Archive for September 17th, 2013

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September 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Against a background of a rising tide of refugees coming to Bulgaria, many fleeing conflict-torn Syria, Prosecutor-General Sotir Tsatsarov has called for a “change of approach”, urging officials to bear […]

UNHCR welcomes Bulgaria’s assurances of quick action to fix ailing asylum system

September 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said on September 17 2013 that it welcomes assurances from the Bulgarian government of quick a ...

Struma motorway stretch delayed by four months to July 2014

September 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The stretch of Struma motorway between Sandanski and Koulata in southwestern Bulgaria will be finished four months behind schedule, the country’s Re ...

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Bulgarian runner Naimova banned for life for doping

September 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s athletics federation ruled on September 17 to ban sprinter Tezdjan Naimova, 26, for life after she tested positive for a banned substance ...

  • New car sales in Bulgaria slump 4.4% year-on-year
    September 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sales of new car sales in Bulgaria added up to 12 905 from January to August 2013, about 4.4 per cent less than the same period in 2012, according to figures […]

  • Bulgarian journalist’s car burnt out
    September 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The private car of Bulgarian journalist Genka Shikerova, co-presenter of a morning talk show on local television station bTV, was burnt out outside her home in Sofia on the night […]

  • Romanian ruling coalition wrangles over presidential contender
    September 17, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The social-democrats and the liberals, the main parties of the three party ruling coalition in Bucharest (USL), started trading barbs over the candidate the three parties are supposed to support […]