Archive for November, 2016

November 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s cabinet agreed at a regular meeting on November 30 to pay Australian murder convict Jock Palfreeman 3500 euro following a decision by the European Court of Human Rights that […]

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Bulgaria January-October 2016 Budget surplus at 3.44B leva, above forecast

November 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry said that the consolidated Budget surplus for the first 10 months of 2016 was 3.44 billion leva, or 3.9 per cent of this ...

Bulgarian political crisis: Borissov’s party refuses to support a new government in current Parliament

November 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The parliamentary group of Boiko Borissov’s centre-right GERB party decided on November 30 that it would not support any attempt to form a gover ...

Bulgarian nationalists begin informal talks on possible formation of government

November 30, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria’s nationalist parliamentary group the Patriotic Front has begun behind-the-scenes talks on attempting to form a government, should Pres ...

  • Bulgarian Orthodox Church formally rejects Pan-Orthodox Council
    November 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, has formally rejected the Pan-Orthodox Council and its conclusions, it emerged from an announcement in Sofia on November 29. The Bulgarian Orthodox […]

  • Spiting Russia, Montenegro gets pro-Nato government
    November 29, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    On Monday, Montenegro’s parliament approved a new cabinet led by a former intelligence chief who vowed to pursue the tiny Balkan nation’s EU and NATO membership bids. Dusko Markovic’s new […]