Archive for October 19th, 2012

October 19, 2012, by Alex Bivol

The proposed nuclear power plant at Belene has dominated public discourse in Bulgaria in recent weeks and with good reason, but Sofia is far from the only Eastern European capital […]

Bulgarian Transport Minister slightly injured in car collision

October 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Transport Minister Ivailo Moskovski was slightly injured when the car in which he was travelling was involved in a chain collision on Octobe ...

Protesters disrupt conference on Bulgaria’s communist-era culture minister Lyudmila Zhivkova

October 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Cacophony erupted in a Sofia University lecture room when protesters disrupted the opening of a conference on Lyudmila Zhivkova, culture minister for ...

Bulgarian actor to be prosecuted for illegal movie uploads

October 19, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian anti-mafia and computer crime police have pressed charges against a 33-year-old actor after raiding his home in an investigation into copyri ...

  • Renowned Turkish pianist on trial for insulting Islam
    October 19, 2012, by VOANews

    A world-renowned Turkish pianist is on trial on charges of inciting religious hatred and insulting Islam in comments he made on Twitter in April. Forty-two year old Fazil Say appeared […]

  • Poland calls on Russia to investigate Smolensk picture leak
    October 19, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Poland expects decisive action from Russian authorities, including an investigation and punishment of persons responsible for internet leak of drastic pictures of the presidential Tu-154 air crash victims, Poland’s Foreign […]