Archive for December 5th, 2014

December 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A state of emergency was declared in Gulubovo municipality on the afternoon of December 5 as heavy rain swelled rivers, while a “code red” danger warning was issued for the […]

Bulgaria’s Patriotic Front and Reformist Bloc in deal to continue support for government

December 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s nationalist Patriotic Front (PF) will not proceed with its threats to withdraw its support for Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s ...

Bulgaria central bank governor fears more ‘attacks’ on banking system

December 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s central bank governor Ivan Iskrov has warned that the country’s banking system may see further turbulence in 2015. Speaking at ...

European Asylum Support Office extends support plan for Bulgaria

December 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and Bulgaria signed on December 5 2014 a “special support plan” which provides for EASO tailor-m ...

  • Rescue operations after floods in south-eastern Bulgaria
    December 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Firefighters and rescue teams have carried out more than 200 rescue operations in south-eastern Bulgaria in the past day, the Interior Ministry said on December 6. The previous day, about […]

  • Ukraine announces December 9 truce
    December 5, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko has ordered a new cease-fire next week, as part of a push to end months of fighting with pro-Russian rebels near the Russian border. Thursday’s announcement […]

  • Juncker: Bulgaria ready to join Schengen
    December 5, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria is ready to join the European Union’s Schengen visa zone, and Europeans should be aware of the country’s level of preparedness so that Bulgaria can join Schengen as soon […]

  • Small economic gain projected in euro zone up to 2016
    December 5, 2014, by VOANews

    The European Central Bank is predicting the economy in the continent’s 18-nation euro currency bloc will barely advance in the next two years. The bank projected Thursday that the eurozone […]

  • Turkey, Greece to tackle energy dispute
    December 5, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey’s prime minister is set to visit Greece on Friday as tensions swell among regional neighbors over energy deposits in the Mediterranean Sea. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will be […]