Archive for September 9th, 2015

September 9, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

European Union countries should be obliged to dramatically increase penalties for human trafficking, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said. He said on September 8 that the Dublin agreement, by […]

Political divisions in Bulgaria over commemoration of September 9 1944 communist takeover

September 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sharp political differences between left and right in Bulgaria were again exposed on September 9 2015, the anniversary of the 1944 coup d’état ...

Bulgaria adopts revised rules on undercover cops

September 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s cabinet has approved an ordinance on the tasks and organisation of the Interior Ministry regarding the use of undercover police. A Se ...

BSP MP Kadiev breaks ranks to stand as independent mayoral candidate in Sofia

September 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Georgi Kadiev, a Bulgarian Socialist Party MP frequently at odds with the leadership of the party, confirmed on September 9 that he would stand as an ...

  • European Commission proposes quota plan for refugee crisis
    September 9, 2015, by VOANews

    European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has called on EU member states to resettle some 160,000 refugees, saying the right to asylum is a fundamental right. Speaking to the European Parliament […]

  • Bulgaria chooses contestant for Junior Eurovision 2015
    September 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria has chosen its contestant for the 2015 Junior Eurovision song contest, which the country will host at the capital city’s Arena Armeec on November 21. The contestant is 12-year-old […]