Archive for October 22nd, 2016

October 22, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Amendments to Bulgaria’s election laws, being approved with about two weeks to go to the November 2016 presidential elections, are set to push up the cost. Bulgaria’s Cabinet initially approved […]

Sofia’s Haunted Buildings: Some Kind of a Church in Boyana

October 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Boyana Church, one of Sofia’s tourist magnets, was crowded yesterday. A large group of about 50 Indians, who had come to Sofia for one day from ...

Bulgarian refugee centres currently accommodate 6969 people, exceeding capacity – IOM report

October 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s refugee centres are currently accommodating 6969 people, exceeding their combined capacity of 5510 people, going by a regular report ...

Hillary and Donald’s ‘Punch & Judy Show’

October 22, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

Some comedian recently asked on British TV, apropos the loutish and androgynous Donald Trump: “Why would American voters want to replace a perfe ...

  • More and more Greeks open companies in Bulgaria
    October 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In the first quarter of 2016, well over 15 000 Greeks have registered companies in Bulgaria. On average, Greeks open 12 new business accounts at Bulgarian banks every day, according to […]

  • No progress on CETA trade deal after EU summit
    October 22, 2016, by VOANews

    Seven years of talks over a trade deal between the European Union and Canada are hanging in the balance, after EU leaders failed to convince Wallonia, the French-speaking region of […]

  • Putin’s friends in Europe
    October 22, 2016, by Fredrik Wesslau of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    The upsurge of populism in Europe has provided Russia with an ample supply of sympathetic political parties across the continent. These parties – mostly from the far right but also […]