Archive for June, 2016

June 30, 2016, by VOANews

A new chapter has opened in Turkey’s bid for EU membership, as negotiations for budget contributions began in Brussels. Chapter 33 on financial and budgetary provisions was opened Thursday. Turkey […]

Bulgarian Foreign Ministry: Threat of terrorist acts in Turkey is high

June 30, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The threat of terrorist acts in Turkey remains high, Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry said on June 30. The ministry urged Bulgarians travelling to Turkey ...

Bulgarian Parliament passes anti-corruption bill at first reading

June 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s MPs passed at first reading a draft bill meant to create a new government body to fight corruption and conflict of interest, amid ha ...

Clash with Ukrainian protesters as Putin’s ‘Night Wolves’ arrive in Bulgaria

June 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

There were arrests in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Bourgas on June 30 after clashes between supporters of the Russian pro-Putin Night Wolves mot ...

  • Seasonal Sofia – Thessaloniki trains in summer 2016 announced
    June 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Two international “seasonal” trains between Bulgaria’s capital Sofia and the Greek city of Thessaloniki will run throughout the summer, until early September 2016, Bulgarian state railways BDZ said on June […]

  • After EU summit, path for Europe uncertain
    June 30, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    European Union leaders have wrapped up an extraordinary summit in Brussels, sending Britain a clear message to get moving on exiting the bloc and to expect no special perks once […]

  • Waving off poverty in Bulgaria
    June 30, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Imagine living in the EU and having just 165 euro every month. That’s the average pension in Bulgaria, the EU’s poorest country. How does one live with so little money? […]