Archive for April 29th, 2014

April 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s centre-right former ruling party GERB has 17.6 per cent and the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) 15.9 per cent of voter support ahead of the country’s European Parliament elections on […]

Bulgarian MPs overturn presidential veto on bill imposing limits on foreigners buying land

April 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Parliament voted on April 29 to overturn President Rossen Plevneliev’s veto on the amendments to the Agricultural Land Ownership and Use A ...

Bulgaria forcing out refugees, Human Rights Watch says, angering government

April 29, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria has embarked on a “Containment Plan” to reduce the number of asylum seekers in the country, Human Rights Watch said in a report released ...

Bulgaria’s military rehearses for army day flypasts over Sofia

April 29, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The whirr of helicopter blades and roaring of jets over Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia are no cause for alarm – the military has begun rehearsa ...

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    Washington, Brussels levy fresh sanctions on Russia
    April 29, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    On April 28, the White House announced a fresh round of sanctions on seven Russian officials and 17 corporations. Concurrently, Brussels added 15 names to its list of sanctioned officials, […]