Archive for May 16th, 2016

May 16, 2016, by Margaret Besheer of VOANews

Despite the ongoing migrant and refugee crisis, Greece expects to welcome a record 27 million tourists this year. “I think it’s an achievement given the fact that we have capital […]

Can EU migrant deal survive Turkey’s political turmoil?

May 16, 2016, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Senior European Union and Turkish officials are meeting to rescue the EU visa deal. Since the ousting of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu by Pre ...

Bulgarian President, Pope discuss Europe’s refugee crisis

May 16, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Roman Catholic church head Pope Francis received Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev in audience at the Vatican on May 16, with topics discussed inc ...

Police in Bulgaria’s Pazardzhik issue first fine for wearing burqa

May 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Police in the Bulgarian town of Pazardzhik issued on May 16 the first fine for wearing a burqa, four days after the municipal ban on the burqa in publ ...

  • Unemployment in Bulgaria was 8.6% in Q1 2016 – NSI
    May 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unemployment in Bulgaria was 8.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2016, a decrease of two percentage points compared with the first quarter of 2015, the National Statistical Institute […]

  • Bulgaria’s Cabinet nominates 16 new ambassadors
    May 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet has recommended to President Rossen Plevneliev the replacement of 16 ambassadors, with four of the nominees coming from Plevneliev’s office. The terms in office of several ambassadors expire […]