Archive for November 18th, 2015

November 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s complex issues in the energy sector and lack of reforms had “compromised the financial stability of public and private stakeholders”, the EU said in its first State of the […]

Bulgaria’s stepped-up security includes cameras, plan for new rules for residence of foreigners

November 18, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia is to increase the number of security cameras while Plovdiv has stepped up security at public buildings, including cul ...

European Commission adopts proposed stricter firearms control rules for EU

November 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission (EC) adopted on November 18 2015 a package of measures to make it more difficult to acquire firearms in the European Union, be ...

Bulgarian Cabinet approves gender equality bill

November 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulglaria’s Cabinet approved a new gender equality bill that spelled out the institutional mechanisms for implementing the government’s ge ...

  • Seeds of Jihad planted in the Balkans
    November 18, 2015, by VOANews

    VOA’s Jeff Swicord visited Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo to examine radical extremism in the Balkans. This is the second of three parts. In September 1993, a battalion of foreign […]

  • Sofia court releases Ataka’s Siderov and Chukolov on bail
    November 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    After a post-midnight hearing, Sofia City Council released Ataka leader Volen Siderov and MP Desislav Chukolov on bail of 6000 leva (about 3063 euro). Siderov and Chukolov had been taken […]

  • Two killed in raid targeting mastermind of Paris attacks
    November 18, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Shooting and multiple explosions were heard Wednesday as police launched a raid in a Paris suburb targeting the Islamic State militant suspected of being the mastermind of last Friday’s attacks […]