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October 17, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on October 17 that it would open a pre-trial investigation against one person, while declining to start proceedings against eight others detained after the racism-marred Bulgaria-England […]

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October 17, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

In a joint declaration on October 17, 12 Bulgarian NGOs called for the country to have a policy of zero tolerance towards racism and hatred. The joint declaration was issued […]

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October 17, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Among European Union countries, Bulgaria had the highest percentage of people at risk of poverty in 2018, but the country also had seen the largest decrease in people at risk […]

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October 16, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Six people have been held so far in a continuing operation to identify and detain those involved in racist acts at the Bulgaria-England Euro 2020 qualifying match, Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry […]

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October 16, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its economic growth forecast for Bulgaria to 3.7 per cent 2019, before slowing to 3.2 per cent in 2020, according to its October […]

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October 16, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

A memorial for Bulgarian jazz great Milcho Leviev, who died on October 12 at the age of 81, will be held in Bulgaria Hall in capital city Sofia on October […]

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