Archive for November 19th, 2013

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November 19, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The global economy is expected to continue expanding at a moderate pace over the coming two years, but policymakers must ensure that instability in financial markets and underlying fragility in […]

European Parliament approves EU’s long-term budget for 2014-2020

November 19, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

After months of complex negotiations, the European Parliament approved on November 19 2013 the European Union’s long-term budget for 2014-2020. ...

Sofia set for day of drama amid sundry protests on November 20

November 19, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian capital city Sofia was set for a day of drama on November 20, with plans for sundry protests and national political events. The “Early ...

We are expanding our energy borders beyond political borders, Turkish energy minister says

November 19, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The statements of Turkish Energy minister Taner Yildiz on the country’s efforts to search for oil in northern Iraq and beyond have raised eyebrows. ...

  • Berlin calls Turkey’s EU membership into question
    November 19, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Germany’s political parties negotiating a coalition government announced on Tuesday that the European Union may not be able to accept Turkey as a member while making clear the EU’s “privileged […]

  • Bulgaria faces further EU funds freeze – reports
    November 19, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria could see up to 400 million euro worth of EU money in next programming period frozen unless the government in Sofia sacked the current management of the country’s Employment […]

  • Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry: Knowing who your friends are
    November 19, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sketched out to local media its revised policy on recommending top state honours for foreign ambassadors ending their terms in Sofia. This has been […]