Archive for November 18th, 2014

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November 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s lawmakers passed the proposed 2014 Budget revision on November 18, following nearly seven hours of debate. The vote passed 123 votes in favour, 42 against and 41 abstentions. In […]

Bodies of four refugees found near Bulgarian-Serbian border

November 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The bodies of four refugees were found on November 18 near the village of Kiryaevo in the Vidin area of northern Bulgaria, close to the Serbian border ...

Audit office figures: Borissov’s GERB top spender among parties in parliamentary election campaign

November 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Boiko Borissov’s centre-right party GERB spent more than 2.8 million leva on its campaign ahead of Bulgaria’s early parliamentary election ...

Close to a quarter of those granted Bulgarian citizenship in 2012 were Russian – Eurostat

November 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria granted citizenship to 1700 people in 2012, about 23.4 per cent of them Russians, according to figures released on November 18 2014 by Europe ...

  • Bulgaria condemns fatal attack on Jerusalem synagogue
    November 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned the attack on a synagogue and religious school in Jerusalem that left four Israelis dead and eight injured. Of those killed in the terrorist […]

  • Cedar Foundation pub quiz on November 20
    November 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Cedar Foundation is organising another pub quiz to be held on November 20 at JJ Murphy’s pub in Sofia (6 Karnigradska Street), starting at 7.30pm. Proceeds from the event […]

  • EU sanctions Ukraine separatists, holds off on Russia
    November 18, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    The European Union has imposed fresh sanctions on Ukrainian separatists, but is holding back on new sanctions against Russia.  Decision by EU foreign ministers taken amid deepening tensions between the […]