Archive for May, 2016

  • Greeks, Albanians held in large-scale drug trafficking bust
    May 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Seventeen people, including 11 Greeks and six Albanians, from an organised crime network involved in large-scale drug trafficking have been arrested in an international operation led by Greece. EU police […]

  • Bulgaria holds 62 in operation against illegal migration
    May 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian law enforcement detained 62 people in an operation against illegal migration, Interior Ministry chief secretary Georgi Kostov said on May 14. In the countrywide operation, 10 000 people and […]

  • Bulgarian anti-corruption bill suffers new setback
    May 13, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    An amended draft bill meant to create a new government body to fight corruption and conflict of interest has suffered yet another setback even before it hits the House floor, […]

  • Bulgaria annual CPI records 2.2% deflation in April
    May 13, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s consumer price index (CPI) shrank by 2.2 per cent year-on-year in April, the highest since 2.3 per cent annual deflation was recorded in March 2014, while the monthly data […]

  • Sofia meets Richard III at the Science Festival
    May 13, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Richard III, or at least a 3D printout of his remains, is making his first visit to Bulgaria – in effect, the first time these bones have left England since […]