Archive for May 15th, 2014

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May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

In several European Union member states, the European Parliament elections this month are seen as a test of electoral strength before national elections later this year – but nowhere more poignantly […]

European elections 2014: Hungary – Fidesz rampant

May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

After the landslide victory of prime minister Viktor Orban’s Fidesz party in Hungary’s parliamentary elections in April 2014, it would be ...

European elections 2014: Czech populists top polls

May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

After the Czech Republic held presidential and parliamentary elections in 2013, there is less at stake in the 2014 European Parliament elections for t ...

European elections 2014: Croatia – old guard is back

May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

For the second time in just over 13 months, Croatians will head to polling stations on May 25 to cast their ballots in European Parliament elections. ...

  • European elections 2014: Slovakia – apathy wins?
    May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In the 2009 European Parliament elections, Slovakia – then in its fifth year as an EU member – set a record for low turnout in an election of members of […]

  • Bulgaria’s Dimitrov ousts Berdych in Rome
    May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Grigor Dimitrov will play Tommy Haas in the quarterfinal of the Rome Masters on May 16 after defeating Czech Tomas Berdych in three sets 6-7, 6-2, 6-2. This was Dimitrov’s […]

  • Cyprus remains in recession
    May 15, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Cyprus remained in recession in the first quarter of the year but with a shallower decline in output on a quarterly and yearly basis, preliminary data showed on May 15 […]