Archive for August 10th, 2015

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August 10, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s foreign trade gap in the first half of this year continued its downward trend seen in the previous months, shrinking to 3.04 billion leva (about 1.56 billion euro), or […]

2015 Perseid meteor shower to peak on August 11-13

August 10, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

This year’s Perseid meteor shower is set to peak in the very early morning hours of August 11 to 13. Unlike 2014, the Perseid meteor shower will ...

Bulgarian President formally sets local elections, referendum on October 25

August 10, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev has signed the decrees that set the date for the first round of local elections on October 25 2015, as well as c ...

US sends F-16s to Turkish air base for anti-IS efforts

August 10, 2015, by VOANews

The US military said it has deployed F-16 fighter jets to a Turkish air field, as coalition air strikes continue against Islamic State militants in Ir ...

  • Attackers fire on US consulate in Istanbul
    August 10, 2015, by VOANews

    Two attackers shot at the U.S. consulate in Istanbul on Monday, but managed to escape the scene after police returned fire. There were no reports of injuries from the attack. […]