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April 8, 2020, by Vessela Tcherneva

“Do you know what ‘covid’ means in Bulgarian?”, a friend asked me recently. “It is a combination of Kostov and Videnov”, she laughed, citing two emblematic prime ministers from the […]

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Roundup, April 8

April 8, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

There are a total of 593 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Bulgaria, counting 24 deaths, one of them on Wednesday, the national operational headquarters ...

US says Bulgaria can pay in instalments for future military acquisitions

April 8, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

The US Department of Defence’s Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DCSA) has written to Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry saying that Bulgaria ...

Bulgarian PM orders sacking of state bank board over controversial loan

April 8, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on April 8 that he ordered Economy Minister Emil Karanikolov to fire the chief executive and the board of ...

  • Bulgarian PM orders coronavirus mass testing in Bansko
    April 8, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on April 8 that he had ordered mass testing of residents of Bansko, the mountain resort town that had been under a 14-day quarantine […]