Archive for October 24th, 2012

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October 24, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The National Gallery for Foreign Art in Sofia will host one of its largest exhibitions in recent years starting October 25, when the splendour of the Belle Époque and the […]

Danube Bridge 2 to open for business in spring 2013

October 24, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov and his Romanian counterpart Victor Ponta took a stroll on October 24 on the completed bridge over the Danube ...

Rockets slam southern Israel, Israeli strikes back

October 24, 2012, by VOANews

Dozens of rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel, wounding several people, while Israeli warplanes have killed four Gaza mil ...

EU asks Bulgaria to implement pesticide use regulations

October 24, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission asked on October 24 that seven countries, Bulgaria included, pass legislation to ensure compliance with the directive on susta ...

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    Bulgarian pleads guilty in Chicago scam fraud case
    October 24, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A Bulgarian national arrested in March on charges of financial crimes pleaded guilty on October 23 and was sentenced to four years in prison, followed by two years of supervised […]

  • Bulgarian prosecutors ask to investigate two MPs
    October 24, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s prosecutor-general has asked Parliament to lift the immunity from prosecution from two MP, deputy speaker Anastas Anastassov said on October 24. The two MPs, Gyunai Sefer and Mithat Tabakov, […]

  • EU bigwigs will bask in Nobel glory
    October 24, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    It took almost a week: the EU, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, announced on Thursday it has finally decided who will pick up the prize at the ceremony in […]

  • Italian scientists resign to protest earthquake ruling
    October 24, 2012, by VOANews

    Senior members of Italy’s government disaster assessment agency have resigned in protest, after seven scientists and experts were sentenced to jail for failing to give advance warning of a deadly […]