Archive for June 28th, 2012

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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 […]

Bulgaria to tackle reckless jet-ski riders

June 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Transport Ministry said on June 28 that it would launch unannounced checks on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast to ensure that all safety regu ...

Serbian president Nikolić hands socialists’ Dačić mandate to form government

June 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Serbian president Tomislav Nikolić handed a mandate on June 28 to Socialist Party of Serbia leader Ivica Dačić to form a government, which is expec ...

Bulgarian Parliament approves Refuse Management Act

June 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian MPs passed on second reading on June 28 the Refuse Management Act, bringing to conclusion a legislative process that started more than a yea ...

  • Bulgaria’s Media Wars 1: When the ink smears
    June 28, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The press barons of Bulgaria are whacking each other with rolled-up newspapers, figuratively speaking, in a media war with profound commercial and political implications – and one in which platoons […]

  • Bulgaria’s Media Wars 2: The bashing of bTV
    June 28, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The slogan of bTV, Bulgaria’s most-viewed privately-owned television channel, is “all points of view”. The channel, which ratings claim to have consistently the highest viewership in the country, has for […]

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    Seven arrested in Bulgarian cigarette smuggling ring bust
    June 28, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Seven people were arrested on June 28 during a series of police raids aimed at busting a large cigarette-smuggling operation, Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry said. A total of 10 addresses, including […]