Archive for October 24th, 2017

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October 24, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Defence Minister Krassimir Karakachanov told a hastily-convened news conference on October 24 that reports that Air Force pilots had refused to take off for training flights had been blown […]

Bulgarian EU Presidency: Pointless to pursue portrayal of a Potemkin village

October 24, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

As many – including Bulgarians – who grew up in the communist bloc would remember, there was a Soviet animated cartoon series from the 197 ...

Mixed signals from Bulgarian Defence Ministry over reports fighter pilots refused training flights

October 24, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The leadership of Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry went into damage control mode on October 24 following media reports that fighter pilots at the Gra ...

EU labour ministers reach agreement on changes to posted workers directive

October 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Council for employment and social affairs has approved a general approach to the new posted workers directive, meant to revise earlier re ...

  • Two bird flu outbreaks registered in Bulgaria
    October 24, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Two bird flu outbreaks have been reported in Bulgaria, in the village of Uzundjovo, in the southern part of central Bulgaria, as well as in Stefanovo, a village in the north-east,  Bulgarian-language […]