Archive for November 5th, 2013

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November 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Commission’s autumn forecast for the EU economy, released on November 5, remains optimistic about the projected recovery from recession for the bloc as a whole in the second half […]

Bulgaria opens pre-trial proceedings against five for racist speech at anti-refugee demo

November 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Sofia Prosecutor’s Office said on November 5 2013 that it had opened pre-trial proceedings against five people for speech inciting racial hatred ...

Bulgaria think-tank presents leaner ‘alternative Budget’

November 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia-based think-tank Institute for Market Economics (IME) presented on November 5 its annual “alternative Budget” – a leaner bill with lower G ...

Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras

Greek PM Samaras sends message of stability ahead of crunch talks with troika

November 5, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Greek premier Antonis Samaras says he will “not allow democracy to succumb to criminal violence” in reference to the murder of two Golden Dawn par ...

  • Greek companies unable to fulfill their tax obligations
    November 5, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Hundreds of thousands of Greek enterprises are unable to fulfill their tax obligations, according to the data published on November 4 2013 by the Finance Ministry. According to daily newspaper […]

  • Bulgarian Parliament approves deposit interest tax cut
    November 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s MPs voted on November 5 to approve at second reading amendments to the country’s tax laws as part of the preparations to pass the 2014 Budget bill, including provisions […]

  • Teenage Syrian refugee assaulted in Sofia
    November 5, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A 17-year-old Syrian refugee was assaulted on the night of November 3 2013 by two men near the Voenna Rampa refugee shelter in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia. Reports said that […]