Archive for May 12th, 2016

May 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The parties in Bulgaria’s governing coalition have given “full support” for the labour and social policy portfolio vacated by Ivailo Kalfin when his ABC party quit the government, to be […]

Bulgarian Parliament greenlights referendum after petition by TV host

May 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly voted on May 12 to approve the holding of a national referendum on five questions raised in a petition by a televis ...

US, Nato to activate missile defence site in Romania

May 12, 2016, by VOANews

The US will switch on an $800 million missile defense site in southern Romania on May 12, a move likely to infuriate Moscow. “Both the US and Na ...

Bulgarian PM slams minority party for quitting government

May 12, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has hit out at minority socialist breakaway party ABC for withdrawing its support for its government, saying t ...

  • EU police agency Europol gets wider powers
    May 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Parliament has voted to widen the powers of EU police agency Europol, including by obliging EU countries to provide the agency with data it needs, in a move […]