Archive for October 17th, 2019

October 17, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office said on October 17 that it would open a pre-trial investigation against one person, while declining to start proceedings against eight others detained after the racism-marred Bulgaria-England […]

Declaration by 12 NGOs: Bulgaria needs a zero tolerance policy on racism and hatred

October 17, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

In a joint declaration on October 17, 12 Bulgarian NGOs called for the country to have a policy of zero tolerance towards racism and hatred. The joint ...

Media regulator fires Svetoslav Kostov as head of Bulgarian National Radio

October 17, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Statutory broadcast regulator the Council for Electronic Media (CEM)  voted unanimously on October 17 to dismiss Svetoslav Kostov as director-general ...

Romania’s Kövesi formally endorsed to become European Chief Prosecutor

October 17, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

European Parliament President David Sassoli and the leaders of Parliament’s political groups have formally endorsed Laura Codruţa Kövesi to become ...

  • EU summit poses burning questions beyond just Brexit
    October 17, 2019, by Bernd Riegert of Deutsche Welle

    Even without Brexit, the European Union has enough problems on its plate to fill the agenda for its two-day Brussels summit, beginning Thursday. For the moment, Brexit hasn’t even made it […]