Archive for July 3rd, 2012

July 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev, meeting his German counterpart Joachim Gauck in Berlin, has floated the idea of a Museum of State Security– analogous to Sofia’s Museum of Socialist Art– which […]

New amendments to Bulgaria’s Forestry Act tabled

July 3, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

The latest round of talks between MPs, representatives of the environmental groups and resort developers on July failed to reach an agreement on the m ...

Mount Vitosha fire spreads, Israeli fire-fighter planes set to join in

July 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The forest fire raging for the third straight day on Mount Vitosha on the outskirts of Bulgarian capital Sofia has spread and now covers about 15ha of ...

Bulgaria hosts World League finals amid unending controversy

July 3, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

Bulgaria hosting the annual World League final tournament was meant to be a glorious occasion – the first major international tournament hosted by S ...

  • Bicycle park unveiled in Pamporovo
    July 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A new bicycle park was unveiled in the Pamporovo resort in the Rhodope Mountains. This marks the opening of the summer tourist season in the resort. The park offers 20 […]

  • Debunking 9/11’s ‘Prague connection’
    July 3, 2012, by Andrew Greene of The Prague Post

    The September 11 terrorist who was used to justify the invasion of Iraq did not come to Prague for meetings to plot his deadly mission. That is the conclusive finding […]

  • Bulgaria sells 950 million euro bond issue
    July 3, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria has successfully sold five-year bonds worth 950 million euro on July 2, at an interest rate of below five per cent, as targeted by the Finance Ministry, media reports […]