Archive for November 13th, 2012

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November 13, 2012, by Alex Bivol

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov did not confirm, on November 13, reports in Bulgarian language media that he would attend the South Stream groundbreaking ceremony next month; meanwhile, talks on […]

Syrian unified opposition group gets welcome from EU, but awaits recognition, financial and military support

November 13, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

France, the United Kingdom and Bulgaria are among individual European Union countries that have added their statements to the EU’s collective voice ...

Bulgaria’s Sveshtari golden treasure goes on display November 14

November 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Archaeology Museum will display on November 14 the trove of golden artefacts found near the village of Sveshtari in the north of ...

US congress reconvenes facing budget challenge

November 13, 2012, by VOANews

US lawmakers resume their work Tuesday facing the major task of finding an agreement on how to deal with $600 billion in automatic tax increases and s ...

  • Bulgarian annual inflation at 4.4 per cent in October
    November 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s year-on-year consumer price inflation was 4.4 per cent in October, receding from a 12-month high in September, when it was 4.9 per cent, data from the National Statistical Institute […]

  • Record haul of contraband cigarettes in Bulgaria
    November 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Customs officers in Sofia seized a consignment of contraband cigarettes of a record value of seven million leva (about 3.5 million euro), Customs Agency chief Vanyo Tanev told public broadcaster […]

  • EU puts year-long freeze on airline carbon tax
    November 13, 2012, by VOANews

    The European Union is putting a year-long freeze on a controversial rule that all airlines flying in and out of EU airports pay a carbon emissions tax. Climate Commissioner Connie […]

  • Two more victims of Smolensk crash exhumed
    November 13, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish military prosecutors said Monday that they had exhumed remains of another two victims of the 2010 Smolensk, Russia, plane crash, that killed President Lech Kaczynski, on suspicion that there […]