Archive for October 27th, 2014

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October 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The first sitting of Bulgaria’s new National Assembly on October 27 saw GERB majority party leader Boiko Borissov invite the leaders of all other parties in Parliament for talks to […]

Bulgaria’s new Parliament returns GERB’s Tsacheva to Speaker’s chair

October 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Tsetska Tsacheva of Boiko Borissov’s centre-right GERB party was on October 27 elected Speaker of the new, 43rd National Assembly. No other cand ...

Bulgarian President reiterates need for dialogue in address to Parliament

October 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

In his first address to the newly-elected 43rd National Assembly on October 27, Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev outlined the major challenges fa ...

Protesters demand change to Bulgaria’s election law as controversial MP heads for new Parliament

October 27, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Hundreds of protesters from the Bulgarian town of Kyustendil came to central Sofia for the opening of Parliament, and blocked the road to Greece, to d ...

  • Most euro zone banks deemed financially healthy
    October 27, 2014, by VOANews

    The European Central Bank says that most of the banks in the 18-nation euro currency bloc could survive a financial crisis, an assessment that could help spur more lending to […]