Archive for May 31st, 2016

May 31, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Cabinet is highly focused on building gas inter-connector pipelines with neighbouring countries, with a special emphasis on the link to Greece, which is part of Sofia’s strategy to diversify […]

EU Advocate General: Islamic headscarf ban at work may be lawful

May 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A ban on wearing Islamic headscarves at work may be permissible under EU law if the ban is based on a general company rule which prohibits political, ...

US warns on potential terrorist attacks in Europe in summer 2016

May 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The United States state department has warned citizens of what it described as the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe this summer & ...

Bulgaria reports 2.35B leva Budget surplus in January-April, in line with forecast

May 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry said on May 31 that the consolidated Budget surplus for the first four months of 2016 was 2.35 billion leva, or 2.6 per ...

  • Annual Olaf report touts improved effectiveness
    May 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    EU’s anti-fraud office Olaf said in its annual report for 2015 that the re-organisation carried out in 2012 has improved effectiveness “across all areas”, opening 219 new investigations in 2015 […]

  • Med migrant arrivals in Europe in 2016 pass 200 000 mark
    May 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    An estimated 204 311 migrants and refugees had arrived in Europe this year via the Mediterranean Sea by May 30, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. Most, 156 364, […]