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Bulgaria's largest opposition party votes to quit parliament

17 Feb 2019

SOFIA Lawmakers from Bulgaria's opposition Socialist Party (BSP) are leaving parliament for an unspecified period, saying fair elections could not be guaranteed following recent Election Code amendments.

Far-right activists stage torchlit march in Bulgarian capital

16 Feb 2019

SOFIA More than 2,000 far-right activists from several European countries staged a torchlit procession through Sofia on Saturday to honour a Bulgarian pro-Nazi general, despite opposition from the Balkan country's political parties and Jewish groups.

Bulgaria examines possible link between Skripal, Sofia poisonings

11 Feb 2019

SOFIA Bulgaria is investigating a possible link between a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy in England in 2018 and the poisoning of an arms dealer in Sofia in 2015.

Tennis - Efficient Medvedev proves too strong for Fucsovics

10 Feb 2019

SOFIA Big-hitting Russian Daniil Medvedev brushed aside Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics 6-4 6-3 on Sunday to win the Sofia Open title, gifting himself an early birthday present.

Powerful Medvedev steals spotlight in Sofia

09 Feb 2019

SOFIA Big-hitting Daniil Medvedev stole the show at the Sofia Open on Saturday as he punched his way to an emphatic 6-2 6-4 victory over former world number six Gael Monfils to set up a final clash against Hungarian Marton Fucsovics. 

Tennis - Merciless Monfils hands Tsitsipas lesson in Sofia

08 Feb 2019

SOFIA Gael Monfils doled out another lesson in outstanding tennis, winning 93 percent of points on his first serve, as he reached the semi-finals of the Sofia Open on Friday with a 6-3 7-6(5) win over Greece’s emerging talent Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Tennis - Greek Tsitsipas struggles past stubborn Struff

07 Feb 2019

SOFIA Greek second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas had to fight hard before booking his place in the Sofia Open quarter-finals, securing a 7-6(5) 6-4 win over feisty German Jan-Lennard Struff on Thursday having enjoyed the backing of the Bulgarian crowd.

Tennis: Top seed Khachanov suffers early exit in Sofia

06 Feb 2019

SOFIA Russian top seed Karen Khachanov suffered a shock 6-7(6) 6-3 6-4 defeat by unheralded Italian Matteo Berrettini in the second round of the Sofia Open on Wednesday.

Tennis-Top seed Khachanov suffers early exit in Sofia

06 Feb 2019

SOFIA, Feb 6 Russian top seed Karen Khachanov suffered a shock 6-7(6) 6-3 6-4 defeat by unheralded Italian Matteo Berrettini in the second round of the Sofia Open on Wednesday.

Tennis - Monfils makes impressive start at Sofia Open

05 Feb 2019

SOFIA Former world number six Gael Monfils made a fine start to his Sofia Open title bid by beating Serbia's Viktor Troicki 6-3 6-4 in the first round on the Armeets Arena Centre Court on Tuesday.

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