Archive for January 12th, 2016

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January 12, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria’s unicameral Parliament, the National Assembly, holds its first sitting for 2016 on January 13, with turbulence in both opposition ranks and among the political forces that originally agreed on […]

Bulgaria to tender for six new MiG-29 fighter jet engines

January 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will by the end of January 2016 announce a tender for six new MiG-29 fighter jet engines, Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev told reporters at ...

Sultanahmet explosion: Bulgaria advises nationals to exercise caution in Turkey’s big cities, tourist destinations

January 12, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

After a fatal bomb explosion in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet Square on January 12, Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry issued an advisory to its nationals trave ...

Close to 19 000 migrant arrivals in Europe by sea in first 11 days of 2016 – IOM

January 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Migrant arrivals in Europe by sea averaged more than 1700 a day during the first 11 days of 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) s ...

  • Explosion hits historic Istanbul square
    January 12, 2016, by VOANews

    Turkish media said an explosion Tuesday hit a historic district in central Istanbul, causing casualties. The cause of the blast and the extent of the casualties in the Sultanahmet area […]

  • Bulgaria and China sign police co-operation agreement
    January 12, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria and China signed on January 11 2016 an agreement on preventing and combating crime, updating a previous agreement signed in 1996, Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry said. The agreement was signed […]

  • CEE region sees new real estate record
    January 12, 2016, by The Prague Post

    Real estate investment in Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries, excluding Russia, for 2015 reached a record level of more than 9.55 billion euro, representing a 19 per cent increase year-on-year. […]