Archive for April 14th, 2016

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April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull fame is to perform at Plovdiv’s Ancient Theatre on September 3 2016, in a concert with a title that anyone would have to be thick […]

Bulgarian MPs adopt bill to make public CCB consultants report

April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Amendments to the bank insolvency law, passed by Bulgaria’s Parliament at second reading on April 14, require receivers to make public reports o ...

Bulgarian to Macedonian president: Corruption should be investigated, not amnestied

April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has telephoned his counterpart in Skopje, Gjorge Ivanov, to express his country’s concerns about the polit ...

European Parliament approves handovers of air passenger name data

April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Parliament voted by a large majority on April 14 2016 to approve a new directive on Passenger Name Record (PNR) data that will oblige air ...

  • Bulgaria’s top judiciary body splits into separate colleges
    April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Supreme Judicial Council approved on April 14 a decision of how to distribute its current members into the new judges and prosecutors colleges, as mandated by constitutional amendments last […]

  • Plovdiv mayor backs burqa ban proposal
    April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The mayor of Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second-largest city, says that he personally supports banning the burqa in public places but it will be up to the city council to decide on […]

  • Macedonia crisis: Bulgaria urges dialogue, end to violence
    April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has called on political leaders in Macedonia to resume political dialogue on solutions to the political crisis in that country and has appealed to everyone […]

  • Bulgaria unveils proposals to boost cybersecurity
    April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In the aftermath of a series of cyber attacks on state websites, Bulgarian leaders have adopted 10 recommendations for improving the country’s cybersecurity. The recommendations were adopted at an April […]

  • Groysman becomes Ukraine’s new prime minister
    April 14, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

    Ukraine’s parliament voted on April 14 to appoint Volodymyr Groysman as the country’s new prime minister, with 257 lawmakers – 31 votes more than needed – supporting his candidacy. Groysman, […]