Archive for November 20th, 2015

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November 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian telecom firm Vivacom, one of the country’s three major carriers, was sold at an auction, with businessman Spas Roussev acquiring control of the company for 330 million euro, reports […]

EU to step up controls at external borders, revise Schengen rules to do so

November 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

At a special meeting on responses to the Paris terrorist attacks, European Union interior and justice ministers have agreed that controls at the bloc& ...

Hundreds of refugees remain isolated in Macedonia following the Serb blockade

November 20, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Hundreds of refugees from African and Asian countries have gathered in refugee camps in Tabanoc, near the Serbian border. This situation follows the d ...

Sofia police announce security measures for Junior Eurovision 2015

November 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Police in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia have announced security measures around the Junior Eurovision 2015 song contest being hosted in the city. Sof ...

  • Bulgaria warns of delays as Romania tightens border controls
    November 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    People crossing at border checkpoints with Romania should expect delays after Bucharest ordered tightened border controls, Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry said on November 20. “Yesterday at noon Romania introduced 100 per [… ...

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    Greek jihadist arrested in Turkey
    November 20, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A 40-year-old Greek Muslim from Thrace was arrested by the Turkish authorities and deported to Greece, where he was delivered to the authorities. According to information from sources in the […]