Archive for August 9th, 2016

August 9, 2016, by Daniel Schearf of VOANews

Russian president Vladimir Putin has agreed to work toward restoring full relations with Turkey, but said rebuilding trade ties will be time consuming. “Ahead of us lies painstaking work to […]

The headquarters in Sofia of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Controversy over Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s silence on murder of French priest

August 9, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Controversy has erupted over the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s failure to convey condolences on the murder of French Roman Catholic priest Father ...

Despite exports drop, Bulgaria records shrinking trade gap in H1 2016

August 9, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s foreign trade gap in the first half of this year stood at 2.14 billion leva, or 1.1 billion euro, shrinking from 3.07 billion leva reco ...

Bulgaria detains 26 near coastal town for illegally crossing border

August 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police have detained 26 people, who said they were from Iraq, and who were found travelling in a van near Ahtopol, a southern Bulgarian town ...