Archive for April, 2016

April 30, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

More than a million Romanian tourists visited Bulgaria in 2015, making them the most numerous foreigners in the neighbouring country for the eighth year in a row. Each one spent, on […]

‘Holy Fire’ appears in Jerusalem as Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

April 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

In an annual Easter ritual sacred to Orthodox Christians, the “holy fire” was distributed at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem ...

Nationalism vs Brexit

April 29, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

I can’t vote in the forthcoming referendum, to determine Great Britain’s future in Europe, and so I reserve the right to say what I like. To m ...

Bulgarian Parliament backtracks on splitting referendum, election dates

April 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly voted on April 28 to rescind a decision it took a week previously that would have de-linked the holding of referend ...

  • 14th night of protests in Skopje
    April 28, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The 14th protest in a row was held on the night of April 27 in Skopje, where protesters demanded the postponement of the June 5 elections and the abrogation of the […]