Archive for June 13th, 2013

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June 13, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Gambling Commission has blacklisted 22 online betting sites for failing to acquire Bulgarian gambling licences. Under the country’s Gambling Act, last amended in 2012, all companies that offer any […]

Bulgarian MPs approve amendments to set up wire-tapping agency

June 13, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Parliament passed at first reading on June 13 amendments to the Special Intelligence Means Act, the law governing the use of wire-tapping ...

Seven face axe at Sofia municipality over alleged embezzlement

June 13, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Seven officials at Sofia municipality’s directorate for local taxes and fees face dismissal in connection with alleged embezzlement of 621 000 leva ...

Archaeological dig at Bulgaria’s Perperikon to begin on schedule

June 13, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolai Ovcharov said on June 13 that the summer digs at the Perperikon site would go as scheduled after his team received gov ...

  • Turkish PM warns protesters to leave park
    June 13, 2013, by VOANews

    Turkey’s prime minister has given a “final warning” for protesters to leave Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said police would remove all “troublemakers” from the square withi ...

  • World Bank cuts Bulgaria’s economic growth forecast
    June 13, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The World Bank downgraded its estimates for global economic growth in 2013 and 2014, but said that the global economy appeared to transitioning to a period of more stable, if […]

  • MEPs endorse motion to scale down European Parliament
    June 13, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Parliament has approved the European Council draft decision to reduce the size of the European Union’s legislative body. The reduction is needed in order to comply with the 751-seat […]

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    Goal-line technology debuts in world soccer
    June 13, 2013, by Rosanne Skirble of VOANews

    Goal line technology makes its debut in international football this weekend at the Confederations Cup in Brazil. FIFA, the sport’s governing body bowed to international pressure after a missed call […]