Archive for October 15th, 2012

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October 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s small, medium and micro enterprise (SME) sector has stabilised after the crisis with noticeably more businesses, jobs and value added than the European Union as a whole, according to […]

New series of arrests of illegal immigrants by Bulgarian police near Turkish border

October 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Recent days have seen a new series of arrests by Bulgarian border police of would-be illegal immigrants, mainly from Middle Eastern countries, in vari ...

New move to scrap Schengen visa exemption for Serbians and Macedonians because of fake asylum claims

October 15, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

European Union interior ministers are to be asked at a meeting on October 25 2012 to consider revoking the Schengen visa exemption for citizens of Ser ...

Sofia police arrest Bulgarian wanted by Dutch to serve jail term for organised crime

October 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Police arrested a 40-year-old Bulgarian at a Sofia metro underground railway station, acting on an international arrest warrant issued by the Netherla ...

  • ‘Ten Days of Volunteering’ underway in Bulgaria
    October 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    October 13 saw the formal launch of “10 Days of Volunteering” a project marking 10 years of Volunteer Days in Bulgaria, a partnership between the Bulgarian Charities Aid Foundation (BCAF) […]

  • Skydiver breaks record for highest jump
    October 15, 2012, by VOANews

    Austrian Felix Baumgartner has become the first skydiver to break the speed of sound. Brian Utley of the International Federation of Sports Aviation said Baumgartner reached a maximum speed of […]

  • Montenegro ruling party set to keep power
    October 15, 2012, by VOANews

    Montenegro’s ruling coalition has taken a strong lead in Sunday’s parliamentary election. Exit polls show the center-left Democratic Party of Socialists, led by veteran political Milo Djukanovic, won 46 percent […]