Archive for February 3rd, 2016

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February 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Deputy Prime Minister Meglena Kouneva will hold the education portfolio in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, after Parliament endorsed her nomination by 106 votes in favour, with 66 […]

Bulgaria issues Greece travel warning as border blockade continues

February 3, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry issued a travel warning on February 3 in connection to the planned general strike in Greece on February 4, as well as th ...

Bulgarian players exit ATP tournament in Sofia in first round

February 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Dimitar Kouzmanov hung on, taking a set off Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis in their match on February 3, but his 3-6, 6-2, 3-6 loss leaves Bulgar ...

Bulgarian MPs reject motion to resurrect South Stream gas pipeline project

February 3, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament rejected on February 3 a motion tabled by ultra-nationalist party Ataka, which called for resuming construction on the Sou ...

  • Immigrants beyond the law
    February 3, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Crime is on the rise because of asylum seekers, or so the standard claim by right-wing populists. But statistics do not bear out that assertion. Nonetheless, a small number of […]

  • Creditors reject Greek social security reform plans
    February 3, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The second day of talks between the Greek government and the country’s creditors as part of the first bailout program review which focused on social security reform ended without much […]