Archive for April 12th, 2016

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April 12, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The migration crisis and the fight against terrorism and organised crime have topped the agenda of talks in Sofia between visiting Turkish chief prosecutor Mehmet Akarca and senior government leaders. […]

Bulgaria arrests ‘migrant hunter’

April 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Petar “The Feathers” Nizamov, allegedly part of a vigilante group that illegally detained migrants near the Bulgarian border, has been arr ...

Bulgarian Finance Minister promises ‘Panama Papers’ probe

April 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov has promised checks of the origin of the funds and tax payments by Bulgarians named in the “Panama ...

Controversy continues over Bulgaria’s ‘migrant hunters’

April 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Interior Minister, the leader of a nationalist party and the leader of a right-wing opposition party are among the latest to weigh in ...

  • Bulgaria annual CPI records 1.5% deflation in March 2016
    April 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s consumer price index (CPI) recorded 1.5 per cent per cent annual deflation in March 2016, while the monthly data showed CPI shrinking by 0.7 per cent, according to figures released […]

  • UN begins hearings of Secretary-General candidates
    April 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The United Nations begins on April 12 2016 three days of hearings of the eight candidates so far for the post of UN Secretary-General. The term of office of incumbent […]

  • UNHCR: Idomeni violence ‘matter of great worry’
    April 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has expressed concern about the April 10 violence at the border between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia near Idomeni and the […]

  • View from Sofia: Fear and loathing
    April 12, 2016, by Vessela Tcherneva

    Fear. The word travelled across Bulgarian media and between the lines of reports and political speeches in the days after the Brussels attack. The feeling that an attack on Brussels […]