Archive for September 2nd, 2016

September 2, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s economy grew by 0.7 per cent in the second quarter of the year, according to preliminary data announced by the National Statistical Institute (NSI) on September 2. The figure […]

Sunny weather forecast for Bulgaria’s September 6 long weekend

September 2, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria heads into the first long weekend in September 2016 with a weather forecast that predicts mainly sunshine and high temperatures, although a c ...

Bulgaria’s Reformist Bloc postpones announcement of presidential nomination to September 8

September 2, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s centre-right coalition the Reformist Bloc has postponed the announcement of its candidate for the country’s November 6 presiden ...

Bulgaria’s Parliament again rejects proposal to close body checking communist-era agents

September 2, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In what has become practically an annual ritual, Bulgaria’s National Assembly on September 2 again rejected proposals from socialist and nationa ...

  • Child refugees struggle alone in Bulgaria
    September 2, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    One of the more disturbing effects of the refugee crisis is the increasing number of unaccompanied minors. As Emanuela Barbiroglio reports from Sofia, the situation in Bulgaria is particularly bad. […]

  • Kosovo postpones debate on Montenegro border deal
    September 2, 2016, by VOANews

    Kosovo’s government on Thursday withdrew a controversial draft law on a border deal with Montenegro, saying a vote on the measure would be postponed indefinitely. Prime Minister Isa Mustafa told […]

  • Serbia says it will remain neutral on Bosnian Serb referendum
    September 2, 2016, by VOANews

    Serbia has declared it will maintain a neutral position toward the controversial Bosnian Serb referendum that has challenged the international community in Bosnia and heightened ethnic tensions more than 20 […]