Archive for April 7th, 2016

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April 7, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria appears set to hold a referendum on a number of political and electoral reform issues after an official check of signatures on a petition showed that there was a […]

Pope Francis to visit migrants on Lesbos

April 7, 2016, by VOANews

Pope Francis will make a short trip to the Greek island of Lesbos on April 16 to meet with refugees accommodated there, the Holy See said in a stateme ...

Serbian court to pronounce judgment on Bulgarian bid to extradite Vassilev

April 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The supreme court in Belgrade has said that it will pronounce judgment on the application by Bulgaria for the extradition of Tsvetan Vassilev, former ...

Bulgaria and Greece to boost co-operation on migrant crisis – defence, interior ministers

April 7, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s ministers of the interior and of defence met their Greek counterparts on April 7, agreeing on boosting co-operation and the exchange of i ...

  • Bulgarian MPs step away from beach camping, parking ban
    April 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s National Assembly approved on April 7 2016 the first reading of a repeal of a controversial law banning camping and parking 100 metres from the shoreline of the country’s […]

  • Battle over Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry Act reforms
    April 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Interior Minister Roumyana Buchvarova’s latest attempt at reforming the Interior Ministry Act hit new turbulence when amendments to the law were rejected by Parliament’s committee on internal security and […]

  • Prosecutor to appeal against ICTY acquittal of Šešelj
    April 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The long-serving prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has said that he will appeal against The Hague-based court’s March 31 2016 acquittal of Serbian politician […]

  • Migrants’ return raises anxiety in Turkey
    April 7, 2016, by VOANews

    When the first boatload of deported migrants arrived Monday at the Turkish port of Dikili, a small group of Turkish human rights activists turned up to welcome them. Turkey is […]