Archive for August 5th, 2016

August 5, 2016, by Margaret Besheer of VOANews

Portugal’s former prime minister Antonio Guterres is holding on to his lead in the race to become the United Nations’ next secretary-general. The U.N. Security Council held a second round […]

Bulgarian archaeologists find rare golden coin at cape Kaliakra ruins

August 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Digs at the ruins at cape Kaliakra on Bulgaria’s northern Black Sea coast have unearthed a gold coin dating to the early 14th century, public br ...

UN Security Council to hold second straw poll on next Secretary-General

August 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council are to hold a second straw poll on August 5 to shape the race among 11 official candidates to be ...

Joint Bulgarian-Greek traffic control teams in border regions

August 5, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Joint teams of Bulgarian and Greek police are to control traffic in the regions of the border between the two countries from August 5 to October 30 20 ...

  • Bulgarian consumer confidence decreased in July 2016 – poll
    August 5, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s consumer confidence indicator was 0.6 percentage points lower in July 2016 than in April, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on August 5, reporting the results of a regular […]

  • US, allies train over Estonia
    August 5, 2016, by VOANews

    As part of a major training exercise to hone the NATO forces’ ability to work together, the United States and British air forces have been flying joint missions over Estonia […]

  • Europe seen from the outside – the British view
    August 5, 2016, by Mark Leonard of the ECFR

    A political counter-revolution against the European Union is underway. Brexit is likely to be seen in hindsight as just the first of many tremors leading up to a larger political […]