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June 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s top men’s tennis player Grigor Dimitrov qualified on June 15 for the Queen’s Club Championships, one of the main grass events in the run-up to Wimbledon, by defeating ninth-seed […]

Carrefour exits Greek joint venture

June 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

French retail chain Carrefour said on June 15 that it was selling its stake in a joint venture with Greek group Marinopoulos, taking a 220 million eur ...

Credit Agricole takes ownership of Emporiki unit in Bulgaria

June 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

French banking group Credit Agricole has taken over the Bulgarian arm of its Greek subsidiary Emporiki Bank, along with banking assets in Albania and ...

Vampire souvenirs are in high demand

June 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Sozopol souvenir shops urgently are placing orders for Dracula souvenirs, as it turns out that the Sozopol “vampire” and the notorious Romania ...

  • Bulgaria’s volleyball quagmire deepens
    June 15, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    The meeting of Bulgaria’s volleyball federation on June 14 in Pravets was expected to help solve the crisis surrounding the national team; instead, it felt as just another stage in […]

  • Bulgarian President vetoes Judiciary Act
    June 15, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev vetoed the Judiciary Act, asking Parliament to remove the provision referring to “career advancement bonuses” for outgoing members of the Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC), but not […]

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    First court sentences for Euro 2012 hooligans
    June 15, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Fast-track courts in Warsaw have handed out 23 sentences so far to hooligans following clashes that broke out ahead of a tense Poland-Russia Euro 2012 match this week. Police detained […]

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    Greece ponders second election in six weeks
    June 15, 2012, by Dominic Laurie of VOANews

    Greeks vote for a government for the second time in six weeks on Sunday. The last election, in May, gave no conclusive outcome. And tempers are rising as politicians from […]