Archive for September 13th, 2018

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September 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Parliament confirmed on September 13 2018 the mandate for negotiations with the Council on the proposal to waive visa requirements for Kosovo’s citizens. MEPs backed, with 420 votes […]

Macedonian PM Zaev tells MEPs: ‘We dream of being a part of the European family’

September 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Securing public and opposition support for both the name change and for the next steps required for the republic’s possible accession to the EU and ...

Wiesenthal Centre: ‘Roger Waters’ boycott campaign against 2019 Eurovision in Israel violates EBU mission statement’

September 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

In a letter to European Broadcasting Union (EBU) President, Jean-Paul Philippot, the Simon Wiesenthal Centre Director for International Relations, Dr. ...

Bulgarian Transport Minister-designate declines nomination, blames ‘attacks’ against him

September 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Deputy Economy Minister Alexander Manolev said on September 13 that he was declining his nomination to be Tranport Minister, citing what he ...

  • EU extends Russia sanctions to March 2019
    September 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Council of the European Union has prolonged the restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine for a further six months, until March 15 2019, […]

  • Tel Aviv chosen to host 2018 Eurovision song contest
    September 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Tel Aviv has been selected as the Host City for the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in 2019, the European Broadcasting Union said on September 12. The decision was taken by […]