Archive for July 13th, 2016

July 13, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

No doubt as a matter of course, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov will be cabling congratulations to his new counterpart in the United Kingdom, Theresa May. But for a succession […]

Greek railway strike continues, Bulgaria-Greece trains affected

July 13, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Trains between Bulgaria and Greece are again being affected as a strike by Greek railways continues. Initially, the strike was called for July 8 to 12 ...

EC reluctant to penalise Canada, US over visa requirements for Bulgarians and Romanians

July 13, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on July 13 that it would continue to “work toward” getting Canada and the United States to remove visa requir ...

Bulgarian Parliament approves new law on voting abroad

July 13, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly approved on July 13 the second reading of amendments to the Electoral Code that set controversial rules for voting ...

  • 30 000 Bulgarians emigrated in 2015
    July 13, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Close to 30 000 Bulgarians emigrated in 2015, mainly to Germany, the United Kingdom and Spain, according to a research institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Science. Of the nearly […]

  • Poland’s clash of cultures escalates
    July 13, 2016, by Luis Ramirez of VOANews

    Unlike some central and eastern Europe nations, Poland has not seen a major push for an exit from the European Union in the wake of Brexit, but the country’s nationalist […]