Archive for April 27th, 2019

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April 27, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

In a historic first, a bishop from the “Macedonian Orthodox Church” flew on a Bulgarian government aircraft to Jerusalem to fetch the “holy fire” sacred to Orthodox Christians for Easter […]

Stormy weather: Drenching rain, hailstorms in Bulgaria at Orthodox Easter 2019

April 27, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Three flights were redirected from Sofia Airport to Bulgaria’s Black Sea cities of Varna and Bourgas on April 27 as thunderstorms swept in on th ...

‘Holy fire’ appears at Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem as Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

April 27, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

In an annual Easter ritual sacred to Orthodox Christians, the “holy fire” was distributed at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Apri ...

Close to two-thirds of under-18 asylum seekers in Bulgaria in 2018 were unaccompanied minors

April 27, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Fifty-seven per cent of the asylum seekers in Bulgaria in 2018 aged younger than 18 were unaccompanied minors, European Union statistics agency Eurost ...

  • North Macedonia: Election campaign continues as rhetoric heats up
    April 27, 2019, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The election campaign for the second round of presidential elections continues in North Macedonia, as rhetoric between the two candidates has heated up. Social democrat candidate Stevo Pendarovski has asked […]