Archive for September, 2016

  • Bulgaria’s NEK will not appeal Belene arbitration ruling
    September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian state electric utility NEK decided against appealing the arbitration ruling that awarded damages to Russia’s Atomstroyexport for the reactors built for the shelved Belene nuclear power plant, after being […]

  • World Bank to help Bulgaria better protect its nature
    September 29, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The World Bank will help Bulgaria protect and better manage its natural assets, like forests and air, as well as mitigate the risks of climate change, the Bank said in […]

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    Bulgaria arrests 20-year-old French terrorism suspect
    September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A 20-year-old French citizen suspected of links to terrorists has been arrested by Bulgaria while trying to cross into Turkey via the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint, Bulgarian Interior Minister Roumyana […]

  • Bokova: I’m still in the UN race
    September 29, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Irina Bokova has become Bulgaria’s irascible and annoying ex that just won’t go away, the irritating loudmouth who clings to the belief that somewhere in the extended family, there are […]

  • Elements, humans put Eastern European forests under stress
    September 29, 2016, by VOANews

    Climate change, acid rain, excessive logging and pest infestation threaten forests in many parts of the world, including Eastern Europe. Local authorities are fighting back, and some of them are […]