Archive for March 13th, 2019

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March 13, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Human rights issues in Bulgaria included physical mistreatment of detainees and convicts by officials; harsh conditions in prisons and detention facilities; corruption, inefficiency, and a lack of accountability in the […]

From myth to reality: How to understand Turkey’s role in the Western Balkans

March 13, 2019, by Asli Aydintasbas of the ECFR

In October 2017, the president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, made an official visit to Serbia. It was not the first time a Turkish leader had gone ...

Irish embassy in Bulgaria announces special events around St Patrick’s Day

March 13, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

In Bulgaria, the emblematic Irish holiday St Patrick’s Day will be marked with the lighting of key buildings in green, a number of cultural events, ...

MEPs vote to limit negative impact of no-deal Brexit on citizens

March 13, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

To ensure the least possible disruption from a no-deal Brexit, members of the European Parliament voted on March 13 on travel, transport, Erasmus, soc ...

  • Bulgaria, China plan ‘Global Partnership Centre’ in Sofia
    March 13, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on March 13 a memorandum of understanding with China that envisages the creation of a Global Partnership Centre in Sofia, the government information service said. The Global […]