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November 7, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

In 1998, the Republicans, along with special prosecutor Kenneth Starr, were ready to remove William Jefferson Clinton from the White House, because of a sexual relationship with an intern. They […]

Refugee Crisis: Austria Discussing Far-Reaching Emergency Decree

September 8, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Austria is discussing an emergency decree. The parliament might pass the measure this week. What this means is that a state of emergency might be decl ...

Fifteen Years Later: “In a New York Minute, Everything Can Change”

September 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

As a U.S. correspondent for radio stations in Germany and Switzerland, I was in Washington D.C., when the unimaginable horror hit. That day, I got up ...

Boyko Borissov: “I Am Afraid of what is Going On in Turkey”

August 27, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said he was “afraid of what is going on in Turkey”. Referring to that country, he stated th ...

  • Refugee Update: Input From a Smuggler in Sofia
    August 23, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The refugee crisis is far from over and there is no end in sight, since the situation in the countries of origin is not improving, and because of the developing […]

  • Helsinki Committee: Bulgarian Police are Robbing Refugees
    August 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee has accused the Bulgarian Border Police, and other police forces in the country, of robbing incoming refugees. The Chairman of the Sofia-based NGO, Krassimir Kanev, told […]

  • Varna Demolishes Roma Homes: “Hazardous to Occupants”
    August 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Fifteen more Bulgarians of Romani origin are homeless today, in Varna. The district administration responsible for the area, in which the slum Maksuda is located, decided to have four buildings […]