Archive for September 13th, 2016

September 13, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

People generally take a lot for granted, especially concerning ex-communist countries. They often think that by reading a particular rag or subscribing to a certain political party, that they are […]

Borissov in sideswipes over Bulgaria’s UN Secretary-General candidacy

September 13, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said that if Bulgaria’s candidate to be UN Secretary-General had been nominated by his GERB party, the c ...

Bulgarian government agrees tourism deal with Saudi Arabia

September 13, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on September 13 a memorandum on co-operation in tourism with Saudi Arabia, the government media service said. The docume ...

Luxembourg foreign minister calls for Hungary to be booted from EU

September 13, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

Tuesday’s edition of Die Welt newspaper carried an interview with the foreign minister of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn, in which he called for Hun ...

  • Bulgaria annual CPI records 0.3% deflation in August
    September 13, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s consumer price index (CPI) shrank by 0.3 per cent year-on-year in August 2016, while the monthly data showed no change compared to July, according to data released by the National […]

  • Ukraine, Russia clash over upcoming Duma elections
    September 13, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

    As elections to Russian parliament, Duma, approach, Ukraine says it will not allow Russian polling stations on its territory – even if they are placed in the diplomatic establishments. Both […]