Archive for July 12th, 2016

July 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

More and more hate speech is being heard in Bulgaria in 2016, most often directed against Roma people, but also increasingly against Muslims, a survey by the Open Society Institute […]

Number of Mediterranean migrant deaths in 2016 approaches 3000 mark

July 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

An estimated 2942 migrants and refugees have died so far in 2016 attempting the Mediterranean crossing into Europe, the International Organization for ...

Pew poll: Europeans fear wave of refugees will mean more terrorism, fewer jobs

July 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

In eight of 10 European nations included in a Pew Research poll, half or more of those polled believe that incoming refugees increase the likelihood o ...

New 650 million euro loan triggers reactions and protests in Skopje

July 12, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The decision of the government in the Republic of Macedonia to borrow 650 million euro by selling euro bonds has sparked reactions and protests in Sk ...

  • Bulgaria optimistic about nuclear reactor deal with Iran – PM
    July 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Iran has shown interest in reviewing Bulgaria’s proposal to sell its Russian-made nuclear reactors from the shelved Belene nuclear power plant project, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said after meeting […]

  • Bulgaria annual CPI records 1.3% deflation in June
    July 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s consumer price index (CPI) shrank by 1.3 per cent year-on-year in June 2016, while the monthly data showed a 0.1 per cent decline, according to data released by the National […]