Archive for June 14th, 2013

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June 14, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia and other Bulgarian cities and towns saw a total of thousands turn out in spontaneous protest against the election by Bulgarian Socialist Party and Movement for Rights and Freedoms […]

Danube Bridge 2 opens between Bulgaria, Romania

June 14, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Senior government officials from Bulgaria and Romania, including the two heads of government, and European Commissioner for regional policy Johannes H ...

Plevneliev: Peevski election means my ‘credit of trust’ in this government is exhausted

June 14, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev says that the way that Delyan Peevski was elected in Parliament to be the new head of the State Agency for Natio ...

Interior Minister Yovchev to get dual role as deputy PM

June 14, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Interior Minister Tsvetlin Yovchev is to get a dual role as deputy prime minister, Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski said on June 14, reversi ...

  • Rumbles among socialists over Peevski appointment
    June 14, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A Bulgarian Socialist Party MP has distanced himself from the election of Movement for Rights and Freedoms MP and media owner Delyan Peevski to head the State Agency for National […]

  • Czech PM’s aide charged with abuse of power
    June 14, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Czech prosecutors have filed charges against seven people arrested in police raids earlier this week, including Jana Nagyova, Czech prime minister Petr Necas’s chief of staff, Czech news agency CTK […]

  • Socialist government recycles deputy ministers
    June 14, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    With not all portfolios filled, the list of 17 deputy ministers announced by Plamen Oresharski on June 13 includes a number who were deputy ministers in the tripartite coalition. There […]

  • Sofia city hall opens weekend bus line to Vrana park
    June 14, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sofia city hall will operate a weekend bus line, starting on June 15, to the Vrana residence and park on the outskirts of the Bulgarian capital city. The former royal […]