Archive for December 1st, 2015

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December 1, 2015, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

Do you remember Herman Van Rompuy? You don’t even remember the name? The Belgian was the first president of the European Council. The fact that he served in the post […]

Bulgarian court acquits former deputy Parliament Speaker after two-day trial

December 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia City Court ruled on December 1 to acquit former MP Hristo Biserov on charges of large-scale tax evasion, breaking the law on currency transactio ...

Sofia Airport terminal closed as police check van

December 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Terminal 1 of Sofia Airport was closed to passengers on December 1 as explosives specialists checked a foreign-registered van that had been parked nea ...

Former CCB owner’s assets worth 603.7M leva impounded in Bulgaria, Switzerland

December 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Courts in Bulgaria and Switzerland have impounded assets worth 603.7 million leva held by Tsvetan Vassilev, the former majority shareholder in the ins ...

  • EU steps up financial aid in response to Syria crisis
    December 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Commission announced on December 1 2015 new aid packages in response to the Syrian crisis to help the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Turkey. EU foreign […]