Archive for July 11th, 2012

July 11, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet has nominated four new ambassadors, in the latest round of the changing of the guard in the country’s foreign diplomatic representation, naming well-known dissident author and journalist Dimitar […]

Bulgaria to ask for delay in switch to digital broadcasting

July 11, 2012, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s Government plans to ask the European Commission to postpone the deadline for the switch to digital broadcasting, now set for September 1 ...

Protests and price hikes cost Borissov and Bulgaria’s leaders popularity – poll

July 11, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Disenchantment with Bulgaria’s centre-right GERB Government and its leader, Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, after the Forestry Act amendments controv ...

Bulgarian food minister slammed for racist remark about Roma beach vendors

July 11, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Remarks by Bulgaria’s Agriculture and Food Minister Miroslav Naidenov that he wanted “swarthy fellows” selling corn on the country’s beaches t ...

  • Russia sends warships to Mediterranean
    July 11, 2012, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    For the last year, the Russian government has tried to project an image of neutrality in the increasingly bloody conflict in Syria. Now, it may be sending a signal of […]

  • Russia hosts talks with Syrian opposition
    July 11, 2012, by VOANews

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is set to host talks Wednesday with the head of the Syrian National Council, the main opposition group to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s rule. Diplomats […]

  • Bosnia marks 17th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre
    July 11, 2012, by VOANews

    Bosnia-Herzegovina is set to mark the 17th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre of thousands of Muslim men and boys at the hands of Bosnian Serb forces. People from across the […]