Archive for June 16th, 2016

June 16, 2016, by VOANews

Croatia’s parliament ousted the country’s government Thursday after a no-confidence vote that went against Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic. Of deputies present in the 151-member parliament, 125 backed the no-confidence motion […]

Bulgaria loses Belene nuclear power plant arbitration court action

June 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s state electric utility NEK lost an arbitration lawsuit against Russia’s Atomstroyexport, the company picked to build two 1000MW ...

Russian oil major Lukoil mulls sale of Bulgarian refinery – report

June 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Russian privately-held oil major Lukoil is considering the sale of refining assets in Europe, including in Bulgaria, Russian business daily RBK report ...

First-time asylum applications in Bulgaria drop by close to half

June 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of first-time asylum applications in Bulgaria in the first quarter of 2016 was 4050, close to half the number in the last three months of 2 ...

  • Calls to avert clashes over 2016 Sofia Pride parade
    June 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia municipality has proposed changing the timing of the 2016 Sofia Pride parade and of a counter-protest, after Sofia Pride organisers expressed safety concerns following the municipality giving permission for […]

  • Ecumenical Patriarch sends call for Orthodox unity from Crete
    June 16, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew sent a message of unity of Orthodox Churches upon his arrival in Crete for the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church. Bartholomew, during a welcoming ceremony […]