Archive for May 19th, 2016

May 19, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

A day after President Rossen Plevneliev announced a constitutional court challenge to a controversial new law on the system for Bulgarians voting abroad, the row was continuing in political circles […]

Turkey’s governing party unveils Binali Yildirim as prime minister

May 19, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party announced on May 19 Transport, Maritime Affairs, and Communications Minister Binali Yıldırım ...

Bulgarian Holy Synod again fails to meet on ‘fireworks’ cleric

May 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

For the second day, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body the Holy Synod failed to secure a quorum to discuss the fate of controversial ...

Ouster of Turkish PM rekindles dissent in ruling AKP

May 19, 2016, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Since the ousting of Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu, pro-president media outlets are appealing for unity and loyalty to president Recep Tayyip ...