Archive for May 8th, 2016

May 8, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on May 8 that he believed that President Rossen Plevneliev was correct to veto amendments to the Electoral Code, and he was prepared to […]

Opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party elects first woman leader

May 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Socialist Party elected MP Kornelia Ninova its leader on May 8 2016, ousting incumbent Mihail Mikov. Ninova, a 47-year-old, third-time M ...

Turkish journalists sentenced

May 8, 2016, by VOANews

Authorities in Turkey detained two more people in connection with Friday’s attack on a leading journalist hours before he was sentenced to more than ...

Strike strands Bulgarian tourists on Greek islands

May 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Crisis staffs have been set up at Bulgaria’s embassy in Athens and the consulate in Thessaloniki because a general strike in Greece has left lar ...