Archive for August 15th, 2013

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August 15, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The executive director of Bulgaria’s motor vehicle administration agency, Valentin Bozhkov, submitted his resignation on August 15, shortly after Sofia prosecutors said that he would face charges alongside five other […]

Bulgaria’s FIBank buys smaller local rival

August 15, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s First Investment Bank (FIBank) has agreed to buy smaller local lender MKB Unionbank, according to a regulatory disclosure notice submitte ...

Carelessness blamed for blast near Varna – official

August 15, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

The head of the fire-fighting department of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry, Nikolai Nikolov, said on August 15 that carelessness was the most likely ...

Following crackdown, Egypt declares state of emergency

August 15, 2013, by Edward Yeranian of VOANews

The Egyptian army says an operation to clear two sit-in protest camps of Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Cairo is almost over, amid conflicting repor ...