Archive for July 25th, 2012

July 25, 2012, by Alex Bivol

The security at Bourgas airport, where a terrorist attack the took the lives of five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian bus driver on July 18, had failed to spot the […]

EBRD lowers Bulgaria’s 2013 economic growth forecast

July 25, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the international financial institution that is one of the largest investors in emerging ...

Bulgaria condemns spate of bomb attacks in Iraq

July 25, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria categorically condemns the series of bombings and attacks in Iraq in recent days in which more than 100 Iraqi civilians have died, Foreign Mi ...

UN chief Ban’s Balkans odyssey

July 25, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The Macedonia name dispute, relations between Serbia and Kosovo and “bridges” to a European future have all been on the agenda of United Nations S ...

  • Bulgarian MPs vote new Forestry Act amendments
    July 25, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Parliament voted at first reading the new amendments to the Forestry Act on July 25, replacing the controversial set of legislative changes that sparked a week’s worth of protests […]

  • Polish MPs reject controversial bill on civil unions
    July 25, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish deputies Tuesday rejected proposed legislation to introduce civil unions, a decision welcomed by Poland’s powerful conservatives, who oppose same-sex partnerships, but decried by gay rights campaigners. As both supporters [… ...

  • Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras
    Greek PM Samaras predicts economic growth by 2014
    July 25, 2012, by VOANews

    Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is pledging that the economy in his recession-plagued country can start to grow again by early 2014. Auditors for Greece’s international creditors are in Athens […]

  • Germany’s credit warning underscores euro zone problems
    July 25, 2012, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Stock markets and the euro currency dipped Tuesday after the international financial-rating agency Moody’s lowered its credit outlook for Europe’s strongest economy, Germany.  New jitters are also surfacing over two […]