Archive for February 15th, 2013

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February 15, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will wait “probably a number of additional years, until the dust settles” before seeking to join the euro, Finance Minister Simeon Dyankov said, according to his ministry. Dyankov was […]

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

Holy Synod secret voting on candidates for Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch goes to 15th round

February 15, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Voting by the Holy Synod, the governing body of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, on which three of its number should be candidates to be the next Patria ...

Horsemeat scandal: EU committee agrees on immediate start to testing, EC to pay 75%

February 15, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Union’s Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health agreed at a February 15 2013 meeting, held to respond to the horsemeat m ...

Bulgarian household income grows at rate slightly higher than spending, statistical institute says

February 15, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian household income per head was 16.1 per cent higher in the fourth quarter of 2012 than in Q4 2011, while spending per head was 13.4 per cent ...

  • Hamas group expelled from Bulgaria: Update 3
    February 15, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    A group of three representatives of Hamas was escorted by police to Sofia Airport on February 15 2013 after being “invited” to cut short their visit to Bulgaria, which was […]

  • Current affairs: Bulgaria and the politics of electricity
    February 15, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Bulgaria’s centre-right government, facing national parliamentary elections at the beginning of July 2013, has little time at its disposal to resolve the issue of electricity prices, an issue that has […]