Archive for March 24th, 2017

March 24, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

Amid growing tension between Sofia and Ankara, Bulgarian police on Friday removed barricades protesters had erected at at least two border crossings with Turkey. Bulgarian nationalists had attempted to prevent Bulgarian-Turkish […]

Bulgaria elections 2017: Daily roundup, March 24

March 24, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Campaigning in Bulgaria’s March 26 2017 elections closes – or is by law, is required to, lest anyone carry on beyond this pont – at ...

Bulgaria 2017 parliamentary elections: limited alcohol bans on election day

March 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

In recent years, Bulgarian authorities have eased restrictions on the sale of alcoholic beverages on election days, banning the sale and consumption o ...

Burnt-out lorry from which refugees were rescued ‘identical’ to one owned by border fence company – report

March 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

A lorry from which a group of 30 migrants were rescued after it caught fire was “identical” to one owned by a company involved in the cons ...

  • Man arrested after candidate MP assaulted in central Sofia
    March 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Emil Jassim, a candidate MP for former justice minister Hristo Ivanov’s Yes Bulgaria coalition, was assaulted in central Sofia on March 23, a few days ahead of the parliamentary election. […]