Archive for October 6th, 2013

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October 6, 2013, by VOANews

Officials say international inspectors have begun destroying Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons. Authorities say Sunday is the first day of the dismantling process, which also includes the facilities used to […]

Bulgaria’s Muslims gathering tons of donations to help Syrian refugees

October 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Muslim community in joining in a campaign organised by the office of the Chief Mufti, spiritual leader of the community, to gather tons o ...

President Plevneliev pledges to veto backtrack on Dossier Commission exposure of State Security agents

October 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has said that if Parliament approves proposed legislative amendments that would prevent the Dossier Commission d ...

Bulgarian leaders hail endorsement of Bokova for second term as UNESCO head

October 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev is among leaders who have congratulated Irina Bokova on emerging from an October 4 meeting of UNESCOs’ executi ...

  • Balkan Express 2013 luxury train touring Bulgaria
    October 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Balkan Express 2013 luxury train, carrying 200 tourists from all over the world, was due to arrive in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia on October 6 before embarking on a […]

  • Kasparov makes move for chess presidency
    October 6, 2013, by The Budapest Times

    Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov announced in Budapest on Sunday that he would run for president of the World Chess Federation (FIDE). Kasparov, who said he wants “to raise […]

  • Syrian intervention renewal an Ankara balancing act
    October 6, 2013, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey’s parliament voted Thursday to extend a mandate authorizing deployment of troops in Syria if necessary for another year. Passing parliament with a show of hands, the law was strongly […]