Archive for November 2nd, 2014

November 2, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta led after the first round of presidential elections, according to exit polls after voting closed on November 2. Turnout was 52.3 per cent, the election […]

Bulgaria’s GERB, Reformists meet on coalition deal: Draft programme statement ‘ready’, cabinet post talks pending

November 2, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A meeting of more than five hours on November 2 between negotiators from Boiko Borissov’s GERB party and the Reformist Bloc produced a draft sta ...

Long queue at Bulgarian-Turkish border checkpoint after mass arrest of Bulgarian customs officers

November 2, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Prosecutors and agents from Bulgaria’s State Agency for National Security (SANS) swooped on the Lesovo border checkpoint between Bulgaria and Tu ...

Ukraine rebels begin controversial election

November 2, 2014, by VOANews

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine began voting Sunday in controversial elections that Kyiv and the West say they will not recognize. The sepa ...