capital city Rome are carrying advertising promoting the fact that Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv will be European Capital of Culture in 2019. The advertising on the buses […]

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May 19, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The priority for the international community now is to prevent a new war in the Middle East, UN Special Envoy for the Middle East Peace Process Nikolai Mladenov said in […]

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May 19, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The 2018 summer seaside holiday season was officially opened in Bulgaria’s largest Black Sea city Varna on May 19. Varna mayor Ivan Portnih presided at the event at the Sea […]

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May 19, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in the first three months of 2018 stood at 179.1 million euro, the equivalent of 0.3 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP), statistics […]

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May 19, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

It is not just Russia that makes Brussels feel sick and have a headache. There is China, too, whose influence in central and eastern Europe upsets EU officials. In July, […]

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May 22, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

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May 22, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

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May 21, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

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May 21, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

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