Archive for May 25th, 2017

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May 25, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria’s long-delayed process of acquiring new fighter jets for the Air Force looked set to stall again as Prime Minister Boiko Borissov hinted at continuing to use the few flying […]

Mayor of Bulgaria’s Assenovgrad municipality taken into custody a week after chief architect arrested

May 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

In an operation by the Bulgarian Special Prosecutor’s Office and the State Agency for National Security, the mayor of Assenovgrad municipality E ...

Plovdiv District Court sentences man to four years in jail for Tobacco Town warehouses fire

May 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plovdiv District Court sentenced Lyubomir Danchev (44) to four years in jail on May 25 2017, finding him guilty of having caused the August 2016 fire ...

Bulgaria’s environment minister orders check of air quality in village of Trud, long scene of protests over stench from biomass plant

May 25, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Minister of Environment and Water, Neno Dimov, has ordered an inspection of the quality of the ambient air in Trud, a village about 1 ...

  • Welfare fraud: Bulgarian migrants exploited in Germany
    May 25, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    Bulgarian migrants in Germany are still being exploited by organisations and individuals who apply for social benefits in their name. Victims of schemes of this kind gave testimony in front […]