Archive for February 19th, 2014

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February 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on February 19 condemning the violence in Ukraine, where a crackdown on anti-Yanukovych protesters overnight led to a reported 25 deaths and about 150 […]

Israeli ambassador calls on Bulgaria to ban sale of souvenirs with Nazi symbols

February 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Israel’s ambassador in Sofia, Shaul Kamisa-Raz, has written a formal letter to Bulgarian authorities – with copies to mayors of major cities ...

Football fan clubs in Plovdiv offer to pay for damage to Dzhumaya Mosque

February 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Representatives of the two major football team supporters’ clubs in Plovdiv have offered to pay for the costs of the damage to the historic Dzhu ...

Ukraine police storm Kyiv protest camp; 21 dead

February 19, 2014, by VOANews

Fires burned and stun grenades ripped through the center of the Ukrainian capital early Wednesday as riot police charged the main opposition protest c ...

  • Turkey claims foreign influence on anti-corruption probes
    February 19, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    With the Turkish government mired in corruption allegations, it has found an unlikely ally. Leading members of the pro-Kurdish movement are backing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s claim that he […]