Archive for May 26th, 2016

May 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on May 26 that it was stepping up the infringement proceedings against Bulgaria over restrictions against selling land to foreigners, while also opening an infringement procedure […]

Plovdiv city councillor wears burqa in protest against lack of ban

May 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Plovdiv municipal councillor for the nationalist VMRO party arrived at a May 26 council meeting wearing a burqa in protest against the council’ ...

Bulgarian drug trafficker handed sentence in Romanian trial

May 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Bucharest court sentenced Evelin “Brendo” Banev to 14 years in jail on charges of drug trafficking, Bulgarian media reported on May 26. Banev wa ...

Bulgarian defence industry exports up 50% year-on-year

May 26, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Exports by Bulgaria’s defence industry were 50 per cent higher in 2015 than in 2014, adding up to 649 million euro, Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev ...