Archive for May 19th, 2015

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May 19, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev told reporters on May 19 that he was appointing Yordan Bakalov, who was interior minister in the August 2014 caretaker cabinet, as the new head […]

New British ambassador Hopkins presents credentials to Bulgarian President on May 19

May 19, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Emma Hopkins, the UK ambassador to Buglgaria, presented her credentials to Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev on May 19 2015. A former barrister, H ...

EU ministers approve Plovdiv as European Capital of Culture 2019

May 19, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

In what was largely a formality, European Union culture ministers approved on May 19 the naming of Plovdiv as European Capital of Culture 2019, a move ...

New car sales in Bulgaria rise in 2015 – ACEA

May 19, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

New car sales in Bulgaria were 8.2 per cent higher in January to April 2015 than in the first four months of 2014, according to figures released on Ma ...

  • Thousands stage counter-protest in Macedonia
    May 19, 2015, by VOANews

    Tens of thousands of Macedonians turned out Monday to support Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski’s government in a counter-protest after opposition supporters marched through the capital Skopje a day earlier to […]