Archive for January 20th, 2016

January 20, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian law enforcement officials summarily return asylum seekers and migrants to Turkey, often after stealing their belongings and subjecting them to violence, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on January 20 […]

Construction of third metro line begins in Sofia

January 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia’s municipal company Metropolitan began construction on the third metro line in the Bulgarian capital city on January 20, with the initial ...

As Gazprom scraps another contract, Bulgaria still holds out hope on South Stream

January 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s government again re-iterated on January 20 its position that it has never been officially notified of the cancellation of the South S ...

EC proposes strengthening exchange of criminal records on non-EU citizens in step against terrorism

January 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission has proposed improving the exchange of criminal records of non-EU citizens in the EU by upgrading the European Criminal Record ...

  • Dimitrov books Federer showdown at Australian Open
    January 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Grigor Dimitrov overcame the dogged resistance of Argentine Marco Trungelliti on January 20, winning 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 to secure his place in the Australian Open third round, where he will […]

  • Polish PM defends her government in European Parliament
    January 20, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo worked to reassure members of European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday that Poland did nothing to violate its constitution and that the contention over the […]