Archive for June 20th, 2012

June 20, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia Appellate Court overturned on June 20 the four-year sentence handed in 2011 to Maria Mourgina, the former head of the National Revenue Agency. Mourgina was convicted on charges of […]

Samaras sworn in as Greek prime minister

June 20, 2012, by VOANews

Conservative Antonis Samaras has been sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister, leading a newly formed coalition government that intends to reneg ...

Colleagues, friends bid farewell to Bulgarian TV’s Valya Krushkina

June 20, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Family, friends and colleagues attended the funeral on June 20 2012 of Valentina Krushkina, a journalist for public broadcaster Bulgarian National Tel ...

a pair of silver handcuffs on a white background

Bulgaria to extradite alleged drug trafficker to Italy

June 20, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia City Court ruled on June 20 to allow the extradition of Evelin Banev, alias Brendo, on trial in Bulgaria for alleged money laundering and invest ...

  • The beach at Sveti Vlas on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast
    Bulgaria to spend five million leva on marketing tourism
    June 20, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet has instructed the Finance Ministry to pay five million leva (about 2.5 million euro) to the Economy, Energy and Tourism Ministry for an international marketing and advertising campaign […]

  • Egypt’s Mubarak on life support as protests swell
    June 20, 2012, by VOANews

    Egyptian security sources say ousted President Hosni Mubarak is unconscious and on a respirator after he was rushed from prison to a military hospital following a stroke. Earlier reports by […]