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July 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Prosecutors in Bulgaria have brought terrorism charges against two men for the bombing at Burgas airport, which happened exactly four years ago, to the day. Hassan El Hajj Hassan and Meliad Farah were accused of detonating a bomb carried by suicide bomber Mohamas Hassan El Husseini. The explosion in Burgas killed five Israeli tourists and one Bulgarian bus driver. Many people were injured.

Bulgarian PM ‘deeply concerned’ by violence in Turkey

July 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Commenting on July 18 in the wake of the attempted coup in Turkey, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said that he was deeply concerned by the es ...

Bourgas – Varna road is most dangerous in Bulgaria, Europe’s road death champion

July 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The road between Bulgaria’s Black Sea cities of Bourgas and Varna has the country’s highest accident rate, according to the head of Parlia ...

Serbia sending joint army-police teams to Bulgarian border

July 18, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Serbian government has decided to set up joint military and police teams to be deployed at its borders with Bulgaria and Macedonia to stop migran ...