Archive for April 19th, 2016

April 19, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The international consortium led by French energy conglomerate Total will begin drilling for oil and gas on Bulgaria’s Black Sea shelf in May, it emerged on April 19. Noble Globetrotter […]

Plevneliev: ‘The next big idea could be born anywhere in Bulgaria’

April 19, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria today is the centre of an actively developing innovation ecosystem and is a leader in a region with a population of 150 million people, Presi ...

EU provides 83M euro to improve conditions for refugees in Greece

April 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission (EC) announced on April 19 a sum of 83 million euro under the new Emergency Assistance Instrument, to improve living condition ...

More than half of migrants in Europe are women – IOM

April 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Women make up the majority of international migrants in Europe, 52.4 per cent, according to the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) ...

  • Macedonia protests against Ivanov enter second week
    April 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Several thousand people turned out in Skopje and other cities in Macedonia on the night of April 18 in protest against president Gjorge Ivanov’s decision to grant amnesty to politicians […]

  • Slovak PM Fico to stay in hospital until end of week
    April 19, 2016, by The Slovak Spectator

    Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico will stay hospitalised in the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NÚSCH) until the end of this week. Doctors will examine and test him, NÚSCH spokeswoman […]

  • Looking back again on Bulgaria
    April 19, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    President Zhelyu Zhelev was an enigma to me. I had watched him on TV in Bulgaria during the early nineties, performing official tasks, much as his predecessor Zhivkov had done. […]