Archive for November 12th, 2017

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November 12, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

Incumbent Borut Pahor has won Slovenia’s run-off presidential election on Sunday, beating his challenger Marjan Sarec. With nearly 80 percent of votes counted so far, Pahor received 53 percent of ballots […]

Accidental archaeology: Roman ruins found under ‘illegally’ demolished house in Plovdiv

November 12, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ruins of part of a Roman neighbourhood have been found after what is alleged to have been the illegal demolition of a house in Bulgaria’s second ...

81% of Bulgaria’s population are Orthodox Christians – but 22% of them are atheists or agnostics

November 12, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarians who declared themselve to be Orthodox Christians added up to more than six million in 2015, about 81 per cent of the total population, acco ...

Remembrance Sunday 2017 in Sofia: ‘We shall remember them’

November 12, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Diplomats, current and former service personnel, national and municipal officials and members of the expatriate community in Bulgaria gathered at Sofi ...

  • Bulgaria: No damage or panic during Svoge earthquake
    November 12, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

    An earthquake on Saturday, which epicentered a few kilometres from the Bulgarian town of Svoge, did not cause any damage, according to the authorities. In a statement, the Municipality of […]