Archive for November 6th, 2012

November 6, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s recently-elected Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) has wasted little time in showing its decisions will be as hotly debated as those of its predecessor, appointing Boiko Naidenov as interim chief […]

New archaeological finds in Bulgaria’s Sliven, Stara Zagora

November 6, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

Although the archaeological digs season in Bulgaria has wrapped up, work on existing attractions has yielded new finds, Bulgarian National Television ...

Cedar Foundation pub quiz postponed

November 6, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Cedar Foundation has postponed its November 7 pub quiz to December, saying that specific details, including the new date, would be announced at a ...

The headquarters in Sofia of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Orthodox Church to take first steps towards choosing new Patriarch after death of Maxim

November 6, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The leadership of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church has seven days from November 6, the date of the death Patriarch Maxim, to choose a temporary head, whi ...

  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Bells toll as Bulgaria mourns Patriarch Maxim
    November 6, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The bells of Sofia’s landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral tolled repeatedly on the morning of November 6 2012, while requiem services and a special gathering of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Holy […]

  • View overlooking Greek capital city Athens photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Greek workers strike ahead of new austerity vote
    November 6, 2012, by VOANews

    Greek public transport workers and journalists have launched a week of strikes against a new round of austerity measures the Athens government is seeking to impose. Tram and metro stations […]

  • US presidential race tight on eve of election
    November 6, 2012, by Jim Malone of VOANews

    U.S. voters will have the final say Tuesday in a very close presidential-election contest between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney. National polls show the race basically deadlocked, […]