Archive for September 15th, 2016

September 15, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

On the eve of a key European Union summit in Bratislava, French and German leaders are calling for unity and a clear roadmap for a post-Brexit EU that is struggling […]

Vucic in Paris: Serbia cannot defend EU from migrants

September 15, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The migrant crisis is not behind us, but in front of us, Serbian prime minister Aleksandar Vucic said after meeting his French counterpart Manuel Vall ...

Bulgarian Parliament passes second ‘weekend tax’

September 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian MPs passed on September 15 amendments to the Corporate Tax Act that require employers to pay a tax on company-owned goods if they are used ...

Bulgaria’s new co-ordination centre against illegal migration begins work

September 15, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s co-ordination centre for combating illegal migration has begun work, the Interior Ministry said on September 15. The new unit is part of ...

  • Purvanov’s ABC party names Kalfin as presidential candidate
    September 15, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Georgi Purvanov’s socialist splinter ABC party, one of the two smallest parties in the Bulgarian National Assembly and formerly part of Boiko Borissov’s coalition government, named on September 15 Ivailo […]

  • On a Sofia Sofa: Late Evening Meeting with Billy Cobham
    September 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Two elderly gentlemen enter the hotel in downtown Sofia together, while talking music. Both of them are expats. The guy on the left, Milcho Leviev, the legendary Bulgarian composer, arranger […]

  • September 15 means back to school for Bulgarian pupils
    September 15, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus

    All over Bulgaria, countless parents have been going on last-minute shopping sprees with their school-going children in recent days. Since some schools had provided literature lists on their websites, many parents […]

  • EU official Fazakas: Bulgaria was not ready to join EU in 2007
    September 15, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus

    In the year 2006, the European Commission has ignored objections regarding Bulgaria’s and Romania’s EU accession. Many diplomats always thought so, but now, a high-ranking E.U. official confirmed that neither […]

  • Weird Charity Concert: Promoter Finally Calls It Off
    September 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The “Peace for You, Peace for Me” foundation has called off a charity concert, which was supposed to feature some of the biggest names there are, in music. Foundation representative […]