Archive for February 20th, 2015

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February 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov said on February 20 that he was optimistic that parliamentary approval would be won for the centre-right coalition cabinet’s plan for eight billion euro foreign […]

Businesses outraged by Bulgarian land law changes that will penalise foreign ownership, hit dozens of public companies

February 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Six Bulgarian business associations and Bulgarian Stock Exchange – Sofia Ltd have spoken out publicly against recent changes to the law on the owner ...

Bulgarian prosecutors drop attempted murder charges against man who assaulted Ahmed Dogan

February 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Prosecutors were dropping attempted murder charges against Oktai Enimehmedov, the man seen pointing a gas pistol at the head of Ahmed Dogan at a Movem ...

Bulgaria and Romania together can have a strong voice in the region and the EU – foreign ministers

February 20, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Close co-operation will make Bulgaria and Romania’s voice better heard in the region and the European Union, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov ...

  • Man seriously injured in fire at Varna mosque
    February 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A 90-year-old caretaker was reported to be in critical condition in hospital after a fire at a mosque in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna in the early hours of […]

  • Unrest, shortages mark anniversary of Ukraine protests
    February 20, 2015, by Zlatica Hoke of VOANews

    Ukrainians are marking the first anniversary of Kyiv protests that led to the ouster of a pro-Russian president and subsequent fighting in Ukraine’s Russian-speaking east. After more than 5,600 deaths […]