Archive for August 26th, 2016

August 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, disturbed by the danger of a wave of migrants and refugees crossing from Turkey into his country and Greece, has called on European Union leaders […]

Bulgarian nationalist newspaper becomes latest to cease publication

August 26, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian nationalist weekly Desant, owned by National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria leader Valeri Simeonov and self-described as a “patriotic ...

Croatian election campaign spills over into Serbia

August 26, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The latest statements by Zoran Milanovic, the leader of the Croatian Social-Democratic Party (SDP), have provoked harsh reactions in Serbia, including ...

Plovdiv prosecutors order burnt-out tobacco warehouses shored up

August 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Prosecutors in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv have told municipal and national authorities to organise emergency temporary strengthening of the ...

  • Bulgaria Now podcast: No smoke without fire
    August 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The fire that gutted historic former tobacco warehouses in Plovdiv is the talk of the town – and the country, and the latest Bulgaria Now podcast. The arrest of a […]

  • The Balkan Blog: Will Britons ever be slaves?
    August 26, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    When Britain first, at Heaven’s command Arose from out the azure main; This was the charter of the land, And guardian angels sang this strain: “Rule, Britannia! rule the waves: […]

  • Government leaves Macedonia at risk to beautify Skopje
    August 26, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    This year the annual WorldRiskReport published by UN agencies focuses on logistics and infrastructure. Recent floods in Macedonia are a good example of failed disaster prevention and neglected infrastructure. Almost […]

  • Poland’s PGNiG likely to suspend shale gas project
    August 26, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    PGNiG gas giant failed to achieve satisfactory gas flow in latest shale gas test in Wysin, northern Poland, as maximum flow achieved merely exceeded 2 m3 per minute, which might […]

  • Poland monitors Russia’s snap military drills
    August 26, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish armed forces are constantly monitoring the situation in connection with information on Russia putting troops on full combat mode, Ministry of Defence said Thursday after briefing of the representatives […]