Archive for November 15th, 2016

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November 15, 2016, by VOANews

Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama was in Greece Tuesday, bringing to Europe much sought assurances about the U.S. commitment to NATO under the presidency of Donald Trump. Before leaving the […]

Bulgaria’s Parliament to vote on government’s resignation, and other presidential election fallout: Roundup

November 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly will vote on November 16 on accepting the resignation of Boiko Borissov’s government, and chances are that th ...

Operation Pandora: Bulgaria arrests 65 as part of EU operation against antiques smuggling

November 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria arrested 65 people in a nationwide “Operation Pandora”, linked to an operation in all EU countries, against crimes involving good ...

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Bulgaria records 0.8% economic growth in Q3 2016 – flash estimate

November 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s economy posted 0.8 per cent growth in the third quarter of the year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said in a flash estimate on ...

  • Bulgaria ponders constitutional issues as government resigns
    November 15, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The resignation of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s government has prompted President Rossen Plevneliev to ask the Constitutional Court for its opinion on vital procedural issues, while a number of […]

  • IMF shows Athens carrot and stick for debt relief
    November 15, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    According to reports in the Greek press, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is ready to commit to remaining a part of the Greek bailout programme. However, its inclusion in the […]

  • Greek economy beating estimates, 0.5% growth in Q3
    November 15, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) and the Greek Finance Ministry announced encouraging figures pointing to a positive turn in the Greek economy as the government appears on course to hit […]