Archive for April 9th, 2015

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April 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Hundreds of thousands of Bulgarians were expected to hit the road for the four-day Easter weekend from April 10 to 13, with an increase in outbound traffic from Sofia reported […]

Bulgarian prosecutors issue new indictment in CCB probe

April 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The steady drip of indictments in the investigation into the events that led to the collapse of Bulgaria’s fourth-largest lender, Corporate Commerci ...

One dead, three missing after hotel collapse near Bulgaria’s Varna

April 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

One person died and three were missing after a hotel collapsed near the Bulgarian Black Sea port of Varna late on April 8. Rescue teams working throug ...

Bulgarian President calls national security council meeting on state of armed forces

April 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has called a meeting of the Consultative Council on National Security for April 27 to discuss the state of Bulga ...

  • Turkey’s political party lists become litmus test for power
    April 9, 2015, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is continuing to wield influence ahead of the country’s June 7 general elections, despite a constitutional requirement that he stay out of party politics, his […]

  • Amnesty alleges summary killings by rebels in Ukraine
    April 9, 2015, by VOANews

    A human rights group says it has new evidence of “execution-style killings” by pro-Russian armed groups in eastern Ukraine and is calling for greater accountability for human rights violations in […]

  • Film review: Fast & Furious 7
    April 9, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    The death of Paul Walker in November 2013 cast a pall over the future of the lucrative Fast & Furious franchise, which at that point was already halfway into production […]