Archive for October 3rd, 2012

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October 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s newly-elected Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) held its first official meeting on October 3, electing the council representative and a five-member committee that will draft the council’s procedural rules for […]

Belene drama: Bulgarian Parliament sets up committee to probe feasibility of nuclear project

October 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

With Bulgaria now seemingly about three months away from a referendum on whether to go ahead with the controversial Belene nuclear power station proje ...

US ambassador Ries meets Bulgaria’s interior, foreign ministers

October 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Newly-accredited United States ambassador to Bulgaria Marcie Ries held meetings on October 3 with the country’s interior and foreign ministers. Duri ...

Georgian elections ‘important step in democratic processes’, Bulgarian Foreign Ministry says

October 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The parliamentary elections that were held on October 1 2012 in Georgia are an important step in the consolidation of democratic processes in the coun ...

  • EU, Russia and US positive on Georgian elections: Updated
    October 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The European Union has congratulated Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Georgian Dream coalition on its victory in Georgia’s October 1 2012 parliamentary elections. In a joint statement, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton […]

  • August 2012 m/m retail trade growth flat in Bulgaria
    October 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The volume of retail trade remained unchanged in Bulgaria from July 2012 to August, according to first-estimate figures released on October 3 by European Union statistics agency Eurostat. This followed […]

  • Bulgaria sticks to green energy fees despite protests
    October 3, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    Amid continued protests by renewable energy companies against the power grid connection fees introduced in September, the head of Bulgaria’s energy regulator has warned that power producers might pay even […]