Archive for November 26th, 2012

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November 26, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Nadezhda Neynski, a former leader of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces and who was foreign minister during the 1997 to 2001 UDF government, resigned from the party on November […]

The headquarters in Sofia of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Fewer holes in Holy Synod as Bulgarian Orthodox Church drama takes new turn

November 26, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Controversial Plovdiv Metropolitan Nikolai and his allies apparently suspended their boycott – or period of mourning, as they put it – to attend t ...

Former leader among UDF MPs expelled after rebellion in Bulgarian Constitutional Court drama

November 26, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The former leader of Bulgarian right-wing minority party, Martin Dimitrov, was among a group of MPs expelled from the party on November 26 2012 after ...

Brazilian Film Week 2012 opens in Sofia on November 26

November 26, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Brazilian Film Week 2012, organised by the embassy of Brazil in Sofia and the Bulgarian National Film Archive and which runs from November 26 to Dece ...

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    Region: Doctors protest against healthcare reform
    November 26, 2012, by Kasia Pilat for The Prague Post

    ‘Thank you, we are leaving’ campaign spreads across CEE region Long-running tensions between doctors and governments in the Visegrad Four (V4) countries – the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia […]

  • Facebook power grab?
    November 26, 2012, by Doug Bernard of VOANews

    Should Facebook Be Able To “Dislike” Privacy Changes?  There’s an old truism in public relations: if you have bad news to announce, look for a good time when people are […]

  • Turkey’s PM, president manoeuvre for power
    November 26, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey appears to be witnessing a new rivalry between its prime minister and president.  Although both are founding members of Turkey’s ruling party, increasingly the two men appear to be […]

  • Russia Watch: Back to the Future: 2012 US-Russia relations echo 1832
    November 26, 2012, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    The U.S. Ambassador labored to get Congress to ratify a trade treaty that would grant “favored nation” status to Russia. Washington’s leading newspaper harshly criticized Russia for human rights violations. […]