Archive for August, 2012

  • Pironkova through, Dimitrov out at US Open
    August 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s two standout tennis players have had mixed fortunes in the first round of the US Open in New York, with world number 55 Tsvetana Pironkova advancing to the second […]

  • Sofia Airport opens smokers’ lounge
    August 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A new smoking room opened at Sofia Airport’s Terminal 2 on August 30 2012. Those who want to indulge in a cigarette before the flight, however, will literally pay the […]

  • Three major wildfires burning in Bulgaria
    August 30, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A total of 12 wildfires burned in Bulgaria on August 30, including three major ones that “created major problems” for fire-fighters, the head of the fire safety directorate at the […]

  • Debate continues in Turkey over Syria, regional standing
    August 30, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey is not sending top officials to this week’s Non-Aligned Movement summit conference in Tehran, where Syria’s conflict is likely to be a main topic. The lower level of Turkish […]

  • Experts call for action as Europe’s crisis festers
    August 30, 2012, by Al Pessin of VOANews

    Europe’s economic crisis has continued over the summer, while attention was diverted by the Olympics, the war in Syria and other news.   Some experts say the situation is getting worse […]