Archive for July 7th, 2014

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July 7, 2014, by Alex Bivol

In meetings with visiting Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov on July 7, Bulgarian officials trotted out the by-now-familiar line about Sofia’s continued interest in building the South Stream gas pipeline, […]

Residents of Varna’s Asparouhovo protest against forced evacuation of homes after floods

July 7, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Residents of homes in Varna’s flood-hit Asparouhovo area forced out by compulsory evacuation orders after the disastrous June deluge protested o ...

Bulgarian carrier Globul closes merger with retailer Germanos

July 7, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s second largest mobile carrier Globul, owned by Norwegian telecom operator Telenor, said on July 7 that it has completed its merger with m ...

Former Georgian president, Soviet FM Shevardnadze dies at 86

July 7, 2014, by VOANews

Former Georgian President and Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze has died at the age of 86. A spokeswoman said he died Monday after a long il ...

  • Bulgarian President asks for Budget revision
    July 7, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev joined on July 7 the growing chorus of voices asking the government of Plamen Oresharski to carry out a Budget revision before it leaves office later […]