Archive for September, 2012

  • General strike in Greece on September 26
    September 26, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Flight disruptions, fuel station closures and reduced health service at hospitals were numbered among the consequences of the general strike called for September 26 2012 by Greece’s two largest unions […]

  • Sounds of the Ages 2012, Roman Amphitheatre, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
    September 26, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    Fish, September 21 Former progressive rock band Marillion singer Fish and the British progressive/alternative band Anathema played with the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Levon Manukian, at the Roman Amphitheatre […]

  • Russia Watch: Making the Kremlin queasy
    September 26, 2012, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    Making the Kremlin Queasy: Massive American Aid Has Helped Russians Three Times in the Last Century As American officials struggle to meet an Oct. 1 deadline for closing the 20-year-old […]

  • Health: Early life diet may contribute to breast cancer
    September 26, 2012, by Jessica Berman VOANews

    Researchers have found evidence that a young girl’s diet could affect her risk of developing breast cancer later in life. The evidence linking a woman’s breast cancer risk to her […]

  • Bulgaria joins in concern about Belarus elections
    September 25, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria deplores the atmosphere of intimidation and pressure that accompanied the parliamentary elections held in Belarus on September 23 2012, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Vessela Tcherneva said “We cannot fail to […]

  • UniCredit: Bulgarian economy improving, growth remains weak
    September 25, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s economic outlook improved in the third quarter of 2012 despite the stumbling global economy, Italian banking group UniCredit said in a research note, maintaining its gross domestic product (GDP) […]

  • Bulgarian competition watchdog raids millers union
    September 25, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC) said on September 25 that its analysts and police raided the office of the Union of Bulgarian Millers as part of an investigation […]