Archive for February 1st, 2018

February 1, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry said that the consolidated Budget surplus for the full year 2017 was 845.2 million leva, or 0.8 per cent of this year’s estimated gross domestic product, exceeding the […]

EU provides close to half a billion euro for railway modernisation in western Bulgaria

February 1, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

About 471.5 million euro from the Cohesion Fund is invested in the development of the railway section between the towns of Elin Pelin and Kostenets, ...

Political polarisation as Bulgaria commemorates victims of communism

February 1, 2018, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria’s customary political polarisation was in evidence on February 1, the day decreed in 2011 to commemorate the many thousands of victims ...

Asylum applications in EU+ countries in 2017 were 43% lower than in 2016 – EASO

February 1, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The number of asylum applications in EU+ countries – meaning the 28 member states of the bloc plus Norway and Switzerland – was 43 per cen ...