Archive for April 28th, 2013

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April 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sun-worshipers at Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna opened the sunbathing season on April 28 as the city became one of seven places to set temperature records for the day, […]

First tourists for 2013 arrive at Bulgaria’s Albena resort

April 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The first tourists ahead of the summer tourist season arrived in Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Albena on April 27. The group of about 200 arrived f ...

Bulgarian protesters block border crossing with Greece twice at weekend, alleging discrimination by Greek police

April 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

A group of Bulgarians twice blocked the Ilinden-Exochi border crossing with Greece, on April 27 and 28, alleging discrimination against Bulgarians by ...

Greek ambassador to Bulgaria appointed to Nato post

April 28, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Thrasyvoulos “Terry” Stamatopoulos, Greece’s ambassador to Bulgaria since February 2012, has been appointed Nato assistant secretary-general for ...

  • Opposition wins Iceland election
    April 28, 2013, by VOANews

    Iceland’s center-right opposition declared victory Sunday in parliamentary elections, as voters punished the incumbent leftist government for harsh austerity measures imposed during its four years as ruling party. The win […]

  • Serbian parliament endorses agreement with Kosovo
    April 28, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The majority of Serbian parties represented in parliament supported the agreement about normalisation of relations between Belgrade and Pristina. The agreement that had been initialled in Brussels on April 19 and […]

  • The long, long history of Bulgaria and the Jews
    April 28, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    While Bulgaria’s premier place in Jewish history is in the prevention of the deportation of about 48 000 Bulgarian Jews to Holocaust death camps in World War 2, a landmark […]