Archive for July 19th, 2016

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July 19, 2016, by VOANews

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its two-year global economic growth forecast due to uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the European Union. The IMF said Tuesday it now expects […]

European Commission cuts growth forecast in first post-Brexit update

July 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Uncertainty resulting from the UK’s vote to leave the EU was the main factor affecting the economic outlook in the bloc, the European Commission ...

160 held in police operation in Sofia against illegal migration

July 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police detained about 160 people in an operation in capital city Sofia against illegal migration on July 18 and 19, according to the Interio ...

Bulgarian police intercept 45 trying to cross border into Serbia

July 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Border Police detained 45 foreigners attempting to illegally cross the Bulgarian – Serbian border in the past day, the Interior Minist ...

  • Turkish ambassador: Supporters of Gulen have schools in Bulgaria
    July 19, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The organisation founded by Fethullah Gulen, the Muslim cleric and opponent of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has schools at which Gulen’s supporters are educated inside and outside Turkey, including […]

  • Turkey crackdown grows as Erdogan encourages protests
    July 19, 2016, by Luis Ramirez of VOANews

    Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are holding nightly rallies across the country to celebrate the defeat of Friday’s attempted coup, but tension and violence continue amid questions on […]

  • A view of potential benefits to Brexit
    July 19, 2016, by Jonathan Mills

    There are four ‘free movements’ (also called freedoms) that are intrinsic and indivisible with regard to the EU. These are the free movement of: Trade, Capital, People and Services. They […]

  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his coat of many colours
    July 19, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    At present, it is hard to think of the Turkish President in glowing terms, mainly because his power stems from street violence, and the many vociferous supporters who gladly undertake […]