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Uniting Putin and Trump

Hundreds of early visitors at a popular Sofia shopping centre couldn’t believe their eyes on Saturday when they saw US President Donald Trump apparently standing next to his Russian counterpart, Vladi

Hundreds of early visitors at a popular Sofia shopping centre couldn’t believe their eyes on Saturday when they saw US President Donald Trump apparently standing next to his Russian counterpart, Vladi

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Bulgaria's pro-EU party beats Moscow-leaning Socialists

Political horse-trading to begin as Bulgaria's veteran politician Boiko Borisov seeks to form a government after winning election

Political horse-trading to begin as Bulgaria's veteran politician Boiko Borisov seeks to form a government after winning election

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Bulgaria: exit polls suggest win for Boiko Borisov's GERB

Former Prime Minister Boiko Borisov makes a comeback over the Socialists in Bulgaria's parliamentary vote, exit polls suggest.

Former Prime Minister Boiko Borisov makes a comeback over the Socialists in Bulgaria's parliamentary vote, exit polls suggest.

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Snap election: Bulgaria votes for third time in four years

Bulgaria's snap parliamentary election seems likely to result in a fragile coalition and could threaten relations with its EU partners.

Bulgaria's snap parliamentary election seems likely to result in a fragile coalition and could threaten relations with its EU partners.

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Bulgarians vote in close parliamentary poll

Snap parliamentary elections are underway in Bulgaria in what is expected to be a closely-fought contest.

Snap parliamentary elections are underway in Bulgaria in what is expected to be a closely-fought contest.

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Bulgaria prepares to vote in tight parliamentary poll

Bulgaria heads to the ballot box this Sunday for snap parliamentary elections which are predicted to go down to the wire.

Bulgaria heads to the ballot box this Sunday for snap parliamentary elections which are predicted to go down to the wire.

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Has the EU taken its eye off the ball on corruption?

Corruption is a growing problem in the EU because leaders have been busy dealing with other crises, it’s been claimed.

Corruption is a growing problem in the EU because leaders have been busy dealing with other crises, it’s been claimed.

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Widespread damage after train blast in Bulgaria

At least five people have died in northeastern Bulgaria following a gas explosion after a train derailed early on Saturday.

At least five people have died in northeastern Bulgaria following a gas explosion after a train derailed early on Saturday.

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Inferno horror in Bulgaria as freight train derails

At least five people have been killed and 25 injured when a cargo train derailed and burst into flames in the northeast of the country

At least five people have been killed and 25 injured when a cargo train derailed and burst into flames in the northeast of the country

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Four dead as Bulgaria train derails and explodes

At least four people have been killed and another 25 injured after a freight train derailed and exploded in northeastern Bulgaria.

At least four people have been killed and another 25 injured after a freight train derailed and exploded in northeastern Bulgaria.

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Bulgaria: migrant camp rioter 'belongs to radical cell'

Bulgarian authorities say one of the organisers of this week’s riots at a refugee shelter belongs to a ‘radical cell’.

Bulgarian authorities say one of the organisers of this week’s riots at a refugee shelter belongs to a ‘radical cell’.

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Migrants riot at Bulgarian refugee camp

They are angry about a decision by the local authority to put the camp in the southern town of Harmanli under quarantine after reports of a possible outbreak of skin disease.

They are angry about a decision by the local authority to put the camp in the southern town of Harmanli under quarantine after reports of a possible outbreak of skin disease.

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Bulgarian ex-minister accused of illegal MiG jet repair plan

Bulgaria’s outgoing defence minister has been charged with failing to honour an agreement with Russia to repair its Soviet-era fighter jets.

Bulgaria’s outgoing defence minister has been charged with failing to honour an agreement with Russia to repair its Soviet-era fighter jets.

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Bulgaria's ex-energy minister charged over failed nuclear project

Prosecutors in Bulgaria have charged the country’s former economy and energy minister over the cancellation of a 10 billion euro nuclear project.

Prosecutors in Bulgaria have charged the country’s former economy and energy minister over the cancellation of a 10 billion euro nuclear project.

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Socialist Rumen Radev is Bulgaria's new president

As official results confirm, Rumen Radev will become Bulgaria’s next president while the ruling government has resigned.

As official results confirm, Rumen Radev will become Bulgaria’s next president while the ruling government has resigned.