Archive for December 15th, 2016

December 15, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The cracks in Bulgaria’s centre-right Reformist Bloc coalition over an attempt to form a government became even clearer on December 15 as one of the bloc’s constituent parties, Meglena Kouneva’s […]

First-time asylum applicants in Bulgaria increase by 82% in Q3 2016, to 6365

December 15, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The number of first-time asylum applicants in Bulgaria was 82 per cent higher in the third quarter of 2016 than in the second quarter, rising to 6365 ...

Bulgaria has among lowest job vacancy rates in the EU

December 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria was among five European Union countries with the lowest job vacancy rates in the third quarter of 2016, EU statistics agency Eurostat said on ...

Interior Ministry: Removal of gas tanks from Bulgaria’s Hitrino blast site to begin on December 16

December 15, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Strict security measures continued to be in place in Bulgaria’s Hitrino village on December 15, site of a fatal gas tank transport train explosi ...

  • EU summit set against turbulent backdrop
    December 15, 2016, by Luis Ramirez of VOANews

    Leaders of the European Union meet in Brussels Thursday for a summit that follows a turbulent year for the 28-member group, as questions loom over the integrity and future of […]

  • Divided Poland marks 35th anniversary of martial law
    December 15, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    Poland’s political scene polarization became apparent yet again as the governing camp and the opposition organized separate demonstrations commemorating the 35th anniversary of the imposition of the Martial Law by […]