Archive for October 5th, 2016

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October 5, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Portugal’s António Gutérres is the “clear favourite” in the race to be the next United Nations Secretary-General, Russian ambassador to the UN and the Security Council’s current president, Vitaly Churkin, told […]

Record 23 candidates in Bulgaria’s November 2016 presidential elections

October 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A record 23 candidates are standing in Bulgaria’s November 2016 presidential elections, it emerged as ballot numbers were drawn on October 5, th ...

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Defence to negotiate directly to get 10 MiG-29 engines

October 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Defence will negotiate directly to get 10 engines for its ageing Soviet-made Mig-29 jet fighters instead of acquiring the ...

Border Fence in the South: Bulgaria Completing Next Segment

October 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

According to Bulgaria’s Interior Minister Rumyana Batchvarova, Bulgaria is about to complete another segment of its fence along the Turkish bord ...

  • Race for next UN chief enters decisive phase
    October 5, 2016, by Margaret Besheer of VOANews

    The race for the next U.N. Secretary-General enters a decisive phase on Wednesday, as the U.N. Security Council moves to the next level of voting. The 15-member council is tasked […]

  • Greek PM Tsipras: Gloomy economic forecasts proved wrong
    October 5, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Tuesday that gloomy predictions about the future of the Greek economy are being proved wrong. Tsipras chaired a meeting with ministers to discuss the […]

  • ‘Nuclear detection architecture’ implemented in Bulgaria
    October 5, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus

    Bulgaria’s Deputy Interior Minister Philip Gounev and US ambassador Eric Rubin have celebrated the implementation of a so-called nuclear detection architecture in Bulgaria. The system detects dangerous nuclear material in its […]