Archive for April 6th, 2016

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April 6, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Serbian court held on April 6 the latest hearing on the extradition request lodged by Bulgarian authorities against Tsvetan Vassilev, former majority shareholder in insolvent Corporate Commercial Bank (CCB). […]

Bulgarian doctors hold national protest against health system reform

April 6, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Several hundred doctors took part in a protest in Sofia on April 6 against what they describe as hasty reforms to the health care system. Doctors from ...

Taxi drivers’ protest blocks Plovdiv traffic

April 6, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Traffic in the centre of Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv was blocked on April 6 as taxi drivers turned out in convoy to protest against amendment ...

EC presents options on reforming Common European Asylum System

April 6, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission presented on April 6 options on reforming the Common European Asylum System, and developing “safe and legal pathways to ...

  • European Commission proposes border control changes
    April 6, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission proposed on April 6 what it called “stronger and smarter information systems for borders and security”, intended to improve information-sharing for border and law enforcement authorities in […]

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    FIFA issues ultimatum to Greek Ministry of Sport
    April 6, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The world’s governing body of football, FIFA, has given the Greek government a matter of days to avoid Greek football teams being banned from international competitions. A letter arrived at […]

  • Frontex: 1.82 million irregular crossings in Europe
    April 6, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The EU member states registered a record number of 1.82 million irregular border crossings last year, a sharp rise that makes Europe more vulnerable to militant attacks, according to the […]