All posts tagged Sofia

Photo: Sofia Municipality
July 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Sofia Metro finalised the extension of its second line into Hladilnika borough, with Prime Minister Boiko Borissov among the officials attending the inauguration of the new Vitosha metro station […]


160 held in police operation in Sofia against illegal migration

July 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police detained about 160 people in an operation in capital city Sofia against illegal migration on July 18 and 19, according to the Interio ...

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Traffic restrictions in Sofia for Israeli president’s visit on July 7

July 6, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia city hall said that it was imposing traffic restrictions in the centre of the city, prompted by the visit of Israeli president Reuven Rivlin to ...

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Arrests outside Sofia cathedral as Putin’s ‘Night Wolves’ visit

July 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police took two people into custody outside Sofia’s landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral on July 1 as tensions rose between rival group ...

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    Anti-trust regulator complaint halts Sofia Airport concession
    June 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Transport Ministry said that it has suspended the concession for the Sofia Airport after a complaint has been filed with the Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC), lodged by […]

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    Huge turnout as ninth Sofia Pride passes off peacefully
    June 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    With strict security measures in place in the Bulgarian capital, the ninth annual Sofia Pride parade, on June 18 2016, passed off peacefully following earlier fears about possible problems from […]

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    Calls to avert clashes over 2016 Sofia Pride parade
    June 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia municipality has proposed changing the timing of the 2016 Sofia Pride parade and of a counter-protest, after Sofia Pride organisers expressed safety concerns following the municipality giving permission for […]

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    Sofia Pride 2016 parade to be held on June 18
    June 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The ninth annual Sofia Pride parade in support of LGBTI people is to be held on June 18, with the focus on how families and friends can provide a supportive […]

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    Hyatt Regency hotel to open in Sofia in 2018
    June 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The first Hyatt-branded hotel in Bulgaria will open in the country’s capital city of Sofia in 2018, following an agreement reached by a Hyatt affiliate with Bulgarian company Terra Tour […]