Archive for January 13th, 2014

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January 13, 2014, by VOANews

Bulgaria is facing mounting criticism for its failure to adequately provide shelter, food and medical care to thousands of migrants who have entered the country over the past year, the […]

Bulgarian President lodges constitutional challenge against renewable energy tariff fee

January 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has submitted a formal challenge to the country’s Constitutional Court, asking it to strike down the new fee o ...

Kalfin quits as head of Bulgarian Socialists in European Parliament

January 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

In the latest twist in the battle between rival factions in the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), Ivailo Kalfin has resigned as head of the Bulgarian S ...

Snow news means good and bad news for Bulgaria

January 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The lack of snow in Bulgaria so far in January 2014 has mixed implications for the country, meaning losses on some fronts but savings on others. Weath ...

  • Pace of granting Bulgarian citizenship slowed
    January 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Official statistics for the years 2001 to 2013 again have confirmed a well-known trend, of people from Macedonia topping the list of those granted Bulgarian citizenship. In all, a total […]

  • Bid to fix Penal Code foul-up
    January 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Clauses in Bulgaria’s controversial proposed new Penal Code are said to be set for redrafting after causing outrage among human rights groups and other organisations. Since being posted on the […]

  • Ataka mounts counter-attack over Varna Airport clash
    January 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Two members of Parliament for ultra-nationalists Ataka who were present at the January 6 incident at Varna Airport in which two people were assaulted have appeared on television to join […]

  • 12 Years A Slave takes top prize at Golden Globes
    January 13, 2014, by VOANews

    The historical drama 12 Years a Slave scored a stunning upset win at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s 71st Annual Golden Globes Award in Beverly Hills Sunday. The true story of a […]

  • More Golden Dawn MPs imprisoned
    January 13, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Three MPs of Greece’s neo-Nazi party “Golden Dawn” were remanded in custody on January 11 2014 pending trial on charges of belonging to a criminal group. Stathis Boukouras, Yorgos Germenis […]