Archive for December 27th, 2016

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December 27, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Plovdiv district appears on the verge of an epidemic of influenza, with the number of cases in Dobrich and Stara Zagora also on the rise, with health authorities warning […]

At Hanukah celebration, Bulgarian President calls for Bulgarians to preserve traditions of tolerance and respect

December 27, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Participating in a Hanukah celebration at Sofia Central Synagogue, Bulgarian head of state President Rossen Plevneliev called on Bulgarians to preserv ...

Refugee Crisis: Illegal Deportations of Asylum Seekers Along Balkan Route

December 27, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The UNHCR and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have accused countries along the so-called Balkan Route of illegal push backs. These are illegal d ...

“Kambanite” in Sofia, Bulgaria: The Bells of Many Nations

December 27, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

In 1979, Ljudmila Zhivkova, the daughter of Bulgarian dictator Todor Zhivkov, who was also a member of the Politburo and Minister of Culture, had an i ...