Archive for July, 2012

  • Bulgaria’s President Plevneliev visiting Germany
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev is visiting Germany on July 2 and 3 2012 at the invitation of his German counterpart Joachim Gauck. During the visit, Plevneliev is to hold meetings […]

  • Bulgarian PM inspects archaeological site at Struma motorway
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, Minister of Regional Development and Public Works Lilyana Pavlova and Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov were scheduled on July 2 2012 to visit archeological excavations […]

  • Sand sculpture festival opens in Bulgaria’s Bourgas
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Sculptures of Aladdin and Harlequin are to open the sand festival in the Bulgarian Black Sea coastal city of Bourgas, the municipality said. Aladdin, Tinkerbelle, Tin Soldier, Harlequin, Little Red […]

  • Iran braces for EU embargo
    July 2, 2012, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    European Union sanctions against imports of Iranian oil went into effect Sunday. The sanctions are part of a growing arsenal of measures aimed at deterring Iran’s nuclear program. But will […]

  • aerial photo by nasa of the island of cyprus
    Cyprus sparks controversy as EU’s next president
    July 2, 2012, by VOANews

    Cyprus takes over the European Union presidency Sunday for the next six months. The island’s own financial difficulties and its location in the eastern Mediterranean are expected to sharpen the […]

  • Harsher criminal code adopted by Hungary
    July 2, 2012, by Benedicte Williams of The Budapest Times

    Hungary’s parliament has approved a new criminal code, which came into effect on July 1 2012. Justice Ministry state secretary Róbert Répássy said the code, which will replace the current […]

  • Film Review: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
    July 2, 2012, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    For some reason, they felt they needed to leave Africa. The various wild animals and former longtime inhabitants of Central Park Zoo spent their previous movie in Africa, and at […]

  • Cleves launches sixth apartment rental project in Sofia
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Cleves, the luxury Sofia apartment rental company, launched on June 27 2012 a 21-apartment project valued at 4.8 million euro, the company said in a media statement. Cleves Blvd Residence […]

  • Sovereign Order of Malta holds traditional reception
    July 2, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The traditional reception of the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta to Bulgaria was held on June 27 2012 at the Grand Hotel Sofia. Ambassador Camillo Zuccoli received more […]