Archive for June 17th, 2015

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June 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Lance Nelson of Bulgaria Now and Clive Leviev-Sawyer of The Sofia Globe in conversation about the news du jour from Bulgaria in an exclusive podcast. Related stories: President Plevneliev: Bulgaria […]

Greek central bank warns against default

June 17, 2015, by VOANews

The Greek central bank has warned that failure to reach a bailout deal with its international creditors will result in recession, decline in income le ...

Bulgaria takes steps toward blocking ‘election tourism’

June 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament approved on June 17 the first reading of amendments to the Civil Registration Act intended to act against changes of addre ...

Bulgarian Interior Ministry probes allegations of racist Facebook posts by cop

June 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry has initiated a disciplinary investigation following reports that a police officer on duty to prevent clashes in th ...

  • FDI in Bulgaria in January-April was 523.5M euro
    June 17, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in the first four months of the year stood at 523.5 million euro, the equivalent of 1.2 per cent of the gross domestic product, statistics […]

  • Professor: Perperikon may have had a Roman temple to Apollo
    June 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s ancient sacred site of Perperikon may have had a Roman temple dedicated to Apollo, archaeology professor and Perperikon dig team leader Nikolai Ovcharov said on June 17 2015. Soon […]

  • Bulgarian Cabinet to set up new anti-corruption body
    June 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet has approved a draft bill that envisions the creation of a new body to fight high-level corruption, the government’s media service said on June 17. The new bureau […]

  • Tsipras says creditors want to humiliate Greece
    June 17, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras addressed Syriza MPs in parliament on Tuesday to brief them on developments in negotiations with the country’s creditors. He defended his decision to trigger January’s […]