Archive for September 17th, 2015

  • Bulgaria sharply increases penalties for people-traffickers
    September 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Parliament voted on September 17 to sharply increase the penalties for people-traffickers, in a step taken against the background of Europe’s current migrant crisis. Those found guilty of taking […]

  • Romanian PM indicted on money-laundering charges
    September 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Romanian prime minister Victor Ponta and a former transport minister in his cabinet have been indicted in a corruption investigation that has now been filed in court, the country’s anti-corruption […]

  • Europe’s migrant crisis: Roundup, September 17
    September 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Migrants and refugees are pouring into Germany at a rate of 1800 a day through the border with Austria, German police said on September 16. The influx is causing some […]