Archive for February 17th, 2013

aerial photo by nasa of the island of cyprus
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February 17, 2013, by VOANews

Conservative Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades will have to face leftist rival Stavros Malas in a runoff poll next week after failing to win a sufficient majority in the first round […]

Cyprus votes on February 17 for new president

February 17, 2013, by VOANews

Voters in Cyprus are going to the polls Sunday to elect a new president who must negotiate a financial rescue to prevent a government bankruptcy that ...

Bulgarian energy commission head resigns at request of PM over illegal cigarette selling business

February 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Four days after Yuliana Ivanova was appointed as the new head of Bulgaria’s State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission, she resigned at the reques ...

Hundreds attend funeral of famed Bulgarian actor Todor Kolev

February 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Hundreds of people from Bulgaria’s film and theatre world attended the funeral service for Todor Kolev, the prominent Bulgarian actor who died on Fe ...

  • Poland’s Dreamliners will not fly before October
    February 17, 2013, by The Warsaw Voice

    Poland’s state-owned airline LOT will not use both its Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger jets before October, as the U.S. aircraft maker has to remove their battery-related malfunctions, Lot’s newly appointed […]

  • Bulgaria awaits outcome of tests for horsemeat in lasagna
    February 17, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria is awaiting the outcome of tests on 86kg of samples from lasagna confiscated from a supermarket chain on February 15 2013 to establish whether it contained horsemeat. The samples […]