Archive for December 19th, 2017

December 19, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

After nine unsuccessful attempts dating back to September 2016, Bulgaria’s Special Criminal Court finally held the first hearing, on December 19, in the trial of two accused of involvement in […]

FDI in Bulgaria in January-October 2017 was 855.5M euro

December 19, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in the first 10 months of the year stood at 855.5 million euro, the equivalent of 1.7 per cent of the gross dome ...

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Eleven people arrested in Balkan trans-border sports corruption investigation – Europol

December 19, 2017, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Slovenian police have arrested 11 people, dismantling an international crime syndicate involved in sports corruption and illegal betting, with the ass ...

Borissov and Barnier: Rights for Bulgarians in the UK guaranteed

December 19, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and the European Union’s Chief Negotiator for questions related to Brexit, Michel Barnier, held ...

  • Vilian Stefanov’s unfiltered view of Bulgaria
    December 19, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    Vilan Stefanov is an adventurer from Sofia, who has also become an excellent photographer and author of a book in Bulgarian, in which he describes his adventurous hiking trips. In […]

  • Year in Review 2017: Bulgaria in September
    December 19, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    On the first day of September 2017, Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva meets her Montenegrin counterpart Srdjan Darmanović in Podgorica and says Bulgaria would spare no effort to ensure that Montenegro joins the [&hel ...

  • Spot on Bulgarian Music: Milcho Leviev ‘Little John John’
    December 19, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    One of the greatest Bulgarian composers celebrates his 80th birthday today. Milcho Leviev was 6 years old when the deportation of Bulgaria’s Jews was prevented, during fascism. In communist Bulgaria, […]