Archive for January 23rd, 2013

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January 23, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian embassy in Baghdad has reopened, after a hiatus of close to 10 years, during a visit to Iraq by Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolai Mladenov. Mladenov, who held talks […]

Opinion poll projects low turnout for Bulgaria’s nuclear referendum

January 23, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Between 27 per cent and 37 per cent of Bulgarians intended to vote in Bulgaria’s referendum on January 27 2013 on the further development of nuclear ...

Bulgarian Cabinet appoints new asset forfeiture commission chief

January 23, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has removed Plamen Dimitrov as Deputy Justice Minister and appointed him as the new chairperson of the asset forfeiture ...

Bulgarian Cabinet approves 30M leva for kindergartens

January 23, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on January 23 allocating 30 million leva to seven municipalities for major repairs and the construction of new kindergar ...

  • British PM vows referendum on EU
    January 23, 2013, by VOANews

    British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that if his party wins the next election, he plans to renegotiate the terms of Britain’s membership in the European Union and then […]

  • 18 000 foreigners granted Bulgarian citizenship in 2012
    January 23, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria granted citizenship to 18 081 foreigners last year, Vice President Margarita Popova said on January 23. Citizenship applications, alongside pardons, are among the key areas of responsibility for the […]

  • Bulgarian housing prices down 2.7% in 2012
    January 23, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Housing prices in Bulgaria declined for a fourth consecutive year in 2012, but it was the smallest annual decline over that period at only 2.7 per cent on average, data […]

  • Israeli exit polls show surprisingly narrow Netanyahu victory
    January 23, 2013, by VOANews

    Exit polls in Israel show Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party winning a narrow victory in Tuesday’s parliamentary elections, after a surprisingly strong showing by centrists. Data published as the […]