Archive for August 13th, 2012

August 13, 2012, by Alex Bivol

The monument commemorating 1300 years since the foundation of the Bulgarian state, in the public garden in front of the National Palace of Culture (NDK), is set to remain standing […]

Sofia to open second metro line on August 31

August 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Sofia’s second metro rail line is scheduled to open on August 31, with the final touches now being put on the 11 new metro stations, Bulgarian Prime ...

Egyptian media calls military shakeup ‘revolutionary’

August 13, 2012, by VOANews

Egyptian media outlets are hailing as “revolutionary” a decision by President Mohamed Morsi to dismiss the once-powerful defense minister and curt ...

US pundits debate choice of Ryan as Romney’s running mate

August 13, 2012, by Peter Heinlein of VOANews

U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s choice of Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate has brought Ryan’s budget-cutting ...

  • London Olympics conclude, IOC grateful
    August 13, 2012, by Parke Brewer of VOANews

    The London Olympics have come to a close with the International Olympic Committee pleased with nearly all aspects of the organization and the running of the 30th Summer Games. And […]

  • Iranians struggle to recover after powerful earthquakes
    August 13, 2012, by Edward Yeranian of VOANews

    Thousands of people in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province are struggling to cope after their homes were destroyed by two powerful earthquakes that struck minutes apart. Iranian TV says that 12 […]