Archive for November 12th, 2013

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November 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian MPs were able to make their way out of Parliament at the end of the session on November 12 after police forced a clear path for MPs’ cars despite […]

Bulgaria’s Deputy PM caught in EU funds row crossfire

November 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Zinaida Zlatanova’s attempt to take a potshot at the opposition has backfired, instead highlighting lack of communic ...

Bulgaria’s Bokova wins second term as UNESCO director-general

November 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Irina Bokova was elected to a second term as head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Novemb ...

Sofia University anti-government students to end occupation, continue protest – reports

November 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

Students who occupied the central campus of Sofia University to press their demand for the resignation of the Bulgarian Socialist Party government are ...

  • Two Bulgarian union federations form joint strike committee
    November 12, 2013, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria’s two major trade union federations have formed a joint strike committee but it is an open question whether this signals that they will take to the streets in alliance […]

  • Anti-cohabitation call sparks political storm in Turkey
    November 12, 2013, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has provoked a political storm in Turkey over his call to crackdown on mixed sex student accommodations. The prime minister claims the move is in […]