Archive for March, 2016

  • Proposed changes to laws on religions in Bulgaria spark ire
    March 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Two draft bills tabled in Bulgaria’s Parliament by opposition socialist MPs to amend the law on religious denominations – including provisions that would limit the activities of foreign clerics – […]

  • Polish President not to meet President Obama on US visit
    March 30, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    US President Barack Obama declined to meet with Polish President Andrzej Duda during Duda’s visit to the US, despite last-minute efforts by Polish diplomats, Polish media report. Duda will start […]

  • Business sentiment in Bulgaria rises in March – poll
    March 29, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A regular poll by Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute has found that in March 2016, the total business climate indicator increased by 1. percentage points compared to the previous month, pushed […]

  • US gives $20M more in Europe migrant aid
    March 29, 2016, by VOANews

    The United States is providing an additional $20 million to Europe to aid international efforts to respond to the migrant crisis. The State Department issued a statement Monday, saying the […]

  • Diplomatic row deepens over Turkey press freedom trial
    March 28, 2016, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    A diplomatic dispute between Ankara and its Western allies continues to grow over the presence of senior foreign diplomats at the trial of two Turkish journalists. Turkey’s Justice and Foreign […]

  • Bulgarian officials propose improved security at schools
    March 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Education Minister met senior government and municipal officials and parents’ organisations on March 28 to discuss proposals for improvements to security at schools and kindergartens in the country. Proposals [&hellip ...