Archive for May 22nd, 2013

Discussion between David Cameron, British Prime Minister, on the right, and José Manuel Barroso
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May 22, 2013, by VOANews

British Prime Minister David Cameron says the brutal murder of a man in London Wednesday appears to be a terrorist attack.A man believed to be a serving British soldier was […]

Rosen Plevneliev, President of Bulgaria, 2nd from the right, and José Manuel Barroso, on the left, in the presence of Petr Nečas, Czech Prime Minister, in the centre, and Victor Ponta, Romanian Prime Minister, on the right

European leaders take steps in cracking down on tax fraud

May 22, 2013, by Lisa Schlein of VOANews

The European Union has announced a series of measures to crack down on tax avoidance and fraud, including the automatic exchange of bank information t ...

Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Cabinet passes new rules on state companies’ deposits

May 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s caretaker Cabinet approved, at its meeting on May 22, the amendments to the government regulations on deposits held by state-owned compan ...

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Bulgaria’s caretaker Cabinet to table energy sector amendments

May 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s caretaker Cabinet will table a bill of amendments to the country’s energy sector laws in Parliament, caretaker Prime Minister Marin Ray ...


  • Marcellus Shale rig and gas well operation in Scott township, Lawrence county in Pennsylvania, US. Photo: wcn247/flickr.com
    EU leaders hold energy summit
    May 22, 2013, by VOANews

    European Union leaders are meeting Wednesday in Brussels to discuss their plans to exploit shale oil. European energy costs are high, in contrast with those in the United States where […]

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    Bulgaria’s 5.8 Richter scale earthquake, one year on
    May 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    May 22 2013 saw the first anniversary of the 5.8 Richter scale earthquake that left the Bulgarian mining town of Pernik hit hard and severely shook the nearby capital city […]

  • Photo: Sébastien Bertrand
    Bulgarian appointed as head of EU delegation to Libya
    May 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Union foreign policy chief has appointed Bulgaria’s Nataliya Apostolova as the new Head of EU Delegation to Libya. Apostolova is currently the EU’s Deputy Head of Delegation to Egypt […]

  • Beach at Lozenets on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Bulgaria scores high in EU bathing water survey
    May 22, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Close to 99 per cent of Bulgaria’s coastal bathing waters met European Union standards, the exception being a spot on the northern Black Sea coast, according to an annual report […]