Archive for October 16th, 2013

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October 16, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Even as Bulgaria’s Parliament began debate on October 16 on the second motion of no confidence in the current government, which follows hard on the heels of the first, opposition […]

Facing refugee influx, Bulgaria to build 30km fence on Turkish border

October 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet will hold a special sitting on October 21 to discuss the refugee issue as the country faces a large increase in the number of ref ...

Ataka tables draft resolution in Parliament on extending ban on sale of land to foreigners

October 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Volen Siderov’s ultra-nationalist Ataka party has tabled a draft resolution on extending Bulgaria’s ban on the sale of land to foreigners beyond i ...

Bulgaria’s prosecutors to probe quick loans oversight

October 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on October 16 that it would begin an investigation into quick loans and the regulatory oversight exercised by ...

  • Sentence suspended for Russian opposition leader
    October 16, 2013, by VOANews

    A Russian appeals court has suspended the five-year prison sentence of anti-corruption blogger and opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The ruling in the northern Russian region of Kirov was handed down […]

  • Bulgaria’s refugee facilities still overflowing
    October 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s State Agency for Refugees says that it has taken steps to speed up the procedure for granting refugee status, against a background of figures continuing to show that capacity […]