Archive for July 30th, 2012

July 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia’s Centre for Urban Mobility has updated its map of paid parking areas in the central part of the Bulgarian capital city, reflecting changes to parking regulations passed in March, […]

Investigators get clearer picture of Bourgas terrorist bomber’s face

July 30, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Investigators probing the July 18 suicide bombing attack against a group of Israeli tourists at Sarafovo Airport in Bourgas have a much clearer pictur ...

No fines for Bulgarian fuel retailers after watchdog probe

July 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Commission on the Protection of Competition (CPC) said on July 30 that the local unit of Russian oil company Lukoil had not taken illegal ...

Economic sentiment declines in EU, euro zone in July 2012

July 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) decreased in July 2012 by 1.4 points in the European Union, to 89, and by two points in the 17-member euro zone ...

  • Hungary: Angry backlash against Roma
    July 30, 2012, by Benedicte Williams of The Budapest Times

    Hundreds of people attended the burial of Kata Bándy in Szekszárd on Monday as more gathered in Pécs, some to condemn “Gypsy crime” and others to condemn anti-Roma racism. Bándy, […]

  • Fire destroys restaurant, shops in Bulgaria’s Golden Sands
    July 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A large fire destroyed a restaurant and several shops at Bulgaria’s Black Sea resort of Golden Sands, public broadcaster Bulgarian National Radio said on July 30 2012. There was significant […]

  • Romanian president Basescu survives impeachment vote
    July 30, 2012, by VOANews

    Romanian President Traian Basescu has survived a referendum on his impeachment, after an insufficient number of voters turned out to cast ballots. Election officials say the voter turnout Sunday was […]