Archive for August 10th, 2012

August 10, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

After almost two weeks of disappointing results by Bulgarian athletes in the London Olympics, the country won its first medal, although not the gold it was hoping for. Late on […]

S&P raises Bulgaria’s short-term, affirms long-term ratings

August 10, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

International credit ratings agency Standard&Poor’s (S&P) said on August 10 that it raised Bulgaria’s short-term foreign and local currenc ...

Perseid meteor shower peaks on August 11-12

August 10, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Every year in August, the Perseid meteor shower makes an impressive lights show in the skies over the northern hemisphere and, in 2012, the peak of th ...

Battle for Aleppo continues

August 10, 2012, by VOANews

Syrian activists say government forces launched a new bombardment of Aleppo Friday, continuing their offensive against rebel-held areas in the nation& ...

  • Film review: The Bourne Legacy
    August 10, 2012, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    It seemed like a really silly idea to try to continue the Bourne film franchise without Matt Damon starring in the lead role as Jason Bourne. As it turns out, […]

  • Hungary commentary: Orbán’s ill wind could blow his house down
    August 10, 2012, by Benjamin Tallis of The Prague Post

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s recent remarks, welcoming an “Eastern Wind” that can blow in a mix of economic dynamism and authoritarian politics from places like China and Kazakhstan are […]

  • Thunderstorms help contain wildfires in Bulgaria
    August 10, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Cooler weather and rain has helped Bulgarian fire-fighters contain the worst of the wildfires that popped all over the country in the past several days, Bulgarian National Television (BNT) reported […]