Archive for May 29th, 2013

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May 29, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

After finding macroeconomic imbalances in half of EU’s member states, the European Commission issued on May 29 country-specific recommendations on measures that the countries should adopt in the next 18 […]

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Bulgarian Parliament votes Oresharski cabinet into power

May 29, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

With the votes of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF), Bulgaria’s 42nd National Assembly voted the so ...

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Bulgaria reports 286.4M leva Budget deficit for January-April

May 29, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry has reported that the consolidated Budget deficit for the first four months of the year was 286.4 million leva, about 69 ...

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Borissov’s GERB walks out of Parliament vote on Oresharski cabinet

May 29, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

One MP from ultra-nationalist party Ataka registered as present in Parliament on May 29, providing a quorum for the vote on the proposed cabinet of Pl ...


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    Russia tries to keep wrestling in the Olympics
    May 29, 2013, by Jessica Golloher of VOANews

    Russia says it will ask the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to keep wrestling in the games. This after the IOC announced it would drop the sport from the 2020 Summer […]

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    Foundations for third Bosphorus bridge to be laid on May 29
    May 29, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Turkish government was scheduled to hold a ceremony on May 29 2013 marking the foundations being laid for the third bridge constructed over the Bosphorus. On the 560th anniversary […]