Archive for November 24th, 2016

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November 24, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian publisher Colibri has invited Meir Shalev to Sofia, in co-operation with the Israeli embassy in Bulgaria. The bestselling author will present the Bulgarian version of his novel “A Pigeon […]

Majority of European Parliament votes to freeze EU membership talks with Turkey

November 24, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

The majority of lawmakers in the European Parliament on Thursday voted to halt membership talks with Turkey after Ankara’s post-coup crackdown o ...

Bulgarian President concludes political consultations following Borissov government resignation

November 24, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev concluded on November 24 a week of consultations with the National Assembly’s eight parliamentary groups f ...

Bulgarian Parliament votes to make minimum 4mm tread depth on tyres compulsory from November 15 to March 1

November 24, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly voted on November 24 to require motorists to use tyres with a minimum tread depth of four mm every year from Novemb ...

  • Bulgarian Parliament moves to bar glorification of communism
    November 24, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Parliament approved on November 24 the first reading of amendments providing for the removal of signs, slogans, photos and other objects created during the country’s 1944/89 communist regime and […]

  • Sofia, Bulgaria: Snow and Freezing Air are Six Days Away
    November 24, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas” is the first line of that song. No. Most Sofia inhabitants are not. “Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way …”. No. “Oh, […]

  • Election campaign heats up in Republic of Macedonia
    November 24, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Macedonia’s VMRO-DPMNE, led by former PM Nikola Gruevski, is accusing the opposition leader, Zoran Zaev of planning to federalise the country by making the Albanian language the second official language […]