Archive for September 19th, 2012

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September 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Archaeological digs in the Bulgarian town of Sozopol on the Black Sea – where earlier this summer archaeologists found a skeleton staked post-mortem to prevent the deceased from rising as […]

Bulgaria’s Cabinet votes further 1.6 million leva to assist Pernik in earthquake aftermath

September 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet agreed on September 19 2012 to allocate a further 1.6 million leva (about 800 000 euro)  to assist the recovery of the minin ...

Shale gas: EU countries need robust rules on fracking, European Parliament committees say

September 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The emergence of exploration for shale oil and shale gas in some EU countries should be backed up with “robust regulatory regimes” accordi ...

Bulgaria changes rules on validity of driving licences

September 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament voted on September 19 2012 to change the rules on the length of validity of driving licences, cutting in half the validity of ...

  • Bulgarian green energy firms protest new fees
    September 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian wind and solar farms could go out of business because of a new power grid connection fee that went into effect on September 19, industry representatives say. The extra […]

  • Bulgaria awaits clarity on promised pension increases
    September 19, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Pensions in Bulgaria will go up on April 1 2013, the head of Parliament’s committee on the Budget said, the latest statement on the topic from Bulgaria’s ruling party after […]

  • Moscow asks Washington to end USAID programmes in Russia
    September 19, 2012, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has enacted a series of restrictive laws since returning to office in May.  He and the country’s state-run media also have been sharply critical of the […]