Archive for August 16th, 2012

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August 16, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria has started construction works on the gas pipeline that will link the country’s gas distribution network to that of neighbouring Romania, with Prime Minister Boiko Borissov and Economy Minister […]

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Bulgaria knew about drug bust on Bulgarian ship in advance – PM

August 16, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on August 16 that Bulgarian law enforcement agencies were aware of the impeding drug bust on a Bulgarian- ...

Bulgaria releases image of second suicide bombing suspect

August 16, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry released on August 16 a reconstructed image of the second man believed to be involved in the suicide bombing at Sarafov ...

Communist symbol ban spreads among Russia’s neighbors

August 16, 2012, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

In Lviv, Western Ukraine nationalists fought last year to block communists from bringing red flags to the city’s World War II Hill of Glory. This ye ...

  • Early-morning bomb blast at Sofia pop-folk club
    August 16, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    An explosive device estimated to have been the equivalent of 200 grams of TNT detonated outside the Kosharite folk club in the Lozenets residential area of Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia […]