Archive for September 12th, 2012

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September 12, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s consumer price index rose by 0.5 per cent in August, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on September 12, with higher fuel prices having a domino effect on other […]

Vitosha mountain ski runs to open this winter, officials say

September 12, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Vitosha Ski, the company that manages the ski lifts on Vitosha Mountain near Sofia, has agreed to rent and maintain the ski runs on the mountain durin ...

Underwater search yields treasure trove of archaeological finds in Bulgaria’s Vromos Bay

September 12, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Archaeological finds in Bulgaria are usually limited to excavations of Thracian and classical antiquity sites on land, but the waters of the Black Sea ...

Bulgaria sets up National Council on Crime Prevention

September 12, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on September 12 2012 the establishment of a National Council on Crime Prevention, with members drawn from various state ...

  • German court clears permanent Europe rescue fund
    September 12, 2012, by VOANews

    Germany’s top court has rejected attempts to block a new permanent rescue fund for the eurozone, clearing the way for the country’s president to endorse the $644 billion pact. The […]

  • Blasts reported at munitions plant in Bulgaria’s Kazanluk
    September 12, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Explosions rocked the Arsenal munitions plant in Kazanluk, central Bulgaria, late on September 11 and again on the morning of September 12, public broadcaster Bulgarian National Television reported. Neither explosion […]

  • Financial crisis offers lessons for future
    September 12, 2012, by Jim Randle of VOANews

    Four years ago, the collapse of Lehman Brothers, a huge financial firm, marked the start of the worst recession in decades.  Frightened investors dumped stocks, banks stopped lending, the economy […]