Archive for February 18th, 2015

February 18, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Former interior minister Prokopis Pavlopoulos was elected the new President of Greece on February 18 2015. Prokopis Pavlopoulos, the candidate nominated by the ruling Syriza party and prime minister Alexis Tsipras’ […]

Plovdiv traffic police fine ambulances for speeding

February 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Traffic police in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv have issued speeding fines to 10 ambulances transporting patients in critical condition in the ...

Day of high political drama as Bulgarian PM threatens resignation if 8BN euro debt vote fails

February 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Voting by Bulgaria’s Parliament on ratification of the country incurring new external debt of eight billion euro over the next three years was p ...

Protest to be held in Sofia against ‘Kremlin’s aggressive information campaign in Bulgaria’

February 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

A protest is to be held in Sofia on February 21 2015 calling for the “termination of the Kremlin’s information aggression in Bulgaria,R ...

  • Ukraine military pulls out of besieged town
    February 18, 2015, by VOANews

    Ukraine’s president said his government’s forces are pulling out of the contested eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, which has been under siege by pro-Russian rebels and where fighting has continued […]

  • Commission on Bansko ski zone delays findings by 10 days
    February 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The interdepartmental commission investigating the ski zone in Bansko, where there is continuing controversy about plans for expanded ski facilities and a second cableway, has delayed its findings by 10 […]