Archive for July, 2016

  • Stormy start to ‘radical Islam’ trial in Bulgaria
    July 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The trial in a Bulgarian court of 14 people, allegedly supporters of radical Islam, on charges of propagating religious hatred and the overthrow of the state got off to a […]

  • Bulgarian business sentiment drops in July 2016 – poll
    July 28, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A regular monthly poll by the National Statistical Institute (NSI) found a drop in business sentiment in Bulgaria in July 2016, driven down mainly by a decrease in optimism in […]

  • Greek tourism heading for new record
    July 28, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The upward trajectory of Greek tourism for this year has been confirmed, based on data received by the Hellenic Tourism Organisation (EOT) daily, consolidating the estimates that speak of a […]

  • Bulgaria Judiciary Act amendments rule out anonymous complaints
    July 27, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Parliament finished adopting amendments to the Judiciary Act on July 27, including a provision that ruled out anonymous complaints against magistrates. The bill, which is a second package of […]

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    Bulgarian prosecutors charge three Syrians with terrorism
    July 27, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s special prosecutor has lodged charges of terrorism against three Syrian citizens, the Prosecutor’s Office said on July 27 2016. Prosecutors said that the three, who had obtained refugee status […]