All posts tagged Varna

  • Carelessness blamed for blast near Varna – official
    August 15, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The head of the fire-fighting department of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry, Nikolai Nikolov, said on August 15 that carelessness was the most likely cause of the gas tanker wagon explosion […]

  • GERB candidate Portnih elected mayor of Varna
    July 8, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    GERB candidate Ivan Portnih has been elected mayor of Bulgaria’s main Black Sea city of Varna, defeating Hristo Bozov, who stood as an independent but was backed by the Bulgarian […]

  • Varna mayoral by-election to have run-off on July 7
    July 1, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The closely-contested mayoral by-election in the Bulgarian city of Varna will be decided in a run-off between the two nominees put forth by the country’s largest political parties, it emerged […]

  • British weeks in Bulgaria start on May 26
    May 12, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    British Weeks in Bulgaria is a series of events, organised by the British embassy in Sofia with various partnering organisations. That includes GREAT events that highlight the strong ties between […]

  • Varna city council ousts acting mayor
    April 29, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The municipal council in Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna voted on April 29 to oust acting mayor Hristo Bozov after he had been in office just more than a […]

  • Hristo Bozov elected caretaker mayor of Bulgaria’s Varna
    March 27, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The municipal council of Varna, Bulgaria’s third-largest city, elected Hristo Bozov on March 27 as caretaker mayor until a by-election is held this summer. Bozov, previously deputy mayor for health […]

  • Kiril Yordanov, mayor of Bulgaria’s Varna, resigns
    March 6, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Long-standing mayor of Varna, Kiril Yordanov, announced his resignation at a news conference on March 6 2013, a day of national mourning for Plamen Goranov, the 36-year-old whose fatal self-immolation […]