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June 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s top men’s tennis player Grigor Dimitrov qualified on June 14 for the Queen’s Club Championships, one of the main grass events in the run-up to Wimbledon, by defeating Frenchman […]

Bulgarian Holy Synod bashes Sofia gay pride parade

June 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church said on June 14 that it was opposed to the annual Pride Parade in Sofia, scheduled for June 30. In a s ...

Bulgarian prime minister Boiko Borissov photo by european peoples party

Bulgarian PM in turnabout on Judiciary Act amendments

June 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

A week, to the day, after Parliament passed controversial amendments to the Judiciary Act that have been harshly criticised both domestically and from ...

Polish authorities apologize over Euro 2012 hooligans

June 14, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

Polish authorities apologized Wednesday for hooligan violence that broke out in Warsaw ahead of a tense Poland-Russia Euro 2012 match and called for t ...

  • Bulgarian PM defends Forestry Act amendments
    June 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov defended the amendments to the Forestry Act, passed by Parliament on June 13, saying that the legislative changes were meant to develop winter tourism in […]

  • Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi starts tour of Europe
    June 14, 2012, by VOANews

    Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in Switzerland at the start of a historic European tour, which will see her accept the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to […]

  • Czech MP faces trial after corruption immunity lifted
    June 14, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    Czech MPs stripped a leading politician of his parliamentary immunity on Tuesday in one of the country’s most high-profile corruption cases. David Rath, a former health minister, former governor of […]

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    Euro zone crisis expected to dominate G20 Summit
    June 14, 2012, by Kent Klein of VOANews

    Much of President Barack Obama’s attention at next week’s Group of 20 economic summit in Mexico’s Pacific resort of Los Cabos may be focused on trying to help Europe solve its money […]