Archive for October 24th, 2017

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October 24, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Defence Minister Krassimir Karakachanov told a hastily-convened news conference on October 24 that reports that Air Force pilots had refused to take off for training flights had been blown […]

Bulgarian EU Presidency: Pointless to pursue portrayal of a Potemkin village

October 24, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

As many – including Bulgarians – who grew up in the communist bloc would remember, there was a Soviet animated cartoon series from the 197 ...

Mixed signals from Bulgarian Defence Ministry over reports fighter pilots refused training flights

October 24, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The leadership of Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry went into damage control mode on October 24 following media reports that fighter pilots at the Gra ...

EU labour ministers reach agreement on changes to posted workers directive

October 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Council for employment and social affairs has approved a general approach to the new posted workers directive, meant to revise earlier re ...

  • Beer consumption helps with foreign languages
    October 24, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    A research experiment conducted by scientists at the University of Liverpool, the King’s College London and Maastricht University comes to a conclusion people living in foreign countries, so-called expatriates, might have […]

  • Tuesday: Dangerous weather alerts for all of Bulgaria
    October 24, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    Dangerous weather warnings were issued for all of Bulgaria on Tuesday. About half the country was under Code Orange alerts, while Code Yellow warnings were given for the other half, […]

  • Two bird flu outbreaks registered in Bulgaria
    October 24, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    Two bird flu outbreaks have been reported in Bulgaria. The cases were registered in the village of Uzundjovo, in the southern part of Central Bulgaria, as well as in Stefanovo, a village […]