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January 22, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on January 22 that it has fined Mastercard a total of 570.6 million euro for limiting the possibility for merchants to benefit from better conditions offered […]

Tensions sky high as Greek parliament discusses Prespa Agreement

January 22, 2019, by Independent Balkan News Agency

As Greece’s parliament prepares to vote on January 24 on the Prespa Agreement which provides for the name of the neighbouring former Yugoslav re ...

European Parliament: EU countries jeopardising rule of law will risk losing EU funds

January 18, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Governments interfering with courts or failing to tackle fraud and corruption will risk suspension of EU funds, according to a draft law endorsed by M ...

European Parliament: EU fundamental rights under threat in several member states

January 17, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Parliament denounces gender violence and discrimination, breaches of rule of law and hate speech in its assessment of fundamental rights ...

  • Greek government wins confidence vote
    January 17, 2019, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    In a vote of confidence in Greece’s parliament on January 16, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ government secured a majority of 151 MPs of the 299 lawmakers who voted. A total […]

  • Greek government crisis: Tsipras to seek vote of confidence
    January 13, 2019, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The leader of the Independent Greeks, Panos Kammenos, has withdrawn from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s coalition government, prompting Tsipras to say that he would seek a vote of confidence from […]

  • US Navy ship Fort McHenry enters Black Sea
    January 7, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry, with embarked elements of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, began its north-bound transit of the Dardanelles Strait, en route to the […]