Archive for January 17th, 2016

January 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The head of Bulgaria’s 24th Antarctic expedition, Professor Hristo Pimpirev, was evacuated from the Bulgarian base after falling ill, Bulgarian National Television reported on January 17. The day before, part […]

Heavy snow, rain leave more than 450 000 in Bulgaria without electricity, cause road closures

January 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Snowfall measuring up to a reported 40cm in northern Bulgaria and heavy rainfall cut off electricity to more than 450 000 customers in Bulgaria on Jan ...

Heavy snow in Bulgaria causes hazardous weather warnings, traffic restrictions, powercuts in villages

January 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Heavy snowfall in Bulgaria on January 17 led to code red and code orange hazardous weather warning in many parts in the country as authorities restric ...

EU calls for ‘political solutions’ in dealing with migrant crisis

January 17, 2016, by VOANews

The European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management has called for “political solutions” in dealing with “the root causes” of ...