Archive for November 29th, 2016

November 29, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Sixty-eight per cent of Bulgarians want a caretaker government appointed and early parliamentary elections called, according to a poll by the Alpha Research agency, carried out for public broadcaster Bulgarian […]

Bulgaria’s political crisis: Formation of new government without early elections still a slim possibility

November 29, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

A November 29 meeting of Bulgaria’s Consultative Council for National Security, convened by President Rossen Plevneliev, has left in place a sli ...

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 f ...

2016/17 ski season opens on December 10 in Bulgaria’s Pamporovo, on December 17 in Bansko and Borovets

November 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The ski season in Bulgaria’s mountain winter resort of Pamporovo will be officially opened on December 10 2016. This was announced by Pamporovo ...

  • EU agency report: Situation of Bulgarian Roma is appalling
    November 29, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus

    The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has just released its latest Minorities and Discrimination Survey. The study deals with the situation of Roma in nine EU member states: […]

  • 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 […]

  • First Snow in Sofia, Bulgaria: To Hell With It
    November 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    On Monday evening, the 1.5 million inhabitants of Sofia had their first glimpse of snow since March. To many, it felt like the last snow had fallen yesterday, when they […]