Archive for August, 2013

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August 31, 2013, by VOANews

Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged world powers to exercise restraint concerning Syria as U.S. President Barack Obama mulls a possible military response to an alleged chemical weapons attack. Putin […]

Obama: Syria’s use of chemical weapons is threat to US interests

August 31, 2013, by VOANews

U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday he has not made a final decision on attacking Syria, but made clear he thinks doing so would be in the interes ...

63rd International Cycling Tour of Bulgaria starts on September 1 2013

August 31, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

President Rossen Plevneliev, patron of the event, will start the 63rd International Cycling Tour of Bulgaria on September 1 2013 at 9.30am at the Pres ...

Bulgaria bracing for refugee inflow as result of Syria crisis

August 30, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The consultative Security Council of the Bulgarian Government met on August 30 to discuss the potential risks to the country should the Syrian crisis ...

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    EU unemployment flat at 11% in July
    August 30, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The 28-member European Union ended July 2013 with 11 per cent unemployment, seasonally adjusted, unchanged from the previous month, according to EU statistics office Eurostat. This was the first unemployment […]

  • Opposition blocks British plan for Syria attack
    August 29, 2013, by Al Pessin of VOANews

    Concern over whether chemical weapons were actually used in Syria, and by whom, has moved the British opposition Labor Party to lead a rare successful move to block a foreign […]