Archive for July 9th, 2013

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July 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Sofia Camillo Zuccoli and Belgian ambassador to Bulgaria Anick Van Calster hosted a concert of Cantate Domino choir at the Vrana […]

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Varna Metropolitan Kiril found dead – updated

July 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Metropolitan of Varna, Kiril, has been found dead on a Black Sea beach, the Holy Synod said on July 9 2013, citing o ...

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court rejects suit to overturn May elections

July 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Constitutional Court said on July 9 that it ruled against the suit lodged by Boiko Borissov’s party GERB to declare the May 12 2013 par ...

Bulgaria’s ruling coalition shrugs off Franco-German criticism

July 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The joint statement by the French and German ambassadors in Sofia was a criticism of the entire transition period rather than the current government, ...

  • Latvia to adopt euro on January 1 2014
    July 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The economic and financial affairs council of the European Union (Ecofin) passed on July 9 a decision allowing Latvia to adopt the euro as its currency as of January 1 […]

  • Bulgarian President Plevneliev speaks on bid to impeach him
    July 9, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has commented on the attempted move by ultra-nationalist party Ataka and a group of pro-government protesters to impeach him, saying that he “believes and hopes” that […]

  • Bulgaria: New leaders, new parties, old problems
    July 9, 2013, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Recent weeks in Bulgaria have seen right-wing parties elect new leaders, new parties emerge on the right-wing and the resumption of the conversation of years about right-wing unity. All of […]