Archive for December 2nd, 2015

December 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian MPs passed the 2016 Budget Act at second reading late on December 2, following a 13-hour sitting, during which the House also passed the 2015 Budget revision, which was […]

Plovdiv court rejects application to nullify 2015 mayoral election

December 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Plovdiv Administrative Court has rejected an application by the Coalition for Slavcho Atanassov to nullify the November 2015 election of Ivan Tote ...

Bulgaria Budget surplus at 63.9M leva in January-October 2015

December 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry said that the consolidated Budget surplus in the first 10 months of 2015 came in at 63.9 million leva, or 0.1 per cent o ...

Montenegro invited to join NATO

December 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

NATO foreign ministers agreed on December 2 2015 to invite Montenegro to join the alliance, according to a note on the NATO website. Once accession go ...

  • Ice-skating rinks to open in Sofia and Plovdiv
    December 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    As has become traditional in recent years, Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia will again offer ice-skaters the chance to take a whirl on what is boasted to be the largest ice-skating […]

  • NATO wants to beef up security along Turkish borders
    December 2, 2015, by VOANews

    NATO foreign ministers are looking at ways to beef up security along Turkey’s border a week after Ankara shot down a Russian fighter jet along the Syrian border. Officials at […]

  • Moscow’s allegations against Ankara ratchet up tensions
    December 2, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has challenged his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to prove allegations that Turkey is facilitating oil smuggling by the Islamic State group. The challenge comes as […]