Archive for April 6th, 2018

April 6, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

Smiling politicians line Budapest’s grand avenues canvassing support ahead of April 8 elections. However, few are from Fidesz, Hungary’s ruling party since 2010. Instead, Fidesz billboards star the challengers to Prime […]

Orthodox Easter 2018: Bulgarian Orthodox Church could face issue with Macedonian church over ‘Holy Fire’

April 6, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

A key element of celebrations of Easter among Orthodox Christians is the sharing of the “Holy Fire” which they believe emanates miraculous ...

Many Roma in the EU live like people in the world’s poorer countries – rights agency report

April 6, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Roma people in the European Union daily face basic challenges of poor sanitation, hunger and youth unemployment, according to a European Union Agency ...

Bulgarian Council of Religious Communities backs Muslims in controversy over prosecutor’s statement

April 6, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The National Council of Religious Communities in Bulgaria, which includes representatives of all major faiths, has come out in support of the Muslim c ...

  • Speculation emerges over timing of Greece’s next election
    April 6, 2018, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Fresh speculation emerged on April 5 in Athens over the timing of Greece’s next general election. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told a cabinet meeting earlier this week that his government will seek […]