Archive for June, 2012

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June 29, 2012, by VOANews

Leaders of the European Union have reached an agreement to use its rescue fund to directly boost struggling banks across the continent, and to seek a tighter long-term budgetary and […]

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Sunny Beach hotels say tourist services affected by traffic limitations

June 29, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

An association of hotel, shop and restaurant owners from Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach resort on the Black Sea coast has said that the strict time limits i ...

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Tymoshenko new target for dirty election campaign

June 29, 2012, by Svitlana Tuchynska of The Kyiv Post

As political ads fill billboards and media all over the country ahead of the Oct. 28 parliament elections, Yulia Tymoshenko is once again becoming a t ...

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Bulgaria to increase electricity prices by 13% on July 1

June 29, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Electricity prices in Bulgaria will increase by 13 per cent, rather than 10 per cent as previously announced, starting July 1, the head of Bulgaria’ ...


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    Bomb blast rocks Bulgarian town of Sandanski
    June 29, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    One man was severely injured in a bomb blast that rocked the town of Sandanski in southwestern Bulgaria on June 29. The man was taken to hospital and was in […]

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    Boozed-up tourists bother Bulgaria’s Sunny Beach
    June 29, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In less than a month, four drunken foreign tourists have fallen from their hotel rooms in Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach – one to his death. Police say […]

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    Golf: The British Open – Picking a major winner
    June 29, 2012, by Alan Rogut

    With the next major championship, the British Open, on the horizon, it is becoming harder than ever to pick a clear-cut winner. Tiger Woods says that the depth of so […]

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    Europe weighing Italian, Spanish debt relief
    June 29, 2012, by VOANews

    European leaders are weighing the possibility of using the eurozone’s financial rescue fund to make direct debt purchases from Italy and Spain as a way to ease the surging borrowing […]

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    German MP and gay rights campaigner to join Sofia Pride
    June 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Volker Beck, a member of Germany’s lower house of parliament, will visit Bulgaria to join the Sofia Pride parade, scheduled for June 30, the German embassy in Sofia said on […]