Archive for May 16th, 2013

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May 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The second semi-final in the Eurovision 2013 on May 16 saw Bulgaria not succeeding to win a place in the song contest’s final on May 18 in in Malmö, Sweden. […]

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Bulgaria’s elections: The ups and downs

May 16, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The story of the numbers in Bulgaria’s May 2013 parliamentary elections, once a look is taken at the records of recent elections, either may confirm ...

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Film review: ID:A

May 16, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

ID:A is a Danish film whose soundtrack is so over-the-top, sometimes it is difficult to know whether the filmmaker is serious or not. The music doesn& ...

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Film review: The Big Wedding

May 16, 2013, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

A film in which Robin Williams stars as a priest was never going to be serious. But when you have a Brit playing an American who was born in and [&hel ...


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    Sofia, Plovdiv to light the sky on Night of the Museums
    May 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia and Plovdiv, the two cities considered as front-runners to win Bulgaria’s nomination for the 2019 European Capital of Culture, will display their credentials with a wide range of events […]

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    Human Rights Watch urges EU to sanction Hungary
    May 16, 2013, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    A leading rights group is calling on the European Union to take steps toward suspending Hungary’s voting rights following much-criticized changes to its Constitution. In a 29-page report issued Thursday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) [ ...

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    EU approves rescue loan for LOT Polish airlines
    May 16, 2013, by The Warsaw Voice

    The European Commission has concluded that a rescue loan of PLN 400 million granted by the Polish government to Poland’s flagship airline carrier PLL LOT was in line with EU […]

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    Bulgarian lorry drivers block border with Turkey again
    May 16, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian lorry drivers once again blocked the main two checkpoints on the border with Turkey on May 16, the second time in eight days that haulage firms have protested against […]