Archive for January 7th, 2013

Photo: Interior Ministry
January 7, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

A prosecutor who gave a Bulgarian-language daily an extensive interview disclosing details of the investigation into the July 2012 suicide bombing terrorist attack on a group of Israel tourists at […]

dunes Bulgaria photo Uroboros

Bulgaria axes two senior officials over seaside development scandal

January 7, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The head of Bulgaria’s Forestry Agency and the director of the Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water Affairs in Bourgas would both be f ...

Bulgaria's sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy. Photo: uvioc/

Bulgaria to open referendum voting precincts in 36 countries

January 7, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will open 45 voting precincts in 36 countries, allowing Bulgarians abroad to cast their ballots in the referendum on further development of B ...

Slovak president photo by Michal Reiter

Slovak president pardons prisoners

January 7, 2013, by The Slovak Spectator

A total of  753 prisoners have been released from jail after Slovak president Ivan Gašparovič granted the presidential amnesties to mark the 20th ...