Archive for February 29th, 2016

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February 29, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

Tensions are rising in Idomeni with more than 7000 refugees – mainly from Syria and Iraq – trapped between Greece and Macedonia. When refugees hurled stones and broke a fence, […]

Bulgarian Defence Council to discuss acquisition of new fighter jets

February 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev said that a March 1 2016 meeting of the Defence Council would discuss and accept a project proposal for the ...

Ukraine to seek extradition of accused in Sofia road rage incident over role in ‘Donetsk republic’

February 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ukraine is to submit a request to Bulgaria for the extradition of Bulgarian citizen Georgi Bliznakov, currently in custody facing charges because of a ...

Bulgaria sees slight increase in business climate confidence – poll

February 29, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A regular poll by Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute has found that in February 2016, the total business climate indicator increased by 0.5 p ...

  • Bulgarian Customs Agency chief Vanyo Tanov dies
    February 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Vanyo Tanov, chief of the Bulgarian Customs Agency, died on February 29 2016 at the age of 58. Public broadcaster Bulgarian National Television reported that Tanov had felt ill and […]

  • Greek FM says Austrian policy could endanger the unity of the EU
    February 29, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has strongly criticised Vienna’s stance towards Greece, and in particular that of Austrian Interior Minister Johanna Miklos-Laitner for her constant accusations against Athens. In an […]

  • Protestors in Poland rally for Solidarity legend Walesa
    February 29, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    Some 25 000 people rallied in Gdansk on Sunday to voice their support for the former president and the hero of anti-communist movement Solidarity Lech Walesa, who has recently faced […]