Archive for December 7th, 2016

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December 7, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria has urged the European Commission to work on an alternative plan in case Turkey fulfills its threat to unleash a refugee flow to Europe, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said […]

One in three Bulgarians smokes – the highest rate in the European Union

December 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Close to 35 per cent of Bulgarians smoke, the highest rate in the European Union – higher than in Greece, formerly the EU’s heaviest-smoki ...

Homeless man goes on trial for Plovdiv ‘Tobacco Town’ warehouses fire

December 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plovdiv District Court began on December 7 the trial of a homeless man, Lyubomir Danchev, on charges of criminal negligence in connection with the Aug ...

Bulgarian President to offer Reformist Bloc mandate to form government on December 12

December 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev will offer the third and final exploratory mandate to try to form a government to the centre-right Reformist Blo ...

  • Greek government warns creditors it can’t take any more austerity
    December 7, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Following Monday’s Eurogroup decision to grant Greece short term debt relief, the country’s government expressed its determination to fend off demands for additional austerity measures in order to conclude the […]

  • Poland’s Supreme Court rules against Polanski’s extradiction
    December 7, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    Oscar-winning Polish-born filmmaker Roman Polanski will not be extradited if he travels to Poland, the country’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday rejecting the chief prosecutor and justice minister, Zbigniew Ziobro’s […]

  • Looking Back at 2016 in Bulgaria: The Tourist Invasion
    December 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    When Bulgaria’s Minister of Tourism, Nikolina Angelkova, started spreading truly exciting numbers at several press conferences in the summer of 2016, it became clear that this year would most likely […]