Archive for November 22nd, 2016

November 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Nikolai Nenchev, Defence Minister in Boiko Borissov’s outgoing government, said on November 22 that he expected to face criminal charges in connection with the country’s contract for the overhaul of […]

Strike causes cancellations of five Lufthansa flights at Sofia Airport on November 23

November 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Industrial action by the pilots union Vereinigung Cockpit has prompted the cancellation of five Lufthansa flights from Sofia Airport on November 23 be ...

President Plevneliev’s consultations with parties leave Bulgaria no closer to a government

November 22, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian head of state President Rossen Plevneliev continued his series of consultations with political parties on November 22, in an attempt to reso ...

Bulgaria elections 2017: Borissov is vulnerable over political decisions, less so the economy

November 22, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

If ever there was a good time to predict the outcome of the parliamentary elections that Bulgaria is set to have in 2017, it is most certainly not whi ...

  • Sofia’s Borissova Gradina: The lungs of the city
    November 22, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus

    The communists called it “Freedom Park”: Borisova Gradina is the largest and oldest park in Sofia. Most of it is actually a forest. The park spreads from the city center […]

  • Serbia: Human Rights Defenders Made Scapegoats in Media
    November 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Freedom of the media in Serbia has seen a significant change in its trajectory since 2010, from being categorized by many watchdog organizations as being “on a good path to […]