Archive for July 5th, 2012

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July 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Representatives of more than 90 countries and of the Syrian opposition are to gather in Paris on July 6 2012 for a meeting of the Friends of the Syrian People, […]

Bulgarian authorities say Vitosha blaze contained – again

July 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov became the latest public official on July 5 to declare that the forest fire on Vitosha mountain near Sofia had ...

More than half of Bulgarians see situation in country as ‘unbearable’ – poll

July 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

More than half of Bulgarians polled in a survey in May 2012 saw the situation in the country as “unbearable” and the economic situation as worseni ...

Bulgarian police seizes 12 tonnes of hashish

July 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police have seized 12 tonnes of hashish from a warehouse in the village of Mirovyane on the outskirts of Sofia, the Interior Ministry said o ...

  • US embassy in Sofia celebrates Independence Day 2012
    July 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In celebration of US Independence Day, ambassador James Warlick and Mary Warlick hosted a well-attended event on July 3 2012 at the embassy in Sofia’s Lozenets residential area. With a […]

  • EC releases mobile application for travellers
    July 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    With the coming of the holiday season, the European Commission has released a mobile application for smartphones and tablets, which helps the travellers with information about their passenger rights. The […]

  • Hungarian wine goes online
    July 5, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    The government launched on Monday an official website that aims to promote Hungarian wine domestically and internationally. The site, bor.hu, aims to promote consumption and tourism to Hungary’s 22 distinct […]

  • Turkish F4 Phantom jet photo Arpingstone
    Turkey locates pilots’ bodies
    July 5, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey says it has found the bodies of the two pilots whose jet was shot down by Syrian forces last month. But the circumstances of how and where the plane […]