Archive for August 6th, 2012

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August 6, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov will visit UK on a two-day working visit at the invitation of his British counterpart David Cameron, the press service of the Bulgarian Cabinet said […]

Former US soldier identified as Sikh temple gunman

August 6, 2012, by VOANews

U.S. authorities have identified the gunman who shot six worshippers to death at a Sikh temple in the northern U.S. state of Wisconsin as a former Ame ...

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences president Dodounekov dies

August 6, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Stefan Dodounekov, president of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), died after a brief illness on August 5, aged 67, the academy said in a statem ...

Sofia city hall to dismantle dangerous monument at NDK

August 6, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia city hall announced on August 6 that the monument commemorating 1300 years since the foundation of the Bulgarian state, in the public garden in ...

  • Syria’s prime minister flees to Jordan
    August 6, 2012, by VOANews

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government suffered a significant blow Monday when Prime Minister Riyad Hijab fled with his family to Jordan, two months after taking the top post. Hijab said […]

  • NASA lands rover on Mars
    August 6, 2012, by Suzanne Presto of VOANews

    The U.S. space agency has landed a rover on Mars, completing the most harrowing step in a mission to investigate possible life on the planet. Mission controllers at NASA’s Jet […]

  • Seven killed in US Sikh temple shooting
    August 6, 2012, by VOANews

    Authorities in the northern U.S. state of Wisconsin say a shooting at a Sikh temple Sunday morning in the city of Oak Creek, in the suburbs of Milwaukee, left seven […]

  • Syrian forces continue Aleppo assault
    August 6, 2012, by VOANews

    Syrian opposition activists are reporting continued attacks by government forces in the northern city of Aleppo Monday, as prominent U.S. lawmakers call for deeper involvement from Washington. The Syrian Observatory […]