Archive for October 5th, 2012

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October 5, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

It is unthinkable that anywhere in the former communist countries of Eastern Europe a process of public disclosures about those who collaborated with the secret services of the past could […]

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Brother of Bulgarian football star Berbatov arrested after cocaine find

October 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Assen Berbatov, the younger brother of former Manchester United striker Dimitar, was arrested on October 4 after being stopped by police, reports in B ...

Working hours in Bulgaria slightly above EU average

October 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Working hours for full-time employees in Bulgaria, at 40.9 hours a week, were slightly above the averages for the European Union and for the euro zone ...

Bulgaria, Switzerland sign updated double-taxation treaty

October 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Minister Simeon Dyankov said on October 5 that the Cabinet has signed the updated treaty with Switzerland on avoiding double taxa ...

  • Petroceltic says merger with Melrose approved in Bulgaria
    October 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Dublin-based oil and gas exploration firm Petroceltic International said on October 4 that its proposed merger with Melrose Resources has been given regulatory approval by Bulgaria’s competition watchdog. “Petroceltic and […]

  • Tattoo Fest Sofia 2012
    October 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    This year the traditional Tattoo Fest Sofia will be a two-day event. It will take place on October 6 and 7 at the 4 km Party Centre in Sofia. As is […]

  • Whiskey Fest Sofia 2012
    October 5, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia is hosting the country’s first world whiskey festival until October 6 (and before anyone takes issue with that spelling, it is the one being used by […]

  • Ukraine’s leaders show new defiance to West
    October 5, 2012, by Katya Gorchinskaya of The Kyiv Post

    Under pressure internationally for curtailing democracy and imprisoning political opponents, president Viktor Yanukovych’s administration this week adopted an even more strongly defiant tone. The words and actions signal more clearly [&he ...