Archive for October 18th, 2016

October 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three Syrians facing terrorism charges in Bulgaria were assaulted during interrogation, one of the accused, Almohammad Abdulhamid, told a court hearing on October 18. Prosecutors allege that the three – […]

Bulgarian Border Police: Turks returned to Turkey did not ask for international protection

October 18, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The seven Turkish nationals returned to Turkey by Bulgarian Border Police after trying to cross into Romania had said only that they wanted to reach W ...

Bulgaria’s Parliament to debate Electoral Code amendments later in the week

October 18, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Contrary to expectations that Bulgaria’s Parliament would debate amendments to the Electoral Code on October 18, the discussion will happen only ...

Bulgaria’s competition watchdog fines Telenor 5.24M leva

October 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Competition Protection Commission has imposed a fine of 5.24 million leva (about 2.67 million euro) on second-largest telecom carrier ...

  • 35.7% of the Greek population is living in poverty
    October 18, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    More than one in three people in Greece are living in poverty or social exclusion and on average one in four in the EU, according to 2015 data, which were […]

  • EU foreign ministers: No sanctions on Russia
    October 18, 2016, by VOANews

    European countries will not impose sanctions against Russia for its military actions in Syria. Instead, the European Union wants to start talks this week about the future of Syria with […]