Archive for August 30th, 2017

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August 30, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian head of state President Roumen Radev has called a meeting of the Consultative Council on National Security for October 9, to discuss a “workable anti-corruption model”, his office said […]

Bulgarian government gives further 1.2M leva for new section of fence at Turkish border

August 30, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

At a regular meeting on August 30, Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved 1.224 million leva (about 626 000 euro) for the construction of a new section of ...

Bulgaria starts work on overhauling stretch of Plovdiv-Bourgas railway line, building new section of Struma motorway

August 30, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The close of August 2017 sees two transport projects getting underway in Bulgaria – an overhaul of a 26km section of the Plovdiv-Bourgas railway ...

Relaxation of capital controls in Greece scheduled for September 1

August 30, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Starting from September 1, capital controls in Greece are being relaxed, with the new limit on withdrawals with from ATMs to be set at a cumulative wi ...

  • Bulgaria wants to ban smoking of hookahs by under-18s
    August 30, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria is moving towards banning the smoking of hookahs by under-18s, amid media reports that the practice is a craze among the country’s teenagers. A meeting was held at Bulgaria’s […]