Archive for December 3rd, 2012

Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
December 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Snowploughs were out on the streets of Bulgarian capital city Sofia on December 3 as the first major snowfall of the winter hit the country. Local media reported traffic was […]

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EU opens anti-trust investigation against Bulgarian Energy Holding

December 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on December 3 that it has opened a formal investigation into whether Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), the umbrella corpora ...

Christmas tree photo Robert Proksa

Bulgarian Christmas charity initiative underway for 10th year

December 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Christmas charity initiative, which seeks to raise funds for medical treatment and equipment for seriously ill children, is underway for ...

Vladimir Putin by Politsurfer

Putin’s Turkey visit could smooth Syria relations

December 3, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Russian President Vladmir Putin is scheduled to visit Turkey on December 3.  The visit comes as the two countries remain at odds over Syria, with Mos ...

  • Czech koruna crown money
    Czech currency could go into freefall
    December 3, 2012, by Andrew Greene of The Prague Post

    Consumers and investors are being warned the Czech crown will remain weak for the remainder of the year and into 2013, as economists predict the central bank will continue to […]

  • US Secretary of state Hillary Clinton photo state gov
    Clinton pushing energy diversity in Czech Republic
    December 3, 2012, by VOANews

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the Czech Republic for a short visit that includes a push to help a U.S. firm win a nuclear plant construction contract. […]