Archive for February 18th, 2013

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nickolay Mladenov
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February 18, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolai Mladenov briefed his European Union counterparts on February 18 2013 on Bulgaria’s investigation that found a solid basis for asserting that the Bourgas Airport terrorist attack […]

Bulgarian President Plevneliev speaks out on recent wave of mass protests

February 18, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev said on February 18 2013 that he was “not indifferent” to the nationwide mass civil protests of recent days. ...

Electricity protests: EVN car torched in Plovdiv, Revenue Agency starts checks into energy distribution companies

February 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Arson is suspected after a car owned by energy distribution company EVN was burnt out on February 18 2013 in Plovdiv, police in Bulgaria’s second ci ...

European Union launches initiative to fight organised crime and human trafficking at EU borders

February 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

A new 1.5 million euro project that will boost the fight against organised crime and human trafficking in Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova and ...

  • Bulgarian Finance Minister Simeon Dyankov sacked
    February 18, 2013, by Alex Bivol

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov will ask Parliament to release Finance Minister Simeon Dyankov from his duties and confirm EU Funds Minister Tomislav Donchev as Dyankov’s replacement, the Cabinet’s media […]

  • LOT Polish airlines will be sold this year – CEO
    February 18, 2013, by The Warsaw Voice

    The troubled Polish flag carrier PLL LOT will be sold still this year, after a restructuring involving mass layoffs, newly appointed LOT CEO Sebastian Mikosz told reporters at a press […]

  • Horsemeat scandal spreads across Europe
    February 18, 2013, by Michael Scaturro of VOANews

    A horse meat scandal that started in Britain and Ireland is now unnerving consumers around Europe. DNA tests have revealed that beef tainted with horse meat has made it into […]

  • South Africa hands credentials to honorary consul in Varna
    February 18, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    South African ambassador to Bulgaria Sheila Camerer handed credentials to the country’s new honorary consul in the Black Sea city of Varna, Rumen Ganchev, at a ceremony on February 18 […]