Archive for October 31st, 2012

October 31, 2012, by Alex Bivol

Bulgaria’s Parliament elected Anastas Anastassov and Veneta Markovska as Constitutional Court judges on October 31, prompting strong criticism and the threat of an interim CVM report from the European Commission. […]

Russia’s upper house passes treason bill

October 31, 2012, by VOANews

Russia’s upper house of parliament has approved a controversial new draft law on treason that would make it a crime to give harmful information ...

Bulgaria to hold nuclear referendum on January 27 2013

October 31, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev set January 27 2013 as the date for the referendum on the future of nuclear energy in the country, the presidenc ...

EU commissioner Georgieva urges EU disaster protection upgrade in aftermath of hurricane Sandy

October 31, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s European Commissioner for international co-operation and crisis response has said that hurricane Sandy, which continues to batter north-e ...

  • Disney to acquire Star Wars franchise
    October 31, 2012, by VOANews

    Media and entertainment giant Walt Disney has announced a nearly $4 billion deal to acquire George Lucas’s renowned film studio, including his epic sci-fi “Star Wars” franchise. Along with the […]

  • US, EU push for better relations between Serbia and Kosovo
    October 31, 2012, by Scott Stearns of VOANews

    The United States and European Union are promoting closer cooperation between Serbia and Kosovo as an opportunity for both countries to advance their economic standing and European integration. European Union […]