Archive for January 24th, 2017

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January 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian head of state President Roumen Radev has signed a decree that the country will hold early parliamentary elections on March 26 2017, his office said on January 24. Radev […]

Bulgarian foreign minister contacts Romanian counterpart over Danube Bridge traffic problems

January 24, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov discussed on January 24 with his Romanian counterpart Teodor Meleșcanu the problems lorry traffic has been en ...

Bulgarian President Radev to name former Speaker Gerdzhikov as caretaker PM – reports

January 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Roumen Radev was tipped to name Ognyan Gerdzhikov, a 70-year-old former Speaker of Parliament and law professor, to head the count ...

Bulgaria saw highest increase in tourism nights among EU countries in 2016 – Eurostat

January 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria had the highest increase among all European Union countries in the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation in 2016, EU statistics age ...

  • Energy regulator: Bulgaria not at risk of power cuts
    January 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The head of Bulgaria’s energy regulator, Ivan Ivanov, has dismissed speculation that the country is at risk of power cuts. Ivanov’s statements on January 24 came after several weeks of […]

  • Bulgarian appointed acting head of EU statistics agency Eurostat
    January 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The former head of Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute, Mariana Kotzeva, has become the acting director-general of EU statistics agency Eurostat, the agency said. Kotzeva was appointing acting director-general of Eurostat [&hell ...