Archive for October 22nd, 2015

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October 22, 2015, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In the mayoral election in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia on October 25, the contest is arguably incumbent Yordanka Fandukova’s to lose. Fandukova, the candidate of Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s centre-right […]

Bulgaria elections 2015: The battle for Plovdiv

October 22, 2015, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Voters in Plovdiv might be well advised to keep some time open on November 1 – conventional wisdom in Bulgaria’s second city, where incumb ...

Bulgaria elections 2015: The battle for Varna

October 22, 2015, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In the Black Sea city of Varna, voters in Bulgaria’s mayoral and municipal elections on October 25 have a choice of returning Ivan Portnih as th ...

Bulgaria elections 2015: The ‘battle’ for Bourgas

October 22, 2015, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In mayoral elections in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Bourgas on October 25, the “battle” may be less over who is the next mayor but ...

  • UN blasts Czechs over ‘degrading’ detention of migrants
    October 22, 2015, by VOANews

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is accusing the Czech Republic of detaining migrants and refugees in “degrading” conditions. Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein says credible reports from various sources […]

  • Queen Mary’s heart returns to the Romanian royal family
    October 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The royal family will open its gates to the public for a very special occasion: Queen Mary of Romania symbolically “returns” to the family. The royals will get back the […]

  • Film review: The Intern
    October 22, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    We all know what to expect with a Nancy Meyers movie. It will be a capably directed, usually New York City–set love story with a dash of comedy and little […]