Archive for July 22nd, 2016

July 22, 2016, by VOANews

As police hunt those responsible for a deadly shooting rampage at a shopping mall in Munich, they are already calling it a terror attack. On Twitter, Munich police said six […]

EC refers Bulgaria to ECJ over failure to protect endangered bird species

July 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on July 22 that it was taking Bulgaria to the Court of Justice of the EU over its failure to protect unique habitats an ...

Bulgarian PM calls for clear timetable for abolition of visas for Canada

July 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has called for a clear timetable for Canada to abolish visa requirements for his country, saying that such a s ...

Plovdiv prosecutors charge chief architect, building owner, in ‘Tobacco Town’ case

July 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Plovdiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office has laid criminal charges against the municipality’s chief architect Roumen Roussev and the repre ...

  • Bulgaria reinstates motorway traffic restrictions on lorries
    July 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Two weeks after deciding to lift the interdiction banning heavy lorries from travelling on motorways and select first-grade roads at certain times during the weekends, Bulgaria’s road infrastructure agency reinstituted […]

  • Bulgarian PM Borissov to meet Erdoğan on August 24
    July 22, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on July 22 that he would meet Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on August 24. Borissov was speaking in a television interview about a […]

  • Two early front-runners emerge in race for UN chief
    July 22, 2016, by Margaret Besheer of VOANews

    Two clear front-runners have emerged from the pack of 12 candidates for the next U.N. Secretary General, according to diplomats with knowledge of the secret proceedings. Former Portuguese Prime Minister […]