Archive for June 8th, 2016

June 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved at its June 8 meeting a bill of amendments to the Commercial Act meant to deter theft of companies, the government’s media office said. One of the […]

World Bank revises forecast growth rate for Europe, Central Asia downward

June 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The continuing contraction in Russia is keeping the forecast growth rate for the Europe and Central Asia region at 1.2 per cent in 2016, a 0.4 percent ...

Plevneliev: ‘EU integration only weapon we have to achieve peace and security’

June 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The cure to the EU’s ills is more solidarity, more rule of law, more synergies and more integration, Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev said ...

Bulgaria backs European fingerprint database of convicted non-EU nationals

June 8, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria supports the setting up of a centralised database of the fingerprints of non-EU nationals who have criminal convictions, the government said ...

  • Another car bomb explodes in Turkey
    June 8, 2016, by VOANews

    Three police officers have been killed by a car bomb explosion outside a police station in Turkey near the Syrian border, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday. As many […]

  • Bulgarian parliamentary minority group re-forms
    June 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In a turnabout just a few days after it split, the parliamentary group of the minority Bulgarian Democratic Centre re-formed. The 14-member group had imploded on June 3 when five […]

  • Russia opposes Nato war games in Poland
    June 8, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    Russian president Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Pesko said on Tuesday that the launch of Nato manoeuvres in Poland “do not contribute to an atmosphere of trust and security”. “Unfortunately we […]

  • EU court: Foreigners cannot be jailed for illegal entry
    June 8, 2016, by VOANews

    The European Court of Justice, in a ruling released Tuesday, said European Union countries cannot jail illegal immigrants simply for crossing borders inside the continent’s 26-nation passport-free area known as […]