Archive for July 5th, 2015

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July 5, 2015, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

Greek voters are overwhelmingly rejecting a demand by the country’s lenders to impose more austerity measures on them in exchange for new bailout loans for the government in Athens. With […]

Greeks vote no in July 5 referendum – initial results

July 5, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

More than 60 per cent of Greece’s electorate have voted no in the country’s July 5 referendum, Greek and international media reported. The ...

Bulgaria’s Black Sea Varna and Bourgas report drop in summer tourists

July 5, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

At the height of the summer tourism season at Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, hoteliers in Varna say tourist numbers are down compared with 2014, wi ...

Bulgarian police seize 15M leva fake branded goods at Black Sea resorts

July 5, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian police have seized merchanise and products worth about 15 million leva (about 7.65 million euro) illegally bearing famous-name trademarks in ...

  • Russians get glimpse of internet ‘troll factory’
    July 5, 2015, by Doug Bernard of VOANews

    A secretive Russian agency designed to flood the Internet with pro-Kremlin and anti-U.S. comments and posts has been brought into the public eye as a result of a lawsuit brought […]

  • War in the age of social media
    July 5, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    Many don’t think twice about their posts on social media, but for Ukrainian soldiers in the Donbas war zone, what they do online could be a matter of life and […]

  • AmCham Bulgaria holds 20th annual Independence Day party
    July 5, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria held its 20th annual Independence Day Community Party on July 4 at the American College of Sofia. There was the traditionally strong turnout, […]