Archive for March 8th, 2016

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March 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s biggest annual cinema event, Sofia International Film Festival, opens on March 10 at the National Palace of Culture (NDK) as it usually does, with a screening of The Prosecutor, […]

Europe migrant crisis: UN refugee agency concerned by EU – Turkey deal

March 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The UN High Commission for Refugees has criticised some aspects of the March 7 EU- Turkey deal on the migrant crisis, especially the blanket return of ...

Plovdiv’s ‘Tobacco Town’ controversy: discrepancy in documents to be checked

March 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A key part of the investigation into the controversial attempt to demolish a historic warehouse in Plovdiv’s “Tobacco Town” is expec ...

Europe migrant crisis: No increased pressure on Bulgaria – Border Police chief

March 8, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

There is no increase in the flow of migrants to Bulgaria’s borders, Border Police chief Antonio Angelov said on March 8 2016, speaking against the b ...

  • Bulgaria records 3.0% economic growth in 2015
    March 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s economy grew by three per cent last year, based on preliminary data, the country’s National Statistics Institute (NSI) said on March 8. In real terms, gross domestic product (GDP) […]

  • EU, Turkey agree on details of accord on migrants
    March 8, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    European Union leaders said Tuesday they have reached a possible deal with Ankara to return thousands of migrants to Turkey, and that they are confident a full agreement can be […]

  • Greece is currently hosting 36 419 refugees and migrants
    March 8, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Thirteen new refugee hosting structures are being developed all over Greece. Specifically, former military camps are being revamped in Malakasa, Afidnes, Drama and Litohoro, the camp of the Armed Forces […]