Archive for January 26th, 2015

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January 26, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will be the host of the Junior Eurovision 2015 song contest, Bulgarian National Television (BNT) director-general Vyara Ankova said on January 26. Ankova was speaking after meeting, along with […]

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Flu epidemic declared in Bulgaria’s Varna

January 26, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

An influenza epidemic has been declared in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna, and schools will be closed from January 27 until February 3, the reg ...

Facing downturn in Russian and Ukrainian tourists, Bulgaria plans to boost domestic tourism

January 26, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

With unofficial estimates projecting a halving of the number of Russian and Ukrainian tourists to visit Bulgaria this year, the country is to campaign ...

Bulgarian state railways plans purchase of high-speed trains for 210 million leva

January 26, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian state railways BDZ plans to launch a tender for a contract to buy new trains capable of reaching speeds up to 160 km/h, mainly to be used on ...

  • SYRIZA – Independent Greeks form coalition government
    January 26, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    “From this moment there is a government in the country. The ANEL are giving a vote of confidence to Alexis Tsipras. The Prime Minister (Alexis Tsipras) will go to the […]

  • Deputy Speaker of Bulgaria’s Parliament dies
    January 26, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Rositsa Yanakieva, one of the deputy speakers of Bulgaria’s Parliament, has died at the age of 60. Yanakieva was a member of Georgi Purvanov’s socialist breakaway party ABC and a […]

  • Anti-austerity leftists winning Greek election
    January 26, 2015, by VOANews

    Greece’s anti-austerity Syriza party and its leader Alexis Tsipras appear headed to a decisive national election victory, in a vote lodged against repeated European demands for fiscal restraint in Athens. […]