Archive for May 5th, 2016

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May 5, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Much about Bulgarian state railways BDZ seems to stop a bit short of the platform. It is not that BDZ is bad, and nor is this rail enthusiast about to […]

Bulgaria’s ruling parties to hold more talks on election law changes

May 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Representatives of organisations of Bulgarians abroad emerged from May 5 talks with Prime Minister Boiko Borissov saying that they had his support for ...

More rain forecast for Bulgaria over long weekend

May 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria heads into a second long weekend in a row with a weather forecast that predicts more clouds and the occasional ray of sunlight, with motorist ...

Turkey’s PM Davutoglu to step down

May 5, 2016, by VOANews

Turkey’s prime minister is reportedly stepping down from his role following a dramatic day in domestic politics. The ruling AK Party is set to h ...

  • Fireworks over fireworks at Sofia cathedral at Orthodox Easter
    May 5, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Archimandrite Dionisii, dean of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral in Sofia, is no stranger to controversy. A 2014 proposal to promote him to bishop was withdrawn by […]

  • EU proposals on migrants draw fire
    May 5, 2016, by VOANews

    The European Commission has unveiled details of what analysts say is a desperate plan to deal with Europe’s severest migrant crisis in decades. The plan includes a “fairness mechanism” requiring […]

  • Daimler plans Mercedes engine plant in Poland
    May 5, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    German carmaker Daimler plans to invest about 500 million euro in a new engine production plant in Jawor in the Lower Silesian region, southern Poland, conditional on a number of factors […]