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July 19, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The end of the state of emergency in place in Turkey since the coup attempt of 2016 is a welcome step, a spokesperson for the European Union’s foreign policy arm, […]

Bulgarian Foreign Ministry warns of traffic congestion at Serbian border

July 16, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a warning note on July 16 about the customary annual traffic congestion problem at the Serbian bor ...

Bulgarian PM, President congratulate Erdogan on victory in Turkish elections

June 25, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov and President Roumen Radev have congratulated Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his victory in the parliamentary and pre ...

Turkey’s Erdogan claims victory in presidential and parliamentary elections

June 25, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was declared the winner of presidential elections on Sunday, ushering in a new political system that dramatical ...

  • Turkey holds breath as votes counted in June 24 election
    June 24, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    Polls have closed in Turkey’s high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections. Incumbent president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, could face a run-off round against a secular candidate riding a last-minute wave of support. […]

  • Bulgarian PM optimistic on gas link to Turkey
    June 12, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on June 12 that he was optimistic that the expanded gas link between Bulgaria and Turkey could become operational before the end of June. […]

  • Commentary: 4 factors that led to Turkey’s snap elections
    April 21, 2018, by Asli Aydintasbas of the ECFR

    Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has called snap elections at the request of his ultra-nationalist ally, the Nationalist Action Party (MHP), in a surprise move forced upon the government by […]