Archive for August 5th, 2014

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August 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Prime Minister – Georgi Bliznashki (57) Professor of constitutional law at Sofia University, where he has taught since 1990, and spearheaded signature collection campaign earlier this year in support of President […]

Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet to nominate Kristalina Georgieva to the Juncker European Commission

August 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet will nominate Kristalina Georgieva to the European Commission headed by Jean-Claude Juncker, head of state Presiden ...

Bulgarian caretaker Cabinet list

August 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev announced the line-up of the country’s caretaker government – the second such cabinet appointed by Plevneli ...

Bulgarian President Plevneliev names academic Georgi Bliznashki as caretaker PM

August 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev announced on August 5 2014 that Sofia University constitutional law professor Georgi Bliznashki would take offic ...

  • Resignation signals woes for Bulgaria’s Reformist Bloc
    August 5, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The August 4 resignation of Radan Kanev as spokesperson for the Reformist Bloc is an indication of serious differences within the group over its strategy for coalitions with other political […]

  • Juncker rules out Greek debt ‘haircut’ during Athens visit
    August 5, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Incoming European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has ruled out a “haircut” of Greece’s debt. Visiting Athens on his first trip since winning the election for Europe’s highest office, Juncker urged […]

  • Europe marks centennial of WW1
    August 5, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Former foes have gathered in the Belgium city of Liege to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War 1, one of the grimmest episodes of Europe’s history. […]