Archive for November 17th, 2016

November 17, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

Police in Kosovo have arrested a group suspected of preparing an attack on the Israeli football team and their fans during a match in Albania. The group was controlled by […]

Bulgarian President may convene security consultative council on political crisis

November 17, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev said on November 17 that he was considering convening a meeting of the Consultative Council on National Security ...

Bulgarian prosecutors charge another former minister over Belene financial damage

November 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on November 17 that it has formally charged former economy and energy minister Roumen Ovcharov with cr ...

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Bulgaria arrests seven Border Police at Danube Bridge over bribes

November 17, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Seven Bulgarian Border Police are in 72-hour custody following their arrest at the Danube Bridge checkpoint with Romania, and are facing charges of ac ...

  • French telecom Orange eyes Bulgaria’s Vivacom – reports
    November 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    French telecom operator Orange is considering a bid for Bulgarian carrier Vivacom, the former state-owned fixed-line monopoly, according to reports in French media. The initial claim was made by La […]

  • Serbia clashes with Kosovo at UN debate
    November 17, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Belgrade and Pristina have once again exchanged accusations, at a debate on Kosovo, at a UN Security Council meeting on November 16. “There cannot be reconciliation with neighbouring Serbia if […]