Archive for April 15th, 2016

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April 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry has called a tender to acquire 10 engines for the air force’s Soviet-era Mig-29 jet fighters, specifying that the engines can be new or restored. The ministry […]

Court orders house arrest for Bulgarian ‘migrant hunter’ pending trial

April 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The District Court in the south-eastern Bulgarian town of Malko Turnovo on April 15 ordered “migrant hunter” Petar “The FeathersR ...

Seven finalists shortlisted for Bulgaria’s new tourism logo

April 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Tourism Ministry said on April 15 that seven finalists have been selected in the open competition to choose a new tourism logo for th ...

Bulgarian birth rate continues to drop – statistics institute

April 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of live births in Bulgaria in 2015 was lower than the previous year, with the country’s population continuing to decrease, as the mor ...

  • Average Bulgarian marriage lasts 15.3 years
    April 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The average duration of a marriage in Bulgaria before divorce was 15.3 years in 2015, according to the National Statistical Institute (NSI). There was an increase in the number of […]

  • Slovak PM Fico hospitalised with heart problems
    April 15, 2016, by The Slovak Spectator

    Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico was hospitalised at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NÚSCH ) on April 14. The Denník N daily reported on the possibility of a heart […]

  • EU: Turkey needs urgent reforms in key areas
    April 15, 2016, by VOANews

    The European Union has accused Turkey of “backsliding” on democracy and urged Ankara to conduct “a structured and more frequent political dialogue on key thematic issues.” Members of the European […]