Archive for May 27th, 2015

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May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Square 500, the gallery complex in Sofia commonly known in recent years as the “Bulgarian Louvre”, is to officially open on May 28 2015. The complex, which links the buildings […]

The sugar-sprinkler, and other strange tales of Bulgaria’s mayors

May 27, 2015, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In Bulgaria, the mayor’s chair sometimes is not easy to occupy – especially, for instance, if it has been seized and sold by debt collectors. ...

Bulgarian Defence Minister orders handover of communist Military Intelligence archives to Dossier Commission

May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev signed an order on May 27 to deliver the archives of communist-era Military Intelligence to the Dossier Com ...

Bulgaria high court overturns money-laundering acquittal against ‘Brendo’

May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Supreme Court of Cassation ruled on May 27 to overturn the appellate court’s decision to acquit Evelin “Brendo” Banev on ch ...

  • Cheating exposed in Bulgarian school-leaving exams
    May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Ministry of Education is continuing to receive tip-offs about cheating in school-leaving examinations, the head of the inspectorate at the ministry, Lazar Dodev, said on May 27. Responding to […]

  • Bulgaria approves plan to cut red tape binding businesses
    May 27, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s cabinet has approved the country’s third action plan to reduce the administrative burden on businesses in a move that it says could save the private sector more than 144 million […]

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    US, Swiss authorities unveil major FIFA corruption cases
    May 27, 2015, by VOANews

    Football’s global governing body, FIFA, was rocked Wednesday by a massive U.S. federal corruption indictment against current and former top officials and the announcement of a separate investigation by Swiss […]