Archive for October 30th, 2013

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October 30, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Government approved on October 30 the Budget bill drafted by the Finance Ministry, the final step before it is sent to Parliament. The bill, published by the Finance Ministry […]

Refugee influx continues to overwhelm Bulgaria’s facilities

October 30, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Even with emergency opening of new facilities, accommodation for refugees in Bulgaria continues to overflow. The Interior Ministry said on October 30 ...

Ataka, BSP MPs threaten court action against theologian over Mt Athos ferry incident

October 30, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Members of Parliament from two of the parties in Bulgaria’s ruling axis, the Bulgarian Socialist Party and Ataka, have pledged court action against ...

Bulgaria’s anti-government student protest keeps up the pace

October 30, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Motorists in a street in central Sofia were treated to a dance performance – whether they wanted such a performance or not – that blocked traffic ...

  • Troika’s second review of Cyprus economy begins
    October 30, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    For the next 10 days, until November 8, the fiscal restructuring progress and the financial system of Cyprus will once again come under the scrutiny of the international creditors’ troika. […]

  • Plight of ‘Maria’ puts spotlight on Roma In Europe
    October 30, 2013, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    A little blonde girl in Greece is at the center of a Europe-wide row over the treatment of Roma people  – sometimes known as “gypsies.”  The girl, named Maria, was […]

  • Bosphorus tunnel opens linking Europe, Asia
    October 30, 2013, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    For the first time, Turkey has connected its European and Asian sides with a railway tunnel. The Marmaray tunnel, which runs underneath the Bosphorus Strait, will link the Asian and […]